Join the Friends of the Rye Public Library as they welcome Margaret Burgess , the Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art at the Portland Museum of Art, Maine to introduce this exciting exhibition. Showing at the Portland Museum of Art, Maine, from May 2 through September 8, 2013, this spectacular exhibition of modern art consists of 62 works from the renowned William S. Paley Collection at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Paley was a formative and innovative leader in the radio and television world as President and Chairman of the Board
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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for May 21st, 2013, is One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 2 – 3 P.M. or from 7 – 8 P.M. Newcomers are always welcome. Call us or drop in to reserve your copy! Downloadable copies also available.
One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The
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Friday May 10th, 2013 at 3:10PM. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!!
Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. This movie is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. This animated comedy features the voices of John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch.
Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please be sure to check the
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Come to Pam Anthony and Lisa’s youth craft, sewing, knitting, or crocheting time at the library! We’ll provide a project, but you are welcome to bring whatever you might be working on.
We meet on the first and third Fridays of the month from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. Our May dates are the 3rd and 17th. On May 3rd we will be making Mother’s Day cards. Please join us!
As a member of the Rye Public Library, you can download three mp3′s each week from our Freegal music service! Don’t miss out on this great part of your RPL membership. Choose from thousands of songs and artists, then just click “download now”. You can then transfer the songs to all your devices– they’re yours. Just click the icon in this post, or at the top left column of our website to start downloading. You’ll need your library card number as the sign in. Call us if you need to make sure of your number or take care of any
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Rye Public Library is happy to announce our membership as a beta(early adopter) library with a new service called Indieflix. This resource allows RPL patrons to stream content from a huge catalog of independent films for your home enjoyment. As with our other on-line resources, have your library card number ready, then enjoy this latest offering to our members! About Indieflix:
IndieFlix is dedicated to providing a forum where filmmakers and their audience can interact, and to building a community that translates artistic vision into commercial success.
IndieFlix promises to build a fair and open market to empower
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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M.
Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue and Jonny Weston star in this inspiring true story of courage and friendship. When young Jay Moriarty discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson to train him to ride it.
Featuring the spectacular wave footage, this film is packed with action and excitement!
This film is rated PG and runs for 117 minutes.
Our meeting this month will be Tuesday May 14th from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the Rye Junior High.
This month, teens and parents (if they choose to attend) will be discussing The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. When Sir Charles Baskerville is murdered, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the eerie Howling on the moors.
Join us for great discussion and delicious snacks!
On Wednesday May 8th from 3:00-4:00 PM we will feature a cupcake decorating teen snack and chat gathering. No need to sign up- just drop in!
We have TONS of LEGOS and would love to have you come and build something!“ At each session, we’ll have a “challenge” for you, like “Build a structure that can predict tornadoes” or “Build an alien space home”…or you can build whatever you want!
Meets on First Monday of the month during the school year from 3:00 – 4:30 in the Community Meeting Room.Our May meeting will be Monday the 6th. Join us! **Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without
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