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Welcome to our Remote Learning page! Here you will find a library of helpful and entertaining videos created by our talented librarians.

The library is now open by appointment Monday - Saturday at 9:30 and 11:30 am.

Open for walk-ins Monday - Saturday from 1:30 - 4:30pm and Monday - Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org, or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30 - 8:00 Monday-Wednesday, and 9:30 - 5:00 Thursday-Saturday.

Curbside Pickup available Monday-Wednesday between 9:30 - 7:00 and Thursday-Saturday 9:30 - 4:30.  Computer use is available by appointment.

Groups and Clubs

Book and Film Group meetings are currently being held virtually. 


Book Group:

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. Register here!

Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm. We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link. Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions.

Please contact the library to inquire about borrowing the book for each meeting.

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Exhalation by Ted Chaing
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2020 - Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2020  - American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

Contemporary Issues Book Group:

Please join us for a respectful online book discussion. We read mostly nonfiction and choose from a variety of books focusing on contemporary issues. Some of the titles we've read so far are Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, and I Can't Breathe by Matt Taibbi.

Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. Register here!

Meetings are usually held on Mondays at 6:00pm. The Zoom link will be sent to the registered participants prior to the event. Please contact Natasha (natashab@derrypl.org) if you have any questions.

Please contact the library to inquire about borrowing the book for each meeting.

  • Monday, October 26, 2020 - Give us the Ballot by Ari Berman
  • Monday, November 23, 2020 - This Land is Our Land by Seketu Mehta
  • Monday, December 21, 2020 - The Ungrateful Refugee by Dina Neyeri


Documentary Film Group:

Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you! 

Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. Register here!

Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm. We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link. Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions. 

Please contact the library to inquire about borrowing the movie for each meeting.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - The Dust Bowl- Ken Burns
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Jiro Dreams of Sushi 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - For Sama
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - Kedi
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2020 - Central Park 5
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2020 - Jane


History Book Group:
 
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!
 
Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. Register here!

Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm. We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link. Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions. 

Please contact the library to inquire about borrowing the book for each meeting. 

  • Tuesday, October 6, 2020  - Salt by Mark Kurlansky
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020  -  Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
  • Tuesday, January 5, 2020 - American Prisons by Shane Bauer
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2020 - The Witches by Stacy Schiff

IFC Film Group:

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. Register here!

Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm. We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link. Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions.

Please contact the library to inquire about borrowing the movie for each meeting.

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Just Mercy
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - The Band's Visit (rescheduled to Tuesday, the 10th)
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - Rear Window
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2020 - Roma
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2020 - Her