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Rye Public Library will be closed on Monday July 4th

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We’ll be closed on Monday July 4th in honor of Independence Day. Enjoy a safe and fun holiday, and we’ll look forward to serving you again on Tuesday July 5th when we re-open at 9:00 am.

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party June 28th with Magician/Comedian Bob Riordan

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June 28th at 6:30pm SRP Kickoff Party!

On your Mark, Get Set…READ! We are kicking off with Bob Riordan’s World of Wonder! His show combines magic, music, comedy, storytelling, and audience participation! This will be a blast!

Sign up is REQUIRED. Sign up now in the Youth Department! This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

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Book Bites Book Club June 27th

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-6. We will have 4 summer sessions on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:15PM. The dates we will meet are June 27th, July 11th, July 25th and August 8th.

Our title for June 27 is Magyk by Angie Sage. Copies will be available in the Youth Department. We hope you can join Lisa for this fun group which incorporates books, food, and crafts. Sign-up preferred, but you can just drop in, too.

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

 

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Dining with Li Yuen! Thursday June 23rd at 7pm

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Join us as New England renowned Chinese chef LiYuen Buesing shares from her new book Dining With Li Yuen: 35 Years of Memories and Chinese Recipes. After retiring from her beloved North Hampton cooking school and restaurant, LiYuen published her first cookbook. Come enjoy a cooking demonstration and sample tasting! Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Thank you for RESERVING A SPOT to be sure of a tasting portion.

Story Time

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Our Story Time program for toddlers and preschoolers meets on Wednesdays at 11:00 AM for a program that combines stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts! No sign-up is required. All ages are welcome! We will meet each week during the Summer Reading Program, with the last story time being Wednesday August 10th. We will then resume regular programing in September.

Story Time at the Farmer’s Market

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Story Time at the Farmer’s Market* Join Lisa for informal story times under the pine tree Wednesdays June 22- August 31 from 2:30 – 3:00 PM* *weather permitting!

 

 

Basic Excel Instruction with Steve Chen Wed. June 22nd at 7pm

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Join us for the second in our new Wednesday Evening Summer Tech Classes series with guest instructor Steve Chen. This month’s class takes on basic Excel. Learn how to get started with this powerful and useful program. Demonstration format; no sign-up necessary!

Summer Afternoon Music Begins! Al Derben Trio Wed. June 22 at 3pm!

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Join us for the opener of our 2016 Summer Afternoon Music Series! Local favorites the Al Derben Trio help us kick off the season with their three guitar jazz. Local artists Woody Allen on guitar, Doug Bennett on guitar and vocals and Bruce Derr on pedal steel guitar lend their names to the Trio. Playing mostly instrumental jazz standards from the ’40s, the band’s nod to jazz greats like Cole Porter and Nat King Cole will give the kick-off a smooth swing mood.

Summer Reading Program Thursday Activities

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Come visit on a Thursday Morning! We have “Triple Ticket Trivia”. Answer a question and get 3 tickets!

From 9:30-10:30AM on June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21 we have Reading Buddies. Stop in to practice your reading with a teen.

From 9:30-10:30AM on July 28, August 4 and August 11 we have Listening Dogs here for reading practice.

From 11:00AM- 12:00PM on Thursdays from June 30- August 11 we Lego Mania. We have LOTS of Legos. Come build something fun!

*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

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Family Movie July 1

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:00 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG and runs for 101 minutes.

The Sandlot is the story of a new kid in town who is taken under the wing of a baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Join us for this family comedy.

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please be sure to check the content of this film to be sure that the film is

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