Adult

2nd Friday Films - Paving New Paths: Inspirational Women - "Freedom Writers"

Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Monthly film screening followed by a discussion led by Mary Krauze. Share your thoughts about themes, characters, plot, etc.

In Freedom Writers, a young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Room set-up

2nd Friday Films - Paving New Paths: Inspirational Women - "The Long Walk Home"

Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Monthly film screening followed by a discussion led by Mary Krauze. Share your thoughts about themes, characters, plot, etc.

In The Long Walk Home two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Mary Krauze 987-2052 mkrauze@consciousparenting.us
Room set-up

World Book Night 2013

Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 9:00am - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

On World Book Night - April 23, 2013 -  the Friends of the Albert Wisner Library will once again be "Spreading the Love of Reading Person to Person."  Apply to be a book giver by January 23rd at the World Book Night website, and select one of the 30 titles chosen by an independent panel of librarians and booksellers.  You will receive 20 copies of your chosen title to give away FREE to members of the community. Albert Wisner Public Library has been chosen as a pick-up location for the books.

Mystery Book Discussion - "House of Dark Shadows" by Robert Liparulo

Date: 
Wed, 02/13/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Registration not limited to Warwick cardholders.

Room set-up

Mystery Book Discussion - "Domino 29" by Axel Avian

Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Registration not limited to Warwick cardholders.

When an ordinary kid learns he’s the heir to a secret agent dynasty, F.A.L.C.O.N puts him on a case to protect a famous rock group and find a missing journalist. Before he knows it, Colt Shore has gone from bodyguard to rock star to full-fledged agent when he learns that a human trafficking ring plans to kidnap a group of teenage girls. It will take more than his ingenuity and skills and a couple of cool gadgets to protect his new friends and rescue the captured girls before it’s too late. - Amazon

Room set-up

Book Discussion - "Straight Man" by Richard Russo

Date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Registration not limited to Warwick cardholders.
In this uproarious  novel, Richard Russo performs his characteristic high-wire walk between hilarity and heartbreak.  Russo's protagonist is William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the reluctant chairman of the English department of a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt.  Devereaux's reluctance is partly rooted in his characte
Programmer/Name Contact: 
Laurie Angle
Room set-up

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion: "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese

Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Open registration - not limited to Warwick cardholders.

Join in a discussion of Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.  Copies are available at the Library.

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers orphaned by their mother's death and their father's disappearance. Bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution.  - Amazon.com

Room set-up

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 01/09/2013 - 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Room set-up
Room: 

African Americans in Flight - Tuskegee Airmen: Past, Present, and Future

Date: 
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Discussion with Derek Green of the NASA Space program, the USAF and the first African-American to pilot Air Force 1.

Presented by Greenwood Forest Farms Association

Room set-up

Library Closed from 9:00AM - 12:00 Noon for Staff Training

Date: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children
Syndicate content