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SRP- Cookies and Milk Pajama Story Time with Chris Rose July 21

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Join us on Tuesday July 21st from 6:30- 7:30 PM. Tonight we welcome back Chris Rose for a cookies and milk pajama story time! Chris is a 4th grade teacher and illustrious book seller. He delights audiences with his readings of favorite (and very funny) books!

Sign-up is required for this program, so please call or stop by the youth department to sign up!

*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

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Book Bites Book Club For Kids – July 20

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Book Bites Summer Book Club* We are continuing our book club for kids in grades 2-5 this summer. We will have 4 sessions. Copies of the books will be available in the Youth Department. We hope you can join Lisa for this fun group! Monday July 20th 2:30 – 3:15PM Our book this Session is The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart.

*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

Adult Book Group for Aug 18, 2015

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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for August 18, 2015, is The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin. This fun group meets the third Tuesday of every month from either 2 – 3 PM or from 7 – 8 PM to accommodate your schedule. Newcomers are always welcome. Call us or drop in to reserve your copy! Downloadable copies may also available for checkout on our Kindle devices.

In her stunningly original and haunting debut novel, Amanda Coplin evokes a powerful sense of place, mixing tenderness and violence as she spins an engrossing tale of a solitary orchardist who

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Read to a Labrador Retriever!

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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!

Learn to Play Bridge! New Program Tues. 3-5pm Starts in August!

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Join Rye resident and bridge master Skip Page, our volunteer teacher for a new program at Rye Public Library. Whether you’ve played bridge before, or start as a complete novice, you’ll be right at home in this class. Skip has been teaching bridge since he learned to play at age 12. This program is open to those age 12 and up. Classes begin on Tuesday August 4th and will continue weekly on Tuesdays from 3-5pm.

Tom Barron and Band on Wed. July 22 at 3:00 PM

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Summer afternoon music continues in July with Tom Barron and Band on Wednesday July 22 at 3:00 pm at Rye Public Library. Join the fun with this popular local ensemble known for fun, classic jazz, be-bop and swing tunes with virtuoso musicianship. The Band features Woody Allen on guitar, Jeff Auger on keyboard, Tom Barron on trumpet, George Blodgett on bass, Richard Gardzina on sax, Terry MacDonald on drums and Pauline Vigent with vocals.

Summer music concludes with the Ben Baldwin Trio on Wednesday August 26, also at 3:00pm

College Planning: Cash Flow During College Years – Wed. July 15th at 7pm

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Certified College Planning Specialist Joshua Bartlett shares information in the final of a three part series on college planning and financial preparedness. Okay, your son or daughter is accepted into a college program. Congratulations! Now how do you pay for it? Learn more about where to house college savings, minimizing borrowing, interest rate analysis and the effects of income and payments on financial aid.

 

Youth Beading Wednesday July 29th 5:30PM

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Lisa will show you how to make this bracelet. It’s called “I’ve Got a Secret” Wednesday, July 29th 5:30-7:30PM Age 8+ Sign-up is REQUIRED (so I have enough supplies for everyone – thanks!) *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

 

RPL joins other Seacoast Area Libraries in Food Pantry Collection June-August

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Rye Public Library joins seven other Seacoast Area Libraries whose communities overlap with the service area of Seacoast Family Food Pantry and have begun a cooperative non-perishable food collection to benefit the SFFP Summer Meals For Kids program Collections begin on June 1st and continue through August 31 to correspond with the school summer vacation period when reduced school lunch opportunities are unavailable. The Summer Meals For Kids program helps fill the gap, and eight Seacoast Area Libraries are becoming temporary collection centers during this crucial period. Please bring non-perishable food donations to your public library in

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Family Movie July 17

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:00 P.M. Today’s movie is rated G and runs for 78 minutes.

Join us for this animated adventure about one of the most courageous canines of all time! Based on a true story, this part husky/part wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska. Features voices of Kevin Bacon and Bob Hoskins.

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

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