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Free 5-Week Meditation Series Starts Wed, March 8 at 9:30am

Guest Instructor Liz Korabek-Emerson will lead a meditation series over five weeks starting Wed, March 8 at 9:30am in the Rye Public Library Community Meeting Room. On subsequent Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29, and April 5, at 9:30am session, the series will continue taking on one specific topic each week. The topics are: mindfulness, taking in the good, loving kindness, compassion and joy. Each workshop focuses on a single topic and will provide formal instruction for the practice, exercises for integrating the practice into your life, and discussion. Come for a single topic or the entire series! No prior

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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!

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.*Please note that Mother Goose will NOT meet on Friday March 10th. Our regular schedule will resume March 17th.

We hope you can join us!

 

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club March 7th

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

Dumbledore’s Army next meets on Tuesday March 7th 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!

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library

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Turn the Page Cafe–After School Snack Wednesday March 8th

We’re making easy snacks for youth and teens in our “Turn the Page Cafe” — delicious snacking and snack-making! We will meet on Wednesday March 8th from 3:00 to 4:00PM. Today we will be making “walking tacos”. If you like to cook (or eat), this is for you!

 

 

 

 

Free 5-Week Meditation Series Starts Wed, March 8 at 9:30am

Guest Instructor Liz Korabek-Emerson will lead a meditation series over five weeks starting Wed, March 8 at 9:30am in the Rye Public Library Community Meeting Room. On subsequent Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29, and April 5, at 9:30am session, the series will continue taking on one specific topic each week. The topics are: mindfulness, taking in the good, loving kindness, compassion and joy. Each workshop focuses on a single topic and will provide formal instruction for the practice, exercises for integrating the practice into your life, and discussion. Come for a single topic or the entire series! No prior

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club March14th

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 March 14th from 6:30 to 7:30PM.

This month we are reading We Will Not Be Silent by Russell Freedman. Copies will be available in the Youth Department.

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

 

Fun

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Chess Club March 15th

Chess Club! We meet on the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15-4:15PM. This month we meet on March 15th.

No need to sign up, you can just drop in! *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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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.

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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