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Adult Book Group for November 18, 2014

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The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for November 18th, 2014, is We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 2 – 3 P.M. and 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.

Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and our narrator, Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. She has her reasons. “I spent the first eighteen years of

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Friends of the Rye Public Library win state award of excellence!

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Representatives of the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association, President Ed Moran and directors Susan Gaudiello and Conrad Moses traveled to Rye to present the Friends of the Rye Public Library with the 2014 Sue Palmatier Award For Outstanding Support By A “Friends Of The Library” Group on Tuesday evening October 14. With all the Friends officers and many members present, Friends President Katie Jaffarian received the award on behalf of the group. The Board of Trustees of the Rye Public Library, who nominated the Friends of RPL in recognition of the extraordinary level, variety, and innovation of support they offer

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Y-La Teen Advisory Board

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Teen Advisory Board November 4 Want to get involved in your community? Need some community service hours? Love your library and just want to volunteer? Join the Teen Advisory Board and get INVOLVED. This month we will meet on Tuesday Nov. 4 from 6:30 -7:30PM. If you’re interested, call Lisa @ 964-8401 for an application.

 

Book Bites Book Club For Kids

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Book Bites Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-10.Our next meeting will be Thursday October 23rd from 3:15-4:15PM. The book we are reading is The Power of Poppy Pendle by Natasha Lowe. 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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Digging In To Real Food Thurs. Oct. 23 at 7pm

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Kath Gallant and Tracey Miller, co-founders of Dig In: Real Food Solutions will talk about the growth of the local food movement and how to eat locally within a budget. They’ll give you some cost saving tips for eating whole foods and why it all matters.

The mission of Dig In is to help people build the connection between what they eat, where it comes from and how it affects their health. It’s all connected and it starts with people being empowered and educated to make choices that make them feel great.

Bios:

Kathy Gallant, owner of Blue Moon

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Youth Bracelet Beading

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Beading is BACK! Learn to make this AMAZING beaded bangle: Jill Wiseman’s “Festival of Lights”.

Kids’ Classes (ages 8+) **Tuesday, October 21st 3:00 – 5:00pm (currently full) **Monday, October 27th 3:00 – 5:00pm Class size limited; kids under 8 must be accompanied by a parent SIGN UP is REQUIRED. CALL RIGHT AWAY if you’re interested in learning to make this. Beads supplied by the library – will be in purple tones. MORE classes will be added if needed…

Spooky Halloween Event Wednesday Oct. 29 at 7:00pm

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Need to spice up your Halloween? Come to our spooky double program Wednesday October 29th 7:00 PM!

First, Valerie Lofaso, local teen author of The Tangled Web of friends series will read from her latest book, The Witches of Fishkill Pond.

Second, she’ll spend some time discussing her paranormal investigations. You won’t want to miss this!! Be prepared for goose bumps and sleepless nights…

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

Digging In To Real Food Thurs. Oct. 23 at 7pm

Digging In

Kath Gallant and Tracey Miller, co-founders of Dig In: Real Food Solutions will talk about the growth of the local food movement and how to eat locally within a budget. They’ll give you some cost saving tips for eating whole foods and why it all matters.

The mission of Dig In is to help people build the connection between what they eat, where it comes from and how it affects their health. It’s all connected and it starts with people being empowered and educated to make choices that make them feel great.

Bios:

Kathy Gallant, owner of Blue Moon

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Crafternoon Tuesday November 18

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“Crafternoon” Tuesday November 18 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Join Lisa for a fun elementary – aged craft program. We will be making a Thanksgiving craft. No sign-up required– just drop in! *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please call the library if you have any questions.

 

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: We will not be having Mother Goose Friday November 28. The library will be closed on Thanksgiving and the day after. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday December 5.**

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