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Adult Events

Tuesday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In honor of Earth Day we will be having a mending night.  Bring in a garment that is in need of repair.  We will have patches, buttons, yarn, embroidery and sewing supplies available.  Mending can calm the mind, is good for the environment, and will... Read More
Wednesday, April 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See what we are reading here! Registration is required if you want... Read More
Friday, April 19
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Please join us for an in-person book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See our upcoming reads here! Please contact Jessica (... Read More
Monday, April 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The kickoff to a cozy mystery book club.  Cozy mysteries, also referred to as "cosy mysteries" or "cozies", are a sub-genre of crime fiction in which sex and... Read More
Tuesday, April 23
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Tuesday, April 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Researching institutionalized ancestors can be a real task and can require close research at the local level to unearth clues. Whether your ancestor was at the state hospital, a childrens home, a prison, or another institution, the path you take... Read More
Tuesday, April 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Researching institutionalized ancestors can be a real task and can require close research at the local level to unearth clues. Whether your ancestor was at the state hospital, a children’s home, a prison, or another institution, the path you take... Read More
Wednesday, April 24
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Calling all birders- Steve Hale of Open World Explorers returns!  This is an engaging and interactive presentation featuring common and likely breeding season birds to any backyard in New England.  This presentation offers ID tips, including ... Read More
Tuesday, April 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science. Do you read Ed Yong and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? Are you looking for a group where you can talk about science? Then this is the group for you!  Join us for an... Read More
Wednesday, May 01
1:00pm - 2:30pm
You're invited to step into a judgement free creative space.  It's a place where words and art play together.  You'll learn simple techniques using mixed media supplies and tools to create beautiful, magical, whimsical pages.  You'll learn about... Read More
Wednesday, May 01
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Speaker Andrew Githmark returns to the DPL! When it comes to Social Security, less than half (43%) of future retirees feel they have a good understanding of the topic.*  Knowing how and when you choose to collect Social Security benefits can be... Read More
Wednesday, May 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we read and discuss everything from world-building fantasies to thought provoking science fiction. Whether you have been reading them for years, or are just curious about the genre, this is a group for you! Registration is required so... Read More
Tuesday, May 07
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Tuesday, May 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the Industrious Derry Cemetery Tour, where we’ll take a walk and explore the workers of Derry’s past. Join Erin Robinson, of the Derry Public Library, and TJ Cullinane, of the Derry Heritage... Read More
Tuesday, May 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   See the books we are reading ... Read More
Wednesday, May 08
6:30pm - 7:45pm
  Discover the long-lost lives of New England’s forgotten elephants with Harris Center naturalist and woolly mammoth lover Susie Spikol! Learn how to tell a mammoth from a mastodon, who these ancient relatives of modern-day elephants were, and what... Read More
Wednesday, May 08
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! See the upcoming films here... Read More
Monday, May 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's a sequel! As a follow-up to last year's program on Roger Ebert, we're looking at Gene Siskel- the other half of Siskel and Ebert. We'll look at his early life, his path to film criticism, and his favorite films. Oh, and some fun disagreements... Read More
Wednesday, May 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See what we are reading here! Registration is required if you want... Read More
Friday, May 17
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Please join us for an in-person book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See our upcoming reads here! Please contact Jessica (... Read More
Saturday, May 18
10:00am - 2:00pm
Blood Drive 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter DERRYPUBLICLIBRARY to schedule an appointment. Share... Read More
Monday, May 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The kickoff to a cozy mystery book club.  Cozy mysteries, also referred to as "cosy mysteries" or "cozies", are a sub-genre of crime fiction in which sex and... Read More
Tuesday, May 21
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Tuesday, May 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Bring along a fun find or a roadblock or just come to listen. This roundtable discussion is a supportive environment for all skill levels.  
Tuesday, May 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, May 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science. Do you read Ed Yong and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? Are you looking for a group where you can talk about science? Then this is the group for you!  Join us for an... Read More
Wednesday, May 29
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Come learn about the AmeriCorps Senior Companionship Program! Use your skills and talents to make older adults' independence a reality. This program will go over the scope of the program, qualifications, and benefits.
Tuesday, June 04
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Tuesday, June 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   See the books we are reading ... Read More
Wednesday, June 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we read and discuss everything from world-building fantasies to thought provoking science fiction. Whether you have been reading them for years, or are just curious about the genre, this is a group for you! Registration is required so... Read More

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