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RPL now recovers used Keurig Cups!

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Through the generous hospitality of the Friends of the Rye Public Library we happily offer coffee to our members and guests for a very reasonable suggested donation. The ubiquitous Keurig brewer has greatly simplified that process and helped us to reduce coffee waste on a daily basis. Until now, though, used K-Cup packs were a non-sustainable link in the cycle. The Grounds to Grow On program allows us to send used packs for processing that creates compost from coffee grounds and energy from the containers. This program will not change your experience at all, but will allow for

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Story Time

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Our Story Time program meets each Wednesday 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 August 19th and Wednesday August 26th. We will resume our regular schedule on Wednesday September 2nd. See you then!**

 

YAttitudes Teen Book Club September 8th

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Our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up, meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. This month we meet on September 8th from 7:00 – 8:00PM and we will discuss the school year book selections at this session. Join us for discussion and delicious snacks!

 

Fun stuff to eat and great b eat and great books to talk

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Mother Goose on the Loose!

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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!

**Please note that we will not meet on Friday August 21st and Friday August 28th. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday September 4th. See you then!**

Story Time at the Farmer’s Market

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Story Time at the Farmer’s Market Join Lisa for informal story times under the pine tree Wednesdays from 2:30-3:00 PM through September 30th–weather permitting!

 

 

Military Book group selection for September 3 , 2015

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The Rye Public Library Military Book Group has chosen The Scratch of a Pen: 1763, by Colin Calloway as the title for their September 3rd discussion at 6:30 PM. The Military Book Group meets on the first Thursday of the month.

Britain now possessed a vast American empire stretching from Canada to the Florida Keys, yet the crushing costs of maintaining it would push its colonies toward rebellion. White settlers, free to pour into the West, clashed as never before with Indian tribes struggling to defend their way of life. In the Northwest, Pontiac’s War brought racial conflict to

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SRP Finale Magician Norman Ng Tuesday August 4th 6:30PM

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Join us for our SRP finale August 4th at 6:30PM with Magician Norman NG! We are excited to have him perform for us again–his shows are terrific! This will be a wonderful way to celebrate our summer program! Sign up now in the Youth Department!

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

 

RPL now recovers used Keurig Cups!

Grounds

Through the generous hospitality of the Friends of the Rye Public Library we happily offer coffee to our members and guests for a very reasonable suggested donation. The ubiquitous Keurig brewer has greatly simplified that process and helped us to reduce coffee waste on a daily basis. Until now, though, used K-Cup packs were a non-sustainable link in the cycle. The Grounds to Grow On program allows us to send used packs for processing that creates compost from coffee grounds and energy from the containers. This program will not change your experience at all, but will allow for

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Learn to Play Bridge! New Program Tues. 3-5pm Starts in August!

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Join Rye resident and bridge master Skip Page, our volunteer teacher for a new program at Rye Public Library. Whether you’ve played bridge before, or start as a complete novice, you’ll be right at home in this class. Skip has been teaching bridge since he learned to play at age 12. This program is open to those age 12 and up. Classes begin on Tuesday August 4th and will continue weekly on Tuesdays from 3-5pm.

RPL joins other Seacoast Area Libraries in Food Pantry Collection June-August

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Rye Public Library joins seven other Seacoast Area Libraries whose communities overlap with the service area of Seacoast Family Food Pantry and have begun a cooperative non-perishable food collection to benefit the SFFP Summer Meals For Kids program Collections begin on June 1st and continue through August 31 to correspond with the school summer vacation period when reduced school lunch opportunities are unavailable. The Summer Meals For Kids program helps fill the gap, and eight Seacoast Area Libraries are becoming temporary collection centers during this crucial period. Please bring non-perishable food donations to your public library in

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