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All About Seagulls

Gulls were once described by a medieval Welsh poet as “immaculate loveliness,” but closer to home they are often derided as “dumpster ducks.” No matter where you stand on the subject, there is no arguing that against a leaden gray sky, few sights are more pleasing than a “swift-proud” gull “breasting the combers.” Three species of gull can be encountered in Derry year-round with others making an appearance on the seacoast at various times during the year. Local wildlife enthusiast T.J.

Sharks in the Gulf of Maine

Get an early jump on “Shark Week” and learn about the shark species that can found in the Gulf of Maine to include the New Hampshire seacoast and neigboring Massachusetts. Over a dozen species of sharks are regularly encountered in local waters. These range from the lowly dogfish, the bane of deep-sea fishing trips, to the Basking Shark, the second largest species of shark in the world.

Film Discussion Group

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 Wednesday of the month starting at 6:30 pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

Cookbook Book Group

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! Cookbooks will be available to borrow at the front desk. 

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