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Adult Events

Wednesday, January 29
6:30pm - 8:15pm
RESCHEDULED EVENT! It may be January, 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
Saturday, February 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
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
Thursday, February 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This time of year it gets dark so early and is so cold outside.  Let's get together to make these beautiful lighted mason jars to give your home a warm glow.      Registration is required.
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
Saturday, February 08
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Wednesday, February 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Are you one of the many Americans who do not fully maximize their Social Security benefits? Knowing how and when you choose to collect Social Security benefits can be complex because it ultimately depends on your unique circumstances.  With... Read More
Wednesday, February 12
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
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 19
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
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
Thursday, March 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Friday, March 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
Saturday, March 07
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
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
Saturday, March 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
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
Thursday, March 19
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Musician jeff Snow returns
Wednesday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  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. It runs from TIME.   ... Read More
Thursday, April 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Friday, April 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
Saturday, April 04
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, April 08
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, April 08
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
Saturday, April 11
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Saturday, April 11
10:00am - 4:00am
Derry Author Fest is a day of writing workshops, panels and networking for aspiring authors, dreamers and dabblers alike. We bring in reputable authors to teach in areas of their expertise. As an attendee, you can stay all day, half day, or just... Read More
Wednesday, April 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
When writer and journalist Dan Szczesny's daughter was nine months the family went on a pilgrimage to Northern India so his daughter could meet her Great Grandmother. Along the way, they traveled by North Indian Rail, made stops in Istanbul and... Read More

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