Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events

  • * College Scholarships:  the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation is delighted to announce its 12th annual college scholarship essay competition, open to any high school senior who resides in the Warwick Valley Central School District.  Please find the topic, guidelines and submission deadline here.

    * Homework Help is Back!  The Children's Department is happy to announce that after-school homework help is available for children in grades K-5.  Volunteers are on hand on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:30.  For more information, please call Melissa Mazzella at (845) 986-1047, ext. 4.

    * Irish Immigrant Women:  on Monday, January 29 at 6:30pm, author and historian Margaret Lynch-Brennan will offer a portrait of the lives and experiences of young Irish women who emigrated to the United States between 1840-1930 and worked as domestic servants.  Popularly called "Bridget," they helped shape the place of the Irish in America even as they acculturated and absorbed the values of their employers.  Lynch-Brennan gives voice to the "Irish Bridgets," celebrating their contribution to the ethnic history of the United States.  Join us for this fascinating talk; register here today.

    * New Art Exhibit for January:  brighten the darker days of winter by taking in the vibrant art at AWPL!  Please come enjoy the digital photography of Peter Kopher, on display in the Community Room and GalleryIn the Board Room, see the artwork of self-taught artist Souzi Montelione captured in Hidden Perceptions.  And in the glass display cases in the Gallery (lower level), enjoy Wheel Whimsy, pottery by Warwick artist Neva Muehlbauer.

     

Today's Events

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
11:15am to 12:00pm