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The library is now open by appointment and for curbside pickup. You can reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org, or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30-5 Monday-Saturday.

Curbside Pickup available Monday-Saturday between 10-4 and Wednesday evenings 5-7.

Adult Events

Wednesday, July 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online film club discussion of Just Mercy (available for free across streaming platforms for the month of June). Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. We will contact you prior to the event with... Read More
Tuesday, July 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Wednesday, July 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Wednesday, July 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
*Release date TBD. This will be an online film. Viewers will be given a link and a login once the film is complete* Mike Morin, morning cohost on Frank FM’s four New Hampshire radio stations, has collected short clips from some of the greatest... Read More
Wednesday, July 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book club discussion of Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (available through Cloud Library and Overdrive for both audio and e-book). Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. We will contact... Read More
Thursday, July 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult crafting is back...virtually!!!  This month we will be making jewelry for the summer months.  Nautical charm necklaces, friendship bracelets and more.  Register and pick up your take-and-make bag full of the crafting supplies you will need (... Read More
Wednesday, July 22
6:00pm - 7:15pm
 RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH. This program will be held via ZOOM. Derry Public Library will present author Christine Halvorson of Peterborough, for “Spinning Gold: Shaping Your Family Research into Compelling Stories,” a free event open to the public... Read More
Wednesday, July 29
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Thursday, August 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Wednesday, August 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Wednesday, August 19
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Rescheduled from May Everyone knows there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime economy, and lighthouses were... Read More
Wednesday, August 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Thursday, September 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Monday, September 07
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Tuesday, September 22
6:00pm - 7:05pm
Hiking program
Wednesday, September 23
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Women's Suffrage program
Thursday, October 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Wednesday, October 07
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Halloween Harvest:  Ghosts, Goblins & more is a mix of songs and stories celebrating the season, including work songs, a ghost ballad from maritime New England, true-life ghost stories from my family and others, and more.  The target audience... Read More
Monday, October 12
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, October 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
It's election time! Before the general, let's look at the NH primary, where it all began.   This program presents a brief history of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, from its origins during the Progressive era of the early twentieth century,... Read More
Wednesday, October 21
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Russ Cohen comes to Derry to talk about foraging and what you can eat in your own backyard! Derry and adjacent communities is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated... Read More
Thursday, November 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Wednesday, November 25
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, December 31
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve