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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 and for curbside pickup. You can 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 10:00 - 7:00 and Thursday-Saturday 10:00 - 4:00.  Computer use, Children's Room, and Grab & Go are 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!

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, July 15, 6:30-7:30 pm --Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Wednesday, August 19, 6:30-7:30 pm - The Tempest by Shakespeare
  • Wednesday, September 16, 6:30-7:30 pm - Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Wednesday, October 21, 6:30-7:30 pm - The Overstory by Richard Powers
 

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!

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, August 12, 6:30-7:30 pm --Newsies
  • Wednesday, September 9, 6:30-7:30 pm - Roshomon
  • Wednesday, October  9, 6:30 - 7:30 pm - 

 


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!

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, August 25, 6:30-7:30 pm - Honeyland
  • Tuesday, September 22, 6:30-7:30 pm - The Dust Bowl- Ken Burns
  • Tuesday, October 27, 6:30-7:30 pm - Jiro Dreams of Sushi 

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!

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, August 4, 6:30-7:30 pm - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  • Tuesday, September 1, 6:30 - 7:30 pm -  1776  by David McCullough
  • Tuesday, October  6, 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Salt by Mark Kurlansky

 

Art in the Park:

Are you an artist? Do you make art ‘just for fun’? Have you been looking for a community that you can share ideas with, talk about art with, and make art with? Then join us!  Bring your supplies, whatever you are working on, and let’s gather for Art in the Park. If you aren’t working on something, no worries, we can use the park for inspiration. Whatever your medium, whatever your style, whatever your level of ability, there are no limits! Just art. 

We will meet next to the library in MacGregor Park at 11 am, weather permitting. Register here!

Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions.

  • Thursday, August 13, 11 am - 12 pm
  • Thursday, September 10, 11 am - 12 pm
  • Thursday, October 8, 11 am - 12 pm


Ukulele Group:

Do you play the ukulele? Or, do you have a ukulele and have always wanted to play it with others?  Come join our ukulele group! We will play very beginner friendly songs and see if we can make some music together. All experience levels welcome! Bring your ukulele (or borrow one from the library), and a lawn chair.

We will meet next to the library in MacGregor Park at 6 pm, weather permitting. Register here!

Please contact Jessica (jessicad@derrypl.org) if you have any questions.

  • Wednesday, August 5, 6 pm - 7 pm
  • Wednesday, September 2, 6 pm - 7 pm
  • Wednesday, October 7, 6 pm - 7 pm