Watershed Literary Festival

Thursday – Sunday, September 28 – Oct 1, Knapp House Tent A festival featuring recent works by writers, poets, and journalists. Come for book talks, author interviews and panel discussions. Listen in, ask questions, be inspired! Go to watershedrye.com for complete schedule and details.

All Together This Summer

From reading challenges to fun programs to book bingo, there’s something for everyone at the library this summer. Register for the summer reading program now, and start earning points and prizes. Visit www.ryelibrary.org/summer to get started.

2023 Five Towns: One Book

To Explore the Life and Work of Lorraine Hansberry: Radical Artist and Activist Thursday, March 2, 7 PM, Meeting RoomThe Library’s event will feature Director John Collins, conceiver/actor Greig Sargeant, and actress April Matthis of “Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge”, which recently ran at The Public Theater. This is part of a series of discussions …

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February Break Week!

Cooking, crafts, a little history, and a winter wonderland escape room challenge! From February 21 through 24, kids can come for daily stimulating activities. Click on the events calendar to register for events.

Read In Rye: Author Joseph Polisi

Thursday, January 26, 7 PM, In the Meeting Room. Meet longtime Juilliard president and author of “Beacon to the World: A History of Lincoln Center”. In this history of the creation and growth of the Center, Polisi explores the interconnections between politicians, financiers, and performing artists.

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Winter Break Week For Kids!

From Tuesday, December 27 through Saturday, December 31. Keep the kids entertained with creative and fun activities: Including our version of a “Nailed It” dessert decorating challenge, snow globe making, upcycled tote bags, and our classic Noon Year’s Eve Party! Go to ryelibrary.org/events for more information and to register.

RW250 : Treason of the Darkest Dye

One of the most significant actions during the American Revolution occurred in Westchester County. General Benedict Arnold’s treasonous plot to give West Point to the British got thwarted by three farmer-soldiers in central Westchester. Performing in period dress, Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk engages audiences in this most compelling story of the fight for Independence. Presented …

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