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Adult Events

Monday, May 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, May 24
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
Wednesday, May 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 11TH! Steve Hale (Bizarre Birds, Backyard Birds) returns! This presentation was created in response to the questions received from guests of other presentations (see below). Less about the... Read More
Tuesday, May 31
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join professional genealogist, Claire Smith, to explore Irish ancestry. Irish research has a reputation for being challenging. You might have heard that many Irish records were burned, creating gaps in records that appear insurmountable. Don’t give... Read More
Wednesday, June 01
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments... Read More
Thursday, June 02
11:00am - 3:00pm
Reserved for Recording
Monday, June 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
 Interested in current events and issues?Join the Contemporary Issues Book Group! Join us the first Monday of every month.  Meetings will be held via Zoom June's Book: "You're in the Wrong Bathroom!": And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About... Read More
Tuesday, June 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular 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. This group will... Read More
Wednesday, June 08
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, June 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom     Interested in drag? Love Drag Race? Join us for a discussion on drag performance history with Meredith Heller, PhD, of Northern Arizona University. Learn about the history of cross casting in Greece,... Read More
Saturday, June 11
9:00am - 5:00pm
Derry Public Library ComicCon
Monday, June 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's Pride month, so we are looking at groundbreaking filmmakers The Wachowski Sisters and their work from The Matrix to their solo work. This program will be presented via Zoom.
Tuesday, June 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Are you interested in family history but aren’t sure how to begin? Join us for a crash course in genealogy. We’ll discuss research methodology and useful databases to get you started on your quest.        
Tuesday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words” – John Fowles   Do you enjoy poetry and wish you could talk about it with someone? Or, do you wish you understood poetry and what it was trying to say? Then join our... Read More
Wednesday, June 15
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
Wednesday, June 15
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.   Later frosts in the fall, earlier planting times, heavier rain events and longer stretches of drought. Gardeners are on the front line as witnesses to the changes in climate that have been occurring in... Read More
Thursday, June 16
11:00am - 3:00pm
Reserved for Recording
Tuesday, June 21
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 Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, June 22
6:00pm - 8:00pm
We all love summer, but sometimes it is way too hot! Looking for a way to beat the heat , or just see a movie for free? Come to the Derry Library! Screenings will be held in meeting room B. As this is a small space, masks are encouraged.   June's (... Read More
Monday, June 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, June 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  The 1950 Census was released on April 1st, but is currently being indexed. We’ll share skills on how to navigate and search the census using maps and browsing capabilities. We’ll also cross reference other census years to see what each decade has... Read More
Tuesday, June 28
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, July 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular 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. This group will... Read More
Monday, July 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Real life is often an inspiration for film. Which movies get it right? Which movies take liberties? Which movies use "Based on a true story" VERY loosely? This program will be presented via Zoom.
Tuesday, July 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Maps can be a rich resource for genealogical research. Not only do some maps show names of the property owners and help us confirm time and place, but they can also give depth and context to our ancestor’s lives at a local level. Join us for a... Read More
Tuesday, July 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words” – John Fowles   Do you enjoy poetry and wish you could talk about it with someone? Or, do you wish you understood poetry and what it was trying to say? Then join our... Read More
Wednesday, July 13
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, July 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.                  
Monday, July 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, July 19
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 Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More

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