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Adult Events

Monday, August 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month, Todd takes the wheel and looks at legendary filmmaker, Werner Herzog This program will be presented via Zoom.   Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/... Read More
Tuesday, August 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
   This session takes place on the Patio! It’s your time! Do you have research you’d like to share? Have you hit a brick wall? Do you have a genealogical question you’re having a hard time answering? Join fellow genealogy enthusiasts for this family... Read More
Tuesday, August 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words” – John Fowles   Do you enjoy poetry and wish you could talk about it with someone? Or, do you wish you understood poetry and what it was trying to say? Then join our... Read More
Wednesday, August 10
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! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, August 10
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.  Do you know where in New England...?  • The oath of office was taken by a President of the United States? • A plaque commemorates a Presidential visit to a bar? • You can see a coconut that saved a... Read More
Tuesday, August 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, August 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
We all love summer, but sometimes it is way too hot! Looking for a way to beat the heat , or just see a movie for free? Come to the Derry Library! Screenings will be held in meeting room B. As this is a small space, masks are encouraged.   August's... Read More
Wednesday, August 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Monday, August 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, August 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you!  Registration is required so that you can join us... Read More
Saturday, September 03
10:00am - 2:30pm
Blood Drive 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 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
Tuesday, September 06
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Are you interested in genealogy but you’re not sure where to begin? Join us as we look at both Ancestry and FamilySearch to explore what each database has to offer.  
Tuesday, September 06
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!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Wednesday, September 07
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to see a classic or contemporary movie for free? Come to the Derry Library! Screenings will be held in meeting room B. As this is a small space, masks are encouraged. This month's movie: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar... Read More
Monday, September 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month, we will discuss the career of Don Bluth- Potentially the most important American animator this side of Walt Disney. This program will be presented via Zoom.
Tuesday, September 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words” – John Fowles   Do you enjoy poetry and wish you could talk about it with someone? Or, do you wish you understood poetry and what it was trying to say? Then join our... Read More
Wednesday, September 14
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! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, September 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. This is the story of the men and women of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives division of the US Army during WWII…the Monuments Men.  They risked their lives to protect, salvage, restore and... Read More
Saturday, September 17
1:00pm - 3:00pm
There are some movies that are considered the greatest ever made: Citizen Kane. The Godfather. The Seventh Seal. The Seven Samurai. And now- Paddington 2 Join us and watch one of the most acclaimed movies of the modern era (And no, we aren't... Read More
Tuesday, September 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you have an old scrapbook lying around? Are your photo albums deteriorating before your eyes? Join special guest, Angelina McGlashan, of Preserving Memories LLC to explore options for long term preservation and digitization. Angelina McGlashan is... Read More
Tuesday, September 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, September 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, September 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Wednesday, September 21
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  When it comes to Social Security, knowing how and when you choose to collect benefits can be complex because it ultimately depends on your unique circumstances.  With retirees living longer today than previous generations, your choice of when... Read More
Monday, September 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, September 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you!  Registration is required so that you can join us... Read More
Wednesday, September 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm
 This program will be held via Zoom Presenters Ted Stiles, a BPI Building Analyst, and Andy Duncan of Lakes Region Community College Energy Program, cover energy saving tips and NHSaves energy efficiency programs. Learn about insulation and air... Read More
Monday, October 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
 Interested in current events and issues?Join the Contemporary Issues Book Group! Join us the first Monday of every month.  Meetings will be held via Zoom October's Book: Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn... Read More
Tuesday, October 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!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Wednesday, October 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.    Program presented by the UNH Master Gardener Speakers Bureau                    

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