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Crisis in Ukraine Thursday Sept. 18, 7PM

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Ukrainian American Christina Vogel presents her up-to-the-minute research and historical background information as she discusses this timely topic with slides of information on the key players in the on-going conflict, a timeline of events as they continue to play out from the onset in November of 2013 to the present. A variety of maps, and historical background information helps explain the actions Ukrainians took and Russia’s response, which led to the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the fighting we are witnessing today in East Ukraine. The presentation also considers actions western nations are taking, or not taking, in

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Meet Julia Child! Thurs. Sept 25th 7PM

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Help kick-off the Friends of the Rye Public Library 2014-15 Programming Series as they present the Delvena Theatre group featuring Lynn Moulton and Fran Baron. Meet Julia Child! is an original edutainment production by Delvena , and introduces the beloved character of Julia Child as portrayed by Lynn Moulton.

The audience will learn more about her life and have the opportunity to view “Julia” on the set of The French Chef, an amusing and fun experience. After the performance, the cast will open up for discussion regarding Julia Child.

The Delvena Theatre Company has been doing to-go shows for

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Crisis in Ukraine Thursday Sept. 18, 7PM

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Ukrainian American Christina Vogel presents her up-to-the-minute research and historical background information as she discusses this timely topic with slides of information on the key players in the on-going conflict, a timeline of events as they continue to play out from the onset in November of 2013 to the present. A variety of maps, and historical background information helps explain the actions Ukrainians took and Russia’s response, which led to the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the fighting we are witnessing today in East Ukraine. The presentation also considers actions western nations are taking, or not taking, in

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club September 9

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Come talk about a favorite book and enjoy delicious snacks. Our next meeting will be Tuesday September 9th. This meeting will be our introductory meeting for the new school year and we will be having pizza!

 

Fun stuff to eat and great books to talk about! Fun

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Adult Book Group for September 16, 2014

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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for September 16th, 2014, is Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 2 – 3 P.M. and from 7 – 8 P.M. Newcomers are always welcome. Call us or drop in to reserve your copy! Downloadable copies may also available for checkout on our Kindle devices.

One of the great novels of small-town American life, Appointment in Samarra is John O’Hara’s crowning achievement. In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is electrified with parties and dances. At

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Friday Flick September 26

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG-13 and runs for 126 minutes. This movie will run a little after library closing time-it will be finished at about 5:20PM.

This movie is based on a very popular YA book by John Green. Hazel and Gus are teenagers who share an acerbic wit, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell

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Crafternoon Tuesday September 23

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“Crafternoon” Tuesday September 23 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Join Lisa for a new program for children in grades 1-5. What will it be? That’s a surprise for now…let us know if you would like to participate!! *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

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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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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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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