Adult

Your Home: The Story of Your Life

Date: 
Wed, 11/16/2011 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Join Marina Case Alario, interior designer, for this decorating workshop.  Learn about the four iconic styles of interior design - Traditional, Modern, Tribal and Fun - and how to blend styles to create a personal style.  Marina will provide examples of how design can reflect an individual's life story - whether displaying artifacts from travels, beloved antiques, cherished furniture or a specific collection built over a lifetime.

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You're Hired! Career Transition Bootcamp

Date: 
Sat, 10/22/2011 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

This is an informative and highly interactive all-day workshop conducted by Greg A. Knowles, a human resources professional with 25 years of Fortune 500 experience.  The Bootcamp will cover: winning resumes and cover letters, effective job search strategies and preparing for traditional and behavioral interviews.


For recent grads and anyone in the process of changing careers there is a wealth of information presented for a successful job search.  This is a great program for college students searching for internships, too!

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Musical Performance: The Great American Songbook

Date: 
Fri, 12/09/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Vocalist Perley Rousseau accompanied on the piano by Sonny Daye will perform the music of the great American composers including Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Ellington, Rodgers and others.

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The Community Reads 2011 - WW II: The Home Front

Date: 
Tue, 10/18/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

A look at life on the American home front during World War II:  how every facet of life was affected by the war; how every citizen did their part; what they ate, saved, created or did without during the war effort.   Learn about preserving, canning, pickling from the Victory Garden.  Sample a popular dish from Grandma’s wartime kitchen.

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Library Reading Garden Dedication

Date: 
Sun, 09/18/2011 - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Join us for the dedication of the Albert Wisner Public Library Reading Garden.  A short ceremony will take place in the Garden commemorating Warwick Beautification Committee founders: Dorothy "Deeps" Sanford, Elizabeth Sanford Lewis VanLeer, Frances Sanford Bradner and David Brandt.

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Community Reads 2011 Kick-Off Concert: NY Swing Exchange

Date: 
Sun, 10/09/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

The New York Swing Exchange, a big band orchestra, performs the swinging compositions popular in the 1940's.

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The Community Reads 2011 - Swing Dancing

Date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Swing is improvisational, energetic and as fun to dance as it is to watch. Dance instructor Diane Newlander will teach the fundamentals of swing dancing.  Learn or brush up on the dance craze of the 1940's and 50's that is still quite popular today.

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Poetry Reading: "Traction" by Mary Makofske

Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Poet Mary Makofske will read and discuss poems from her new book, winner of the Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press (Ashland University).

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The Community Reads 2011 - Literary Letter Writers

Date: 
Thu, 11/17/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Join English professor Diane Tomko for a discussion of famous correspondents in literary history.  Their letters stand in marked contrast to our fleeting tweets, texts and emails.  What can we learn from this more literate form of expression?

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Diane Tompko
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Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Book Discussion

Date: 
Thu, 10/20/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens


The Library will host a discussion of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society with Wendy Dembeck. All are welcome!


Programmer/Name Contact: 
Wendy Dembeck
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