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RPL will be closed for Memorial Day: Monday, May 30th

Memorial Day

Rye Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day. Enjoy your holiday and please join us as we re-open on Tuesday May 31st at 9:00am.

RPL will be closed for Memorial Day: Monday, May 30th

Memorial Day

Rye Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day. Enjoy your holiday and please join us as we re-open on Tuesday May 31st at 9:00am.

Friday Flick June 3

norm of north

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 90 minutes.

Today’s movie is Norm of the North. Join us for this animated adventure comedy. When Norm the Polar bear learns that humans are moving to his arctic home, he heads to NYC with a rag tag team of lemmings to try to stop them.

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

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Mother Goose on the Loose!

mother goose

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!

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club June 14th

Dumbledore

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

Dumbledore’s Army meets this month on Tuesday June 14th at 6:00PM. Please note that our June and July sessions will meet on the 2nd 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 fanfic…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I assure you, it will be a blast!

Parents, please remember, only children aged

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Story Time

storytime reader

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!

*Please note that we will not have Story Time on Wednesday June 8th and Wednesday June 15th, but will resume our regular schedule June 22nd.

Chess Club June 15th

chess

Chess Club! Our next session is Wednesday June 15th from 3:15 – 5:15PM. 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. We are pleased that we will be continuing this program throughout the summer on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. *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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Teen Writer’s Workshop June 21st

Teen Writer's Workshop

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 June 21st from 6:30pm -7:30pm.

 

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club May 24

Dumbledore

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

Dumbledore’s Army 4th Tuesday night of the month. Our May meeting will be on the 24th from 6:00-7:30PM*. 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, do read-alouds…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I assure you, it is a blast!

*Please note our new start time is 6:00PM!

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

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RPL opens at 1pm Friday May 20–closed 9am-1pm for Staff Development

Development Morning

In order that we may better serve you in the future, the Rye Public Library Staff is attending an off-site development workshop from 9am-1pm on Friday morning May 20th. The Library will be closed during that time, but will re-open for normal services from 1pm-5pm on Friday May 20th. Please plan your library visits accordingly, and we look forward to seeing you at 1pm!