Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events


    * Every Object Tells a Story - Interviews:  this fall, the Library is conducting interviews with the theme "Every Object Tells a Story."  Members of the community are cordially invited to select an object in their home that evokes a story or memories that they would be willing to share, such as the piece of the Berlin Wall, below. Listen to some recent interviews here and see the corresponding items.  If you are interested in sharing your object's story, please call the Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 to make an appointment. 

    *  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!  

    * Parenting in the Digital Age:  please join Mary Krauze of Conscious Parenting for the second of two sessions discussing the impact of screen technology on family life and ways to manage screen use and social media in the family.  This session will focus on children in grades 6-12.  Thursday, October 15 at 5:00pm:  register here.

    * 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

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:00am

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:30am

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 11:15am