64 E Broadway, Derry NH | 03038 | (603) 432-6140 | Hours

Free or discounted admission to many local museums.  Click here to learn more.

Join a group or find a good book.

Trying to figure out what to read next? Our librarians can help! Click here for more informaiton.

Research databases available to all cardholders - have your card number and PIN ready! 

Welcome to our Remote Learning page! Here you will find a library of helpful and entertaining videos created by our talented librarians.

The library is now open by appointment Monday - Saturday at 9:30 and 11:30 am.

Open for walk-ins Monday - Saturday from 1:30 - 4:30pm and Monday - Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org, or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30 - 8:00 Monday-Wednesday, and 9:30 - 5:00 Thursday-Saturday.

Curbside Pickup available Monday-Wednesday between 9:30 - 7:00 and Thursday-Saturday 9:30 - 4:30.  Computer use is available by appointment.

Adult Events

Wednesday, November 25
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.
Tuesday, December 01
6:00pm - 7:00pm
What happens when the subject of your genealogical research joins the carnival, moves across the country, says he is six years younger than he actually is, marries a couple of times and then dies suddenly leaving a wave of confusion in his wake?... Read More
Tuesday, December 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction 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. We will... Read More
Wednesday, December 02
6:30pm - 8:05pm
 Presentation via ZOOM Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85233993040?pwd=Y1BpOXZIN2JOSEp6RDIvY3VmSko0QT09 Meeting ID: 852 3399 3040Passcode: 508719... Read More
Friday, December 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us during your lunch break on Fridays for fun Kahoot Trivia 1:00-2:00 September 4th: Labor Day Themed Trivia October 9th and 23rd: Halloween Themed Trivia November 6th: Thanksgiving Themed Trivia  December 4th: TBD
Monday, December 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
What happens when your family research turns into fodder for a true crime novel? Join us for a case study as we attempt to puzzle out the clues using old newspapers, autopsy reports, mug shots, inmate records and more. Content Warning: This research... Read More
Wednesday, December 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, December 09
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 This program will be held via zoom. Zoom link:     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85326338359?pwd=eCtmUHQ1QTVFbWQ4NHZHcTFiUmJ0Zz09 ... Read More
Monday, December 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month! This month's topic is Christmas films- What makes a movie a "Holiday movie" and how some movies (like Die Hard) become a Christmas... Read More
Tuesday, December 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Creating keepsakes around your family history can be fun and educational. Gather around as we chat about DIY projects, specialty gifts, books, crafts and more.
Tuesday, December 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The holidays are almost here, and it is time to decorate.  This month we will be making 3 winter/holiday themed ornaments with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions and conversation with fellow crafters... Read More
Wednesday, December 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
Monday, December 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You by Dina Neyeri
Tuesday, December 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
Thursday, December 31
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction 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. We will... Read More
Monday, January 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month! This month's topic is the cold war and the fear that is showcased in film.
Tuesday, January 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
In a predominantly white town with Scots Irish history, you might not notice Black history at first glance. Nevertheless, it's there and genealogical research skills can be used to unearth it. William Hobdy was born in Virginia around 1862 and moved... Read More
Wednesday, January 13
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, January 20
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, January 20
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 Presentation will be held via ZOOM
Tuesday, January 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whether true or fictitious, the stories that our families tell through the ages have meaning. They are stories that one person thought was important or interesting enough to share with another. And yet, in the hustle and bustle of our busy world,... Read More
Tuesday, January 26
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
Monday, February 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month- or in this case, the first Monday! We're celebrating Black History Month by looking at Black filmmakers throughout history.
Tuesday, February 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction 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. We will... Read More
Monday, February 08
6:30pm - 7:45pm
  This will be a vritual program, hosted via Zoom. Author James Renner (True Crime Addict) virtually comes to Derry to talk about the Maura Murray case.
Tuesday, February 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sure, you already know that Alan Shepard was born in Derry, was in the Navy, was the first American in space and that he walked on the moon, but we wager that we can use some of our genealogical skills to dig up many little pieces of information you... Read More
Wednesday, February 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, February 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
Tuesday, February 23
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.

Pages