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Events

Saturday, April 20
9:30am - 12:30pm
SCORE Small Business Workshop
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, April 20
10:00am - 1:00pm
Hyla Brook Poets
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, April 20
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Classes offered to learn jewelry techniques focused on beadwork.  There will be a fee for materials and supplies.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, April 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, April 22
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Spring is here and the birds are back!  Join us as we celebrate our feathered friends with stories, games, and an opportunity to create your own bird feeder! Recommended for ages four and up. Registration required and will open on April 1st.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 23
9:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting of NH teen librarians.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 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, April 23
1:00pm - 1:45pm
The bingo game is on--and the prizes are books!  Come on in for some vacation week family fun! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 23
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you love puzzles, clues and mysteries? Join us for our monthly escape rooms.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 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, April 24
9:30am - 8:00pm
Everyone loves legos—so come on in and play.  Our large lego collection will be available by the big window all day. Please Drop-in!  
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, April 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, April 24
6:30pm - 8:15pm
"We're not making this up!" Attention, all mystery lovers! What’s the story behind the story? Hear how authors combine personal experiences and events ripped from the headlines to create compelling mysteries. From that first idea, to research and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 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, April 25
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Bring your favorite teddybear to shake and move with us—then the bears will sleepover for some library fun!  All ages.  Registration required and will open April 4th.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 25
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
Friday, April 26
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, April 27
2:00pm - 3:00pm
It's back!  We are halfway to Halloween, so let's celebrate with stories, dancing, crafts, and a trick or treat snack.  The Good Witch of Derry will be there accepting Halloween Costume donations--so please bring in any costumes you no longer need.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, April 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, April 29
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, April 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, April 30
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 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, May 01
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, May 01
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Make your wishes come true at the Wishtree event!  We will tell the tale of the Wishtree, followed by an opportunity to write and decorate your wish and hang it on our wishtree in the park. All ages with caregiver. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 01
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
Thursday, May 02
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, May 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Greeting cards can be expensive.  Let's have some fun making unique cards for several occasions.  Birthdays, love, and get-well-soon cards.  Now you will have beautiful cards at the ready!  Registration is required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, May 03
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, May 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
Monday, May 06
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, May 06
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
Monday, May 06
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 May: May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, May 06
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 May: May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Due to popular demand, two groups will be offered again this year! Ages 8-11.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, May 06
6:00pm - 8:15pm
Board of Directors meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, May 06
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, May 07
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, May 07
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, May 07
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, May 07
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting to discuss capital replacement project with members of the Association.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, May 07
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, May 08
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, May 08
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join instructor Jess Millis from Let's Play Music and Make Art for an art adventure!  We will be making mixed media collages inspired by the colorful artwork of Eric Carle.  Have fun as we explore the many different ways collage artists use shape,... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 08
6:00pm - 8:15pm
eBay expert Robbin Levin comes to Derry to teach you the basics of selling your items on the popular internet platform with over 179 million active buyers. From selling a few items to serious sellers, all are welcome. Everyone who attends will have... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 08
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, May 09
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, May 09
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, May 09
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
Friday, May 10
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, May 10
10:30am - 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

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