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Wednesday, June 07
6:30pm - 7:45pm
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
Saturday, June 10
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Derry Libraries Book Sale 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Saturday, June 10
10:15am - 2:15pm
This is for certification testing for medical coding with our local chapter encompassing Derry and Manchester areas.
Monday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, June 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Drag. Cross-dressing. Gender bending. Whatever you want to call it, it's almost as old as performance itself. And it's been on screen practically since cinema's birth! Early silent works, Victor and Victoria, Some Like it Hot, Cabaret, Tootsie, To... Read More
Tuesday, June 13
10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers.  This fun, informal, play-based program provides a rich environment of toys, books and art activities. Families have the opportunity to spend time... Read More
Tuesday, June 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, June 14
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Do you love to read? Do you just want to talk about your latest read and hear what others are interested in? Bring your own book, whether its a great book or a dud and share your thoughts. We'll provide the PIZZA you bring your current reads, who... Read More
Wednesday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:45pm
  Older Americans overwhelmingly want to stay in their homes as they age but sometimes this goal can seem like a challenge.  Meet this challenge head on by learning about common legal issues faced by older and disabled adults and learn... Read More
Wednesday, June 14
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
Friday, June 16
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Friday, June 16
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Friday, June 16
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Saturday, June 17
9:50am - 4:00pm
It's back! DPL's Comic Con, now dubbed DPL Fan Con, returns for a second year! Do you like anime? Star Wars? Superheroes? Games? Come to the library!   Schedule: All Day: Open Tabletop Board Games and Craft Tables in the Teen Area All Day: Nerd... Read More
Saturday, June 17
9:50am - 4:00pm
It's back! DPL's Comic Con, now dubbed DPL Fan Con, returns for a second year! Do you like anime? Star Wars? Superheroes? Games? Come to the library!   Schedule: All Day: Open Tabletop Board Games and Craft Tables in the Teen Area All Day: Nerd... Read More
Saturday, June 17
9:50am - 4:00pm
It's back! DPL's Comic Con, now dubbed DPL Fan Con, returns for a second year! Do you like anime? Star Wars? Superheroes? Games? Come to the library!   Schedule: All Day: Open Tabletop Board Games and Craft Tables in the Teen Area All Day: Nerd... Read More
Saturday, June 17
9:50am - 4:00pm
It's back! DPL's Comic Con, now dubbed DPL Fan Con, returns for a second year! Do you like anime? Star Wars? Superheroes? Games? Come to the library!   Schedule: All Day: Open Tabletop Board Games and Craft Tables in the Teen Area All Day: Nerd... Read More
Monday, June 19
9:00am - 9:00pm
The library will be closed today for the holiday.
Tuesday, June 20
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement.... Read More
Tuesday, June 20
11:00am - 11:45am
Let's get "All Together Now" and dance up a storm to kick off Summer Reading 2023!  Wear something white or flourescent bright, and we will all shine under the glow lights!   All ages.  Registration recommended and will open on May 30th.... Read More
Tuesday, June 20
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Let's get "All Together Now" and dance up a storm to kick off Summer Reading 2023!  Wear something white or flourescent bright, and we will all shine under the glow lights!  ... Read More
Tuesday, June 20
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join Teen Art and Writing Club, bi-weekly, to do writing prompts, share stories, illustrations and animations. We'll also finalize and produce our teen magazine, Thinking and Inking. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Tuesday, June 20
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.    
Tuesday, June 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ancestry, FamilySearch and Newspaper archives are wonderful resources for the genealogist, but there are many brilliant digital collections that hold excellent genealogical resources. It’s time to take notice (and pay less!) Join... Read More
Tuesday, June 20
6:30pm - 7:00pm
A shorter, evening version of the Preschool storytime that puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  ... Read More
Wednesday, June 21
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers... Read More
Wednesday, June 21
5:30pm - 8:00pm
One of the biggest movies of all time! Dinosaurs! Action! Jeff Goldblum! Come see it all on our big screen. Rated PG-13 Screening will be held in meeting room B.        
Wednesday, June 21
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, June 22
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement.... Read More
Thursday, June 22
11:30am - 12:30pm
Let's Play Outside!  We will be hosting a day of fun outdoor activities:  Bubbles, Jump ropes, Hula Hoops, Games, Crafts and so much more! Registration required!  Registration opens June 1st

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