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

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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

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

ben baldwin

 

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

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Military Book group selection for September 4, 2014

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The 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

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RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

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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

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Book Bites Book Club For Kids

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-10.Our next meeting will be Thursday August 28th from 3:15-4:15PM. The book we are reading is Island of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson. 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.

 

 

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Story Time at the Farmer’s Market

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Join Lisa for informal story times under the pine tree Wednesdays from 2:30 – 3:00 PM* beginning June 18th.

*weather permitting!

 

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

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Learn 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

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Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

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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.

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Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

SKMBT_C22014072809100

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.

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Murder Mystery Author Panel Discussion

SKMBT_C22014072809100

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.

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