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Family Events

Friday, November 22
11:15am - 12:00pm
Calling all young families! Join Miss Holly of Let's Play Music & Make Art of Derry, when she leads a Family Time Wiggle & Grow Kindermsuik class at the Derry Public Library for ages 0-5. Your children will love moving to the music, singing... Read More
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, 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!
Monday, December 16
10:00am - 10:45am
Join us, when Let's Play Music & Make Art of Derry brings their Music for Little Mozarts Program to the Derry Public Library! Your 4, 5 & 6 year olds will get a chance to explore musical concepts with hands-on instrument discovery in a fun... Read More
Wednesday, December 18
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tickle the ivories!  Join us for a fun and informative workshop on piano basics.  This hands-on interactive workshop is provided free of charge by Let's Play Music!
Friday, December 20
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join the Upper Room, a family resource center, and CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children ages 0-6.  Join us for an hour of fun, literacy, parenting tips, crafts, and snacks.  This month we will have Cookies and... Read More
Tuesday, December 31
11:30am - 12:15pm
Tuesday, December 31st at 11:30 am! The end of the year is upon us, but don't worry, our Holidy tradition is back!!! Don't stay up until midnight...Ring in the New Year at the library at NOON! We'll have a dance party and count down to noon--then... Read More
Wednesday, January 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele?  This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play!  Bring your own, or play one of several we will have on hand.  This workshop is provided free of charge by Let's Play Music.  We... 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
Wednesday, February 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a fun and informative hands-on workshop where you will learn about some of the many musical styles that feature guitar.  This workshop is provided free of charge by Let's Play Music, and sure to be a lot of fun!  All ages.  No... 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.  
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