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Summer Reading Program Kickoff June 27th with Magician Peter Boie

June 27th  at  6:30pm  SRP Kickoff !

Build a Better World! We are kicking off with Magician Peter Boie, Magician for Non-believers! This is going to be a great show!

Sign up is REQUIRED. Sign up now in the Youth Department. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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

 

Summer Reading Program Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers

storytime readerOur Story Time program for toddler and preschoolers meets during the Summer Reading Program on Wednesdays at 10:00AM for a program that combines stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts!   We will meet Wednesdays  from June 28th-August 9th. No sign-up is required. All ages are welcome!

Our regular schedule for the fall will also be Wednesdays at 10:00AM beginning August 30th.

Summer Reading Program Thursday Activities 2017

Come visit on a Thlegoursday Morning! We have “Triple Ticket Trivia”.  Answer a question and get 3 tickets!

From 9:45-10:30AM on June 29,  July 13 and July 20 and August 10 we have Sit, Stay, Read. Practice reading with a Listening Dog.

From 9:45-10:30AM on July 6, July 27 and August 3 we have Reading Buddies. Stop in to practice your reading with a teen.

Come build something fun from 11:00AM- 12:00PM on June 29, July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 10. We have LOTS of Legos!

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

 

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers June 8

storytime readerOur 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.

Book Bites Book Club May 18th

Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5. We meet on the third Thursday of the month from 3:15 to 4:00PM, this month on the 18th.
This month we are having a “Reader’s Choice”. Read any book and tell the group about it!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.

 

 

 

 

Teen Advisory Board May 23rd

teen-wordleOur 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.

 


 

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!

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

 

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club June 6

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

Dumbledore’s Army next meets on Tuesday June 6th from 6:00 to 7:30PM. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month during the school year. We will meet once during the summer, on Tuesday July 11th. We will then resume our regular schedule in September.

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! All Ages are welcome!

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

 

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!

 

 

 

Teen Writer’s Workshop May 16th

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Students in grades 6+ may join our teen writing workshop to share your writing, get critiques, give critiques- discuss your ideas! It’s all about whatever you need to get writing!

Our Teen Writer’s Workshop meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Our session this month will meet Tuesday May 16th from 5:30 to 6:30PM.