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581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States
(603) 964-8401 www.ryepubliclibrary.org

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October 2017

2:00 or 6:30 PM Book Group

October 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2018

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The Adult Book Discussion group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 2 – 3 P.M. and from 6:30 – 7:30 P.M. You choose which hour works best for you week to week. Newcomers are always welcome. Call us or drop in to reserve your copy! Click here to sign up for our Activity Book Group Newsletter!

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January 2018

11:15AM Morning Mindfulness Meditation

January 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:15am on day Second of the month, repeating until March 12, 2018

An event every month that begins at 11:15am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 26, 2018

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us at 11:15 AM on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month for an opportunity to practice guided mindfulness meditation. “Mindfulness” = The moment to moment awareness of experience just the way it is. Open to all levels of experience.  

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Harold and Lillian eloped to Hollywood in 1947, where they became the film industry's secret weapons. Nobody talked about them, but everybody wanted them. Theirs is the greatest story never told-until now. 94 min

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Battle of the Sexes

January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.PG-13  121 min

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February 2018

6:30 PM Alice’s Ordinary People – Film

February 1 @ 6:30 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Alice's Ordinary People is a documentary about Alice Tregay - a woman who refused to stand still in the face of injustice. It's Alice's story of ordinary people who effected extraordinary change and advanced the endless struggle for human rights and dignity. It's an inspiration to current and future generations, as they take up the mantle and continue the fight. Join us for a viewing of this film on Thursday, February 1st at 6:30 PM.

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Victoria and Abdul

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.  PG-13   128 min

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6:00 PM NH League of Conservation Voters –Oil Drilling Public Input

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States
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1 PM Movie Matinee – Stronger

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.  R  119 min

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Queen of the Desert

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century. PG-13  128 min

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6:30 PM NH League of Conservation Voters –Offshore Drilling Discussion

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States
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Rye Candidate’s Night

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Meet Rye's 2018 candidates for public office.  Q&A

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Goodbye Christopher Robin

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne.  PG  107 min

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March 2018

11:15AM Morning Mindfulness Meditation

March 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us at 11:15 AM for an opportunity to practice guided mindfulness meditation. “Mindfulness” = The moment to moment awareness of experience just the way it is. Open to all levels of experience.  

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9:30 AM Senior Chair Yoga-Special 6 Weeks

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 18, 2018

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

***SPECIAL 6-Week Wednesday Trial*** March 7, 14, 21 28; April 11, 18 (There is no Yoga in April 4th due to conflicting schedule.) Rye resident and community volunteer Amelia McKenney leads the Chair Yoga program at Rye Public Library. With 25 years of yoga practice, a nursing degree, 1,500 hours of training at the Kripalu Institute, and a life-long athletic lifestyle, Amelia is well qualified to guide this unique practice.  Each member enjoys an interview to ascertain their health history…

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.  PG-13   103 min

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6:30 PM Three Famous Women of the Piscataqua

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

David Ramsay, lecturer, local historian and tour guide will present a talk with slides entitled, Three Famous Women of the Piscataqua:  Isles of Shoals Poet Celia Thaxter; South Berwick author Sarah Orne Jewett; and Sarah Farmer, Peace Activist and founder of the Green Acre spiritual community and school in Eliot, Maine. As writers, poets, artists, spiritual and social innovators all three women displayed through their lives and accomplishments an independence of mind and spirit and the capacity to break the…

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1 PM Senior Trivia & Social Hour

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for refreshments, conversation, and trivia fun! The program is free and open to the public. Our Senior Trivia meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 1-2 PM. (The Senior SERVE can pick up Rye senior residents who no longer can drive. Please call the library the morning of to confirm your pick up by the van.)

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Just Getting Started

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run (1988), about an ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program (Morgan Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.  PG-13  91 min

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3 PM Glenshane Irish Folk Duo

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Together Jean and John Nesbitt form the duo, Glenshane. John, who grew up in County Derry, Northern Ireland listening to all the traditional musicians of the day, and Jean, a native New Englander, whose musical influences range from Broadway to Bach and rhythm and blues to folk have been performing together for 25 years.  

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6:30 PM Funerals and Burials, Naturally

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us as we learn about ways to make funerals and dispositions affordable and sustainable while honoring the ones we love. This program sponsored by the NH Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy non-profit group.

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11:15AM Morning Mindfulness Meditation

March 19 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us at 11:15 AM on March 5th & 19th. “Mindfulness” = The moment to moment awareness of experience just the way it is. Open to all levels of experience.  

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1 PM Movie Matinee – The Mountain Between Us

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.   PG-13  112 min

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Murder On the Orient Express

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

When a murder occurs on the train he's traveling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.  PG-13  114 min

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April 2018

11:15 AM Morning Mindfulness Meditation

April 2 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:15am on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us at 11:15 AM for an opportunity to practice guided mindfulness meditation on April 2, 16, 30; May 14, (closed May 28th); June 11, 25. “Mindfulness” = The moment to moment awareness of experience just the way it is. Open to all levels of experience.

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Wonder

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.PG  133 min

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1 PM Senior Trivia & Social Hour

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for refreshments, conversation, and trivia fun! The program is free and open to the public. Our Senior Trivia meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 1-2 PM. (The Senior SERVE can pick up Rye senior residents who no longer can drive. Please call the library the morning of to confirm your pick up by the van.)

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1 PM Movie Matinee – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. R  115 min

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