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Junior High and High School Summer Reading Program 2015

Students in gradesescape rocket 6-12 are invited to become members of the Rye Public Library’s Summer Reading WIKI. This year’s theme is “Escape the Ordinary” 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, iPad -whatever! 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: http://escapetheordinary.wikispaces.com

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. Prizes will be drawn on August  7th – 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.

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

Read to a Labrador Retriever!

Practice and improve your reading skills by reading to a black lab who will listen patiently and without judgement! This year we are offering drop in sessions of 15 minute slots between 9:45 and 10:45AM on Thursdays June 25,  July 2, July 9th, July 23,  July 30 and August 6  (Sorry, no session on July 16). Bring your reading choice, or pick out something here. These dogs are wonderful!

SRP Gaming with Lisa

Harry-Potter-for-Kinect_US_ESRB_X360Gaming with Lisa*
Come play a game on our XBOX 360 with Kinect!! No need to sign-up-just drop in!

On Monday July 13th from 11:00AM to 12:00PM we will be playing the Harry Potter Video Game.
On Monday July 27th from 11:00AM to 12:00PM we will be playing the Star Wars Video Game.

Ratings range from E for Everyone to E10+ to T for Teen. Please be sure to check the content of these games to be sure that the game is appropriate for your child.
*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

Summer Reading Program – NHSPCA Animal Heroes July 14 6:30PM

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

July 14th at  6:30PM  NHSPCA Animal Heroes Program! Meet the animals! 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.