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Wednesday, June 26
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Wednesday, June 26
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Long-range planning meeting with Board of Trustees.
Wednesday, June 26
6:30pm - 8:15pm
The "Chocolate Doctor" comes to Derry! Do you love chocolate? Who doesn't? Things get sweet as the "chocolate doctor" (aka Northern Essex Community College professor Mike Cross) comes to the Derry Public Library.... Read More
Wednesday, June 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love sci-fi? Want to write stories just like your favorites? Join us for this sci-fi themed fanfiction club. June 26th: Intro to underlined.com July 10th: Storyboard and Scene Writing July 24th: Scene Writing and Share Out August 7th: Skype a Sci... Read More
Thursday, June 27
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Thursday, June 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do it yourself cardboard spaceship, then hop aboard to watch a family friendly sci-fi short film. Enjoy some space theme treats @ the intergalatic drive-in!  Recommended for ages 3 and up with a caregiver.  Registration requred and will open on June... Read More
Thursday, June 27
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This hands on class, led by professional filmmaker and animator, Tim Smyth, will teach the art of visual storytelling. In groups, students will conceive, write, plan, perform in, and film a short movie. Each group will receive one cartridge of... Read More
Thursday, June 27
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.
Thursday, June 27
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly meeting with BOD and members to go over agenda, new/old business, and executive business.
Friday, June 28
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Friday, June 28
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Monday, July 01
9:30am - 8:30pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Monday, July 01
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities. No registration required.
Tuesday, July 02
9:30am - 8:30pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 02
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Tuesday, July 02
1:30pm - 2:30pm
The universe is spinning, so let’s spin too!  We will play some spinning games and make fun spinning creations! Recommended for ages 3 and up with a caregiver.  Registration required and will open on June 11th.
Tuesday, July 02
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come and taste the galaxy with these colorful and sweet treats! June 18th: Planet Pops July 2nd: Galaxy Candy Apples July 16th: Galaxy Bark July 30th: Galaxy Shave Ice  
Tuesday, July 02
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Wednesday, July 03
9:30am - 8:30pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Wednesday, July 03
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Long-range planning meeting with Board of Trustees.
Thursday, July 04
8:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Friday, July 05
9:30am - 5:00pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Friday, July 05
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Friday, July 05
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
Friday, July 05
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Saturday, July 06
9:30am - 5:00pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Monday, July 08
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities. No registration required.
Monday, July 08
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Support group for people with YOPD and their caregivers to meet and discuss various issues.
Tuesday, July 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Tuesday, July 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Put your baby in a safe baby carrier and get ready to dance!  Ms. Eileen will lead an introductory dance class where you can move and grove with your baby! For caregivers with babies.  No siblings allowed due to the nature of the class. ... Read More

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