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Rye Reads: Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt in May

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The Friends of the Rye Public Library and interested citizens of Rye have supported the Library in acquiring multiple copies of the book Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt for a May One Town/One Book initiative at Rye Public Library. This novel of Douglas Swieteck’s coming of age in the 60’s incorporates many social aspects of the era and focuses on the transformational power of art and culture even on seemingly unlikely recipients.

Gary D. Schmidt is an American writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels. Both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor was awarded

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting May 3

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Our Teen Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday May 3rd from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. This will be our last session of the school year! Meetings will resume in the fall.

Want to get involved in your community? Need some community service hours? We plan programs, figure out books to add to the young adult room (and you get to read them first), and we create displays….and have fun, so… Love your library and just want to volunteer? Join the Teen Advisory Board and get INVOLVED. If you’re interested, call Lisa @ 964-8401 for an application.

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Friday Flick May 6th – Our “Cans Film Festival”

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG and runs for 111 minutes. Today we are asking people to bring a canned food item that can be donated to a local food pantry. Thank you!

Our movie today is PAN. This live action original adventure of the beginnings of the beloved charactrers created by J. M. Barrie. Peter is a mischievous 12 year old boy in a bleak London orphanage who is whisked away one night to a fantastic world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland.

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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!

Rye Reads: Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt in May

One Book

The Friends of the Rye Public Library and interested citizens of Rye have supported the Library in acquiring multiple copies of the book Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt for a May One Town/One Book initiative at Rye Public Library. This novel of Douglas Swieteck’s coming of age in the 60’s incorporates many social aspects of the era and focuses on the transformational power of art and culture even on seemingly unlikely recipients.

Gary D. Schmidt is an American writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels. Both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor was awarded

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club May 17th

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YAttitudes is our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up. Our next meeting will be Tuesday May 17th from 6:30 to 8:00PM. We will meet at our usual time, and then join other book groups at 7:00PM. This will be our last teen book club for this school year.

We are reading Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt. This book club session will be combined with the adult book group and other book groups in Rye. Everyone is reading this book! We’ll discuss the book along with the author at a special Skype

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Teen Writer’s Workshop May 10th

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NEW: Teen Writer’s Workshop. Due to a specific request, we’re giving this workshop a go! Grades 6+ may join us to share writing, or just to critique what others have brought to the table. Our next meeting is Tuesday May 10th @ 6:30pm.

 

School Early Release Day Program Wednesday May 18

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School has Early Release on Wednesday January 13th. We will be showing the movie Creed in the Community Room. The Wednesday movie we usually show for adults has been selected for the early release so that our youth can attend. This movie is rated PG-13*, runs for 133 minutes & begins at 1:00PM.

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there’s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed’s legendary match with a tough upstart named

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Chess Club May 18th

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Chess Club! Meets the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15 – 5:15PM. Our next session is Wednesday May 18th. From 3:15 – 4:15 will be a free play time. Chess Pro Michael Sullivan will be here from 4:15 – 5:15 to present fun chess activities and teach kids how to play. *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

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Book Bites Book Club May 19th

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 2-5. Our next meeting will be Thursday May 19tht from 3:15-4:00PM.

Our book this month is Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass. 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.

 

 

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