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Adult Events

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
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
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you live in a historic house? Was your house handed to you with a rumor? Join this informal discussion to share your house history and learn about valuable resources for further exploration! We’ll discuss newspaper archives, house history books,... 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.   During this presentation attendees will learn the steps necessary to properly prepare their gardens for winter, including:  finishing off annuals and vegetable beds, preparing perennial beds to reduce... Read More
Saturday, October 08
2:00pm - 4:00pm
They're Heeeeeere...It's October and we have Halloween fever! We will be showing Tobe Hooper's horror classic Poltergeist. Popcorn and snack will be available, and you can bring your own. Just don't leave the TV on... The MPAA has rated this film PG... Read More
Wednesday, October 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, October 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
In-Person Planning for the end of life can be intimidating and stressful. Do you ask yourself, "How can my hard-earned savings and home be protected if a nursing-home stay is required? How do I avoid costly and public probate? How do I help fund my... Read More
Monday, October 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's October, meaning  we're talking horror! This, we look at the genre of body horror and all of the anxiety it produces. Buckle up, everyone. It's gonna get weird. This program will be presented via Zoom. WARNING: This program will contain images... Read More
Tuesday, October 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, October 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you plan your research or dive in feet first? In this session we’ll slow down and look at how careful planning can actually make you a faster—and better—genealogical researcher. We’ll look at the benefits of a research log, how to step out of... Read More
Tuesday, October 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 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, October 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
Wednesday, October 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm
It's a special in-person event! Jeff Belanger LIVE at the Derry Opera House, for one night only! Ghosts and Legends: Come explore the haunts around the world and those in your own back yard! Jeff Belanger brings different stories... Read More
Friday, October 21
7:00pm - 8:00pm
'Phantom of the Opera' with live music at Derry Opera House on Friday, Oct. 21 Just in time for Halloween: Pioneer classic silent horror flick starring Lon Chaney shown on the big screen with live music 'The Phantom of the... Read More
Monday, October 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm
In honor of Halloween and in conjunction with the Body Horror program, the library will host a screening of John Carpenter's 1982 classic, The Thing. WARNING: The MPAA has rated this film R for violence, language, and frightening images. It is not... Read More
Monday, October 24
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, November 01
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you have Civil War Ancestors? Are you interested in finding them? Join guest host, Michael Hills, of the Derry G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) as we dive into the web of locating your Civil War Ancestors. We’ll also discuss local Civil War... Read More
Tuesday, November 01
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Please join up for our first meet up! Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter... Read More
Tuesday, November 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, November 02
6:30pm - 8:00pm
 Take Scandinavian and Austrian immigrants, the Dartmouth Outing Club, the Cannon Mountain Tramway, the muscular Christian, amateur tinkerers, and Professor E. John B. Allen. Cover it with snow and shake, and you have all the makings of a unique New... Read More
Wednesday, November 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, November 09
6:30pm - 8:00pm
   Local historian TJ Cullinane talks about puppeteer and Derry resident Nikki Tilroe                  
Monday, November 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month, Liz is talking about one of her favorite directors- Master of Horror John Carpenter! This program will be presented via Zoom.
Tuesday, November 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, November 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Town reports are fascinating volumes that record a large range of information spanning from big town decisions to vital statistics to minute fiscal expenditures. Join us to explore the anatomy of town reports, where you can expect to find them, and... Read More
Tuesday, November 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 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, November 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, November 23
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.

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