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Brewing in NH

a NH Humanities program

Glenn Knoblock explores the fascinating history of New Hampshire's beer and ale brewing industry from Colonial days, when it was home- and tavern-based, to today's modern breweries and brew pubs. Unusual and rare photos and advertisements document this changing industry and the state's earliest brewers, including the renowned Frank Jones.

Mental Health First Aid: Dealing with Trauma

Do you know how to effectively come alongside someone who has just suffered a traumatic event?  Natalie Larson, Executive Director of Soulsafe, will be offering a 90 minute seminar where you will learn the physical, emotional and spiritual damage done by extreme stress and loss.  You will learn ways to offer comfort and specific tools that can begin to bring healing to someone who is in severe emotional pain.  You will also learn ways that a care giver is also vulnerable to secondary stress and ways to promote personal resiliency.  This wor

The Real Eastern Coyote

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, beneficial and by its presence, gives “wild” back to our wild lands. 

Derry Author Fest

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 drop in for a session. Book sales and signings are interspersed in between our workshops so you will have time to buy books, support a local indie and  get some face time with our teachers.


Derry Library Evening Book Group

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 available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  


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