Through a unique program offered by the New Hampshire Astronomical Society, and the generous sponsorship of the Friends of the Rye Public Library, you can now borrow an Orion StarBlast 4.5″ Astro Reflector Telescope.

The telescope checks out for one (1) week, and comes with everything you will need to enjoy a new view of the night sky, including an instruction manual tailored especially for us by the NHAS.

Ask for check-out details at one of our circulation desks, and watch for future NHAS events here at the Library!

stellariumStellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

View the Stellarium website to learn more.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 26

11:00AM Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 27

10:00AM Mother Goose on the Loose

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri 27

11:00AM Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 30

3:15PM Teen Writing Help

April 30 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
May 01

3:15PM May 1 Bead Club for Grades 3 and up

May 1 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
May 02

10:00AM Baby Yoga Series Wednesdays 5/2-6/6

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am