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Holiday Music with the Sea Brass Quintet Wed. Dec. 14 at 3pm

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Please join us as Rye Public Library welcomes local musicians the Sea Brass Quintet for a round-up of Holiday music and fun on Wed. Dec. 14 at 3pm.

The Sea Brass Quintet is a dedicated group of Seacoast musicians who perform together for the love of the sound of a brass quintet.

The group members have many years of playing experience – and we additionally all play in local orchestras, dance/jazz and swing bands, along with concert bands.

This is one of their favorite times of year to play as everyone knows and loves all the traditional and non-traditional

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Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers

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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!

Please note that as of December we will not be holding the Wednesday story time. We will have our last regularly scheduled Wednesday story time on November 30th at 11:00AM. We hope that our new schedule on Thursdays will work for you and your child and we welcome feedback and

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Mother Goose on the Loose!

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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!

Please note that we will not hold Mother Goose on Friday December 23rd and 30th. We will resume our regular schedule Friday January 6th. Happy holidays to all!

Double Feature Friday Flick! 12/2

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Join us for our double feature! Cheese pizza will be served for dinner for all movie watchers. (If your child cannot have cheese pizza, send a packed dinner with them.)

Shows begin promptly at 3:45 PM (not the originally scheduled 3:10 time). The first movie we are showing is Kubo and the Two Strings. It is rated PG and runs for 102 minutes.

The second flick will be Diary of a Wimpy Kid which is rated PG and will begin around 5:20 PM. It runs for 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Parents, the second

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Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club December 6th

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Shhhhhhhh….don’t tell Umbridge or Filch about this…or you’ll break out in SNEAK spots!

Dumbledore’s Army next meets on Tuesday December 6th from 6:00 to 7:30PM. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month. All Ages are welcome!

This once-a-month group meets in the room of requirement to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, watch movies, discuss books, do read-alouds, have trivia nights, read and/or write fan-fic…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I assure you, it is a blast! Tonight we are making Hogwarts- themed holiday crafts!

Parents, please remember, only children aged

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Artist Rosalind Revilock-Frost Gallery Talk Thurs, Dec. 1 6:30pm

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Please join us as Rye Public Library welcomes artist Rosalind Revilock-Frost for a “gallery talk” event. Rosalind will discuss her unique soft -sculptural artwork which currently hangs at the Library. Rosalind tells us: “ I make soft sculpture cloth constructions. By incorporating fabric, batting and wire, I create a three-dimensional wall hanging that dances off the wall and moves out into space”. She feels that art gives an alternative avenue to view things one doesn’t normally see. This expands visual context and makes life come to life.

Rosalind’s works are meant to be visually exciting as well as

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club December 13th

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Our Teen book club for students in grade 6 and up meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. This month we meet on Tuesday December 13th from 6:30 to 7:30PM.

This month we are reading The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin. Copies will be available in the Youth Department.

We eat pizza and have a dessert at all meetings. Join us!

 

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at Rye Public Library

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Rye Public Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 11/23 and will be closed on Thursday November 24th and Friday November 25th to celebrate Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday, and we’ll see you when we re-open on Saturday November 26th at 9:00 am.

Artist Rosalind Revilock-Frost Gallery Talk Thurs, Dec. 1 6:30pm

art-practical

Please join us as Rye Public Library welcomes artist Rosalind Revilock-Frost for a “gallery talk” event. Rosalind will discuss her unique soft -sculptural artwork which currently hangs at the Library. Rosalind tells us: “ I make soft sculpture cloth constructions. By incorporating fabric, batting and wire, I create a three-dimensional wall hanging that dances off the wall and moves out into space”. She feels that art gives an alternative avenue to view things one doesn’t normally see. This expands visual context and makes life come to life.

Rosalind’s works are meant to be visually exciting as well as

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at Rye Public Library

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Rye Public Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 11/23 and will be closed on Thursday November 24th and Friday November 25th to celebrate Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday, and we’ll see you when we re-open on Saturday November 26th at 9:00 am.