Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events

  • * Parenting in the Digital Age:  on Thursday, October 8 at 6:00pm, please join Mary Krauze of Conscious Parenting for the first of two sessions discussing the impact of screen technology on family life and ways to manage screen use and social media in the family.  Session 1 (Oct. 8) relates to children from infancy to grade 5:  register here.  Session 2 (Oct. 15) at 5:00pm relates to children in grades 6-12:  register here.

    * Music from McFarland:  join us this Friday, October 9 at 7:00pm for an evening of acoustic folk by Randall Kromm, a rising star of the Boston acoustic music scene whose songs have been described as "songs of common life...presented like a conversation with a friend over a dinner table."  Space is limited - register here today!  This concert is sponsored by the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation. 

    *  Alice in Wonderland @ 150:  join AWPL and readers around the world this week celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice in Wonderland.  The Library has planned a series of Alice-themed programs for children and adults.  Read all about them and then register online or call the Children's Department (986-1047, ext. 4) or the Help Desk (986-1047, ext. 3).  Fall down the rabbit hole with us!  

    * New Art Exhibit:  please come enjoy Metro 31, a juried exhibition of small works by artists from the New York Metro area.  Presented by City Without Walls (CWoW), the exhibit will be on display in the Community Room and Gallery through October 31. 






* 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

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 1:00pm

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 3:00pm

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 7:00pm