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Have You Tried Hoopla?

Rye Public Library is happy to be hosting a new service for our members: Hoopla! Hoopla digital is a new service offered by Rye Public Library bringing you an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics! Hoopla has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, without holds or wait lists. This truly maximizes the power of digital content and Internet distribution. Click for our instruction sheet, or link direct to the hoopla website. Download free hoopla apps for your Apple or Android

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Rye Public Library will be open normally on Monday February 20

Mirroring the school schedule, RPL remains open normally on President’s Day. We will be here to serve you between 9am and 5pm today like every Monday.

Old-Time Radio Players Wed 2/22 at 6:30pm

Join us as The Seabrook Old-Time Radio Players bring their live, one-of-a–kind radio show to the Rye Public Library ‘s Community Meeting Room which will be transformed into a radio set complete with sound effects table.

Scripts in hand, the actors will perform original pieces from the Golden Age of Radio. Listen, laugh and participate in this fun for all ages performance!

Vignettes will be based on popular vintage radio programs like Fibber McGee and Molly and The Lone Ranger.

Teen Writer’s Workshop February 21st

Students in grades 6+ may join our teen writing workshop to share your writing, get critiques, give critiques- discuss your ideas! It’s all about whatever you need to get writing!

Our Teen Writer’s Workshop meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Our session this month will meet Tuesday February 21st from 5:30 to 6:30PM. Please note that this is a new time for the workshop.

 

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Old-Time Radio Players Wed 2/22 at 6:30pm

Join us as The Seabrook Old-Time Radio Players bring their live, one-of-a–kind radio show to the Rye Public Library ‘s Community Meeting Room which will be transformed into a radio set complete with sound effects table.

Scripts in hand, the actors will perform original pieces from the Golden Age of Radio. Listen, laugh and participate in this fun for all ages performance!

Vignettes will be based on popular vintage radio programs like Fibber McGee and Molly and The Lone Ranger.

Youth Beading February 22nd

Lisa will be holding a beading craft class for grade 4+ and up on Wednesday, February 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00pm. Our project this month will be a peanut bead bracelet. Our sessions fill quickly, so please let us know if you are interested. Class size is limited. SIGN UP is REQUIRED (so I have enough supplies for everyone – thanks!).

Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

Teen After-Hours Friday Night Movie February 24th

Teens: Join Lisa at 5:00PM for an after hours flick! Tonight’s movie is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. It is rated PG-13 and runs for 127 minutes. Dinner and snacks included!

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. This adventure drama is directed by Tim Burton and is based on a novel by Ransom Riggs.

Please check in with the youth department if you have any questions.  

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Mother Goose on the Loose!

Mother Goose on the Loose is a thirty minute interactive session that uses songs and rhymes, puppets and musical instruments, to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. We meet Fridays from 10:00 to 10:30 AM in the Community Meeting Room.

We hope you can join us!

 

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers

Our Story Time program for toddlers and preschoolers now meets on Thursdays at 10:00 AM for a program that combines stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts! No sign-up is required. All ages are welcome!

Crazy 8s Math Club Season 3 New session update

Math Gone Wild!!! Crazy 8s Math Club for Grades 3-5 will meet Mondays, 3:15 to 4:15 PM for 8 weeks. We had planned to begin on February 13th, however due to the snow storm, we will now begin on the 20th. (No meeting on February 27th during school vacation week.)

This is a SUPER FUN math club; please sign-up and plan to attend all 8 weeks. Continuity is key to having a fun experience with math. Please note that this session is now full. We will be glad to place your child on a wait-list for this session, or

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