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Afternoon Jazz with the Ben Baldwin Trio Wed. Aug 20, 3PM

 

Join regional favorites Baldwin, Allyn and Williams, all members of Ben Baldwin and the Big Note, as they return to the Rye Public Library by popular demand.  The finale in our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.  Prize drawings for our Adult Summer Reading program will take place immediately after the performance.

 

We are very happy to welcome this swinging trio back to Rye for a performance timed for all ages.  Spend an afternoon with us to kick off our Summer Music Series with these great entertainers.  Sample some of their signature tunes at their website: http://www.benbaldwinandthebignote.com/.

 

About Ben Baldwin and the Big Note:  Few groups can do justice to the swinging sophistication of Fred Astaire, the gospel power of Al Green, the rocking rhythms of Chuck Berry and the jumping jive of Louis Jordan the way the Big Note spontaneously can.

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RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

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 music event on Wednesday August 20th at 3pm. You don’t need to be present to win, but be sure to put your contact information on each entry!  Prizes include gift certificates to the Carriage House and Ice House restaurants of Rye, and a quilted tapestry.   Enter as many times as you complete a BINGO card for more chances.  Our suggestions might introduce a reading topic you wouldn’t normally have tried, and maybe you’ll find a new favorite!  Remember, you can use the FREE SPACE in your BINGO pattern (across, up-and-down or diagonally) if you wish.Summer Reading Bingo 2014

Afternoon Jazz with the Ben Baldwin Trio Wed. Aug 20, 3PM

 

Join regional favorites Baldwin, Allyn and Williams, all members of Ben Baldwin and the Big Note, as they return to the Rye Public Library by popular demand.  The finale in our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.  Prize drawings for our Adult Summer Reading program will take place immediately after the performance.

 

We are very happy to welcome this swinging trio back to Rye for a performance timed for all ages.  Spend an afternoon with us to kick off our Summer Music Series with these great entertainers.  Sample some of their signature tunes at their website: http://www.benbaldwinandthebignote.com/.

 

About Ben Baldwin and the Big Note:  Few groups can do justice to the swinging sophistication of Fred Astaire, the gospel power of Al Green, the rocking rhythms of Chuck Berry and the jumping jive of Louis Jordan the way the Big Note spontaneously can.

ben baldwin

Afternoon Jazz with the Ben Baldwin Trio Wed. Aug 20, 3PM

 

Join regional favorites Baldwin, Allyn and Williams, all members of Ben Baldwin and the Big Note, as they return to the Rye Public Library by popular demand.  The finale in our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.  Prize drawings for our Adult Summer Reading program will take place immediately after the performance.

 

We are very happy to welcome this swinging trio back to Rye for a performance timed for all ages.  Spend an afternoon with us to kick off our Summer Music Series with these great entertainers.  Sample some of their signature tunes at their website: http://www.benbaldwinandthebignote.com/.

 

About Ben Baldwin and the Big Note:  Few groups can do justice to the swinging sophistication of Fred Astaire, the gospel power of Al Green, the rocking rhythms of Chuck Berry and the jumping jive of Louis Jordan the way the Big Note spontaneously can.

ben baldwin

Afternoon Jazz with the Ben Baldwin Trio Wed. Aug 20, 3PM

 

Join regional favorites Baldwin, Allyn and Williams, all members of Ben Baldwin and the Big Note, as they return to the Rye Public Library by popular demand.  The finale in our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.  Prize drawings for our Adult Summer Reading program will take place immediately after the performance.

 

We are very happy to welcome this swinging trio back to Rye for a performance timed for all ages.  Spend an afternoon with us to kick off our Summer Music Series with these great entertainers.  Sample some of their signature tunes at their website: http://www.benbaldwinandthebignote.com/.

 

About Ben Baldwin and the Big Note:  Few groups can do justice to the swinging sophistication of Fred Astaire, the gospel power of Al Green, the rocking rhythms of Chuck Berry and the jumping jive of Louis Jordan the way the Big Note spontaneously can.

ben baldwin

Afternoon Jazz with the Ben Baldwin Trio Wed. Aug 20, 3PM

 

Join regional favorites Baldwin, Allyn and Williams, all members of Ben Baldwin and the Big Note, as they return to the Rye Public Library by popular demand.  The finale in our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.  Prize drawings for our Adult Summer Reading program will take place immediately after the performance.

 

We are very happy to welcome this swinging trio back to Rye for a performance timed for all ages.  Spend an afternoon with us to kick off our Summer Music Series with these great entertainers.  Sample some of their signature tunes at their website: http://www.benbaldwinandthebignote.com/.

 

About Ben Baldwin and the Big Note:  Few groups can do justice to the swinging sophistication of Fred Astaire, the gospel power of Al Green, the rocking rhythms of Chuck Berry and the jumping jive of Louis Jordan the way the Big Note spontaneously can.

ben baldwin

Military Book group selection for September 4, 2014

indexThe Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation, by Richard Rubin as the title for their September 4th discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

In 2003, 85 years after the armistice, it took Richard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War I. But then, he found another. And another. Eventually he managed to find dozens, aged 101 to 113, and interview them. All are gone now.

A decade-long odyssey to recover the story of a forgotten generation and their Great War led Rubin across the United States and France, through archives, private collections, and battlefields, literature, propaganda, and even music. But at the center of it all were the last of the last, the men and women he met: a new immigrant, drafted and sent to France,

 

RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

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 music event on Wednesday August 20th at 3pm. You don’t need to be present to win, but be sure to put your contact information on each entry!  Prizes include gift certificates to the Carriage House and Ice House restaurants of Rye, and a quilted tapestry.   Enter as many times as you complete a BINGO card for more chances.  Our suggestions might introduce a reading topic you wouldn’t normally have tried, and maybe you’ll find a new favorite!  Remember, you can use the FREE SPACE in your BINGO pattern (across, up-and-down or diagonally) if you wish.Summer Reading Bingo 2014

Wildlife Seminar: NH Turtles with Chris Bogard Thursday, August 7 at 7 PM

Wood_turtleLearn about the turtles species of New Hampshire – their natural history, survival rates, habitat and more with Chris Bogard on Thurs, Aug 7th at 7-8 PM. She will also present some of her own research and bring turtles for us to meet! Chris has held positions at the Center for Wildlife in Cape Neddick, ME and The Turtle Hospital of New England in MA. Chris is a NH licensed wildlife rehabilitator, and specializes in turtles. She has been rehabilitating native, wild turtles for 13 years. Call the library to RSVP. -Photo Courtesy of Chris Bogard

 

Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

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.  This panel is presented as part of the Rye Public Library’s ongoing local authors series featuring writers of all genres in the Seacoast region.  Please inquire about  future RPL local author events.SKMBT_C22014072809100