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Book Bites Book Club May 19th

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 2-5. Our next meeting will be Thursday May 19th from 3:15-4:00PM.

Our book this month is Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass. 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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Cycling Iceland- Slide Narrative: Thursday May 19 7pm

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Join us at the Rye Public Library as Library Director Andy Richmond presents a slide narrative of his 2006 cycling tour of interior Iceland as part of our celebration of Seacoast Bike /Walk to Work Week May 16-20, 2016. Learn more about traveling on two wheels in this amazing landscape of fire and ice! Earlier in the day at 3:30 pm on Thursday May 19 we will have an afternoon bike maintenance workshop, and on Friday May 20 from 8-10 am, we’ll host a welcome breakfast (one of many in the Seacoast region–including @ Rye Elementary School)) for riders

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School Early Release Day Program Wednesday May 18th

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School has Early Release on Wednesday May 18th. We will be showing the movie Creed in the Community Room. The Wednesday movie we usually show for adults has been selected for the early release so that our youth can attend. This movie is rated PG-13*, runs for 133 minutes & begins at 1:00PM.

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there’s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed’s legendary match with a tough upstart named

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Chess Club May 18th

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Chess Club! Our next session is Wednesday May 18th from 3:15 – 5:15PM. 3:15 – 4:15 will be a free play time. Chess Pro Michael Sullivan will be here from 4:15 – 5:15 to present fun chess activities and teach kids how to play. Please note that this will be the last meeting of the school year. *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

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Friday Flick May 20th

Open Season

Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG and runs for 85 minutes.

Today’s movie is Open Season: Scared Silly. Elliot, Boog and the beloved woodland creatures are back in a new comedy adventure. When Elliot tells a campfire story of a monster in the woods, Boog – who has never been the bravest of bears – becomes very scared. His best friend Elliot comes up with a crazy plan to scare the fear out of Boog! They venture on a hilarious journey where the power of

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Cycling Iceland- Slide Narrative: Thursday May 19 7pm

iceland

Join us at the Rye Public Library as Library Director Andy Richmond presents a slide narrative of his 2006 cycling tour of interior Iceland as part of our celebration of Seacoast Bike /Walk to Work Week May 16-20, 2016. Learn more about traveling on two wheels in this amazing landscape of fire and ice! Earlier in the day at 3:30 pm on Thursday May 19 we will have an afternoon bike maintenance workshop, and on Friday May 20 from 8-10 am, we’ll host a welcome breakfast (one of many in the Seacoast region–including @ Rye Elementary School)) for riders

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Rising From Ashes- Inspirational Cycling Film: Wed. May 18 at 6pm

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As part of our celebration of Seacoast Bike/Walk to Work Week May 16-20, We are pleased to present Rising From Ashes. This unique film shares the wildly improbable story of the Rwandan National Cycling Team.

Experience the wonderful good spirits as the riders find their way in the strange new world of competitive cycling. This new team activity helps all involved repair physical and emotional scars from varied and difficult pathways leading to new freedoms.

Rye Reads: Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt in May

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The Friends of the Rye Public Library and interested citizens of Rye have supported the Library in acquiring multiple copies of the book Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt for a May One Town/One Book initiative at Rye Public Library. This novel of Douglas Swieteck’s coming of age in the 60’s incorporates many social aspects of the era and focuses on the transformational power of art and culture even on seemingly unlikely recipients.

Gary D. Schmidt is an American writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels. Both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor was awarded

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club May 17th

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YAttitudes is our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up. Our next meeting will be Tuesday May 17th from 6:30 to 8:00PM. We will meet at our usual time, and then join other book groups at 7:00PM. This will be our last teen book club for this school year.

We are reading Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt. This book club session will be combined with the adult book group and other book groups in Rye. Everyone is reading this book! We’ll discuss the book along with the author at a special Skype

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Rye Reads: Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt in May

One Book

The Friends of the Rye Public Library and interested citizens of Rye have supported the Library in acquiring multiple copies of the book Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt for a May One Town/One Book initiative at Rye Public Library. This novel of Douglas Swieteck’s coming of age in the 60’s incorporates many social aspects of the era and focuses on the transformational power of art and culture even on seemingly unlikely recipients.

Gary D. Schmidt is an American writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels. Both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor was awarded

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