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YAttitudes Teen Book Club -Cancelled

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**Our April meeting has been cancelled. **

Come talk about a favorite book and enjoy delicious snacks. Our next meeting will be Tuesday April 8th from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in the Youth department.

Fun stuff to eat and great books to talk about! Fun stuff to eat and great books to talk a

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Author, Poet Kristen Lodge Thursday April 10th at 7pm

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Join author Kristen Lodge as she recounts her youth in Rye and subsequent adventures in the mountains of the West. She will also share poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month! Have you ever dreamed of living at a ski resort, living in the mountains, and walking out your door to hike, ski, or mountain bike? This is exactly what happened when Kristen decided to take her first job working at a ski resort at 29. After a few years living in the best ski resorts in the east, she became the westerner she always wanted to be when

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Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

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Join us for the final session of this three-part series with poet Mimi White on Thursday April 17. Facilitating poet Mimi White has selected a variety of poems with influences from the natural world. At each session members will look at 2-3 poems closely and discuss interpretation. Each session will last for one hour 6:30-7:30, ending on time, but leaving time for members to peruse the library’s poetry shelves. Enjoy National Poetry Month!

From Mimi:

Poems often reveal truths, that once revealed, tell us what we have always known, but had forgotten. Together, through conversations and close

Continue reading Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

2-20 Mimi White

Join us for the final session of this three-part series with poet Mimi White on Thursday April 17. Facilitating poet Mimi White has selected a variety of poems with influences from the natural world. At each session members will look at 2-3 poems closely and discuss interpretation. Each session will last for one hour 6:30-7:30, ending on time, but leaving time for members to peruse the library’s poetry shelves. Enjoy National Poetry Month!

From Mimi:

Poems often reveal truths, that once revealed, tell us what we have always known, but had forgotten. Together, through conversations and close

Continue reading Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

Author, Poet Kristen Lodge Thursday April 10th at 7pm

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Join author Kristen Lodge as she recounts her youth in Rye and subsequent adventures in the mountains of the West. She will also share poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month! Have you ever dreamed of living at a ski resort, living in the mountains, and walking out your door to hike, ski, or mountain bike? This is exactly what happened when Kristen decided to take her first job working at a ski resort at 29. After a few years living in the best ski resorts in the east, she became the westerner she always wanted to be when

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Military Book group selection for May 1, 2014

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The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen Command and Control by Eric Schlosser as the title for their May 1st discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them? That question has never

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Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

2-20 Mimi White

Join us for the final session of this three-part series with poet Mimi White on Thursday April 17. Facilitating poet Mimi White has selected a variety of poems with influences from the natural world. At each session members will look at 2-3 poems closely and discuss interpretation. Each session will last for one hour 6:30-7:30, ending on time, but leaving time for members to peruse the library’s poetry shelves. Enjoy National Poetry Month!

From Mimi:

Poems often reveal truths, that once revealed, tell us what we have always known, but had forgotten. Together, through conversations and close

Continue reading Conversations: Poems of the Earth with facilitating poet Mimi White continues Thursday April. 17 at 6:30pm

Author, Poet Kristen Lodge Thursday April 10th at 7pm

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Join author Kristen Lodge as she recounts her youth in Rye and subsequent adventures in the mountains of the West. She will also share poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month! Have you ever dreamed of living at a ski resort, living in the mountains, and walking out your door to hike, ski, or mountain bike? This is exactly what happened when Kristen decided to take her first job working at a ski resort at 29. After a few years living in the best ski resorts in the east, she became the westerner she always wanted to be when

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Adult Book Group for April 15, 2014

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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for April 15, 2014, is Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. 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 may also available for checkout on our Kindle devices.

A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of

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Teen Craft!

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Join us on Wednesday April 9th from 3:00 to 4:00PM for this fun teen program. We will be making a peanut bead bracelet and will provide the supplies. Space is limited and sign-up is required. This program is for grade 6 and up. Please contact the youth department for more information.