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

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June 2018

Bead Club for Grades 3 and Up

June 19 @ 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join Lisa for our fun bead club for grades 3+ on Tuesday June 19th from 3:15 - 4:30PM. No need to sign-up, just drop in!

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Being Mortal

June 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our second of four presentations in our Caregiver Summer Speaker Series "Being Mortal". Dr. Keenan Al-Hojerry is a family medicine specialist in Portsmouth and the Medical Director at Evolve at Rye Senior Living. He will present perspectives and approaches to end-of-life care and issues that families grapple with as their loved ones progress in their illness.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

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!

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

June 25 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! We will begin by reading this book for our meeting on June 25th. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Summer Reading Program Kick-off with Norman NG

June 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

  Join us for our Summer Reading Program Kick-off Tuesday June 26th at 6:30PM. We are pleased to welcome back magician Norman Ng entertain us with his fantastic show.  This is sure to be a fun show for all the family! Sign-up is required. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. *This program has been generously sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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Teen Summer Reading Kick-off Party

June 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Summer is here! Teens entering grades 6-12 are all invited to a summer reading party! We'll play games, eat pizza, and raffle off some prizes to get the summer started. Please call to sign-up.

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SRP Bead Club

June 28 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Mother Goose on the Loose

June 29 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

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!

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

June 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!

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SRP Family Movie

June 29 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday June 29th for our showing of Sherlock Gnomes. The show begins promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 86 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animation, adventure comedy. Gnomeo & Juliet, garden gnomes, recruit detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. Please be sure to check…

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July 2018

The “Losers Club Book Club”

July 2 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Dumbledore’s Army Cancelled- Will NOT Meet Tuesday July 3. Library closing at 6:00PM

July 3 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Rye Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th and will be closing at 6:00PM on Tuesday evening, July 3rd. Our Harry Potter club, Dumbledore’s Army, had been scheduled to meet on Tuesday the 3rd. Our other Harry Potter events this summer will be Harry's birthday party on Tuesday July 31st, from 6:30 to 7:30PM and our annual Harry Potter Movie Marathon August 16th and 17th. Look for more information to come! **Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+…

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Library Closed (& Closing at 6 PM on the 3rd)

July 4
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Rye Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th and will be closing at 6 PM on Tuesday evening, July 3rd.

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Baby Yoga Crawling to Walking Series- Thursdays July 5-August 9-Program cancelled

July 5 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Thursdays July 5-August 9  10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for babies crawling to walking up to age two, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed…

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SRP Bead Club

July 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!

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SRP Family Movie

July 6 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday July 6 for our showing of Happy Feet. The show begins promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animation, adventure comedy. In the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, sweet, little penguin Mumble is born but can't sing. But he can tap dance brilliantly! Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be…

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

July 9 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Cookies and Milk Pajama Story Time with Chris Rose

July 10 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our Cookies and Milk Pajama Story Time with Chris Rose on Tuesday July 10th at 6:30PM.Chris Rose, 4th grade teacher and illustrious book seller, will delight audiences with his readings of favorite (and very funny) books. Wear your jammies, bring a stuffed animal and have a blast! Sign-up is required for this program, so stop by the youth department, or call, to sign up! *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library…

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Happy Planner Club

July 11 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our monthly Happy Planner Club meeting! We will supply the washi tape and stickers, just bring your planner for an hour of decorating fun.

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Teen Jeopardy Rocks

July 11 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Test out your music knowledge in Jeopardy! There will be snacks and prizes for the winning teams! Also, you'll earn a raffle ticket for attending. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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Baby Yoga Crawling to Walking Series- Thursdays July 5-August 9- Program cancelled

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Thursdays July 5-August 9  10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for babies crawling to walking up to age two, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed…

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SRP Bead Club

July 12 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 13 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!

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SRP Family Movie

July 13 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday July 13th  for our showing of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. The show begins promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 87 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animation, adventure comedy! Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks and Chipettes scheme to find their way home; they accidentally…

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YAtittudes Book N Reel

July 13 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for an after-hours Book-N-Reel. We'll be showing Love, Simon and serving pizza! Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

July 16 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Big Nate in A Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Little Red Wagon Theatre Performance

July 17 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are so pleased to welcome the Little Red Wagon Theatre Group on Tuesday July 17th at 6:30PM. This group is from the University of New Hampshire Department of Theater and Dance. The performance tonight is Through the Door: A Journey Through the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. From their website: "So many stories and so little time! Each time the door opens a new story begins. Follow the characters from all of the fairy tales you know and…

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Baby Yoga Newborn to Crawling Series- Wednesdays July 11-August 15-Program cancelled

July 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Wednesdays July 11-August 15 10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for newborn babies to crawling, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed by Lisa, certified by…

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Teen Hamilton Party

July 18 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Come celebrate Hamilton and all things musical theatre! We'll play games, sing along to our favorite songs, and eat Broadway snacks. Wear a costume for an extra raffle ticket. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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Baby Yoga Crawling to Walking Series- Thursdays July 5-August 9- Program cancelled

July 19 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Thursdays July 5-August 9  10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for babies crawling to walking up to age two, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed…

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SRP Bead Club

July 19 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 20 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!

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SRP Family Movie

July 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday July 20 for our showing of Rock Dog. The show begins promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 90 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animation, adventure comedy. A young mastiff, Bodi (Luke Wilson) wants to be a rock 'n' roll star! When a radio falls from the sky, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of…

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

July 23 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Wildlife Encounters SRP Program July 24

July 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are excited to welcome back Wildlife Encounters! They will present a program here on Tuesday July 24th from 6:30 to 7:30PM. A premier Live-Animal show! This will be an interactive, experiential program which showcases biodiversity and features a wide variety of animals. This is sure to be a fun show for all the family! Sign-up is required. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. *This program has been generously sponsored by The…

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Baby Yoga Newborn to Crawling Series- Wednesdays July 11-August 15-Program cancelled

July 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Wednesdays July 11-August 15 10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for newborn babies to crawling, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed by Lisa, certified by…

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Teen Archaeology Escape Room

July 25 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Escape the archaeological dig site! Follow clues to find your way out before time runs out. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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Baby Yoga Crawling to Walking Series- Thursdays July 5-August 9-Program cancelled

July 26 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Thursdays July 5-August 9  10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for babies crawling to walking up to age two, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed…

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SRP Bead Club

July 26 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!

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SRP Family Movie

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday July 27 for our showing of The Sound of Music. Due to the length of this film, the show will begin promptly at 1:00 PM. It is rated G and runs for 174 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Wear a costume! Rodgers & Hammerstein's, "The Sound of Music" is the winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It is based on the real life story of the VonTrapp Family Singers. It…

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Legos!

July 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We will have two Lego sessions this summer! Our first session will be Monday July 30th from 1:00 to 2:00PM. Build an ice cram, Eat an ice cream!Come build and have a treat! We will meet again  on Monday August 6th from 1:00 to 2:00PM. Build a candy castle and Eat Lego Candy! Come build and have a treat!

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

July 30 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our "Book Bites" book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Harry Potter Birthday Party

July 31 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Come celebrate Harry's birthday at the library! We will have games, trivia, and birthday treats. Wear your robes! Sign-up is required for this event, so call the library today. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. *This program has been generously sponsored by The Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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August 2018

Movie Matinee – Finding Your Feet

August 1 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.  PG-13   111 min

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Teen: Make Your Own Rock Candy

August 1 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Libraries ROCK so we are making rock candy! Come start the process and watch your crystals form over the next few days. Delicious! Open to students entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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SRP Bead Club

August 2 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

August 3 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us! Please note that Story Time will not meet on Friday August 17th and Friday August 24th, but we will resume…

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SRP Family Movie

August 3 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday August 3 for our showing of Coco. The show will begin promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 105 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animated adventure comedy from Disney/Pixar. An aspiring young musician named Miguel, is confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music. He embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors, the Land of the Dead, to find…

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YAtittudes Book N Reel

August 3 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for an after hours movie based on a YA novel! We'll be watching Ready Player One and eating pizza. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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Legos!

August 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

This is our second of two Lego sessions this summer! We will meet on Monday August 6th from 1:00 to 2:00PM. Build a candy castle and Eat Lego Candy! Come build and have a treat!

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

August 6 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our “Book Bites” book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! Please note that we have changed the book for this session. The book for this week is now Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. Please stop or call to reserve…

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SRP Finale-Ice Cream Social and Pet Show!

August 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are very excited about our finale on Tuesday August 7 at 6:00PM! This year we are combining a fun pet show, and we will be having an ice cream social!  Sign-up is required for you AND your pet! Don't have a pet? That's ok--just come for the fun! *Parents, please remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.  

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Movie Matinee – Jane

August 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.   90 min

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Happy Planner Club

August 8 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our monthly Happy Planner Club meeting! We will supply the washi tape and stickers, just bring your planner for an hour of decorating fun.

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Teen End of Summer Party

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

The summer is over and we are celebrating all the fun we had! Join us for games, pizza, and giveaways. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please sign-up. This program has been generously sponsored by the Friends of the Rye Public Library.

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SRP Bead Club

August 9 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the SRP, Lisa will hold a bead club on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. The group for grades 3 and up will meet on June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. The group for grades 5 and up will meet on July 5, July 19,  and August 2. No need to sign-up, just drop in!  

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

August 10 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us! Please note that Story Time will not meet on Friday August 17th and Friday August 24th, but we will resume…

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SRP Family Movie

August 10 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday August 10 for our showing of  Sing. The show will begin promptly at 3:00 PM. It is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! Join us for this animated comedy. In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario (Matthew McConaughey stars as Buster Moon), an eternally optimistic koala attempt to save his crumbling theater by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Also stars Reese Witherspoon as…

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The “Losers Club Book Club”

August 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our “Book Bites” book group for grades 3-5 that meets during the school year will be changed up this summer! The Losers Club is a book by Andrew Clements, and we will be having a weekly book club for grades 3-6 every Monday from 2:30-3:15PM during our Summer Reading Program! The book for this week is Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Please stop or call to reserve your copy!

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Baby Yoga Newborn to Crawling Series- Wednesdays July 11-August 15- Program cancelled

August 15 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

We are sorry to announce that we will not be offering this program at this this time.  We would like to schedule it at a later date, so please let us know if you are interested in a fall session.Thank you for your interest. We are offering a new Baby Yoga program!  Wednesdays July 11-August 15 10:00-10:30AM. This 6 week session is for newborn babies to crawling, for caretakers and their babies!  It will be instructed by Lisa, certified by…

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Movie Matinee – LBJ

August 15 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Lyndon Baines Johnson aligns himself with Jack Kennedy, rises to the presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.  R  98 min

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Harry Potter Movie Marathon August 16 & 17

August 16 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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One event on August 17, 2018 at 8:00am

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our annual Harry Potter Movie Marathon Thursday August 16th from 8:00AM to 9:00PM & Friday August 17th 8:00AM to 6:00PM!!! On Thursday we will be showing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. On Friday we will be showing Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half Blood…

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Book Group (or 6:30 PM)

August 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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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Caregiver Summer Speaker Series-Falls and Fractures

August 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Ben Pearce is Founder and CEO of Evolve at Rye Senior Living. Mr. Pearce has over 30 years experience working with assisted living communities in 33 states. He is a published author of several books on the subject and an accomplished public speaker for caregivers and industry professionals. His presentation will speak to the fact that falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. You will learn…

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Movie Matinee – Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

August 22 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady.  R  105 min

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Movie Matinee – Leisure Seeker

August 29 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.  R   122 min

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

August 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During our Summer Reading Program we will meet on  Fridays at 11:00 AM. Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!  

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September 2018

Library Closed -Labor Day

September 3
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The library will be closed on Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day and will re-open at 9 AM on Tuesday, September 4th.

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Dumbledore’s Army

September 4 @ 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our Harry Potter club for grades 5 and under, Dumbledore’s Army, meets on Tuesday September 4th from 5:15 - 6:15PM. DA is now open to anyone in grades 5 and below. Students in grades 6 and up may join us for Hogwarts Students, our teen Harry Potter Club! This group meets in the ROOM OF REQUIREMENT to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, watch movies, discuss books, do read-alouds, have trivia nights, read and/or write fanfic…whatever we can think…

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Hogwarts Students

September 4 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our Harry Potter club for grades 6 and up, Hogwarts Students, meets on Tuesday September 4th  from 6:30 - 7:30PM. Younger students are invited to join us for Dumbledore's Army, meeting from 5:15 - 6:15PM! This group meets in the ROOM OF REQUIREMENT to do Harry Potter-related crafts, eat HP-related foods, watch movies, discuss books, do read-alouds, have trivia nights, read and/or write fanfic…whatever we can think up related to the Wizarding World! Please call the library if you have…

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Movie Matinee – Suite Francaise

September 5 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

During the early years of Nazi occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams), a French villager, and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), a German soldier. 107 min

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Happy Planner Club

September 5 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us for our Happy Planner Club meeting on Wednesday September 5 from 3:30 to 4:30PM! We will supply the washi tape and stickers, just bring your planner for an hour of decorating fun. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left in the library without supervision.

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Bead Club for Grades 6+

September 6 @ 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Bead Club for Grades 6 and up. This month Lisa will hold the bead club for grades 6+ on Thursday September 6 from 3:15-4:30PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. No need to sign-up, just drop in!

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Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

September 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Our Story Time uses STEP: Story Time Effective Practice. This is an approach that connects knowledge of literature and literary activities with a knowledge of child development to create an engaging and enriching story time experience, combining stories, singing, dancing, finger plays, and crafts. Please join us!  

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Friday Flick

September 7 @ 3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Join us on Friday September 7th for our Friday Flick Show Dogs. It's rated PG and runs for 91 mins. The show begins promptly at 3:10 PM. Join us for popcorn, juice, and a movie!! This comedy is about the unlikely pairing of a human detective (Will Arnett) and his canine partner (voiced by Chris "Ludacris" Bridges), who must go undercover at a prestigious Dog Show  to solve their biggest case yet. Parents, remember, only children aged 8+ may be left…

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YAtittudes

September 11 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Teens in grades 6 and up are welcome to join us for the first meeting of YAtittudes, our teen book club! We'll be selecting the books for the rest of the year, so this is one you don't want to miss. We'll also have pizza and dessert. Sign-up is required. Thanks!

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Movie Matinee – Book Club

September 12 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.   103 min  PG-13

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Turn the Page Cafe

September 12 @ 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

The Cafe is open! Our first treat of the school year is perfect for fall: apple pumpkin smoothies! See you after school for this delicious snack.

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Bead Club for Grades 3-5

September 13 @ 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Bead Club for Grades 3, 4 and 5. This month Lisa will hold the bead club for this group on Thursday September 13 from 3:15-4:30PM. Join Lisa for this fun group. No need to sign-up, just drop in!

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Teen Fandom Friday

September 14 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
RPL, 581 Washington Rd
Rye, NH 03870 United States

Teens in grades 6 and up are invited to Fandom Friday! We'll talk about all our favorite fandoms - with snacks to share!

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