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Book Bites Book Club May 18th

Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5. We meet on the third Thursday of the month from 3:15 to 4:00PM, this month on the 18th. This month we are having a “Reader’s Choice”. Read any book and tell the group about it!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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Friday Flick May 19th

Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s we are showing The Transformers: The Movie.

It is rated PG and runs for 85 mins.

Join us for this animated, 30th anniversary edition of The Transformers: The Movie. The year is 2005…For millennia, the heroic Autobots, have been at war with the evil Megatron and his Decepticons over control of their home planet Cybertron. Will the Autobots be able to save themselves and their home world in time?

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Counting Steps and Shuteye: Fitness Tracking Tech Tuesday May 23 at 6:30pm

Local running blogger and reviewer, Sam Winebaum, will explain the ins and outs of fitness tracking devices, such as the Fitbit with a hands-on program, Counting Steps and Shuteye: Tracking Fitness and Cardiac Health on Tuesday, May 23 from 6:30-7:30 at the Rye Public Library.

The program will cover the latest research and devices for tracking workouts of all sorts, as well as cardiac fitness, and the role of sleep in recovery from the day’s stresses and strains. The program will be both from the perspective of competitive endurance athletes and those of us who work on our

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Teen Writer’s Workshop May 16th

Students in grades 6+ may join our teen writing workshop to share your writing, get critiques, give critiques- discuss your ideas! It’s all about whatever you need to get writing!

Our Teen Writer’s Workshop meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Our session this month will meet Tuesday May 16th from 5:30 to 6:30PM.

 

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Chess Club May 17th

Chess Club! During the school year we meet on the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15-4:15PM. This month we meet on May 17th. We will also meet once during the Summer Reading Program, on July 19th from 3:15 to 4:15PM.

No need to sign up, you can just drop in! *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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Great Grains; Let’s Eat! with Chef Oonagh Williams Thurs. May 11 at 6:30pm

Renowned Chef Oonagh Williams brings her delicious, entertaining and informative presentation, “Great Grains: Let’s Eat!” to the Rye Public Library on Thursday, May 11 from 6:30-7:30. Chef Oonagh will explain what great grains are, why they are good for us and how to cook with them. See and smell amaranth, millet, sorghum and teff and learn how you can use them in cooking aa well as the nutritional benefits of each.

Join us to sample Chef Oonagh’s signature gluten free, made-from-scratch, almond cake. She will also create a simple summer salad with quinoa, summer vegetables and lemon herb

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Great Grains; Let’s Eat! with Chef Oonagh Williams Thurs. May 11 at 6:30pm

Renowned Chef Oonagh Williams brings her delicious, entertaining and informative presentation, “Great Grains: Let’s Eat!” to the Rye Public Library on Thursday, May 11 from 6:30-7:30. Chef Oonagh will explain what great grains are, why they are good for us and how to cook with them. See and smell amaranth, millet, sorghum and teff and learn how you can use them in cooking aa well as the nutritional benefits of each.

Join us to sample Chef Oonagh’s signature gluten free, made-from-scratch, almond cake. She will also create a simple summer salad with quinoa, summer vegetables and lemon herb

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club May 9th

Our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. This month we meet on Tuesday May 9th from 6:30 to 7:30PM.

This month we are reading The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.

We eat pizza and have a dessert at all meetings. Join us!

 

Fun stuff to eat and great b

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Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club June 6

Shhhhhhhh….don’t tell Umbridge or Filch about this…or you’ll break out in SNEAK spots!

Dumbledore’s Army next meets on Tuesday June 6th from 6:00 to 7:30PM. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month during the school year. We will meet once during the summer, on Tuesday July 11th. We will then resume our regular schedule in September.

This once-a-month group meets in the room of requirement to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, watch movies, discuss books, do read-alouds, have trivia nights, read and/or write fan-fic…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I

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A Poetry Interlude: The Language of Healing Tues., April 25 at 5:00 pm

During National Poetry Month local luminary Mimi White, poet and Portsmouth Poet Laureate Emeritus, will host a program on Tuesday April 25th at 5pm offering the reading and discussion of poems that nurture, soothe and offer hope. Participants are invited to bring along selections of their own to share. The Library invites all ages to enjoy a relaxing evening of expressive insights. We hope you can join us.