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Sew What?

Come tosewing 2 Pam Anthony and Lisa’s  youth craft, sewing, knitting, or crocheting time at the library! We usually meet on the first and third Fridays of the month from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. On April 18th we will make felt Easter eggs. Come join the fun!


YAttitudes Teen Book Club -Cancelled

teen bbok club**Our April meeting has been cancelled. **

Come talk about a favorite book and enjoy delicious snacks.  Our next meeting will be Tuesday April 8th  from 7:00 to 8:00 PM  in the Youth department.

Fun stuff to eat and great books to talk about!

Fun stuff to eat and great books to talk a


Talk about a favorite book!

Teen Craft!

Join us on Wednesday April 9thpeanut bead bracelet  from 3:00 to 4:00PM for this fun teen program. We will be making a peanut bead bracelet and will provide the supplies. Space is limited and sign-up is required. This program is for grade 6 and up. Please contact the youth department for more information.

Y-LA Teen Advisory Board

TABWant to get involved in your community? Need some community service hours? Love your library and just want to volunteer? Join the Teen Advisory Board and get INVOLVED. Our  next meeting will be will be on Tuesday April 15th from 6:00-7:30PM. If you’re interested, call Lisa @ 964-8401 for an application.

Book Bites Book Club For Kids

bookbites Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-10. We meet in the youth department, on the third Thursday of the month, from 3:15-4:15PM. Our next meeting will be on Thursday April 17th.  The book we are reading is  The Books of Elsewhere # 1, The Shadows, by Jacqueline West. Copies will be available in the Youth Department.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.




Friday Flick April 25, 2014

pirate fairyJoin us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated G and runs for 90 minutes.

This animated film is about Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust. When her wild ideas get her into trouble, she flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock. Tinker Bell and her friends must embark on an epic adventure to find Zarina, and together they go sword-to-sword with the band of pirates.

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please be sure to check the content of this  film to be sure that the film is appropriate for your child. Please call the library if you have any questions.

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!



Mother Goose on the Loose!

mother gooseMother Goose on the Loose!

This is a thirty minute interactive session that uses songs and rhymes, puppets and musical instruments, to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. We  meet Fridays from 10:00 to 10:30 AM in the Community Meeting Room.Please join us!

Teen Movie Marathon

Calling teens! On Friday August 16th we’re watching all three LOTRLOTR-lord-of-the-rings-24657274-270-270 movies (extended versions) AND the most recently released in one sitting!   The movies are rated PG-13. Join us at 7:00 A.M. – bring LOTR- themed snacks and food to share – and we’ll be at the library late Friday night to finish up the series.  Pizza provided for dinner; bring your own lunch.  Costumes welcome!

  Call Lisa @ 964-8401 if you have any questions.

Teen Summer Reading WIKI 2013

groundbreaking reads

Students in grades 6-9 are invited to become members of the Rye Public Library’s Summer Reading WIKI. This year’s theme is “Groundbreaking  Reads” and you’ll have a chance to read, post on the WIKI, earn raffle tickets, and possibly win great prizes!

It’s easy! If you’re traveling or staying close to home, your summer reading program is as close as your laptop or phone! What do you need to do?

1. Read books or listen to audio books.

2. Log on to the Rye Public Library’s Summer Reading WIKI:

3.Comment on the books you’ve read by writing a short review, and that’s it- you’re automatically entered to win a raffle prize! See the WIKI for more details. WIKI goes live June 24th, prizes will be drawn on August 5th- you need not be present to win!

Contact the youth department for more information about the the raffle tickets and the prizes.

You’re going to read over the summer anyway, right, so why not try to win something while you’re having fun reading? Call Lisa @ 964-8401 if you have any questions.