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Turn the Page Cafe–After School Snack Wednesday April 12th

We’re making easy snacks for youth and teens in our “Turn the Page Cafe” — delicious snacking and snack-making! We will meet on Wednesday April 12th from 3:00 to 4:00PM. By popular demand, this time we are again making apple and cheddar quesadillas! If you like to cook (or eat), this is for you!

 

 

 

Mother Goose on the Loose!

Mother Goose on the Loose is a thirty minute interactive session that uses songs and rhymes, puppets and musical instruments, to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. We meet Fridays from 10:00 to 10:30 AM in the Community Meeting Room.

We hope you can join us!

 

Free 5-Week Meditation Series Continues Wednesdays at 9:30am thru 4/5

Guest Instructor Liz Korabek-Emerson leads a meditation series over five weeks Wedneday mornings at 9:30am in the Rye Public Library Community Meeting Room. On Wednesdays, throughout March and until April 5, at 9:30am session, the series will take on one specific topic each week. The topics are: mindfulness, taking in the good, loving kindness, compassion and joy. Each workshop focuses on a single topic and will provide formal instruction for the practice, exercises for integrating the practice into your life, and discussion. Come for a single topic or the entire series! No prior experience is required.

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Chess Club March 15th

Chess Club! We meet on the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15-4:15PM. This month we meet on March 15th.

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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Teen Writer’s Workshop March 21st

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 March 21st from 5:30 to 6:30PM. Please note that this is a new time for the workshop.

 

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Book Bites Book Club March 16th

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 16th. This month we are reading Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova. 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.

 

 

 

 

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Youth Beading March 22nd- New project!

Lisa will be holding a beading craft class for grade 5+ and up on Wednesday, March 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00pm.

This gorgeous sewn bead bracelet looks difficult to make, but actually, once a few steps are learned, it’s sheer repetition and creativity with color. It’s called a “3-drop peyote stitch” and once learned, the possibilities for design are endless! Over four or five sessions – depending on the beaders – we will be learning how to make the bracelet! All supplies provided by the library. Just show up ready to learn!

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RPL will be closed on Tuesday, 3/14

Due to the impending snow storm, RPL will be closed on Tuesday, 3/13. Check WMUR’s site for any possible adjusted Wednesday morning hours.

Free 5-Week Meditation Series Continues Wednesdays at 9:30am thru 4/5

Guest Instructor Liz Korabek-Emerson leads a meditation series over five weeks Wedneday mornings at 9:30am in the Rye Public Library Community Meeting Room. On Wednesdays, throughout March and until April 5, at 9:30am session, the series will take on one specific topic each week. The topics are: mindfulness, taking in the good, loving kindness, compassion and joy. Each workshop focuses on a single topic and will provide formal instruction for the practice, exercises for integrating the practice into your life, and discussion. Come for a single topic or the entire series! No prior experience is required.

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The Current State of New Hampshire and Obstacles to Prosperity

On Thursday, March 16th at 6:30 PM, Charlie Arlinghaus, President of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy will present an economic forecast for the state, a non-profit, non-partisan, independent think tank focused on state and local public policy issues that affect the quality of life for New Hampshire’s citizens.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library and is free of charge and open to the public.