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Black History Month: the Black Migration Story

Date: 
Sat, 02/15/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

 

From "The Great Migration, An Ameriacan Story" paintings by Jacob Lawrence

Using the art of Jacob Lawrence, art historian Diane Wilson will tell the story of the great African-American migration from the south to the north in the United States in the early part of the 20th century.

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Renaissance Evening

Date: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Hear ye!  Hear ye!  The honour of your presence is hereby requested by Lady Rosemary at the Renaissance Evening.  Come and enjoy Shakespeare, swordsmanship, music, jesters and minstrels, crafts and much more!  Renaissance atttire is encouraged!

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Non-Fiction Book Club

Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
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Non-Fiction Book Club - "Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War" by Karl Marlantes

Date: 
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Join the non-fiction book club in discussing the selection for November, Matterhorn:  A Novel of Vietnam by Karl Marlantes.  Copies are available; ask at the Circulation Desk.  All are welcome!

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Non-Fiction Book Club - "Semper Cool" by Barry Fixler

Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Semper Cool is the wrenching, sometimes hilarious and always thought-provoking true story of a mischievous teenager who enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps seeking adventure and his father's approval and finds both, plus more danger than he ever could have imagined. -Amazon

Books are available at the library for checkout.

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Career Transition Assistance Program - The Interview

Date: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

You've landed the interview, but now what?  Let Gregg Knowles show you how to make a lasting impression.

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Career Transitions Assistance Program - Job Search Strategies

Date: 
Sat, 10/19/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

In this competive job market, job searching isn't just about applying for jobs and hoping for an interview anymore.  The most successful job seekers utilize a variety of search strategies to help them.  Join Gregg Knowles for an informative workshop on how job search can stand out from the crowd.

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Career Transition Assistance Program - Resumes and Cover Letters

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Learn how to craft a resume and cover letter that impresses recruiters and hiring managers.

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Job Club

Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

The Albert Wisner Public Library will host the Warwick Career Transition Group a job club that started in 2010 in response to a need to support individuals in their career transitions during a time of high unemployment and underemployment.  The meetings are informal and provide the benefits of peer support and networking as well as occasional guest speakers.  The group also meets on the second Thursday of each month at Christ Churc located in Warwick, NY.  The group is open to anyone regardless of religious affiliation.

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Resume Review Service

Date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Job seekers desiring one-on-one help with their resume and cover letter can reserve a free, 30-minute private session with Gregg Knowles, career counseling consultant. This service will be available from 9:00 AM -12:00 PM.

Individuals may drop-in and will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis as time permits.  To reserve a free 30-minute consultation call 986-1047 ext. 3 or stop by the Help Desk.

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