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Book Bites Book Club For Kids – July 6

Book Bites Suloot bookmmer Book Club*
We are continuing our book club for kids in grades 2-5  this summer. We will have 4 sessions. Copies of the books will be available in the Youth Department. We hope you can join Lisa for this fun group!
Monday July 6th 2:30 – 3:15PM
Our book this Session is Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson.

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

 

Summer Reading Program-Community Heroes July 7 6:30PM

Slogan with CharactersWe’re celebrating all kinds of heroes this summer – superheroes, kid heroes, animal heroes, mythological heroes, and community heroes – to name a few!

July 7th at  6:30PM  Rye Community Heroes! Meet police officers and fire fighters! Sign up is REQUIRED. Sign up now in the Youth Department!

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

 

Anniversary and Strategic Plan Open House Wed. June 24th 1-5 pm

Join the Staff and Trustees of the Rye Public Library as we celebrate the completion of our 2012-2015 Strategic Plan and the anniversary date of the 1911 dedication of the Library to the Town of Rye.  On June 24th from 1-5pm we’ll have refreshments and live music to commemorate RPL’s anniversary and to celebrate the completion of our current Strategic Plan.

At 3pm, local musicians the Al Derben Trio will entertain.  Comprised of guitarist Woody Allen, vocalist and guitarist Doug Bennet, and pedal steel guitarist Bruce Derr, the Al Derben Trio is always a popular act at Rye Public Library.

At 4pm, Ron Lamarre of Lavallee Brensinger will present the scope of activities and schedule for their upcoming programmatic space needs and utilization study at RPL—the first step of our ongoing Strategic Plan !  We’ll also have sign-ups available for our next Strategic Planning Committee.

Open House 6-24

Anniversary and Strategic Plan Open House Wed. June 24th 1-5 pm

Join the Staff and Trustees of the Rye Public Library as we celebrate the completion of our 2012-2015 Strategic Plan and the anniversary date of the 1911 dedication of the Library to the Town of Rye.  On June 24th from 1-5pm we’ll have refreshments and live music to commemorate RPL’s anniversary and to celebrate the completion of our current Strategic Plan.

At 3pm, local musicians the Al Derben Trio will entertain.  Comprised of guitarist Woody Allen, vocalist and guitarist Doug Bennet, and pedal steel guitarist Bruce Derr, the Al Derben Trio is always a popular act at Rye Public Library.

At 4pm, Ron Lamarre of Lavallee Brensinger will present the scope of activities and schedule for their upcoming programmatic space needs and utilization study at RPL—the first step of our ongoing Strategic Plan !  We’ll also have sign-ups available for our next Strategic Planning Committee.

Open House 6-24

Summer Reading Program Superhero Kickoff Party June 23

Every hero Poster ColorJune 23rd  at  6:30pm  Superhero Kickoff Party!

We’re celebrating all kinds of heroes this summer – superheroes, kid heroes, animal heroes, mythological heroes, and community heroes – to name a few!

Sign up is REQUIRED. Sign up now in the Youth Department!

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

 

Book Bites Book Club For Kids – June 22

Book Bites Suwhite giraffemmer Book Club*
We are continuing our book club for kids in grades 2-5  this summer. We will have 4 sessions. Copies of the books will be available in the Youth Department. We hope you can join Lisa for this fun group!
Monday June 22nd 2:30 – 3:15PM
Our book this Session is The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John.

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

 

Tech Talk Class: Introduction to Downloading Library eBooks 6/24 at 9:30 AM

imagesWUPN74O4Have you ever wanted to learn how easy it is to download electronic books (ebooks & audiobooks) to your device from anywhere and not worry about late fees? Do you need a refresher? This class is this Wednesday, June 24th, from 9:30 – 11 AM and will teach you how to efficiently use the New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium to find just the right book and correct format for your device. The class will also show you how to install the OverDrive Media Console app, place a hold, create future read lists, discuss the Rye Public Library Advantage program, view your device options such as choosing the size of your ebook text, and discuss tips & tricks.

This is a free class and open to everyone. You may register for this or any other Tech Talk Class by calling 964-8401.

Story Time

Our Story Time program  meets each Wednesday at 11:00 AM for a program that combines storytimestories, 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 10th  and Wednesday June 17th. We will resume our regular schedule on Wednesday June 24th. See you then!**


 

Story Time at the Farmer’s Market

Every Hero_crabStory Time at the Farmer’s Market*
Join Lisa for informal story times under the pine tree Wednesdays beginning June 24th from 2:30 – 3:00 PM*
*weather permitting!

Please note: We will not have story time at the market on Wed. July 22.


 

Lego Mania!

We can’t get enough Legos!legos No need to sign-up for this drop in Lego craziness!! Just come on in and start construction!! During the Summer Reading Program we will have our Lego mania sessions on Thursday mornings from 11:00AM to 12:00PM.  We will meet on Thursday June 25, July 2,  July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30 and August 6. All ages are welcome. Come join the fun!