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Saturday, October 21, 2017


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBarnes & Noble Book Fair 



Location:  Fox Run, Newington NH
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Support the library at the Barnes & Noble Book Fair! This afternoon will feature these fantastic Maine authors:

Gerry Boyle
Kate Flora
Melissa Kim
Genevieve Morgan
Ryan T. Higgins

There will be face painting and crafts in the children's area!

A portion of sales will support the library.





Tuesday, October 24, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Wednesday, October 25, 2017


4:30 PMFriends of RPL meeting 



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The Friends of Rice Public Library will hold their monthly meeting in the Rice building. Newcomers are always welcome - come and learn what the Friends are all about!



6:00 PMAdult Ed: Streaming Movies & Media 



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There are so many ways to get entertainment without a television set or cable subscription. Learn about the different wats to watch shows and movies on any device, and get the word on streaming services here at the library! We will pay particular attention to sites you can stream for free on a Roku or other adaptive device. 


This class is run through Kittery Adult Education. It is $10 to attend. To register, call (207) 439-5896 or visit www.kittery.maineadulted.org





Thursday, October 26, 2017


5:30 PMMovie NIght ~ "Pirates of the Caribbean"



Location:  Rice Building ~ Downstairs
Contact:  Greta
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Rated PG-13.   Please register!




Tuesday, October 31, 2017


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMHappy Halloween! Trick or Treat! 



Location:  Taylor Building
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Description:  Trick or Treat!


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMHalloween Trick or Treat Story Time at Kittery Estates!



Location:  Kittery Estates: 220 State Road, Kittery, ME 03904
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Halloween Storytime







Join us at Kittery Estates for our annual Halloween Trick
or Treat Story Time, 
on Tuesday, October 31st
at 10:30 a.m.  We will make a craft, and line up to Trick or Treat (wear your costumes)!  After, we will enjoy a yummy snack.  





Wednesday, November 1, 2017


6:00 PMAdult Ed: Facebook for Business 



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Making a Facebook page for your business or organization is one things - promoting it and using it as a marketing tool is another. Learn the best ways to get the word out about your page, how to incorporate photos and video, and reach as many customers as possible.


This class is run through Kittery Adult Education. It is $10 to attend. To register, call (207) 439-5896 or visit www.kittery.maineadulted.org





Thursday, November 2, 2017


6:00 PMRice Pudding Poetry: The Peace of Wild Things



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Our poetry series returns with featured poet Mekeel McBride. Mekeel is a professor of English at the University of New Hampshire and the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently Dog Star Delicatessan. 

She and a group of community readers will perform poems of the theme "the peace of wild things." As always, the evening starts with refreshments and live music at 6:00, with readings beginning around 6:30.

Space is limited, so please register. 





Tuesday, November 7, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Wednesday, November 8, 2017


5:30 PMPokemon Club Afternoon! 



Location:  Rice Building ~ Downstairs
Contact:  Jenny or Mr. Wicker
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Join us for Pokemon this afternoon!  Bring your cards, and learn all about it!





Thursday, November 9, 2017


5:30 PMMovie Night ~ "Wonder Woman"



Location:  Rice Building ~ Downstairs
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  Movie Night


Movie Night--"Wonder Woman" 
Rated PG-13.  Running time of 2 and 1/2 hours.  
Please register!

 


6:00 PMMaking Good on the Great War: Woodrow Wilson and the US Decision for War in 1917



Location:  Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Rd, Kittery
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One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson faced a monumental dilemma about how to respond to the war in Europe, which had been raging for more than two years.  In this illustrated talk, Kurk Dorsey, Professor of History at UNH and a specialist on US foreign policy, will describe how Wilson tried to make something good from the Great War, first by trying to mediate a peace without victory and then by choosing to intervene in the war on the Allied side.  His decisions continue to reverberate today, as the United States tries to figure how and whether to, among other things, make the world safe for democracy.
 
Kurk Dorsey holds the Class of 1938 Professorship at UNH, where he has taught History since 1994.  His research interests include US foreign policy, and US environmental history.  He is the author of The Dawn of Conservation Diplomacy: US-Canadian Wildlife Protection Treaties in the Progressive Era and Whales and Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas.  

This event will be held at Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Rd. It is co-sponsored by William Fogg Library of Eliot.

Please register.





Friday, November 10, 2017


5:30 AM - noneLibrary Closed 



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The library will be closed Friday, November 10th in observation of Veterans Day.

We will be open 10-2 Saturday, November 11th.





Tuesday, November 14, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Wednesday, November 15, 2017


6:00 PMAdult Ed: Tablet Time! 



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Thinking of buying a tablet? Do you have one, but are unsure of what to do with it? Just want to know what all the fuss is about? Have a hands-on demonstration of Apple and Android tablets. Bring your own tablets and questions!


This class is run through Kittery Adult Education. It is $10 to attend. To register, call (207) 439-5896 or visit www.kittery.maineadulted.org





Thursday, November 16, 2017


6:00 PMMovie Night: "Golden Years: Armed and Elderly"



Location:  Rice Building ~ Downstairs
Contact:  Greta
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!


6:30 PMBoard Meeting 



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The Board of Directors meets the fourth 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 28, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Wednesday, November 29, 2017


6:00 PMAdult Ed: Ereaders and More 



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Learn about all the ways you can access books, magazines, audiobooks, newspapers, and more through your ereader! Bring your own, or try out one of ours!



This class is run through Kittery Adult Education. It is $10 to attend. To register, call (207) 439-5896 or visit www.kittery.maineadulted.org





Tuesday, December 5, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Wednesday, December 6, 2017


6:00 PMAdult Ed: Social Media for All 



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From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram, there are more ways to connest with people electronically than ever before. We will talk about the most popular websites and apps, and help you personalize your own profiles. 


This class is run through Kittery Adult Education. It is $10 to attend. To register, call (207) 439-5896 or visit www.kittery.maineadulted.org





Tuesday, December 12, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!




Tuesday, December 19, 2017


10:30 AMStorytime with Miss Jenny! 



Location:  Taylor Children's Room
Contact:  Jenny
Description:  All ages are welcome to Storytime!  We will sing songs, read books, do a small craft, and have snack together.  Everyone is welcome to stay and play afterward, or socialize!  No registration is necessary!