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Chess Club July 20th

 chessChess Club!   Our next session is Wednesday July 20th 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.

 

Summer Reading Program Thursday Activities

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

From 9:30-10:30AM on June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21 we have Reading Buddies. Stop in to practice your reading with a teen.

From 9:30-10:30AM on July 28, August 4 and August 11 we have Listening Dogs here  for reading practice.

From 11:00AM- 12:00PM on Thursdays from June 30- August 11 we Lego Mania. We have LOTS of Legos. Come build something fun!

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

 

Storyteller and Humorist Simon Brooks July 19th

The Youth DeSimon-Brookspartment is pleased to present Simon Brooks, a storyteller and humorist here on Tuesday July 19th from 6:30-7:30PM. Join us for this engaging, powerful performance! Simon will be telling stories from all over the world. Simon’s performances have been likened to a cross between an intimate conversation and a solo theater production, complete with sound effects and character voices which will leave you astonished that they came from just one person. This is a wonderful evening the whole family will enjoy!

Sign-up is required, so please contact us now!

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

This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

 

Bead-n-Read

I've got a secretBead-n-Read is a new program in the Youth Department! During each session we will do a beading craft while listening to an audio book. This program is for ages 8+ (Grades 3+). This photo is an example of one of our previous projects!   This program is a hit!** Please note that the July 18th session and the August 1st session are both full, but you can be put on the waitlist. We still have room on Thursday August 11th.

There will be 4 separate sessions: Tuesday July 5th from 6:00 – 8:00PM; Monday July 18th from 2:00 – 4:00PM; Monday August 1st and Thursday August 11th from 2:00 – 4:00PM. Space is limited to 6 in each group. Sign-up is REQUIRED  (so I have enough supplies for everyone – thanks!)

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

 

SRP- Cookies and Milk Pajama Story Time with Chris Rose July 26

Join upajama storytime bears on Tuesday July 26th at 6:30PM. Tonight we welcome back Chris Rose for a cookies and milk pajama story time! Chris is a 4th grade teacher and illustrious book seller. He delights audiences with his readings of favorite (and very funny) books!

Sign-up is required for this program, so please call or stop by the youth department to sign up!

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

 

Harry Potter 12 Hour Readathon July 29th

WOW!! We areharry-potter-series having a 12 hour live streaming, read aloud marathon from 9:30AM until 9:30PM Friday July 29th! We are celebrating the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on July 31st.

Stop in or call today to sign-up for half hour increments. More information is available in the Youth Department. Please note that the hours of this program has been revised to be 12 hours.

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


 

 

Youth Picnic & Field Day Tuesday August 2nd

The Youth Department is pleased trunnerso announce our Family Picnic and Field Day…On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!  Picnic dinner and fun old-fashioned races and games to get everyone moving!  Tuesday, August 2nd 4:30 – 6:30pm. This event is rain or shine. We will meet here at RPL and go to Parson’s Field. We will hold the event here in the event of rain.  Sign-up is required, so please contact us now!

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

This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

 

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club July 12th

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

Dumbledore’s Army next meets on Tuesday July 12th at 6:30PM. 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 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

Star Wars Movie Marathon June 23 and June 24

Star warsStar Wars Movie Marathon Thursday June 23rd  9:00am-4:30pm and Friday June 24th 8:30am – 6:45pm. Two Glorious Days of Star Wars!
The Youth department be showing all 7 films over the 2 days. Craft/Light Saber Duel/ Origami included between films. We will provide lunch Thursday, and you are invited to bring your own on Friday.

No age restriction, but keep in mind that some of the films are PG-13. Parents keep in mind that only children age 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please check the content of the film to be sure that it is appropriate for your child. Let us know if you have any questions.

 

 

 

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party June 28th with Magician/Comedian Bob Riordan

bobriordan-8ab588dfJune 28th  at  6:30pm  SRP Kickoff Party!

On your Mark, Get Set…READ! We are kicking off with Bob Riordan’s World of Wonder! His show combines magic, music, comedy, storytelling, and audience participation! This will be a blast!

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.