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Y-La Teen Advisory Board

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Teen Advisory Board December 16th

Want to get involved in your community? Need some community service hours? Love your library and just want to volunteer? Join the Teen Advisory Board and get INVOLVED. We usually meet on the third Tuesday of the month. Our December meeting is Tuesday the 16th from 6:30 -7:30PM. If you’re interested, call Lisa @ 964-8401 for an application.

 

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Protect Our Oceans: The Rozalia Project Thurs. Nov. 20th 7:00pm

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Join us as the award- winning Friends of the Rye Public Library welcome Rozalia Project’s Rachael Miller for images, videos, stories and information about Rozalia Project’s work protecting the Gulf of Maine and beyond from onboard American Promise. This talk will show you some of the creatures (attack lobsters!?), the incredible kelp forests and some surprising discoveries (underwater trash reefs ) Rozalia Project made while working on the problem of marine debris and marine protected areas over the last 4 years. This presentation is interactive and great for all ages.

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Book Bites Book Club For Kids

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 2-4. Our next meeting will be Thursday December 18th from 3:15-4:15PM. The book we are reading is When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke. 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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Protect Our Oceans: The Rozalia Project Thurs. Nov. 20th 7:00pm

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Join us as the award- winning Friends of the Rye Public Library welcome Rozalia Project’s Rachael Miller for images, videos, stories and information about Rozalia Project’s work protecting the Gulf of Maine and beyond from onboard American Promise. This talk will show you some of the creatures (attack lobsters!?), the incredible kelp forests and some surprising discoveries (underwater trash reefs ) Rozalia Project made while working on the problem of marine debris and marine protected areas over the last 4 years. This presentation is interactive and great for all ages.

In a special November promotion in cooperation with the

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Military Book group selection for December 4, 2014

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The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen The Hopkins Touch, by David Roll as the title for their December 4th discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

 

Adult Book Group for December 16, 2014

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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for December 16th, 2014, is The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida. 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.

This book is about the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism.

 

Protect Our Oceans: The Rozalia Project Thurs. Nov. 20th 7:00pm

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Join us as the award- winning Friends of the Rye Public Library welcome Rozalia Project’s Rachael Miller for images, videos, stories and information about Rozalia Project’s work protecting the Gulf of Maine and beyond from onboard American Promise. This talk will show you some of the creatures (attack lobsters!?), the incredible kelp forests and some surprising discoveries (underwater trash reefs ) Rozalia Project made while working on the problem of marine debris and marine protected areas over the last 4 years. This presentation is interactive and great for all ages.

In a special November promotion in cooperation with the

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International Games Day

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Please plan to come to the library’s FIRST EVER International Games Day Event on Saturday, November 15th from 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Tons of FUN! Food! Games! Family Time! BE THERE!!

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

International Games Day at RPL Saturday Nov. 15, 10am-2pm

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So you think you’ve got game?

Saturday, November 15th from 10am to 2pm, the game is on at Rye Public Library for International Games Day! Each year libraries come together to celebrate their love of games on International Games Day, an annual celebration of games, play, libraries and learning that all ages are invited to attend!

We’ll have board games like Jenga, Yahtzee, Sorry!, Chess, Apples to Apples, Connect 4, Monopoly and more, as well as video games like Minecraft and MarioCart. Volunteers will be available to teach you how to play unfamiliar games.

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Granite Kiss: Stone Walls in New England Thurs. Nov. 13 7pm

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Join us as the Rye Public Library welcomes author, teacher, NHPR commentator and stone mason Kevin Gardner. Kevin’s informal talk covers a few of the main topics of his book about New England stone walls The Granite Kiss, touching on history, technique, stylistic development, and aesthetics. He explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, the ways in which they and other dry stone structures were built, how their styles emerged and changed over time, and their significance to the famous New England landscape. Other topics may include: differences in approach

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