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Friday Flick May 20th

Open Season

Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG and runs for 85 minutes.

Today’s movie is Open Season: Scared Silly. Elliot, Boog and the beloved woodland creatures are back in a new comedy adventure. When Elliot tells a campfire story of a monster in the woods, Boog – who has never been the bravest of bears – becomes very scared. His best friend Elliot comes up with a crazy plan to scare the fear out of Boog! They venture on a hilarious journey where the power of

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Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club April 26

Dumbledore

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

Dumbledore’s Army 4th Tuesday night of the month. Our April meeting will be on the 26th from 6:00-7:30PM*. All Ages are welcome.

This once-a-month group meets in the room of requirement to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, do read-alouds…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I assure you, it is a blast!

*Please note our new start time is 6:00PM!

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

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Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club May 24

Dumbledore

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

Dumbledore’s Army 4th Tuesday night of the month. Our May meeting will be on the 24th from 6:00-7:30PM*. All Ages are welcome.

This once-a-month group meets in the room of requirement to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, do read-alouds…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! I assure you, it is a blast!

*Please note our new start time is 6:00PM!

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

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Book Bites Book Club April 21st

out of my mind

Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 2-5. Our next meeting will be Thursday April 21st from 3:15-4:00PM.

Our book this month is Out Of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper. 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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Teen Writer’s Workshop April 19th

Teen Writer's Workshop

NEW: Teen Writer’s Workshop. Due to a specific request, we’re giving this workshop a go! Grades 6+ may join us to share writing, or just to critique what others have brought to the table. Our next meeting is Tuesday April 19th @ 6:30pm. Our meeting in May will be on the 10th.

 

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Story Time

storytime reader

Our Story Time program for toddlers and preschoolers meets on Wednesdays at 11:00 AM for a program that combines stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts! No sign-up is required. All ages are welcome!

*Please note that we will not have Story Time on Wednesday April 27th, but will resume our regular schedule May 4th.

Chess Club April 20th

chess

Chess Club! Meets the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15 – 5:15PM. Our next session is Wednesday April 20th. From 3:15 – 4:15 will be a free play time. Chess Pro Michael Sullivan will be here from 4:15 – 5:15 to present fun chess activities and teach kids how to play. *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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National Library Week Open House Sat. April 16 11-2

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In celebration of National Library Week 2016 (April 11-16th), The Friends of the Rye Public Library invite you to an open house event. This year’s National Library Week theme is: Libraries Transform. The Friends have organized an event allowing you to meet many of the Rye Public Library’s special volunteers. At this “Meet the Transformers” open house, our volunteer Bridge (Skip Page), Chess (Michael Sullivan), Drawing(Claire Russo and Patti Betti), Knitting(Mary Smith), Mah Jongg(Barbara LaSala) and Yoga (Amelia McKenney) leaders will be on hand to meet open house attendees and introduce their activities. The Friends have also lined up

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A Conversation on History and Race in N.H. Thursday April 14th 7pm

heritage trail

Join us for a discussion of forgotten slave traders and slavery in New Hampshire will introduce this program focusing on the more recent history of African Americans in the Seacoast area, including Rye, during the post-Civil War years into the 20th century. JerriAnne Boggis, director of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, and its founder Valerie Cunningham, will lead the discussion on Thursday, April 14th at the Rye Public Library. The Rye Historical Society will have photos on display of African Americans visiting, performing and working in Rye from its historic Foss photos collection. This event is co-sponsored by the Rye

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National Library Week Open House Sat. April 16 11-2

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In celebration of National Library Week 2016 (April 11-16th), The Friends of the Rye Public Library invite you to an open house event. This year’s National Library Week theme is: Libraries Transform. The Friends have organized an event allowing you to meet many of the Rye Public Library’s special volunteers. At this “Meet the Transformers” open house, our volunteer Bridge (Skip Page), Chess (Michael Sullivan), Drawing(Claire Russo and Patti Betti), Knitting(Mary Smith), Mah Jongg(Barbara LaSala) and Yoga (Amelia McKenney) leaders will be on hand to meet open house attendees and introduce their activities. The Friends have also lined up

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