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Events

Wednesday, November 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, November 21
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 21
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages 8-11 Club.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, November 22
10:00am - 10:30am
A 30 minute storytime recommended for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers incorporating fun movement songs, stories, and props. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, November 25
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, November 25
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in November: November 4th, 18th, and 25th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, November 25
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group will run for three Mondays in November: November 4th, 18th, and 25th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, November 26
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, November 26
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, November 27
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor
Wednesday, November 27
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 28
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Event Location: Adult Floor
Friday, November 29
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Event Location: Adult Floor
Monday, December 02
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 02
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 02
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group will run for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 02
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Support group for people with YOPD and their caregivers to meet and discuss various issues.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 03
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 03
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, December 03
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, December 04
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 04
11:00am - 8:30pm
Children's Event--Room Setup day.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, December 05
9:00am - 8:30pm
Children's Event
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, December 06
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, December 06
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 09
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 09
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group will run for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, December 10
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 10
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages 8-11 Club.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, December 10
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, December 11
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, December 12
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, December 12
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages 8-11 Club.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday, December 12
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, December 13
10:00am - 10:30am
A 30 minute storytime recommended for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers incorporating fun movement songs, stories, and props. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, December 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Event Location: Book Sale Room
Monday, December 16
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 16
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group will run for three Mondays in December: December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, December 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly meeting of the Derry Public Library Board of Trustees.  Usually held on the third Monday of each month.  Open to the public.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Wednesday, December 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, December 19
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Event Location: Adult Floor
Wednesday, December 25
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Event Location: Adult Floor
Tuesday, December 31
9:30am - 3:00pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve
Event Location: Adult Floor
Friday, January 03
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, February 07
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room

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