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The library is now open by appointment Monday - Saturday at 9:30.
Open for walk-ins Monday - Saturday from 11:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 4:30pm, as well as 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.

Adult Events

Tuesday, March 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom. We will... Read More
Monday, March 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month. This month, in honor of Women's History Month, we are covering women filmmakers, from the birth of cinema to now!
Tuesday, March 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  What kind of records do churches hold? What clues can a genealogist hope to find at the church? Are records accessible and open to the public or available on a case-by-case basis?  Join us to find out how church records can be useful to your... Read More
Wednesday, March 10
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, March 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Program will be hosted in part by the Alzheimer's Association Learn how to have productive and successful conversations with your loved one, family and others about some of the most challenging topics when... Read More
Tuesday, March 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Tuesday, March 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, March 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  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 via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Tuesday, March 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  March is Women’s History Month! Let’s put our genealogical skills to the test as we search for Elsie Gaskin, Derry Public Library’s first female (dare I say, “favorite?”) librarian. Elsie took over as librarian after her father, the Reverend... Read More
Tuesday, March 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  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... Read More
Tuesday, March 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Spring is finially here!  Let's get together and work on a lovely project to get ready for the gardening season.  This month we will be decorating terra cotta pot with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions... Read More
Wednesday, March 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Program will be held via Zoom
Monday, March 29
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Tuesday, April 06
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  While forensic genealogy is often referred to in terms of the use of genetics and DNA it is quite a bit broader. In fact, forensic genealogy covers everything from document analysis to photo identification, to missing heir research, military... Read More
Tuesday, April 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom. We will... Read More
Wednesday, April 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Program       Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald honeymooned for five months in the summer of 1920 in a modest gray house in Westport, Connecticut. It was an experience that had a more profound impact on both of their collective works than any other... Read More
Monday, April 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
SHOCKING! LURID! Educational? This month, Liz's film series covers one of Liz's cinematic loves: Exploitation films! We'll go over what it is, what it isn't and how this style has evolved throughout cinema history. Get ready to be shocked! This... Read More
Wednesday, April 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, April 14
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Zoom Program     Burn Boston Burn-The Largest Arson Case in the History of the Country... Read More
Tuesday, April 20
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Tuesday, April 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Family search is a massive (free) genealogical website which can greatly benefit researchers—if you know where to look. Are you using FamilySearch effectively enough to find what you need? Join us as we deep dive into this database and master the... Read More
Tuesday, April 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Richard Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, April 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  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 via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Monday, April 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy  
Tuesday, April 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  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... Read More
Tuesday, May 04
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Join local panelists from the Derry Library and Derry Heritage Commission as we dig into some local History and Mysteries! From missing time capsules to missing bones, who knows what we’ll run into next? Featuring TJ Cullinane(Derry Heritage... Read More
Tuesday, May 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom. We will... Read More
Wednesday, May 05
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom ProgramWhat are your items worth?
Monday, May 10
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 Everyone has heard of disaster movies. But not everyone has heard of movies that were disasters. This month, Liz talks about movies that sunk studios, ruined ratings, curbed careers, and in some cases, resulted in actual loss of life.And yes,... Read More
Wednesday, May 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More

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