After-School Clubs

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The Derry Public Library offers various after-school clubs for children ages 8 – 11. Registration is required for all clubs. Some clubs are now also being offered during the day for Homeschool students.  Please look below for dates and times.  The clubs generally meet for three weeks and are based on a variety of interests, including arts and crafts, literature, technology, and cooking.

Fall 2017 Clubs

MINECRAFT MONDAY!  Due to popular demand, a second session has been added.  Please register for Timeslot A from 3:45-4:30, or Timeslot B from 4:45-5:30!
  • October 16th, 23rd, and 30th
  • November 6th, 13th, and 20th
  • December 4th, 11th, and 18th
Minecraft Mondays: Come play Minecraft on our Realms server with other kids at the library!
OCTOBER CLUB:  SPOOKY ART CLUB!
  • Thursdays October 5th, 12th, and 19th from 4:00-5:00 pm.  Each week we will craft a super-sized Spooky Halloween Decoration, and as time allows each week we either share a spooky trick, treat or tale!  Registration opens Wednesday, September 13th.
 This same series will be open as a Homeschool Club for children with a caregiver during the day on the following dates:
  • Thursdays October, 5th, 12th, and 19th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm.
NOVEMBER CLUB: SECRET CODES!
  • Thursdays, November 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 4:00-5:00 pm.  Each week we will learn and practice new ways to send secret messages.  Then, we will use what we have learned to try and solve a mystery!
  • Registration required and will open on October 12th.
This same series will be open as a Homeschool Club for children with a caregiver during the day on the following dates:
  • Thursdays, November 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

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Keep an eye on our online calendar or stop by the Children’s Room for one of our brochures to stay up-to-date on our newest offerings!
  • All clubs are designed as drop-off clubs for children ages 8 – 11. Homeschool clubs are designed to be completed with the children and a caregiver.  Please familiarize yourself with our Unattended Children Policy.
  • Registering for the first session registers you for the duration of the club. Participants are expected to attend all sessions.
  • When you register online, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email, please call us at 603-432-6140 to ensure that your registration went through.
  • Please plan to arrive at least five minutes early to check-in.
  • If you are going to be late or absent due to illness, please call to let us know.
Parents, please note: our clubs are very popular and we can only accommodate so many children. If your child cannot make it, please call or email to cancel the registration so that another child can join in on the fun!