Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Minerva offline
5:30 AM - none
The Minerva online catalog and software system will be offline for server maintenance beginning at 11:00 am. 

You will be unable to access your library account, search for or order items, or renew anything you have checked out.

Limited checkouts will be available. The library's public internet and Wifi will be running as normal. 



Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Adult Summer Book Club: Group 1 Discussion
6:00 PM -
We are thrilled to be a part of the ReadME statewide summer book club. Readers across Maine are enjoying and talking about the same two books this summer - join the conversation at this month's discussion!

Tonight, Group 1 will be talking about The Moth, a collection of 'spellbinding, soul-bearing' true stories as heard on the popular NPR series.

For more information and to reserve your copy, please call Katie at 439-1553 x2 or email klyons@rice.lib.me.us. You may pick up books beginning in early July.



      



Thursday, August 3, 2017
Adult Summer Book Club: Group 2 Discussion
6:00 PM -
We are thrilled to be a part of the ReadME statewide summer book club. Readers across Maine are enjoying and talking about the same two books this summer - join the conversation at this month's discussion!

Tonight, Group 2 will be talking about Unknown Caller by Debra Spark. This novel that "tells the story of a brief, failed marriage and its complicated aftermath...the near-impossibility of truly knowing another person, the pain in failing relationships, and the joy in successful ones".

For more information and to reserve your copy, please call Katie at 439-1553 x2 or email klyons@rice.lib.me.us. You may pick up books beginning in early July.



      



Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Family Movie & Pizza Night: "Boss Baby"
6:00 PM -



Thursday, August 10, 2017
Solar Eclipse with Dave Harris!
6:00 PM -

We're giving away Eclipse Glasses!  Join Dave Harris to discuss the science behind the coming eclipse.  


Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Author Visit: Diane B. Saxton
6:00 PM -
Diane B. Saxton will be here to talk about her debut novel, Peregrine Island. A mystery set off the coast of Connecticut, the novel "interweaves the lives of three generations of women, one valuable painting, the artist who created it, and those who would do anything to possess it – even kill".


Peregrine Island is already the winner of multiple awards, uncluding the 2017 National Indie Excellence Award for Northeast Regional Fiction and the Bronze Award from the Independent Publisher Book Awards.



Watercolor by Luigi Loir, the inspiration behind Peregrine Island.


Diane B. Saxton's writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, and Greenwich Review. Copies of the book will be available to purchase.


Pleae register.






Thursday, August 17, 2017
Showing Up for Racial Justice Film Series
5:30 PM -
Please join us for a community film series and discussion on systemic racism.

We will be showing White Like Me: Race, Racism, and White Privilege in America. "This film explores race and racism in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. Tim Wise offers a fascinating look back at the race-based white entitlement programs that built the American middle class, and argues that our fialure as a society to come to terms with this legacy of privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-driven political resentments today."

For more information about SURJ, visit http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/



Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Teen Coloring
6:00 PM -
Teen Coloring Night!  Ages 12 and up.  We will have snacks.  Bring your own coloring materials, or use ours for the evening!




Thursday, August 24, 2017
Movie & Pizza Night: The Zookeeper's Wife
5:45 PM -


Join us for pizza and a movie! We will be showing The Zookeeper's Wife. This film is rated PG-13 with a runtime of 2 hours, 7 minutes.

From IMDB: "tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save handreds of people and animals during the German invasion."



Friday, August 25, 2017
"Moana" Luau at Fort Foster! Jubilation Dance Kicks it off...
6:30 PM -
SAVE THE DATE!  We will watch "Moana" under the stars at Fort Foster, while enjoying Kona Shaved Ice (the event is free with the exception of Kona Ice, please plan accordingly).  Jubilation Dance will be there for a Dance Party!  

Come get your leis, bring blankets or chairs to sit on, and let's celebrate the end of summer together!  



Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Board Meeting
6:30 PM -
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.



Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Adult Summer Book Club: Group 1 Discussion
6:00 PM -
We are thrilled to be a part of the ReadME statewide summer book club. Readers across Maine are enjoying and talking about the same two books this summer - join the conversation at this month's discussion!

Tonight, Group 1 will be talking about Unknown Caller by Debra Spark. This novel "tells the story of a brief, failed marriage and its complicated aftermath...the near-impossibility of truly knowing another person, the pain in failing relationships, and the joy in successful ones".

For more information and to reserve your copies, please call Katie at 439-1553 x2 or email klyons@rice.lib.me.us. You may pick up books beginning in early August.



      



Thursday, August 31, 2017
Adult Summer Book Club: Group 2 Discussion
6:00 PM -
We are thrilled to be a part of the ReadME statewide summer book club. Readers across Maine are enjoying and talking about the same two books this summer - join the conversation at this month's discussion!

Tonight, Group 2 will be talking about The Moth, a collection of 'spellbinding, soul-bearing' true stories as heard on the popular NPR series.

For more information and to reserve your copies, please call Katie at 439-1553 x2 or email klyons@rice.lib.me.us. You may pick up books beginning in early August.



      



Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Adult Ed: Gmail & Google Drive
6:00 PM -
It's not just for email! Google Drive is a wat tro store and share your documents, photos, calendars, and spreadsheets on the Web. Learn how to collaborate with other users, het organized, and learn how to use the features of a Google account. 

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, September 19, 2017
Wendy Wakefield Ferrin Local Author Story Time!
10:30 AM -
Local author Wendy Wakefield Ferrin will visit and read stories for Story Time!  Her books will be available to purchase.  We will have craft and snack as usual.  Everyone is welcome to story time and to stay after to play.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Adult Ed: Create Your Website
6:00 PM -


Want to create your own space online? There are some great, easy-to-use options out there to make a basic Web page. We'll explore, Google Sites, Weebly, Wix, and blogging platforms, and some more advanced options if you'd like to go further.

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, September 26, 2017
Board Meeting
6:30 PM -
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.



Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Adult Ed: Create Your Website
6:00 PM -


Want to create your own space online? There are some great, easy-to-use options out there to make a basic Web page. We'll explore, Google Sites, Weebly, Wix, and blogging platforms, and some more advanced options if you'd like to go further.

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 12, 2017
Author Visit: Brunonia Barry, author of "The Lace Reader"
6:00 PM -
Visit Rice Public Library for a special author visit:  Brunonia Barry ("The Lace Reader", "The Fifth Petal",  "The Map of True Places").  Books will be available for puchase and signing.

Information on Brunonia Barry can be found here.

Space will be very limited, stay tuned for more information!



Friday, October 13, 2017
AudioBody!
6:30 PM -
Rice Public Library Presents
AudioBody

“The show was something not seen before...lights, techno-music, dance, acrobatics, juggling, comedy, robotics.  But what was most exciting was the audience.  Dozens of kids showed up for a show bristling with energy.  Lighting effects dazzled, music was electric--the audience followed every move."
(Johnson Hall)

 



Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Adult Ed: Streaming Movies & Media
6:00 PM -



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



Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Board Meeting
6:30 PM -
The Board of Directors meets the fourthTuesday 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.



Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Adult Ed: Facebook for Business
5:30 AM -
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



Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Adult Ed: Tablet Time!
6:00 PM -


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



Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Board Meeting
6:30 PM -
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.



Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Adult Ed: Ereaders and More
6:00 PM -



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



Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Adult Ed: Social Media for All
6:00 PM -



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