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

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

In partnership with the NH Law Library, Derry Public Library offers access to both physical and digital resources for legal research.

Learn more about the book groups and clubs that meet at the library.

The generous donations given to the library.

About our Board of Trustees

 

Adult Events

Tuesday, February 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Immigrant ancestors can be difficult to track to the port of entry. Sometimes it’s so fun to go looking for the immigration documentation, researchers skip the vital first step: laying a firm foundation of records in America. We’ll look at a... Read More
Tuesday, February 07
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter is here, and these  handmade items... Read More
Tuesday, February 07
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, February 08
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 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program is In-Person  A presentation on the lives of Black soldiers stationed at Grenier Air Base (now Manchester-BostonRegional Airport) during World War II, when the service was segregated by race. Includes an overview of Black military... Read More
Monday, February 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
For this month's film program, we are doing an in-depth look at Jordan Peele, one of the most exciting filmmakers working today. "But Liz- he only has three films!" Well, there is a lot of material in those films, as well as his work as a writer and... Read More
Wednesday, February 15
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 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
IN PERSON It’s your turn! Bring your research trials and triumphs to share with the group. We’ll gather together to discuss our current research, share tips and learn from one another. Artifacts, memorabilia and other items are always welcome
Tuesday, February 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month we will be making bookmarks with paper embroidery.   Registration is required and will open on January 31st.
Tuesday, February 21
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, February 22
5:30pm - 8:00pm
A tie-in with our Jordan Peele Deep Dive program. "After random objects falling from the sky result in the death of their father, ranch-owning siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood attempt to capture video evidence of an unidentified flying object with... Read More
Saturday, February 25
10:00am - 3:00pm
Blood Drive 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 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
Monday, February 27
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, February 28
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter is here, and these  handmade items... Read More
Wednesday, March 01
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Are you currently renting? Do rising rental costs have you concerned? Have you ever considered purchasing your own home?  Not sure where to begin?   The Derry Public Library is proud to host "Welcome Home! ", a 1-hour first-time home buyer tutorial... Read More
Monday, March 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's awards season, and Liz and Mark return to discuss the biggest night in Hollywood! (You know, the one where they hand out a statue of a little gold man, but we can't say the name because of copyright) What will win? What SHOULD win? What was... Read More
Tuesday, March 07
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, March 08
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, March 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom program  Join a docent from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum for virtual "Jacqueline Kennedy: Beyond Style," an "under the pillbox hat" exploration of the first lady's life and legacy. Discover often overlooked details... Read More
Saturday, March 11
10:00am - 1:00pm
Info coming soon
Monday, March 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Setsuko Hara evokes mystery. She had a strong acting career and made multiple films with celebrated director Yasujiro Ozu. Then, in 1963, she quit acting and retire from public life, drawing comparisons to Greta Garbo. But she left behind a... Read More
Tuesday, March 14
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.  We will be meeting every other Tuesday evening.    
Wednesday, March 15
5:30pm - 8:00pm
"A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries." Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood Rated PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some... Read More
Wednesday, March 15
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
Thursday, March 16
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Zoom program  We have a fantastic opportunity to talk with author Damien Lewis on his latest book, Agent Josephine. We all know about Josephine Baker, the entertainer and the icon. Now learn about Josephine Baker, the spy for the resistance and... Read More
Tuesday, March 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, March 21
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, March 22
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies." Directed by Lulu Wang Rated PG for thematic material, brief language and some... Read More
Monday, March 27
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, March 28
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.  We will be meeting every other Tuesday evening.    

Pages