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What's Happening


Storytimes Will Begin Again on June 20th!

Registration is required for all storytimes.

Please see calendar to register and for more information.

Preschool Storytime: 

Mon.-- 10:00 am

Second Session at 11:15!

For ages 3-5 years 

Step Into Music

Tue.--10:00 am

For ages 3-5 years


Infant Storytime:  

Wed.--10:00 am

For ages 0-12 months

Mother Goose on the Loose: 

Thurs.--10:00 am

For ages 12-36 months


Family Storytime:

Fri.--10:00 am

 All ages

CONNECT With the Upper Room: 

Fri.-- 11:00 am

For ages 0-6 years

Third Friday of the Month!

Fun in the Children's Room!

Fun things are happening at the Derry Public Library!  Check our calendar for more information.

Afterschool Clubs:

Watch our calendar for fun afterschool activities, including Minecraft Mondays and crafty clubs!

Other Activities:

 Keep an eye out for other great events, like CONNECT with the Upper Room, School Vacation Week activities, and fun, seasonal events!


Here in the Children's Room, we strive to create a space that is inviting and fun for children and families.  Please drop in not only to find your new favorite book, movie, or video game, but to engage in great activities and to play with family, friends, and other members of your community!  Your Children's Librarians are always here to help, so let us know how we can be of service to you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Questions, comments, and suggestions are always welcome.  Please reach out to Ray Fontaine at rayf@derrypl.org.  


Read 1,000 Books!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide early literacy initiative that encourages families to read to their young children and to use the resources available to them at their public libraries.  Additionally, the program encourages family bonding through reading.  

Ask about it today in the Children's Room!

Upcoming Events

06/13 - 10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers...
06/16 - 11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect...
06/17 - 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?...
06/20 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for children ages 3-5 years old...

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