Derry Public Library

64 E Broadway, Derry NH 03038 603.432.6140


  

Hours: Mon-Thu 9:30am-8:30 pm, Fri & Sat 9:30am-5:00pm. 

 

Wednesday February 21, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Homeschool Hangout
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Derry Library Evening Book Group

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:  Jessica  603-432-1640  jessicad@derrypl.org

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:
  Jessica
  603.432.1640
  jessicad@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Out of the Shadows: The long history of African Americans in New Hampshire
CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Teen Writers Group

Gather around the teen table this winter to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Gather around the teen table this winter to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday February 22, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Games, Puzzles, and Projects Drop-IN

Come hang out, grab a hot chocolate and choose from projects (friendship bracelets and beading,) tabletop games (Betrayal at House on the Hill, Pandemic and Carcassone) and an assortment of puzzles. Ages 10-18

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Come hang out, grab a hot chocolate and choose from projects (friendship bracelets and beading,) tabletop games (Betrayal at House on the Hill, Pandemic and Carcassone) and an assortment of puzzles. Ages 10-18

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Friday February 23, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Saturday February 24, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Take it Apart!

Are you curious? Handy with tools? Do you like seeing how things work, or just taking things apart? Join us for our take-apart program! All ages are invited to take apart old appliances, tech, even computers. Tools and goggles will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

Are you curious? Handy with tools? Do you like seeing how things work, or just taking things apart? Join us for our take-apart program! All ages are invited to take apart old appliances, tech, even computers. Tools and goggles will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Monday February 26, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Celebrate Polar Bears!

Celebrate Polar Bears!

Kick off vacation week with polar bear stories, songs, craft, and an ice cold Sno-cone snack!

All Ages.

Registration required and opens on Feb. 5th.

 

CONTACT:  Raymond Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
There are 8 spaces available.

Celebrate Polar Bears!

Kick off vacation week with polar bear stories, songs, craft, and an ice cold Sno-cone snack!

All Ages.

Registration required and opens on Feb. 5th.

 

CONTACT:
  Raymond Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 16th. 

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 16th. 

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 16th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 16th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Game Night
CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

Tuesday February 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Playdough Fun!

Playdough Fun!

Come create some cool playdough sculptures--let your inner artist shine!

All ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Raymond Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Playdough Fun!

Come create some cool playdough sculptures--let your inner artist shine!

All ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Raymond Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cupcake Wars!

Cupcake Wars!

Always a favorite!  Get ready for some epic cupcake decorating with an animal theme!  Winner takes home a grand prize!

Ages 10+

Registration required and opens on February 5th.

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson    erinr@derrypl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Cupcake Wars!

Always a favorite!  Get ready for some epic cupcake decorating with an animal theme!  Winner takes home a grand prize!

Ages 10+

Registration required and opens on February 5th.

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  
  erinr@derrypl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday February 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Puppet Show!

Annual Puppet Show!

We are back at it!  This year there will be two great stories for your enjoyment:  The Squeaky Door by Margaret Read MacDonald and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems.

All ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Raymond Fontaine  6034326140  rayf@derrypl.org

Annual Puppet Show!

We are back at it!  This year there will be two great stories for your enjoyment:  The Squeaky Door by Margaret Read MacDonald and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems.

All ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Raymond Fontaine
  6034326140
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Organizing and Downsizing-It's Really Not That Bad!

Rescheduled from 2/7, due to snow.

 

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

Rescheduled from 2/7, due to snow.

 

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Thursday March 1, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Teddybear Dance Party and Sleepover!

Teddybear Dance Party and Sleepover!

Bring your favorite teddybear to shake and move with us--then the bears will sleepover for some library fun!  (Bears can be picked up beginning on Friday, March 2nd).

All ages.

Registration required and opens on February 5th.

CONTACT:  Raymond Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
There are 11 spaces available.

Teddybear Dance Party and Sleepover!

Bring your favorite teddybear to shake and move with us--then the bears will sleepover for some library fun!  (Bears can be picked up beginning on Friday, March 2nd).

All ages.

Registration required and opens on February 5th.

CONTACT:
  Raymond Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Craft Club!

Crafting's not just for kids! Adults (and teens!) are invited to explore their creative side with these fun DIY nights. Tell your friends to join you! Each month we'll make something different, but if you want to bring your own projects, we think that's great, too. Registration is required, one person per registration form. See you on the first Thursday of each month!

Note: There has been a change to our schedule. March's project is now Paper flower wreaths! We'll provide all the materials you will need to create fun spring wreaths.

 

CONTACT:  Courtney Wason  432-6140  courtneyw@derrypl.org
There are 6 spaces available.

Crafting's not just for kids! Adults (and teens!) are invited to explore their creative side with these fun DIY nights. Tell your friends to join you! Each month we'll make something different, but if you want to bring your own projects, we think that's great, too. Registration is required, one person per registration form. See you on the first Thursday of each month!

Note: There has been a change to our schedule. March's project is now Paper flower wreaths! We'll provide all the materials you will need to create fun spring wreaths.

 

CONTACT:
  Courtney Wason
  432.6140
  courtneyw@derrypl.org

There are 6 spaces available.

Friday March 2, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cookbook Book Group

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! Cookbooks will be available to borrow at the front desk. 

Contact Jessica @ jessicad@derrypl.org or call 603-432-6140

CONTACT:  Jessica  603-432-6140  jessicad@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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! Cookbooks will be available to borrow at the front desk. 

Contact Jessica @ jessicad@derrypl.org or call 603-432-6140

CONTACT:
  Jessica
  603.432.6140
  jessicad@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday March 5, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
There are 7 spaces available.

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
There are 7 spaces available.

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Angels of Hope

Provide support and hope, gather info and share challenges for people who have brain tumors.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Provide support and hope, gather info and share challenges for people who have brain tumors.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Gathering Nights

Color, draw, do a puzzle, and relax!

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Color, draw, do a puzzle, and relax!

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
YOPD Support Group

Provide opportunities for people affected with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers to connect for support, discussion and comaraderie.

CONTACT:  Diane Cole    donaco6@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Provide opportunities for people affected with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers to connect for support, discussion and comaraderie.

CONTACT:
  Diane Cole
  
  donaco6@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Tuesday March 6, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CASA of NH

Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.

CONTACT:  Angela Delyani  603-626-4600 x2117  adelyani@casanh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.

CONTACT:
  Angela Delyani
  603.626.4600  x2117
  adelyani@casanh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Survival 101

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

March 6th: Trail Grub

Ages 12-18

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

March 6th: Trail Grub

Ages 12-18

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday March 7, 2018
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Parent Outreach Group

Networking with and providing resources and emotional support for local families of children who have special needs

CONTACT:  Marla Soucy    marlasoucy@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Networking with and providing resources and emotional support for local families of children who have special needs

CONTACT:
  Marla Soucy
  
  marlasoucy@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Poultry Seminar - Blue Seals
CONTACT:  Nancy Francis  603-432-9546  
 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Writers Group

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday March 8, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8-11 Homeschool Club: Time To Spring Forward

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org
There are 9 spaces available.

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8-11 Club: Time To Spring Forward
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org
There are 5 spaces available.
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Greater Derry Creative Women Writers Group

Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.

CONTACT:  Amanda Marasca    Amanda.Marasca@philips.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.

CONTACT:
  Amanda Marasca
  
  Amanda.Marasca@philips.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Friday March 9, 2018
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Book Sale!

The Friends of the Derry Public Libraries hold their monthly book sale. Find all kinds of great books at bargain prices!

The Friends of the Derry Public Libraries hold their monthly book sale. Find all kinds of great books at bargain prices!

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Afternoon Book Group

Gather and discuss books as a group.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Gather and discuss books as a group.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Saturday March 10, 2018
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Book Sale!

Visit our monthly library book sale! Great bargains on almost-new or slightly-used books from all genres. Prices range from $.25 for paperbacks to $1.00 for hardcovers.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Derry Public Libraries who generously sponsor museum pass discounts for Taylor and Derry Public Libraries. 

Visit our monthly library book sale! Great bargains on almost-new or slightly-used books from all genres. Prices range from $.25 for paperbacks to $1.00 for hardcovers.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Derry Public Libraries who generously sponsor museum pass discounts for Taylor and Derry Public Libraries. 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ukulele Workshop!
Ukulele Workshop!

Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele? This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play, making it a popular choice for all ages! You will come away from this hands-on, 45 minute workshop knowing basic chord forms and everything you need to know to play some simple two to three chord songs. Dazzle your friends, family and yourself with your new found musical talent. If you already have a ukulele, feel free to bring it.  If not, we’ll have several on hand for you to try.

This workshop is provided free of charge by Let’s Play Music as part of their outreach initiative to build music appreciation and literacy in the community.  Let’s Play Music offers a full array of programming including private lessons, rock bands, choral groups and community performances in Derry, Manchester, Hooksett and Salem NH.  For more info visit letsplaymusic.com.

Your presenter will be Let’s Play Music’s guitar department chair, Daniel Saunders.  Daniel is a published musician and former professor at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA. 

No registration required.  See you there!

CONTACT:  Raymond Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
Ukulele Workshop!

Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele? This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play, making it a popular choice for all ages! You will come away from this hands-on, 45 minute workshop knowing basic chord forms and everything you need to know to play some simple two to three chord songs. Dazzle your friends, family and yourself with your new found musical talent. If you already have a ukulele, feel free to bring it.  If not, we’ll have several on hand for you to try.

This workshop is provided free of charge by Let’s Play Music as part of their outreach initiative to build music appreciation and literacy in the community.  Let’s Play Music offers a full array of programming including private lessons, rock bands, choral groups and community performances in Derry, Manchester, Hooksett and Salem NH.  For more info visit letsplaymusic.com.

Your presenter will be Let’s Play Music’s guitar department chair, Daniel Saunders.  Daniel is a published musician and former professor at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA. 

No registration required.  See you there!

CONTACT:
  Raymond Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hamiltunes

Love 'Hamilton'? Think you can hit a verse like Lin Manuel Miranda? Join us for a karaoke spectacular!

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org

Love 'Hamilton'? Think you can hit a verse like Lin Manuel Miranda? Join us for a karaoke spectacular!

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

Monday March 12, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
TED at the Library

Join us for the evening as we watch TED Talks! Enjoy excellent speakers from many different subject areas, including science, technology, education, and the arts. Afterwards, we'll discuss what we've seen. Bring a friend and enjoy building a community of thinkers!

March topic: Grief and Beyond

Registration NOT required. 

Join us for the evening as we watch TED Talks! Enjoy excellent speakers from many different subject areas, including science, technology, education, and the arts. Afterwards, we'll discuss what we've seen. Bring a friend and enjoy building a community of thinkers!

March topic: Grief and Beyond

Registration NOT required. 

Tuesday March 13, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5-7 Fun Club: Seussical Sensations

Spring has sprung and we want you to come!  To celebrate Dr. Suess and his birth, we are creating a tree from the Earth!  Just think how happy you'll be going home with your own "life-sized" Truffula Tree!!

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, February 20th.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org
There are 9 spaces available.

Spring has sprung and we want you to come!  To celebrate Dr. Suess and his birth, we are creating a tree from the Earth!  Just think how happy you'll be going home with your own "life-sized" Truffula Tree!!

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, February 20th.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Geneaology Roundtable

To Share genealogy research tips and the latest genealogy news.

CONTACT:  Janet Bhagat    r.j.bhagat@juno.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

To Share genealogy research tips and the latest genealogy news.

CONTACT:
  Janet Bhagat
  
  r.j.bhagat@juno.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Wednesday March 14, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Film Discussion Group

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 2ndWednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

CONTACT:  Jessica Drouin  603-432-6140  jessicad@derrypl.org

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 2ndWednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

CONTACT:
  Jessica Drouin
  603.432.6140
  jessicad@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Celtic Songs, Stories, and History

Presented by Jeff Snow

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

Presented by Jeff Snow

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Thursday March 15, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
anim_flyingbird
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8-11 Homeschool Club: Time To Spring Forward

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

 
anim_flyingbird
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8-11 Club: Time To Spring Forward
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

Friday March 16, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Saturday March 17, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyla Brook Poets

Monthly meeting of the Hyla Brook Poets

CONTACT:  Bob Crawford    bobik9@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monthly meeting of the Hyla Brook Poets

CONTACT:
  Bob Crawford
  
  bobik9@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Irish Music Concert with Deanna Butler

Musician Deanna Bulter returns to Derry (and from a recent trip to Ireland!) to perform a special St. Patty's Day concert!

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
There are many spaces available.

Musician Deanna Bulter returns to Derry (and from a recent trip to Ireland!) to perform a special St. Patty's Day concert!

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

There are many spaces available.

Monday March 19, 2018
misc_kidsreading
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th. 

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Tuesday March 20, 2018
ent_guitar01
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Survival 101

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

March 20th: Tool Making Basics

Ages 12-18

 

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

March 20th: Tool Making Basics

Ages 12-18

 

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
lib_teddybear_reading
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday March 21, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Homeschool Hangout
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Derry Library Evening Book Group

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:  Jessica  603-432-1640  jessicad@derrypl.org

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:
  Jessica
  603.432.1640
  jessicad@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Writers Group

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday March 22, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
anim_flyingbird
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8-11 Homeschool Club: Time To Spring Forward

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org

Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11:00am.

Recommended for ages 8-11 and a caregiver.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

 

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

 
anim_flyingbird
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8-11 Club: Time To Spring Forward
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org
Create projects that celebrate Spring!  Bright, colorful art projects and popsicle bird houses are on the agenda this month!

This is a three week program that will meet on Thursday, March 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 4:00pm.

Ages 8-11.

Registration required and will open on Thursday, February 15th.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org

Friday March 23, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Saturday March 24, 2018
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Roving Beaders

Classes offered to learn jewelry techniques focused on beadwork.  There will be a fee for materials and supplies.

CONTACT:  Donna Cavalieri    info@therovingbeaders.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Classes offered to learn jewelry techniques focused on beadwork.  There will be a fee for materials and supplies.

CONTACT:
  Donna Cavalieri
  
  info@therovingbeaders.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday March 26, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Game Night

Join us for a night of fun and games for all ages!

Join us for a night of fun and games for all ages!

Tuesday March 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5-7 Fun Club: More Seussical Sensations!

Hooray!  Hooray!  The day has finally come!  Please join us for more Dr. Seuss fun!  We will learn some things about the author and his favorite cat.  Then everyone will make a very special red and white top hat!  Could anything in the world be better than that?

Ages 5-7 with a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, March 6th.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

Hooray!  Hooray!  The day has finally come!  Please join us for more Dr. Seuss fun!  We will learn some things about the author and his favorite cat.  Then everyone will make a very special red and white top hat!  Could anything in the world be better than that?

Ages 5-7 with a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, March 6th.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org


 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday March 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Talk: Benjamin Ludwig

Join us for a night with new Hampshire resident and Ginny Moon author Benjamin Ludwig- bring your books and your questions!

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

Join us for a night with new Hampshire resident and Ginny Moon author Benjamin Ludwig- bring your books and your questions!

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Thursday March 29, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Energy Medicine Educational Presentation

Education for the community on he benefits of Energy Medicine and how it differs from Conventional Healthcare.  Question and answer period to follow presentation.

CONTACT:  Elzabeth Gillis    regainhealthNH@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

Education for the community on he benefits of Energy Medicine and how it differs from Conventional Healthcare.  Question and answer period to follow presentation.

CONTACT:
  Elzabeth Gillis
  
  regainhealthNH@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

Friday March 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Monday April 2, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org


 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org


 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Angels of Hope

Provide support and hope, gather info and share challenges for people who have brain tumors.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Provide support and hope, gather info and share challenges for people who have brain tumors.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
YOPD Support Group

Provide opportunities for people affected with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers to connect for support, discussion and comaraderie.

CONTACT:  Diane Cole    donaco6@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Provide opportunities for people affected with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers to connect for support, discussion and comaraderie.

CONTACT:
  Diane Cole
  
  donaco6@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Tuesday April 3, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CASA of NH

Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.

CONTACT:  Angela Delyani  603-626-4600 x2117  adelyani@casanh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.

CONTACT:
  Angela Delyani
  603.626.4600  x2117
  adelyani@casanh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5-7 Fun Club: Ugggly Bugs!

Ugggly Bugs!

Join us for an ugly bug story and painting project.

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on March 13th.

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org

Ugggly Bugs!

Join us for an ugly bug story and painting project.

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on March 13th.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org


 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday April 4, 2018
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Parent Outreach Group

Networking with and providing resources and emotional support for local families of children who have special needs

CONTACT:  Marla Soucy    marlasoucy@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Networking with and providing resources and emotional support for local families of children who have special needs

CONTACT:
  Marla Soucy
  
  marlasoucy@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Writers Group

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Container Gardening

 This presentation will discuss: (1) the benefits and drawbacks of container gardening, (2) the  different  types  of  containers, (3) how  to  select  the  proper  size  and  type  of  container  for  various plants, (4) the proper way to assemble and maintain a container garden, and (5) how to troubleshoot common problems.

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

 This presentation will discuss: (1) the benefits and drawbacks of container gardening, (2) the  different  types  of  containers, (3) how  to  select  the  proper  size  and  type  of  container  for  various plants, (4) the proper way to assemble and maintain a container garden, and (5) how to troubleshoot common problems.

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Thursday April 5, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Craft Club!

Crafting's not just for kids! Adults (and teens!) are invited to explore their creative side with these fun DIY nights. Tell your friends to join you! Each month we'll make something different, but if you want to bring your own projects, we think that's great, too. Registration is required, one person per registration form. See you on the first Thursday of each month!

April's project: String art

Create interesting shapes with this sophisticated version of connect-the-dots!

CONTACT:  Courtney Wason  432-6140  courtneyw@derrypl.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Crafting's not just for kids! Adults (and teens!) are invited to explore their creative side with these fun DIY nights. Tell your friends to join you! Each month we'll make something different, but if you want to bring your own projects, we think that's great, too. Registration is required, one person per registration form. See you on the first Thursday of each month!

April's project: String art

Create interesting shapes with this sophisticated version of connect-the-dots!

CONTACT:
  Courtney Wason
  432.6140
  courtneyw@derrypl.org

There are 14 spaces available.

Friday April 6, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cookbook Book Group

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! Cookbooks will be available to borrow at the front desk. 

Contact Jessica @ jessicad@derrypl.org or call 603-432-6140

CONTACT:  Jessica  603-432-6140  jessicad@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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! Cookbooks will be available to borrow at the front desk. 

Contact Jessica @ jessicad@derrypl.org or call 603-432-6140

CONTACT:
  Jessica
  603.432.6140
  jessicad@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Saturday April 7, 2018
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9:50 AM - 4:00 PM
Derry Author Fest: The Trials and Triumphs of Publishing

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 drop in for a session. Book sales and signings are interspersed in between our workshops so you will have time to buy books, support a local indie and  get some face time with our teachers.

This year's program is the Trials and Triumphs of Publishing. For a full list of speakers and a schedule of events, click here:

https://derryauthorfest.wordpress.com/

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are 97 spaces available.

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 drop in for a session. Book sales and signings are interspersed in between our workshops so you will have time to buy books, support a local indie and  get some face time with our teachers.

This year's program is the Trials and Triumphs of Publishing. For a full list of speakers and a schedule of events, click here:

https://derryauthorfest.wordpress.com/

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are 97 spaces available.

Monday April 9, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Inside Citizen Sleuthing

Ever wonder how everyday citizenshelp solve crimes? Claudette Gammon of the Doe Network takes you inside the world and tasks of citizen sleuths!

CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
There are many spaces available.

Ever wonder how everyday citizenshelp solve crimes? Claudette Gammon of the Doe Network takes you inside the world and tasks of citizen sleuths!

CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday April 10, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Genealogy Roundtable

To share genealogy research tips and the latest genealogy news.

CONTACT:  Janet Bhagat    r.j.bhagat@juno.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

To share genealogy research tips and the latest genealogy news.

CONTACT:
  Janet Bhagat
  
  r.j.bhagat@juno.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Survival 101

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

April 10th: Apache Fire (to carry with you)

Ages 12-18

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

April 10th: Apache Fire (to carry with you)

Ages 12-18

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5-7 Fun Club: Let's Celebrate Butterflies and Caterpillars!

Let's celebrate butterflies and caterpillars with stories and a salt painting craft!

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, March 20th.

CONTACT:  Kathy Musto    kathym@derrypl.org

Let's celebrate butterflies and caterpillars with stories and a salt painting craft!

Ages 5-7 and a caregiver.

Registration required and opens on Tuesday, March 20th.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Musto
  
  kathym@derrypl.org


 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Friends of the Derry Libraries

Support group for the DPL and Taylor Library sharing ideas about fundraising, providing programs and special services.

CONTACT:  Fred Kinsella  432-5604  fkkinsella@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Support group for the DPL and Taylor Library sharing ideas about fundraising, providing programs and special services.

CONTACT:
  Fred Kinsella
  432.5604
  fkkinsella@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Wednesday April 11, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Film Discussion Group

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 2ndWednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

CONTACT:  Jessica Drouin  603-432-6140  jessicad@derrypl.org

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 2ndWednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. No registration is required.

Films will be available to pick up at our front desk and are loanable for one week.

CONTACT:
  Jessica Drouin
  603.432.6140
  jessicad@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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CONTACT:  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian  432-6140  lizr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B
CONTACT:
  Liz Ryan, Adult Services Librarian
  432.6140
  lizr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B

Thursday April 12, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Greater Derry Creative Women Writers Group

Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.

CONTACT:  Amanda Marasca    Amanda.Marasca@philips.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.

CONTACT:
  Amanda Marasca
  
  Amanda.Marasca@philips.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Friday April 13, 2018
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Book Sale!

The Friends of the Derry Public Libraries hold their monthly book sale. Find all kinds of great books at bargain prices!

The Friends of the Derry Public Libraries hold their monthly book sale. Find all kinds of great books at bargain prices!

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Afternoon Book Group

Gather and discuss books as a group.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Gather and discuss books as a group.

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Saturday April 14, 2018
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Book Sale!

Visit our monthly library book sale! Great bargains on almost-new or slightly-used books from all genres. Prices range from $.25 for paperbacks to $1.00 for hardcovers.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Derry Public Libraries who generously sponsor museum pass discounts for Taylor and Derry Public Libraries. 

Visit our monthly library book sale! Great bargains on almost-new or slightly-used books from all genres. Prices range from $.25 for paperbacks to $1.00 for hardcovers.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Derry Public Libraries who generously sponsor museum pass discounts for Taylor and Derry Public Libraries. 

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Molly Reid DAR

Monthly meeting

CONTACT:  Jill Taylor  603-425-1784  
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monthly meeting

CONTACT:
  Jill Taylor
  603.425.1784
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday April 16, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot A

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Minecraft Monday Time Slot B

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

It's back! Minecraft Mondays!  AND Due to popular demand, there are 2 different times! 

Please choose 1 time slot-- whichever works best for you.

Come in & join other Minecraft enthusiasts as you play together in our own DPL realm.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, March 12th.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
TED at the Library

Join us for the evening as we watch TED Talks! Enjoy excellent speakers from many different subject areas, including science, technology, education, and the arts. Afterwards, we'll discuss what we've seen. Bring a friend and enjoy building a community of thinkers!

April topic: enlightenedThe Power of Storiesenlightened

Registration NOT required. 

CONTACT:  Courtney Wason  432-6140  courtneyw@derrypl.org

Join us for the evening as we watch TED Talks! Enjoy excellent speakers from many different subject areas, including science, technology, education, and the arts. Afterwards, we'll discuss what we've seen. Bring a friend and enjoy building a community of thinkers!

April topic: enlightenedThe Power of Storiesenlightened

Registration NOT required. 

CONTACT:
  Courtney Wason
  432.6140
  courtneyw@derrypl.org

Tuesday April 17, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bedtime Stories

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.  Ages 2-7.  No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Wednesday April 18, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth - walking).

Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Homeschool Hangout
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org
Welcoming homeschooling families to "hangout" in our meeting room. What you do with the space is up to you. Many games, puzzles, crayons, scrap paper are available to use, or feel free to bring a favorite game or activity of your own to share!  This is a friendly and relaxed space for families to gather and connect.  For all ages and a caregiver.

Questions?  Email Ray at rayf@derrypl.org

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Derry Library Evening Book Group

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:  Jessica  603-432-1640  jessicad@derrypl.org

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 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and the book will be available for pick-up at the front desk.   Come join the discussion!  

CONTACT:
  Jessica
  603.432.1640
  jessicad@derrypl.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Writers Group

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Gather around the teen table this spring to get creative, share stories and use your imaginations.

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday April 19, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Friday April 20, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Tunes and Tales

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

Toddler storytime with Mr. Ray for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Engages children in early literacy by using music, finger plays, props, & movement.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

Saturday April 21, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyla Brook Poets

Monthly meeting of the Hyla Brook Poets

CONTACT:  Bob Crawford    bobik9@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monthly meeting of the Hyla Brook Poets

CONTACT:
  Bob Crawford
  
  bobik9@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Roving Beaders

Classes offered to learn jewelry techniques focused on beadwork.  There will be a fee for materials and supplies.

CONTACT:  Donna Cavalieri    info@therovingbeaders.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Classes offered to learn jewelry techniques focused on beadwork.  There will be a fee for materials and supplies.

CONTACT:
  Donna Cavalieri
  
  info@therovingbeaders.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday April 23, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

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.

CONTACT:  Alexis MacDonald-Britton    alexismb@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Alexis MacDonald-Britton
  
  alexismb@derrypl.org

Tuesday April 24, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Step Into Music

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.

CONTACT:  Ray Fontaine    rayf@derrypl.org

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.

CONTACT:
  Ray Fontaine
  
  rayf@derrypl.org

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Survival 101

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

April 24th: Secret Survival Crops

Ages 12-18

 

CONTACT:  Erin Robinson  603-432-6140  erinr@derrypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Do you love the great outdoors? Gain some skills before you hit the trail this summer.

April 24th: Secret Survival Crops

Ages 12-18

 

CONTACT:
  Erin Robinson
  603.432.6140
  erinr@derrypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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