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LiveWires Presents: Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing

Tue, July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 - 8:30pm Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing The singer all singers call the best. The story of a young woman who against impossible odds achieved fame as a Jazz singer by the age of seventeen. At that young age she found herself at the heart of The Harlem Renaissance and American Jazz. She would go on to perform around
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Teen Movie: Little Shop of Horrors

Tuesday, July 24 @ 2-4pm. Featured Movie: Little Shop of Horrors, rated PG-13. Rock the library each Tuesday @ 2-4pm by catching a film featuring music--might be about music, have a great soundtrack or be a musical! Delicious snacks provided. No registration necessary. For teens entering grades 6-12.
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Pooch Parade!

Our Pooch Parade on Tuesday, July 31 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm will bring together many dogs and their people for an outdoor promenade around the library. Judges/members of the reviewing stand will recognize pooches in wide variety of serious, silly and fun categories. Registration is required. Register today!
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New for You: Beach Reads

New this summer at RPL: a display of guaranteed great beach reads. Stop by the shelves next to the studio to grab a copy of one of these titles. They are hand-picked by our amazing librarians who promise you won't be able to put them down.
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Rock Art @The Studio

Come to the Studio on Thursday July 26th anytime between 2 and 8 pm and paint a Kindness Rock.
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Staff Picks: The Power by Naomi Alderman

This staff pick will knock your socks off!
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YUM! Cookbook Club

Cook + Eat + Discuss + YUM! Cookbook Club. Register now for the next meeting on, Wednesday, August 1 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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July Book Buffet Challenge

Wednesday, July 25 @ Noon-1:00pm. Share a pizza slice and book advice with other teen readers--but with a twist! This summer we challenge you to consider music inspired by the books you read. During our meet-up, we'll listen to the selected music while we chat about the book! Come share your latest favorite reads! Plus get great book recommendatio
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Two women in bathing suits reading

Get the Scoop on Summer Reading

Ice Cream Social and Book Reviews. July 18, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. -12:00 noon @ The Pleasant Street Center. Looking for the perfect book to entertain, enlighten, engage or escape with this summer? Join your favorite literary librarians as they dish out hot summer reads and cool ice cream scoops. NO registration necessary; all are invited.
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