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Thursday July 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers, using music, fingerplays, props and movement. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Disney Princess Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hear Ye, Hear Ye all fair princesses in the land of Derry!  Her majesty, Queen Kathy, requests the pleasure of your royal company at a special event. Learn to be a princess with games, crafts and a photo opportunity. Costumes encouraged!  Princesses ages 4-9. Registration is required

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
ent_film-reel 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Steampunk Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Do you like Steampunk? Victorian/Edwardian stylings? Mad scientists? Clocks, gears, odd looking inventions? Try your hand at creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and something of your own invention. 

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday July 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn.

Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Hood Park Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy the outdoors at Hood Park storytime! Join us for books, stories, songs, and activities from July 1-August 5. All ages. Co-sponsored by Taylor Library.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Magician Scott Jameson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Go on a magical journey and travel through time with our amazing professional magician Scott Jameson. Witness incredible feats of magic, juggling and science. Fun for the whole family! All ages with caregiver. No registration required.

 
school_chemistry2 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Mad Scientist Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Come have fun with messy science projects. We’ll test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. 

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A 20-30 minute lapsit storytime for infants birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language to share with your babies as they sit in your lap. No registration required. With Miss Kathy.

 
trans_plane1 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Flying Tigers RC Plane Demo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Join us at the Flying Tigers B-Street Lot to watch an RC plane demonstration, chat with young aerobatics flyers, Tyler and Steven McCormack, and give it a try with a co-pilot..

Preview Tyler and Steven's aerobatics skills here!

Registration Required. Please Note: This event is off site at the Flying Tigers B-Street Lot in Derry. Before you register, please be sure to check that a parent can attend with you for transportation to and from the event.

Ages 12-18

 

 

    Location: B-Street Lot, Derry
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Steve Blunt: Children's Musician Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for this special evening of children’s music in MacGregor Park for songs that make you Fizz! Boom! and Read! This event is sponsored by the Taylor Library, Parks and Recreation and the Derry Public Library. All ages with caregiver. No registration is required.

Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers, using music, fingerplays, props and movement. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM All the Colors of the Parachute Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about the colors of the spectrum with music and parachute games. Share stories and make exploding chalk art on the sidewalk! Ages 4-11 with caregiver. With Miss Kathy L. No registration required.

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Monday August 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn.

 
nat_tree 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Becoming Wolf: The Eastern Coyote in New England Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eric Stern   603-432-6140   erics@derrypl.org
   

Adult Summer Reading Program: "Literary Elements" -- the Theme is Science!

Chris Schadler, the Representative for Project Coyote in NH and VT, will discuss the fascinating ecology and surprising behavior of the eastern coyote.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Hood Park Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy the outdoors at Hood Park storytime! Join us for books, stories, songs, and activities from July 1-August 5. All ages. Co-sponsored by Taylor Library.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Meet Mary Poppins! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Miss Mary Poppins has flown all the way from London by umbrella to share her wit, wisdom, and magic with the children of Derry. Don’t miss theatrical performer Linda Peck, as everyone’s favorite singing nanny with a carpet bag chock full of surprises! All ages with caregiver. No registration required.

 
food_ice cream cone 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Cooking Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Join us as we experiment with sweet treats: homemade caramels, glowing jello, rock candy, instant sorbet.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
   
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A 20-30 minute lapsit storytime for infants birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language to share with your babies as they sit in your lap. No registration required. With Miss Kathy.

 
lib_bookshelf 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Scribes-Writers Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Do you like to write? Do you like to listen to stories? Would you like to learn about story craft and story elements, or just have fun using your imagination?  Between writing prompts, workshops and group story telling, this club is full of imagination. Come ready to read, or just stop in to relax and listen. 


Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

    Location: Teen Section
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers, using music, fingerplays, props and movement. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM The Miniature World of the Borrowers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Imagine a world where pennies make perfect dinner plates, spools of thread become tables and matchboxes become dressers!  Such is the world of the Borrowers, a family of miniature people living under the floorboards of an old house who “borrow” from the humans upstairs.  Create your own version of their miniature home. Ages 6-11 with caregiver. Registration is required. With Miss Kathy.

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
ent_film-reel 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Steampunk Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Do you like Steampunk? Victorian/Edwardian stylings? Mad scientists? Clocks, gears, odd looking inventions? Try your hand at creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and something of your own invention. 

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
lib_book_sale 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer Book Sale dates: Tuesday, July 15 from 6-8 pm Thursday, August 7 from 6-8 pm Proceeds support cultural events, museum passes, and library wishlists. Paperbacks are $.50; Hardbacks are $1.00 Visit the sale and support your local libraries!

Friday August 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_thread 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Library Scavenger Hunt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Are you good at solving riddles and finding clues? Join us for a scavenger hunt and a chance to win two tickets to Canobie Lake Park!

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

 

    Location: Teen Section
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Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn.

 
trans_space_shuttle 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Local History Series: Alan Shepard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sherry Bailey, Adult Services/Reference Librarian   432-6140   sherryb@derrypl.org
   

Adult Summer Reading Program: "Literary Elements" -- the Theme is Science!

(and) Second Monday of the Month Local History Program Series

Karen Blandford-Anderson from the Derry Heritage Commission, and Director of the Derry Museum of History, brings her research skills and knowledge of Derry history to us with a program on a "scientist: from Derry: everyone's favorite astronaut, Alan Shepard!

Registration is not required.

    Location: Meeting Room
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Pete the Cat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meet Pete the groovy blue cat.  No matter where he goes he is always cool.  Whether Pete is rockin’ his school shoes or groovin’ on his buttons, it is all good.  Let’s listen to and read some of Pete’s favorite adventures, play a rousing game of Pin the Shoe on Pete, and create a Pete the Cat paper bag puppet.  Ages 4 and up. With Miss Kathy L. No registration required.

 
school_chemistry2 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Mad Scientist Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Come have fun with messy science projects. We’ll test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. 

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A 20-30 minute lapsit storytime for infants birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language to share with your babies as they sit in your lap. No registration required. With Miss Kathy.

Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers, using music, fingerplays, props and movement. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's End of the Summer Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an afternoon of special events, ice cream and crafts to close out the summer. No registration, children ages birth-11.

          1:30-Confetti the Clown: Magic and Balloon Show

          2:30-Ice Cream

          3:00-Crafts/Chalk and Bubbles

 
misc_smiley 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen-End of Summer Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erin Robinson   603-432-6140   erinr@derrypl.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for a pizza party, prize giveaways, and a special surprise. Don’t forget to bring your reading log!

Ages 12-18

No Registration Required

    Location: Meeting Room
Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM One Hundred Book/50 Hour Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

When you read one hundred books or fifty hours, you’ll receive a VIP invitation to this special party for extra motivated summer readers. Enjoy games, activities, and best of all: FREE books!

Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_red 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Derry Library Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica   603-432-6140   jessicad@derrypl.org
   

Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others thought of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our new evening book group!  Our next meeting will be Wednesday, August 20th and we will meet from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The book will be:The World to Come by Dara Horn and will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

    Location: Meeting Room
Wednesday September 10, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM The Importance of Stories and Memoirs in Our Lives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sherry Bailey, Adult Services/Reference Librarian   603-432-6140   sherryb@derrypl.org
   

Come hear Thatcher Freund speak on the topic of stories as oral history and memoirs as stories that are of ongoing importance in recording the history of our towns and our culture.

http://thatcherfreund.com/public-speaking.html

Registration is not required.

    Location: Meeting Room
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_usflag 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in NH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sherry Bailey, Adult Services/Reference Librarian   603-432-6140   sherryb@derrypl.org
   

Tentative: 

Rebecca Rule, noted New England Humorist and storyteller, is back with her program, "Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire".

 

Drawing on research from her book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, Rebecca Rule regales audiences with stories of the rituals, traditions and history of town meeting, including the perennial characters , the literature, the humor, and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution.

    Location: Meeting Room
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