Discussion Groups

The afternoon group:

Meetings are every 2nd Friday of each month at 1:30 pm. We meet downstairs in the Library (Room A). We are always looking for new members and new suggestions for good books to read and discuss. We enjoy reading all kinds of books! All are welcome. Books are available for checkout at the Front Desk.

Upcoming meeting:

The evening group:

Evenings suit you better? Take part in our evening book group! 

Upcoming meetings:

Remember, copies of all book group choices are available for checkout at the Front Desk!


The cookbook group:

Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! There will be a new cookbook for each meeting, which you can pick up at the Front Desk. Choose a recipe to make at home and then bring it in to share with the group. Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!

Meetings are the 1st Friday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (lunch!).

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The film discussion group:

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 Wednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

Upcoming meetings:

  • Wednesday, June 14 – Blue (Part of the three colors trilogy by Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • Wednesday, July 12 – Double Indemnity

Contact Jessica at jessicad@derrypl.org, or call 432-6140 with questions.


The adult coloring group:

Join us to color and feel your stress melt away…

Mondays –  May 1 and 15

6:30 pm

April Showers bring May Flowers, and May Flowers bring color! Come color with us on the following dates: 5/1 and 5/15 6:30-8PM. Books and colored pencils are provided, or you may bring your own supplies.

Contact Liz at lizr@derrypl.org for more info.


NEW! YA Anonymous Book Club

New book group for TEENS and ADULTS who love Young Adult literature!

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words, and worrying about her fragile father.

Tuesday, May 30 from 6:30-7:30 pm in Meeting Room B

Pick up a copy at the Front Desk and join us to talk about this exciting Young Adult book! Contact alyssal@derrypl.org or call 432-6140 for more details.