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SRP- Cookies and Milk Pajama Story Time with Chris Rose July 26

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Join us on Tuesday July 26th at 6:30PM. 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 August 8th

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-6. We will have 4 summer sessions on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:15PM. The dates we will meet are June 27th, July 11th, July 25th and August 8th.

The book we are reading for August 8th is Nightbird by Alice Hoffman. Copies are 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.

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

 

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Summer Afternoon Music with Ben Baldwin and Band: Wed, July 20 at 3pm

Ben Baldwin Music

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. A staple of our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.

Chess Club July 20th

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Chess Club! Our next session is Wednesday July 20th 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. We are pleased that we will be continuing this program throughout the summer on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. *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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Family Movie July 22

Aladdin

Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:00 P.M. Today’s movie is Aladdin. It is rated G and runs for 91 mins.

Join us for this wonderful animated Disney masterpiece!

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.

Storyteller and Humorist Simon Brooks July 19th

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The Youth Department is pleased to present Simon Brooks, a storyteller and humorist here on Tuesday July 19th from 6:30-7:30PM. Join us for this engaging, powerful performance! Simon will be telling stories from all over the world. Simon’s performances have been likened to a cross between an intimate conversation and a solo theater production, complete with sound effects and character voices which will leave you astonished that they came from just one person. This is a wonderful evening the whole family will enjoy!

Sign-up is required, so please contact us now!

*Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may

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Local Author Deb Cross: Remember When… Thurs. July 21 at 7pm

Deb Cross

Documentary film maker Deb Cross of Manchester took on a unique project in a new medium in summer 2010. Her fond memories of her own time spent on Wallis Sands Beach in Rye inspired her to invite the recollections of others which she would record and document. We’ll celebrate the resulting book of remembrances: Remember When We… Wallis Sands Revisited at Rye Public Library on Thursday July 21, 2016 at 7:00pm.

Summer Afternoon Music with Ben Baldwin and Band: Wed, July 20 at 3pm

Ben Baldwin Music

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. A staple of our Summer Music Series, these accomplished musicians will present their unique combination of elegant swing music and funky rhythm & blues here at the Library.

Survey results and report ! Thanks for taking part

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Thanks to those of you who responded to our RPL 2016 Planning Survey Questionnaire mailed to Rye postal customers in April. Please take a moment to review the final report on the Survey here. Our planning committee has processed the survey information and will follow up with several public focus group events in fall 2016. Watch for announcements of these continuing opportunities to provide your feedback and opinions to the RPL planning process. All planning agendas and minutes are available here.

Teen Read-n-Reel Book & Movie night July 22

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YAttitudes is our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up. This summer we are having two “Teen Read-n-Reel Book and Movie nights”. We will read The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey and then get together to watch the movie (and eat pizza!)on Friday July 22 at 5:30PM!The movie is rated PG-13, and runs for 112 minutes. Books will be available in the Youth Department.

The next YAttitudes Read-n-Reel Book and Movie night will be August 5th when we will be reading Alex Rider Stormbreaker and watching Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker.

Join us!

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