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Ensemble Congeros

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Due to extenuating circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We will try to reschedule in the future.

Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles is Founder and Artistic Director of Ensemble Congeros, a group of RPI alums and students dedicated to the study of Afro-Cuban, African, and New World percussion. Congeros are known for their commitment to rhythm and the drum as the central medium of communication. Join us for an afternoon of chasing the rhythm with this fantastic group that will have you tapping your feet and moving in your seats!..Read More

Family Movie Matinees

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Movie Reels Wall Art Fresh Movie Reel Clip Art Many Interesting ClipartsCome in and cool off with a different space-themed movie each week. Titles will be announced at a later date, and will range between G and PG ratings, so please feel free to call ahead for more information!..Read More

Intro to American Sign Language

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
sign langThere are few experiences more rewarding than learning a new language. This summer, the Library is pleased to host this Intro to ASL course for adults! This six-week course will give participants the foundation they need to build their ASL knowledge and pursue further sign language education in the future. This free course requires registration, so call the library to sign up today!..Read More

Star Stories

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
constelIn this hands-on program, environmental educator George Steele will teach kids about constellations through stories and participatory activities. Kids will also get to make a personal planetarium! For ages 6+. Registration is required, so stop by or call the Library today!..Read More

Teen Graphic Novel Club: Nimona

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
nimonaTeen fans of comics and graphic novels can come by to discuss this month's selection with us! Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these and more await in this brilliantly subversive, sharply irreverent epic from Noelle Stevenson. Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are. But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit...Read More