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Military Book group selection for April 2nd, 2015

download (5)The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme, by John Keegan as the title for their April 2nd discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the “point of maximum danger.” Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions, John has written what is probably the definitive model for military historians. And in his scrupulous reassessment of three battles representative of three different time periods, he manages to convey what the experience of combat meant for the participants, whether they were facing the arrow cloud at the battle of Agincourt, the musket balls at Waterloo, or the steel rain of the Somme.

 

 

Glenshane Irish Duo -Thursday March 19 7pm

Join regional musicians John and Jean Nesbitt for a seasonal evening of music and merriment at Rye Public Library. Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.

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Check Out Our New Magazine Resource!

We have just added a great electronic resource to our suite of remote offerings accessed from our website with only your RPL card required!  Zinio provides 50 electronic magazine subscriptions to enhance our print collection.  View and read any of these titles on your tablet or other devices in full color and standard page layout–just as if you were paging through the actual issue.  You’ll just need to log in with your library card number initially to create  a user account which you can personalize.  After that, you can

Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Easy browsing : Browse your library’s collection of titles one at a time, search for your favorite magazines by title or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines which meet your interests

 

Current Issues: The latest issues are released simultaneously with the print edition are ready for immediate checkout.  Back Issues:  Miss the new issue? You can easily browse the magazine detail page to find the previous issue you are need to check out.
Manage your collection with a library collection account and a personal reading account.
Check out the magazines you want (with the library collection account) in your computer/tablet browser; and stream the magazine instantly (with your personal reading account) on your computer (both PC and Mac) browser or access the checked out magazines on a portable media device for download/offline reading. (Note: viewing options, including the ability to download or view the content while online, may differ based on the device and/or magazine publisher)
No limits:  Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you like.  There is nothing to buy, but subscriptions are offered.  Ignore the ads and read away!

 

 

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Glenshane Irish Duo -Thursday March 19 7pm

Join regional musicians John and Jean Nesbitt for a seasonal evening of music and merriment at Rye Public Library. Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.

3-14 Glenshane Irish Duo

Glenshane Irish Duo -Thursday March 19 7pm

Join regional musicians John and Jean Nesbitt for a seasonal evening of music and merriment at Rye Public Library. Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.

3-14 Glenshane Irish Duo

Glenshane Irish Duo -Thursday March 19 7pm

Join regional musicians John and Jean Nesbitt for a seasonal evening of music and merriment at Rye Public Library. Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.

3-14 Glenshane Irish Duo

Check Out Our New Magazine Resource!

We have just added a great electronic resource to our suite of remote offerings accessed from our website with only your RPL card required!  Zinio provides 50 electronic magazine subscriptions to enhance our print collection.  View and read any of these titles on your tablet or other devices in full color and standard page layout–just as if you were paging through the actual issue.  You’ll just need to log in with your library card number initially to create  a user account which you can personalize.  After that, you can

Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Easy browsing : Browse your library’s collection of titles one at a time, search for your favorite magazines by title or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines which meet your interests

 

Current Issues: The latest issues are released simultaneously with the print edition are ready for immediate checkout.  Back Issues:  Miss the new issue? You can easily browse the magazine detail page to find the previous issue you are need to check out.
Manage your collection with a library collection account and a personal reading account.
Check out the magazines you want (with the library collection account) in your computer/tablet browser; and stream the magazine instantly (with your personal reading account) on your computer (both PC and Mac) browser or access the checked out magazines on a portable media device for download/offline reading. (Note: viewing options, including the ability to download or view the content while online, may differ based on the device and/or magazine publisher)
No limits:  Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you like.  There is nothing to buy, but subscriptions are offered.  Ignore the ads and read away!

 

 

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Military Book group selection for April 3rd, 2015

download (5)The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme, by John Keegan as the title for their April 3rd discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the “point of maximum danger.” Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions, John has written what is probably the definitive model for military historians. And in his scrupulous reassessment of three battles representative of three different time periods, he manages to convey what the experience of combat meant for the participants, whether they were facing the arrow cloud at the battle of Agincourt, the musket balls at Waterloo, or the steel rain of the Somme.

 

 

Glenshane Irish Duo -Thursday March 19 7pm

Join regional musicians John and Jean Nesbitt for a seasonal evening of music and merriment at Rye Public Library. Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.

3-14 Glenshane Irish Duo

Check Out Our New Magazine Resource!

We have just added a great electronic resource to our suite of remote offerings accessed from our website with only your RPL card required!  Zinio provides 50 electronic magazine subscriptions to enhance our print collection.  View and read any of these titles on your tablet or other devices in full color and standard page layout–just as if you were paging through the actual issue.  You’ll just need to log in with your library card number initially to create  a user account which you can personalize.  After that, you can

Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Easy browsing : Browse your library’s collection of titles one at a time, search for your favorite magazines by title or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines which meet your interests

 Current Issues: The latest issues are released simultaneously with the print edition are ready for immediate checkout.  Back Issues:  Miss the new issue? You can easily browse the magazine detail page to find the previous issue you are need to check out.

Manage your collection with a library collection account and a personal reading account.
Check out the magazines you want (with the library collection account) in your computer/tablet browser; and stream the magazine instantly (with your personal reading account) on your computer (both PC and Mac) browser or access the checked out magazines on a portable media device for download/offline reading. (Note: viewing options, including the ability to download or view the content while online, may differ based on the device and/or magazine publisher)
No limits:  Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you like.  There is nothing to buy, but subscriptions are offered.  Ignore the ads and read away!

 

 

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