Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events

  • * Radio Journalist Joe McHugh @ AWPL:  please join us for Coins in the Ashes on Thursday, June 4 at 7:00pm.  McHugh is a writer, musician, and award-winning public radio journalist who has appeared on NPR's Morning Edition and Voice of America.  Coins in the Ashes is an engaging presentation chronicling his remarkable quest to track down the African-American woman who cared for him as a child and who helped his family after his father died of polio.  Register today.

    * Good News for hoopla users:  fans of hoopla, a platform for library patrons to borrow digital content without a wait, will be happy to learn that comics and e-books have been added to hoopla's collection.  Free and handy for vacation use on mobile devices!

    *  Trail Maps at AWPL:  now that hiking season is in full swing, come review the Library's large collection of Hudson Valley trail maps, including ones for Sterling Forest, the Shawangunks and Bear Mountain/Harriman.  Available to check out for 14 days.

    * MoMA Museum Pass:  the Library is delighted to announce that two passes for free admission to the Museum of Modern Art are now available for use by AWPL cardholders.  Each pass admits the cardholder and up to four guests.  Call 986-1047, ext. 3 or stop by the Help Desk to check availability.  See the complete list of available museum passes here



* Gale PowerSearch: type your search term into the widget below, click Search, and PowerSearch will search many of the Library's most popular databases simultaneously to find relevant results. Databases included in PowerSearch include Biography in Context, the Home Improvement and Gardening / Landscaping / Horticulture Collections, Business Insights and the Health Reference Center. Millions of entries, multiple databases, just one search. Give it a try!


Today's Events

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 1:00pm

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 5:00pm