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The Library is open Mon - Sat from 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 4:30pm, 
also Mon - Wed from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
Reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org or phone at 432-6140,
9:30 - 8:00 Mon-Wed, and 9:30 - 5:00 Thu-Sat.
Curbside Pickup available Mon-Wed 9:30 - 7:30 and Thu-Sat 9:30 - 4:30.
One hour computer sessions are available.

Adult Events

Monday, May 10
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 Everyone has heard of disaster movies. But not everyone has heard of movies that were disasters. This month, Liz talks about movies that sunk studios, ruined ratings, curbed careers, and in some cases, resulted in actual loss of life.And yes,... Read More
Wednesday, May 12
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, May 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Program Venture into the world of CSI with this interactive program that introduces you to the fascinating subject of forensic science! Learn about DNA, crime lights, fingerprints, gunshot residue, and more! Zoom Link: ... Read More
Tuesday, May 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Join us for a genealogy roundtable discussion! Have you hit a brick wall? Did you just unearth a great find? Do you need help navigating a certain type of record or region? Then this session is for you.    
Tuesday, May 18
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 Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, May 19
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, May 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart  
Tuesday, May 25
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
Tuesday, May 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This spring let's try out a new medium, and let's have it be weaving.  This month we will be weaving with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions and conversation with fellow crafters.    Registration is... Read More
Wednesday, May 26
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beginner Ukulele Group Have you always wanted to play the ukulele? Or, do you have a ukulele and have always wanted to play it with others?  Come join our ukulele group! We will play very beginner friendly songs and see if we can make some music... Read More
Saturday, May 29
10:00am - 2:30pm
Red Cross Blood Drive--to register for an appointment go to:  www.redcrossblood.org
Tuesday, June 01
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, June 02
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for some beginner, guided fine art projects! Each month we will complete a different painting that you can take home. Materials list will be supplied so you can bring your own if desired.   We will meet on the library’s new patio, weather... Read More
Friday, June 04
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 choose a new cookbook for each meeting and make something at home to bring in and share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Tuesday, June 08
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, June 09
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, June 09
6:30pm - 7:45pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.   Do you love to laugh? Who doesn't!  Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation based on his book, The Greatest Sitcoms of All... Read More
Monday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In honor of Pride month, Liz will be covering Queer cinema. We'll look at Groundbreaking documentaries like Paris is Burning, LBGTQ creatives, and early pioneers. And as a bonus, Liz's friend Jamie joins us as a guest co-host to provide a queer... Read More
Tuesday, June 15
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 Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, June 16
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, June 16
6:30pm - 7:45pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.   You’ve planted your vegetable garden and your seeds and seedlings are tucked in and ready togrow. Now what? Do I fire up the grill and wait for the vegetables to show up or do I have tokeep an eye... Read More
Tuesday, June 22
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, June 23
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beginner Ukulele Group Have you always wanted to play the ukulele? Or, do you have a ukulele and have always wanted to play it with others?  Come join our ukulele group! We will play very beginner friendly songs and see if we can make some music... Read More
Wednesday, June 23
6:30pm - 7:45pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.   You’ve planted your vegetable garden and your seeds and seedlings are tucked in and ready togrow. Now what? Do I fire up the grill and wait for the vegetables to show up or do I have tokeep an eye... Read More
Friday, July 02
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 choose a new cookbook for each meeting and make something at home to bring in and share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Tuesday, July 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, July 07
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for some beginner, guided fine art projects! Each month we will complete a different painting that you can take home. Materials list will be supplied so you can bring your own if desired.   We will meet on the library’s new patio, weather... Read More
Monday, July 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You've heard of the military-industrial complex, but have you heard of the military-entertainment complex?   This month, Liz's film education series looks at the history of the US Military's role in Hollywood: Why and when the military gets... Read More
Tuesday, July 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, July 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

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