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  • * 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.

    * 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

    * Photography Exhibit:  throughout May, please come enjoy the photography of the Hudson Highlands Photo Workshop on display in the Community Room and Gallery.


    * Agrisculpture @ AWPL:  Warwick resident and agricultural stylist Amy Lewis, pictured above with Rosemary Cooper, recently donated and installed an original sculpture outside the Library.  Located in the Reading Garden facing McFarland Drive, "Aspire" is created with harrow discs "lovingly re-thought."  Visit Amy's website to see more of her agrisculpture

    * Computer Class Survey:  we would like to hear your feedback on computer classes offered at AWPL.  Please take a few moments to answer a 3-question survey here.  Thank you!




* 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!


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