Albert Wisner Public Library

News & Events

  • * AWPL Director Rosemary Cooper Honored:  Rosemary Cooper is one of only 10 librarians nationwide to be awarded a prestigious 2017 "I Love My Librarian Award," jointly sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation, the New York Public Library and the American Library Association.  The award recognizes her leadership in transforming lives through education and lifelong learning.  Congratulations, Rosemary!

    * New Art Exhibits for December:  please come enjoy Art on the Wing, an exhibit of paintings by pilot-turned-artist Bill Leonardi, on display in the Community Room and Gallery, and plan on meeting Mr. Leonardi at a reception on Sunday, December 17 from 12:00pm-4:00pm.  Also enjoy Excursions, works of Hudson Valley photographer Angelo Marcialis, on display in the Board Room. 

    * Orange County Annual Holiday Toy Drive:  once again, the Orange County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is sponsoring a holiday toy drive to benefit disadvantaged children of Orange County.  AWPL is delighted to be a drop-off location, through December 22, for donations of new toys.  Toys should not be wrapped.  Donations of wrapping paper also gratefully accepted!

    * New Therapy Dog @ AWPL:  please welcome Branson, a newly-certified mixed-breed (black Lab, Golden Retriever, black American Eskimo) therapy dog, who will begin reading with our young patrons in the Children's Room beginning in January. 

Today's Events

Monday, December 11, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
3:30pm to 7:30pm

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm