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Caldecott Medal 2016

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2016 Randolph Caldecott Medal Award Winner

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the“ Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture“ book for children.

The 2016 Caldecott Medal winner is Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting February 2

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Our Teen Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday February 2nd from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Want to get involved in your community? Need some community service hours? We plan programs, figure out books to add to the young adult room (and you get to read them first), and we create displays….and we eat food and have fun, so… Love your library and just want to volunteer? Join the Teen Advisory Board and get INVOLVED. If you’re interested, call Lisa @ 964-8401 for an application.

 

 

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Ladybug Picture Book Award 2015

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New Hampshire Ladybug Picture Book Award Winner for 2015

New Hampshire children, from preschoolers to third graders, cast 8,769 votes for The Day the Crayons Quit written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, making it the winner of the 2015 Ladybug Picture Book Award. Nominees for the 2016 award will be announced in the spring.

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YAttitudes Teen Book Club February 9

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YAttitudes is our teen book club for students in grade 6 and up. Our next meeting will be Tuesday February 9th from 6:30 to 7:30PM.

We are reading The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost. Join us for pizza and dessert.

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

YAttitudes Teen Book Club February 9

Chess Club February 17

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Chess Club! Meets the third Wednesday of the month from 3:15 – 5:15PM. Our next session is Wednesday February 17th. 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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Friday Flick February 19

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Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Shows begin promptly at 3:10 P.M. Today’s movie is rated PG-13 and runs for 106 minutes.

Join us for this action, sci-fi comedy. When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the earth in the form of video games. Stars Adam Sandler and Kevin James.

Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please be sure to check the content of this film to be sure that the film is appropriate

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Book Bites Book Club February 18

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 2-5. Our next meeting will be Thursday February 18th from 3:15-4:00PM.

Our book this month is The Tale of Rescue by Michael J. Rosen. 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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Author Denis Lipman Thursday January 14th at 7pm

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Join us as the Rye Public Library presents local author Denis Lipman for an evening of wit with a British flair. Lipman shares from his comic travelogue A Yank Back To England in this author reading and discussion event.

Denis Lipman grew up in the East End of London, in a small two-bedroom house managed by the local council. At fifteen he left school to become a printer’s apprentice, but within a week he fled the print shop for a magic shop! At age eighteen, he became one of the youngest members of the Magic Circle, and on his

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Movie Matinee Change

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The original movie that was scheduled for 1/20 has been swapped with the movie scheduled for 1/27. Call 964-8401 for more information.

http://ryepubliclibrary.org/category/services/wednesdaymatinee/

Dumbledore’s Army – Harry Potter Club February 23

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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 February meeting will be on the 23rd 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!

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