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The library is now open by appointment and for curbside pickup. You can reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org, or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30 - 8:00 Monday-Wednesday, and 9:30 - 5:00 Thursday-Saturday.

Curbside Pickup available Monday-Wednesday between 10:00 - 7:00 and Thursday-Saturday 10:00 - 4:00.  Computer use, Children's Room, and Grab & Go are available by appointment.

Events

Monday, August 10
8:00am - 12:40pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, August 10
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month! This month's topic is the history of the Summer Blockbuster.   Zoom info:... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, August 11
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Kahoot Trivia Tuesdays to test your skills and earn prizes. 5:00-6:00 June 16th: Harry Potter July 14th: 80's Trivia July 28th: Miss Peregrine's ... August 11th: Derry History
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, August 11
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 12
11:00am - 1:00pm
Are you already playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Come join Ms. Yahira for online gaming  on Wednesdays in July and August at 11:00am for 2 hours Registration required.  Kids and Teens The Dodo Code will be emailed to registrants on the day of... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, August 13
11:00am - 12:00pm
Are you an artist? Do you make art ‘just for fun’? Have you been looking for a community that you can share ideas with, talk about art with, and make art with? Then join us!  Bring your supplies, whatever you are working on, and let’s gather for Art... Read More
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Thursday, August 13
12:30pm - 4:30pm
It's time to celebrate all the great reading we did this summer!  Drive on up to our Ice Cream "Truck" which will be parked in the library driveway between 12:30 to 4:30 for a tasty treat courtesy of our friends at Moo's!!!  
Event Location: Reading Adventure Room
Thursday, August 13
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Help our teen librarian escape the library! She needs to clock out at 5, but things have gotten weird since quarantine started. Can you get her out on time? 3:30-4:30 June 18th: The NH Room Ghost July 16th: Terror in the Teen Space August 13th:... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, August 13
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, August 14
1:00pm - 2:00pm
It's a very special episode of Lunchtime Questions! Answer sitcom trivia during your lunch break and see who is the Golden Girl (or guy!) of TV Trivia!
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, August 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Looking for a new hobby?  Cross stitch is one of the easiest forms of hand embroidery to learn.  Join us via Zoom for an intro to cross stitch.  We will be making cute cross stitch fruits with supplies from your take-and-make bag.   Registration is... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 19
11:00am - 1:00pm
Are you already playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Come join Ms. Yahira for online gaming  on Wednesdays in July and August at 11:00am for 2 hours Registration required.  Kids and Teens The Dodo Code will be emailed to registrants on the day of... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 19
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Rescheduled from May- Program will be held via Zoom Everyone knows there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, August 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, August 21
10:00am - 11:00am
Join librarians Erin and Courtney on their bi-weekly podcast Teen Title Talk. Teen books and topics from two librarians! You can find them at ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, August 22
10:00am - 11:30am
Huntington's Disease Support group for individuals and families.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, August 22
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Are you already playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Have you missed out on the June and July Bugoff and want to particiapte and win prizes from Flick? Don't forget to bring your bugs to sell to flick for 1.5 what the nooklings pay you.  Want to... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, August 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you!  Registration is required so that you can join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, September 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. We will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, September 02
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you play the ukulele? Or, do you have a ukulele and have always wanted to play it with others? Come join our ukulele group! We will play very beginner friendly songs and see if we can make some music together. All experience levels welcome! Bring... Read More
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Wednesday, September 02
6:00pm - 7:15pm
    Mindfulness is a great way to alleviate stress, develop more creativity, and cultivate more peace in your life. The practice can be added to any lifestyle and can be done anywhere. No special equipment or skills needed! Come and learn how to use... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, September 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, September 04
10:00am - 11:00am
Join librarians Erin and Courtney on their bi-weekly podcast Teen Title Talk. Teen books and topics from two librarians! You can find them at ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, September 07
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 08
6:05pm - 7:00pm
Genealogy Series- TBD
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, September 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, September 10
11:00am - 12:00pm
Are you an artist? Do you make art ‘just for fun’? Have you been looking for a community that you can share ideas with, talk about art with, and make art with? Then join us!  Bring your supplies, whatever you are working on, and let’s gather for Art... Read More
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Thursday, September 10
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
Monday, September 14
6:15pm - 8:15pm
YOPD Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, September 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday  of every month! This month's topic is the history political cinema.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, September 15
1:00pm - 3:00pm
HOA meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, September 22
6:00pm - 7:05pm
Hiking program
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, September 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you!  Registration is required so that you can join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, September 23
6:00pm - 7:05pm
Paranormal Presentation via ZOOM
Event Location: Online
Thursday, October 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second (or first, in this case)  Monday of every month. In anticipation of Halloween, we're talking about the  world of horror. It's more than just slashers and gore!
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. We will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, October 07
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Halloween Harvest:  Ghosts, Goblins & more is a mix of songs and stories celebrating the season, including work songs, a ghost ballad from maritime New England, true-life ghost stories from my family and others, and more.  The target audience... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you play the ukulele? Or, do you have a ukulele and have always wanted to play it with others? Come join our ukulele group! We will play very beginner friendly songs and see if we can make some music together. All experience levels welcome! Bring... Read More
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Thursday, October 08
11:00am - 12:00pm
Are you an artist? Do you make art ‘just for fun’? Have you been looking for a community that you can share ideas with, talk about art with, and make art with? Then join us!  Bring your supplies, whatever you are working on, and let’s gather for Art... Read More
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, October 12
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
It's election time! Before the general, let's look at the NH primary, where it all began.   This program presents a brief history of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, from its origins during the Progressive era of the early twentieth century,... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 20
1:00pm - 3:00pm
HOA meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 21
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Russ Cohen comes to Derry to talk about foraging and what you can eat in your own backyard! Derry and adjacent communities is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Event Location: Online

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