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Tuesday, April 25, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Building
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, craft, and a snack!  Everyone is welcome-babies through preschoolers!  Kids and parents are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy time playing, or socializing.  

 




Wednesday, April 26, 2017


5:45 PMMovie & Pizza Night: Hidden Figures



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Join us for pizza & a movie! We will be showing Hidden Figures. This film is rated PG with a runtime of 2 hours, 7 minutes.

From IMDB: "The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program."

Please register!


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Thursday, April 27, 2017


6:00 PMEbook CloudLibrary Tutorial



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The new library ebook app is here. Get help downloading it to your device, learn about the new features, and browse the collection of over 10,000 titles for all ages!





Tuesday, May 2, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Building
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, craft, and a snack!  Everyone is welcome-babies through preschoolers!  Kids and parents are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy time playing, or socializing.  

 




Wednesday, May 3, 2017


4:00 PMLego Club Afternoon! 



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Lego Club with Mr Wicker meets the first Wednesday of every month. We have the Legos; you bring your imagination!






Monday, May 8, 2017


4:00 PMKittery/Eliot Book Club 



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The Kittery/Eliot book club meets the second Monday of every month. All readers welcome! May's group will meet at Rice Library.

May's theme is memoir. You may read any memoir of your choosing to share with the group. 

 





Tuesday, May 9, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Building
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, craft, and a snack!  Everyone is welcome-babies through preschoolers!  Kids and parents are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy time playing, or socializing.  

 




Wednesday, May 10, 2017


6:00 PMFamily Movie & Pizza Night: Sing



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Join us for pizza & a movie! We will be showing Sing. This film is rated PG and has a runtime of 1 hour, 48 minutes. 

From IMDB: "In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same."

Please register!


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Thursday, May 11, 2017


6:00 PMAuthor Visit: Lynne Heinzmann & Elizabeth Searle



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Author Lynne Heinzmann will be here to talk about her debut novel Frozen Voices. The novel tells the story of the passengers on the steamship Larchmont, who in 1907 'drowned, froze or scalded to death' when it went down off the coast of Rhode Island.

For more information on Lynne, 
click here.
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Elizabeth Searles is the author of five books, including A Four-Sided Bed, which is now in development for a feature film adaptation. She is also a creative force behind Tonya & Nancy: A Rock Opera, which has been produced for the stage in Boston, New York, and Los Angeles. Her latest novel, We Got Him, came out in 2016.

For more information on Elizabeth and her work, click here.
 

 





Saturday, May 13, 2017


10:00 AM - 11:30 AMSecond Public Workshop for the Future of Rice Library 



Location:  Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave, Kittery
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The Town of Kittery's Library Working Group will be hosting the first of two public workshops to gather input from Kittery residents on the preferred solution for the Rice Public Library's future building needs.
 
 
The workshop will begin with a brief overview of the building site options being considered. The participants will then discuss the options with members of the Working Group and then "vote" on their preferred option.
 
 
Options being presented include:
-Continue operating in the Rice and Taylor buildings.
-Consolidate operations into an expanded and rehabilitated Rice Library building.
-Construct a new building on the Kittery Community Campus along Rogers Road.
 
Each option will be presented with concept-level advantages and disadvantages. Participants will also be able to identify other options not presently being considered.
 
 
 
****An online survey will also be provided for those wishing to weigh-in outside of the workshop setting. More information on the survey will be available in the coming weeks.****
 
 
The Library Working Group seeks to complete their work by the fall of this year and have a preferred option to present to the Town Council for a non-binding referendum for the November election.
 
 
For more information about the Library Working Group of the
upcoming workshop please contact:
Kendra Amaral
207-475-1329
kamaral@kitteryme.org





Tuesday, May 16, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Building
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, craft, and a snack!  Everyone is welcome-babies through preschoolers!  Kids and parents are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy time playing, or socializing.  

 


5:00 PMFriends Annual Meeting



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The Friends of the Library will be holding their annual meeting at the Kittery Community Center's Star Theatre. Guest speaker TBA.

Come learn all the great things the Friends are doing for the library!



6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes to previous meetings, click here.





Wednesday, May 17, 2017


5:45 PMMovie & Pizza Night: Lion



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Join us for pizza & a movie! We will be showing Lion. This film is rated PG-13 and has a runtime of 2 hours.

From IMDB: "A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family."

Please register!


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Thursday, May 18, 2017


6:00 PMEbook CloudLibrary Tutorial



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The new library ebook app is here. Get help downloading it to your device, learn about the new features, and browse the collection of over 10,000 titles for all ages!





Tuesday, May 23, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Building
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, craft, and a snack!  Everyone is welcome-babies through preschoolers!  Kids and parents are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy time playing, or socializing.  

 




Thursday, May 25, 2017


6:00 PMAn Evening with Maine's Poet Laureate



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Rice Pudding's featured guest will be the new Maine Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum! Stuart is from Deer Isle and the author of four poetry collections.

You can read a sample of his works here.



 




Wednesday, June 7, 2017


4:00 PMLego Club Afternoon! 



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Lego Club with Mr. Wicker meets the first Wednesday of every month. We have the Legos; you bring your imagination!






Monday, June 12, 2017


4:00 PMKittery/Eliot Book Club 



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The Kittery/Eliot book club meets the second Monday of every month. All readers welcome! 

The group will meet in June at William Fogg Library in Eliot. The theme is World War II. You may read any book- fiction or nonfiction- fitting this theme to share with the group.





Tuesday, June 20, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Saturday, July 1, 2017


5:30 AM - noneThreads of Our Lives: Maine Fiber Folk Art 



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Description:  Beadwork done by Jennifer Neptune


This traveling exhibit from the Maine Folk Life Center at the University of Maine will be on display in the Rice building for the month of July. Four panels highlight the diversity and history of fiber arts statewide, particularly the textile traditions of Maine's Anglo, Indigenous, Finnish and Franco communities.





Tuesday, July 18, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Tuesday, August 15, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Tuesday, September 19, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Tuesday, October 17, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Tuesday, November 21, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.





Tuesday, December 19, 2017


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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Description:  
The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Rice building. All meetings are open to the public.

For minutes of previous meetings, click here.