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RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

Summer Reading Bingo 2014

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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Tom Barron and Band on Wed. July 23 at 3:00 PM

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Summer afternoon music continues in July with Tom Barron and Band on Wednesday July 23 at 3:00 pm at Rye Public Library. Join the fun with this popular local ensemble known for fun, classic jazz, be-bop and swing tunes with virtuoso musicianship. The Band features Woody Allen on guitar, Jeff Auger on keyboard, Tom Barron on trumpet, George Blodgett on bass, Richard Gardzina on sax, Terry MacDonald on drums and Pauline Vigent with vocals.

Summer music concludes with the Ben Baldwin Trio on Wednesday August 20, also at 3:00pm

Wizards at Hogwarts Movie Marathon

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Wizards at Hogwarts Movie Marathon August 15th and August 16th 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM each day. We will show all seven movies!Wear some sort of related costume and bring some themed snacks to share. There will be a chance at trivia…if you dare! Please contact the youth department for more information!

 

Military Book group selection for August 7, 2014

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The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen Citizens of London, by Lynne Olson as the title for their August 7th discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

The author reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR’s Lend-Lease program in London; and John Gilbert Winant, the shy, idealistic U.S. ambassador

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Fraud Workshop for Seniors–Five Types of Fraud Friday July 11th, 12:00-1:00

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Join us for a free lunch-and-learn format workshop identifying five types of fraud. Financial advisor Irina Andreasen will focus on the five most common types of fraud in an effort to help people recognize them and avoid becoming victims. There will be time after the session for questions and answers. Lunch is provided. Please register for the session by phone at 964-8401, or by signing up at the Library.

According to the FBI, scam artists often seek out older Americans because of their concentrated wealth, lower likelihood to report fraud, trusting natures, and inexperience with the variety of fraudulent

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RPL Summer Reading Bingo for Adult Readers

Summer Reading Bingo 2014

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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Fraud Workshop for Seniors–Five Types of Fraud Friday July 11th, 12:00-1:00

fraud

Join us for a free lunch-and-learn format workshop identifying five types of fraud. Financial advisor Irina Andreasen will focus on the five most common types of fraud in an effort to help people recognize them and avoid becoming victims. There will be time after the session for questions and answers. Lunch is provided. Please register for the session by phone at 964-8401, or by signing up at the Library.

According to the FBI, scam artists often seek out older Americans because of their concentrated wealth, lower likelihood to report fraud, trusting natures, and inexperience with the variety of fraudulent

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Family Garden Club Tuesday August 12th

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We are delighted to have Pat Ritter from Nature’s Wonders here to work with kids in our garden which was created by children and families several years ago.

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting will be Tuesday August 12th from 3:30 – 4:30PM.

Please call the library @ 964-8401 to reserve your spot. We would love to have you join us!

 

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Mother Goose on the Loose!

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This 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 will meet this summer on Fridays June 27th – August 8th. We hope you will be able to join us!

Fraud Workshop for Seniors–Five Types of Fraud Friday July 11th, 12:00-1:00

fraud

Join us for a free lunch-and-learn format workshop identifying five types of fraud. Financial advisor Irina Andreasen will focus on the five most common types of fraud in an effort to help people recognize them and avoid becoming victims. There will be time after the session for questions and answers. Lunch is provided. Please register for the session by phone at 964-8401, or by signing up at the Library.

According to the FBI, scam artists often seek out older Americans because of their concentrated wealth, lower likelihood to report fraud, trusting natures, and inexperience with the variety of fraudulent

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