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Adult Events

Wednesday, March 20
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Meet Michael Bruno, author of the popular book ... Read More
Wednesday, March 20
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, April 03
2:00pm - 3:30pm
An afternoon nutrition program! Wed, April 3 at 2:00 pm. Learn about the important nutrients in dairy and ways to incorporate low-fat and fat-free dairy products.  Snacks will be served. Register at Derrypl.org or call 432-6140.
Wednesday, April 03
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Learn the true story of the eastern coyote – how and when it arrived in New England, how it lives among us but is rarely seen and how it contributes to keep our forests and fields healthy.  Learn why it is a creature of our own making!  It is smart... Read More
Friday, April 05
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 06
10:00am - 4:10pm
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 10
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 10
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Calling all birders! Come learn about some of the strangest members of the bird world! Hosted by Steve Hale of Open World explorers
Saturday, April 13
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Wednesday, April 17
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, April 24
6:30pm - 8:15pm
"We're not making this up!"Attention all mystery lovers! Mystery writers Usrula Wong and Linda Shenton Matchett come to Derry to talk about how they get their inspiration for stories.
Friday, May 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
Wednesday, May 08
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Learn all about selling your items on eBay.
Wednesday, May 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, May 11
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Saturday, May 11
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you know how to effectively come alongside someone who has just suffered a traumatic event?  Natalie Larson, Executive Director of Soulsafe, will be offering a 90 minute seminar where you will learn the physical, emotional and spiritual damage... Read More
Monday, May 13
6:00pm - 8:25pm
a NH Humanities programGlenn Knoblock explores the fascinating history of New Hampshire's beer and ale brewing industry from Colonial days, when it was home- and tavern-based, to today's modern breweries and brew pubs. Unusual and rare photos and... Read More
Wednesday, May 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Holocaust program
Wednesday, May 15
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, May 22
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to cook great meals with your Instant-Pot! This event includes a cooking demonstration. 
Monday, May 27
9:00am - 9:00pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Friday, June 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, June 08
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Wednesday, June 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
Wednesday, June 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, June 19
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Lunch with Tommy & Stasia: TV's Golden Age of Candlepin Bowling
Wednesday, June 26
6:30pm - 8:15pm
The "Chocolate Doctor" comes to Derry! Learn which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect indulgence. During the presentation, you will also learn how to taste chocolate for quality and how to eat it... Read More
Thursday, July 04
8:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Friday, July 05
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
Wednesday, July 10
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

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