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Adult Events

Wednesday, February 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Wednesday, February 26
6:30pm - 8:05pm
Dan Szczesny returns to Derry with the new documentary "... Read More
Wednesday, March 04
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Bessie's Story - Watching the Lights Go Out is an inspiring story about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. The author leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old... Read More
Thursday, March 05
9:00am - 11:00am
Room Reserved.
Thursday, March 05
10:45am - 5:00pm
Room Reserved.
Thursday, March 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's almost Spring, but not quite yet.  Come make an adorable cozy for all of your hot drinks.  Registration is required.
Friday, March 06
11:00am - 5:00pm
Room Reserved.
Friday, March 06
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Saturday, March 07
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  Derry Garden Club members present a live demonstration on how to create a flower arrangement using a book as the inspiration.   The floral designers (Lady Bugs) from the Derry Garden club will be demonstrating the art and techniques used to create... Read More
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 ... Read More
Saturday, March 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Wednesday, March 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Thursday, March 19
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Musician jeff Snow returns
Wednesday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  Derry Public Library will present author Christine Halvorson of Peterborough, for “Spinning Gold: Shaping Your Family Research into Compelling Stories,” a free event open to the public.   Halvorson hopes the lecture and workshop will inspire... Read More
Thursday, April 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Friday, April 03
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Saturday, April 04
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, April 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 ... Read More
Wednesday, April 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 ... Read More
Saturday, April 11
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!
Saturday, April 11
10:00am - 4:00am
Derry Author Fest is a day of writing workshops, panels and networking for aspiring authors, dreamers and dabblers alike. We bring in reputable authors to teach in areas of their expertise. As an attendee, you can stay all day, half day, or just... Read More
Wednesday, April 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  World travel with baby adventurers: When Travel Writer Dan Szczesny's daughter was nine months old, his family went on a pilgrimage to Northern India so she could meet her Great Grandmother. Along the way, they traveled by North... Read More
Wednesday, April 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Wednesday, April 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Russ Cohen comes to Derry to talk about foraging and what you can eat in your own backyard! Derry and adjacent communities is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated... Read More
Friday, May 01
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Saturday, May 02
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. No registration required.
Wednesday, May 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Chemin de St. Jacques is an amazingly beautiful walking route cherished by the French and traveled by pilgrims for nearly 1000 years.  The journey through lush woodlands, flower-laden fields, volcanic formation, and ancient villages and towns... Read More
Thursday, May 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Saturday, May 09
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room. Bargains galore!

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