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Rye Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day Monday May 29th

Rye Public Library will be closed on Monday May 29th in honor of Memorial Day. Please enjoy a safe holiday and join us as we re-open on Tuesday May 30th at 9:00am.

Active T(w)een Yoga Class with Carla Cole

Carla Cole is offering a pilot program at RPL inviting teens/tweens to begin yoga practice. She is a certified instructor and offers the program free of charge.

This fun and active yoga class will work with movement and breath. It is designed for tweens and teens to get moving and learn ways to bring more calm to your days and empowering you to become more self-aware and self confident.

Sessions will take place in the CMR for May on Wednesdays at 3:15. Dates are May 3,10, 17 & 24. Please bring a yoga mat and a smile!


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Counting Steps and Shuteye: Fitness Tracking Tech Tuesday May 23 at 6:30pm

Local running blogger and reviewer, Sam Winebaum, will explain the ins and outs of fitness tracking devices, such as the Fitbit with a hands-on program, Counting Steps and Shuteye: Tracking Fitness and Cardiac Health on Tuesday, May 23 from 6:30-7:30 at the Rye Public Library.

The program will cover the latest research and devices for tracking workouts of all sorts, as well as cardiac fitness, and the role of sleep in recovery from the day’s stresses and strains. The program will be both from the perspective of competitive endurance athletes and those of us who work on our

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Youth Beading

Lisa will be holding a beading craft class for grade 5+ and up on Wednesdays, May 24th and 31st from 3:00 – 5:00pm.

This gorgeous sewn bead bracelet looks difficult to make, but actually, once a few steps are learned, it’s sheer repetition and creativity with color. It’s called a “3-drop peyote stitch” and once learned, the possibilities for design are endless! Over four or five sessions – depending on the beaders – we will be learning how to make the bracelet! For the patrons already participating, these are continuing sessions. Interested new members may still join in, just

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Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers

Our Story Time program for toddlers and preschoolers 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 our last Thursday story time will be on June 8th. We will resume story time with our Summer Reading Program. Our new schedule will be Wednesdays at 10:00AM June 28th-August 9th. Our regular schedule for the fall will also be Wednesdays at 10:00AM beginning August 30th.

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers

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.

We hope you can join us!


Turn the Page Cafe–After School Snack Tuesday May 30th

We’re making easy snacks for youth and teens in our “Turn the Page Cafe” — delicious snacking and snack-making! We will meet on Tuesday May 30th from 3:00 to 3:30PM. Today we are making waffles! If you like to cook (or eat), this is for you!




Friday Flick June 2nd

Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s we are showing The Great Gilly Hopkins.

It is rated PG and runs for 99 mins.

A feisty foster kid’s outrageous scheme to be reunited with her birth mother has unintended consequences. Based on the novel by Katherine Paterson, this is an entertaining film for the entire family.

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 appropriate for

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Teen Advisory Board May 23rd

Our Teen Advisory board meets during the school year on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:30- 7:30PM. This month we meet on the 23rd.

Want to get involved in your community? Need Community Service Hours? Love your library and want to volunteer? We plan programs, select books, create displays and have fun! Please contact Lisa for an application if you are interested in becoming a member of our Teen Advisory Board.


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