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Adult Events

Saturday, November 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
We’ve devised a maniacally difficult escape room for friends and family and now it’s time to put you to the test! Do you have what it takes to escape? Join one of our two sessions to race against the clock.  Registration Opens September 15th... Read More
Saturday, November 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
We’ve devised a maniacally difficult escape room for friends and family and now it’s time to put you to the test! Do you have what it takes to escape? Join one of our two sessions to race against the clock.  Registration Opens September 15th... Read More
Wednesday, November 27
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, November 28
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Friday, November 29
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Wednesday, December 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an all ages celebration of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott! We will discuss the book, bring snacks to share, and drink some tea. The book, and a cookbook, may be available to borrow at the front desk. The book is for... Read More
Friday, December 06
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 chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Monday, December 09
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their... Read More
Wednesday, December 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Wednesday, December 11
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Want to avoid the mall? Beat the gift rush? Come make handmade gifts from the heart! You can make: Hot Cocoa in a bag! Pet toys! Felt bookmarks (With a book!) Jewelry! Bath salts or salt scrub! Your own personally decorated bag!
Saturday, December 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Wednesday, December 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Tuesday, December 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Wednesday, December 25
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Tuesday, December 31
9:30am - 3:00pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve
Wednesday, January 01
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Friday, January 03
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 chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Thursday, January 09
6:30pm - 8:10pm
“Travel” to Russia with our own staff member, Natasha Bairamova!   She will share her experiences celebrating the winter holidays in Russia while you enjoy some traditional Russian food and drinks
Monday, January 20
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, January 22
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Come learn about nutrition from registered Dietitian Noreen Gallo
Wednesday, January 29
6:30pm - 8:15pm
RESCHEDULED EVENT! It may be November, but hauntings are never out of season! Join us for a night with author and "In Search of Monsters" TV host Ronny LeBlanc as he discusses his book and hauntings in his own town of Leominster.... Read More
Wednesday, February 05
6:30pm - 8:10pm
In this interactive seminar learn practical, easy to implement and affordable ways to reduce your dependency on single-use plastics all while cutting down on the amount of waste you produce within your grocery shopping, cooking and dining out... Read More
Friday, February 07
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 chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Thursday, February 13
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us to watch the amazing stop motion animation creations that the teens conceived during their Stop Motion Animation II class, this winter. All are welcome. Registration not required.  
Monday, February 17
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, February 26
6:30pm - 8:05pm
Dan Szczesny returns to Derry to screen his new documentary short.
Wednesday, March 04
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Bessie's Story - Watching the Lights Go Out is an inspiring story about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. The author leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old... Read More
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Flower arranging
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Wednesday, March 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More

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