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Events

Wednesday, March 20
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, March 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Find your rhythm! Learn to play a basic rock beat, the foundation of all pop music. Join us for a fun and informative workshop on drum basics. This hands-on interactive workshop will also include demonstrations on a variety of styles like jazz, funk... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you working on your memoir, a novel, a screenplay, an epic poem? Do you have the next big idea? Gather around the teen table to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations
Event Location: Teen Area
Wednesday, March 20
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Meet Michael Bruno, author of the popular book ... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 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, March 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, March 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, March 21
4:00pm - 4:45pm
The snow is melting, the rain is falling, the wet season is upon us!  Let’s figure out what we can do to stop the floods.  Get ready to test the absorbency of different materials and create your own flood stopper to protect your paper home. Ages 8-... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, March 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
Friday, March 22
11:30am - 12:30pm
Join us at the Derry Public Library for a step by step painting activity led by Antonia Catanzariti of Paint It Out.  She will be doing a spring painting (most likely an Easter bunny).  The class should run about an hour to ninety minutes. For... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, March 23
9:30am - 12:30pm
SCORE Small Business Workshop
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, March 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, March 25
11:00am - 12:00pm
Gather, connect, and play with other homeschool families.  Games and drawing materials will be available from the library, but please feel free to bring in any other materials or information you would like to share! No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, March 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, March 26
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you love puzzles, clues and mysteries? Join us for our monthly escape rooms.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, March 26
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC)Rules Committee
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, March 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, March 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, March 28
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, March 28
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us bi-weekly to get creative with soaps, sharpies, beeswax and more.   March 14th: DIY soap March 28th: Stained Glass Sharpie Art April 11th: Chapstick April 25th: Marbled Mugs May 9th: Original Button Art May 23rd: Colorful Candles
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday, March 28
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, March 29
10:00am - 10:30am
Due to staff training, Todler Tunes and Tales is canceled for today.  Please join us again soon!
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, March 30
9:30am - 12:30pm
SCORE Small Business Workshop
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 01
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, April 01
11:00am - 12:00pm
Gather, connect, and play with other homeschool families.  Games and drawing materials will be available from the library, but please feel free to bring in any other materials or information you would like to share! No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 01
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft". Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11. Registration required, and will open on March 11th.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 01
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft". Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11. Registration required, and will open on March 11th.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 01
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, April 02
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, April 02
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Tuesday, April 02
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Let's make some delicious snacks and chow down! Bridge Program: Ages 10-18 Welcome March 5th: Pretzel Bites with Cheese March 19th: Fruit and Chocolate Dip (Meeting Room B) April  2nd: Salsa and Chips April 16th: Leftover Pancake Sandwiches April... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 02
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, April 03
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, April 03
2:00pm - 3:30pm
An afternoon nutrition program! Wed, April 3 at 2:00 pm. Learn about the important nutrients in dairy and ways to incorporate low-fat and fat-free dairy products.  Snacks will be served. Register at Derrypl.org or call 432-6140.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you working on your memoir, a novel, a screenplay, an epic poem? Do you have the next big idea? Gather around the teen table to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations
Event Location: Teen Area
Wednesday, April 03
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Learn the true story of the eastern coyote – how and when it arrived in New England, how it lives among us but is rarely seen and how it contributes to keep our forests and fields healthy.  Learn why it is a creature of our own making!  It is smart... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 04
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, April 04
1:00pm - 2:30pm
This event is being held by the Coordinator of Adult Learner Services of Greater Derry and will provide tutors of the program to share their resources and experiences.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, April 05
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, April 05
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
Saturday, April 06
10:00am - 4:10pm
Derry Author Fest is a day of writing workshops, panels and networking for aspiring authors, dreamers and dabblers alike. We bring in reputable authors to teach in areas of their expertise. As an attendee, you can stay all day, half day, or just... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, April 08
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, April 08
11:00am - 12:00pm
Gather, connect, and play with other homeschool families.  Games and drawing materials will be available from the library, but please feel free to bring in any other materials or information you would like to share! No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 08
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft". Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11. Registration required, and will open on March 11th.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 08
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Minecraft Monday!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft". Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11. Registration required, and will open on March 11th.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 09
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, April 09
11:00am - 12:30pm
Derry Garden Club
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our friends from Derry’s Let’s Play Music for a fun and informative workshop on piano basics.  This hands-on presentation will introduce you to this versatile instrument! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 09
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
Tuesday, April 09
6:45pm - 8:15pm
Gathering to share genealogy research tips and the latest news.
Event Location: Meeting Room B

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