Adult

Starting Your Family Genealogy Project: A Hands-on Workshop with Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest

Date: 
Sat, 07/27/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

NOTE :  THIS PROGRAM IS FULL, RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 29.

Where to begin searching for your family's roots?  Local history Librarian Sue Gardner will show the basics of the two genealogy services the Library offers, and participants will be able to use their own laptops or the Library's equipment to begin their family tree research.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 10 participants.  If you are not bringing your own laptop, please bring a "jump drive" on which to save your search results.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Sue Gardner
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Monday Morning Book Discussion "The Sandcastle Girls"

Date: 
Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Programmer/Name Contact: 
Ruth Knoblach 987-7110
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Book Discussion -"The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

Date: 
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Allison Petrus-Wilkins will conduct a discussion of "The Fault In Our Stars" by John Green.

“What makes this novel compelling is not a thrill-a-minute plot but the authenticity of characters deeply engaged in trying to live ‘forever within the numbered days.’ John Green deftly mixes the profound and the quotidian in this tough, touching valentine to the human spirit.”

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The Houston Family and American History

Date: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Author Tony Houston will discuss his new book on the Houston Family of Warwick and show how doing a family genealogy is also an exploration of the history of the United States.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Tony Houston 986-6984 eahouston@optonline.net
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Backgammon at the Library

Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Come join other enthusiasts play this ancient game.

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Backgammon at the Library

Date: 
Tue, 04/30/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Come join other enthusiasts and play this ancient game.

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Film: "Do the Math"

Date: 
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Come join us for a screening of "Do the Math", a film on climate change produced by 350.org. It includes the latest on climate change, including footage of their recent nationwide bus tour. See the film and stay for a discussion of the issues and what we can do about climate change. This program is sponsored by Sustainable Warwick.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Mary Makofske 986-9477
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Canasta @ the Library

Date: 
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Come and play Canasta at the Library with other enthusiasts!

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Staff Use

Date: 
Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
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"First Pitch" Art Exhibit: Meet Artist James Amore

Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Celebrate the 2013 baseball season opener - visit "First Pitch" in the Library's Community Room through the month of April.

On April 23rd from 6:30 to 7:45pm James Amore will meet with visitors to his exhibit, which features limited edition signed prints from digitally-produced masters of the originals as well as original watercolors.  The artist created these over a 20-year period working in the sports industry.  All of the pieces celebrate the players and the game of baseball.

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