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Events

Friday, July 19
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, July 19
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join the Upper Room, a family resource center, and CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children ages 0-6.  Join us for an hour of fun, literacy, parenting tips, crafts, and snacks.   No registration required. For more... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 22
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, July 22
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, July 23
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, July 23
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, July 23
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Librarian Jenn K. is up to more spaced out sciency fun this summer!  We will build constellation projectors, and then the Mars Lander Challenge is on!  See if you can help our “astronauts” land safely on Mars! Ages 6-11 with caregiver.  Registration... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we solve puzzles, master tests and fight for survival in our space themed escape rooms.  
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23
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, July 24
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, July 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Speaker John Bunker will provide an overview of his ten most important 'lessons learned' for visiting our National Parks.  He will focus on logistics and lodging, safety, and time management recommendations.  John's presentation will include... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Long-range planning meeting with Board of Trustees.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Wednesday, July 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love sci-fi? Want to write stories just like your favorites? Join us for this sci-fi themed fanfiction club. June 26th: Intro to underlined.com July 10th: Storyboard and Scene Writing July 24th: Scene Writing and Share Out August 7th: Skype a Sci... Read More
Event Location: Teen Area
Thursday, July 25
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, July 25
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, July 25
1:30pm - 2:30pm
We’ve gathered a lot of “junk” and recycled materials to build Junk Rockets! Be creative using all of the materials we provide to create your very own rocket. We will also have a Rocket Launch Demonstration using Alka-Seltzer with instructions for... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 25
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This hands on class, led by professional filmmaker and animator, Tim Smyth, will teach the art of visual storytelling. In groups, students will conceive, write, plan, perform in, and film a short movie. Each group will receive one cartridge of... Read More
Event Location: Reading Adventure Room
Thursday, July 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Annual meeting for Stonegate II Condominium Association
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Monthly meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, July 26
9:45am - 10:45am
4-H Bugbot Class
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, July 26
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, July 26
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, July 27
1:00pm - 3:00pm
This event is to organize volunteers for the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, July 29
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, July 29
4:30pm - 5:30pm
This is a wraparound team meeting for a family that lives in the Derry Community who participate in the FAST Forward program with NFI North and NAMI-NH.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 30
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, July 30
1:30pm - 2:30pm
George's fun-filled shows will keep your audience on the edge of their seats with exciting magic, lots of ... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 30
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come and taste the galaxy with these colorful and sweet treats! June 18th: Planet Pops July 2nd: Galaxy Candy Apples July 16th: Galaxy Bark July 30th: Galaxy Shave Ice  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 30
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, July 31
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, July 31
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn more, especially for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers. Participants will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, August 01
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, August 01
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This hands on class, led by professional filmmaker and animator, Tim Smyth, will teach the art of visual storytelling. In groups, students will conceive, write, plan, perform in, and film a short movie. Each group will receive one cartridge of... Read More
Event Location: Reading Adventure Room
Thursday, August 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Looking for a fun craft project this summer?  These beautiful wall hangings will add a handmade touch to any home.  We will have an array of yarn, lace, ribbon, and fabric on hand to make these unique to each maker.   Registration is required.  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday, August 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Head up the road to the Taylor Library for more stories and s’mores by the campfire with Mr. Ray! All ages with caregiver.  No registration required.  Please note: This event will be held at the Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, Derry, NH. ... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, August 02
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, August 02
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, August 02
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, August 05
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, August 05
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, August 06
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, August 06
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tinkergarten is an outdoor play based class and this year our forest gnomes will be sharing their universe with us!  Kids will discover how their gnome friends like to play while engaging in a variety of STEM stations.  As always, your child will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, August 06
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us for the annual scavenger hunt! More intense and complex than ever, you’ll be following clues, logic puzzles, and ciphers to win the grand prize--admission for you and a friend to attend an adventure at the Granite State Escape Room.      
Event Location: Teen Area
Tuesday, August 06
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, August 07
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, August 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love sci-fi? Want to write stories just like your favorites? Join us for this sci-fi themed fanfiction club. June 26th: Intro to underlined.com July 10th: Storyboard and Scene Writing July 24th: Scene Writing and Share Out August 7th: Skype a Sci... Read More
Event Location: Teen Area
Thursday, August 08
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, August 08
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Our space voyage is coming to end, it’s time for re-entry! Join us back here on planet Earth with musician Steve Blunt, fun & games and Moo’s Ice Cream! Splash down will be in MacGregor Park (weather permitting) T-minus 1 pm, all ages with... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, August 08
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This hands on class, led by professional filmmaker and animator, Tim Smyth, will teach the art of visual storytelling. In groups, students will conceive, write, plan, perform in, and film a short movie. Each group will receive one cartridge of... Read More
Event Location: Reading Adventure Room

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