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Summer Reading Program Finale with Michael Zerphy

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Join us for our Summer Reading Program Finale Tuesday August 5th at 6:00PM. We are pleased to have Michael Zerphy entertain us with his music, magic and juggling show! This energetic, interactive show is going to be fun! Sign-up is required for this great show.

This program has been generously sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

 

 

Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

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Join us as we welcome a panel of local mystery writers to share from their work, discuss the writing process, and tackle the subject of getting published in today’s changing market. Authors Brendan Dubois, Edith Maxwell, Susan Oleksiw, Amy Ray and J.E. Seymour will participate as panelists in what will surely be an entertaining and informative evening. Aspiring writers, mystery fans and all who support and enjoy local writers are invited to attend. You’ll hear passages from each author’s work, and be invited to put questions to the panel about their individual experiences as writers.

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Book Bites Book Club For Kids

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-10.Our next meeting will be Thursday July 31st from 3:15-4:15PM. The book we are reading is 13 Treasures, by Michelle Harrison. 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.

 

 

Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

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Join us as we welcome a panel of local mystery writers to share from their work, discuss the writing process, and tackle the subject of getting published in today’s changing market. Authors Brendan Dubois, Edith Maxwell, Susan Oleksiw, Amy Ray and J.E. Seymour will participate as panelists in what will surely be an entertaining and informative evening. Aspiring writers, mystery fans and all who support and enjoy local writers are invited to attend. You’ll hear passages from each author’s work, and be invited to put questions to the panel about their individual experiences as writers.

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Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

SKMBT_C22014072809100

Join us as we welcome a panel of local mystery writers to share from their work, discuss the writing process, and tackle the subject of getting published in today’s changing market. Authors Brendan Dubois, Edith Maxwell, Susan Oleksiw, Amy Ray and J.E. Seymour will participate as panelists in what will surely be an entertaining and informative evening. Aspiring writers, mystery fans and all who support and enjoy local writers are invited to attend. You’ll hear passages from each author’s work, and be invited to put questions to the panel about their individual experiences as writers.

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Friday Flick August 1

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! During the Summer Reading Program our shows will begin promptly at 3:00 PM. In keeping with our “Fizz, Boom, Read!” theme this summer, we are showing some fun family films you may not have seen in awhile! This film is rated G and runs for 95 minutes.

This colorful animated comedy is a Walt Disney/ Pixar Animation Film. Journey inside a miniature world of bugs for big fun and adventure! Features the voices of Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+

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RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

Summer Reading Bingo 2014

This summer Rye Public Library is bringing a new twist to our adult summer reading contest. Mix up your book selections based on our Summer Reading BINGO card and enter to win great prizes! Just choose a book that matches the description on any square, and cross off that square after you finish the book. Once you’ve marked a BINGO on your card (connecting squares across, up-and-down or diagonally) fill in your contact information at the bottom of your card and drop it in the collection box in our summer reading display. We’ll draw the winners at our final summer

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Mad Science

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Tuesday, July 29th at 6:00 PM Mad Science Explore crazy and fun science with this Boston-based group. They bring fun, amazement, and wonder to all things science. “Spin, Pop, BOOM!” Awesome science reactions. Please sign- up in the Youth Department.

This program has been generously sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

 

 

Story Time at the Farmer’s Market

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Join Lisa for informal story times under the pine tree Wednesdays from 2:30 – 3:00 PM* beginning June 18th.

*weather permitting!

 

Tom Barron and Band on Wed. July 23 at 3:00 PM

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Summer afternoon music continues in July with Tom Barron and Band on Wednesday July 23 at 3:00 pm at Rye Public Library. Join the fun with this popular local ensemble known for fun, classic jazz, be-bop and swing tunes with virtuoso musicianship. The Band features Woody Allen on guitar, Jeff Auger on keyboard, Tom Barron on trumpet, George Blodgett on bass, Richard Gardzina on sax, Terry MacDonald on drums and Pauline Vigent with vocals.

Summer music concludes with the Ben Baldwin Trio on Wednesday August 20, also at 3:00pm