Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events

  • THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENTS' DAY. 

    * Storm King Art Center:  although Storm King is closed for most of the winter, this weekend - February 16/17 - it will be open, and AWPL's Storm King museum pass will be valid for use.  Enjoy Storm King from a wintry perspective!  Here's a list of all of AWPL's museum passes.  To reserve one, click here

    * Family Central Presents:  Challenges and Solutions for Special Needs Children and AdolescentsChildren struggling with special needs stemming from learning disabilities, ADD and ADHD have challenges in school, at home and in the community. This workshop will provide a forum for parents of these children to share challenges, joys and simple solutions.  Join us on Saturday, February 23 at 10:00am for a discussion and presentation on homework help tips, maintaining self-esteem and best practices for behavior management. Speaker Anne Marie Ramos (LCSW, RPT-S) has worked for over 35 years as a clinical social worker, supervisor and author in the field of families and children in community settings. Register here now.

    * Hudson Valley Ebony Strings:  celebrate Black History Month!  Please join us in the Community Room on Sunday, February 24 at 2:00pm for an afternoon of beautiful music performed by the chamber orchestra comprised of young, talented African-American string musicians.  Register here todayThis program is made possible by a generous gift from Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes to the AWPL Foundation.

     

    * Between the World and Me:  please join us on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30pm for the inaugural meeting of the African American Book Club, led by Ralph William Boone.  Ta-Nehisi Coates's memoir exploring race and the racial history of America, Between the World and Me, will be the subject of discussion.  Copies of the book are available at the Library to check out.  Register here today.

     

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 18, 2019 -
9:00am to 8:00pm

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
11:15am to 12:00pm