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Devoted to books and articles relating to Derry history, NH history, notable residents & genealogical research.

The library is closed Monday, Jan 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Adult Events

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
Wednesday, April 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, April 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Russ Cohen comes to Derry to talk about foraging and what you can eat in your own backyard! Derry and adjacent communities is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated... Read More
Friday, May 01
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, May 02
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, May 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Chemin de St. Jacques is an amazingly beautiful walking route cherished by the French and traveled by pilgrims for nearly 1000 years.  The journey through lush woodlands, flower-laden fields, volcanic formation, and ancient villages and towns... Read More
Thursday, May 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Saturday, May 09
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Wednesday, May 13
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, May 20
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Everyone knows there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime economy, and lighthouses were part of the system that... Read More
Wednesday, May 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
Saturday, May 23
10:00am - 3:00pm
Red Cross Blood Drive
Monday, May 25
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, May 27
6:30pm - 8:15pm
It's baseball season! Join us for a fascinating history of the “American Pastime” with UMass Lowell professor Frank Morris. Learn how baseball galvanized a divided nation in the 19th century and became an allegory to our cultural identity in the... Read More
Thursday, June 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Friday, June 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, June 06
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, June 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
Saturday, June 13
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Wednesday, June 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
Thursday, July 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Friday, July 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, July 04
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, July 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, July 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
Thursday, August 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.

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