Albert Wisner Public Library

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  • IN CELEBRATION OF THANKSGIVING, THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FROM NOON ON WEDNESDAY, 11/26 THROUGH THANKSGIVING DAY.  IT WILL REOPEN ON FRIDAY, 11/28 AT 9:00AM.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!

    * Holiday Anniversary Sale:  on Saturday, November 22, the Friends of the Library will hold a sale of gently-used books, DVDs, audiobooks and CDs, plus new totes, t-shirts and mouse pads.  9am - 3pm at Bookends on the lower level.  Come gather some stocking-stuffers!

    * New Art Exhibit:  please come enjoy Piece by Piece, the art of Laura Breitman, on display in the Community Room and Gallery through November.  Also plan on attending the artist's demonstration of her collage technique on Saturday, November 22 at 10:00am.  Register here.

    * Fifth  Anniversary Surprise Gift Basket Winner:  patron Janet Doughty, pictured here with staff member Lauren Hoffman.  Congratulations, Janet! 


     

    * Celebration Tees and Totes:  to honor the Library's fifth anniversary, the Friends of the Library have produced stylish t-shirts and totes in the Friends and Bookends Shop for $10/ea.  Both items feature Alberta, the Library's newly-named cow mascot.  Quantities are limited:  hurry in to obtain yours!

    * Orange Reads 2014:  join with avid readers county-wide to explore Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken:  A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption.  Libraries throughout Orange County will be hosting a wide array of events related to the book and the World War II era, including discussions, music, lectures, art, dance and film. Pictured here is Warwick's Arturo Romero, who in 27 minutes won his age group in the Orange Reads kickoff event, the "Run the Runway" 5K! 

* 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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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:15am - 12:45pm

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

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