Adult

Emerald Ash Borer and Your Ash Tree

Date: 
Thu, 02/18/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.
Age Group: 
Adult

Matthew Doiron, Town of Warwick Tree Commission, will explain the history of the insect and the problems associated with its introduction to North America. He will also talk about the consequences that communities are facing as a result of its introduction and what this means for residents of Southern Orange County and properties in Warwick.

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Stone Age Warwick: Exhibit Opening & Archaeology Clinic

Date: 
Sun, 01/24/2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Exhibit Opening: "Stone Age Warwick" - Native American artifacts on display in the Wisner Room through February 2016. The exhibit features artifacts from several Warwick collections which provide evidence of occupation by more than a dozen distinct cultural groups from the Paleolithic (9,000 -12,000 years ago) to the Woodland period (1,000 years ago to European settlement).
Clinic: On Sunday, January 24, there will also be a "clinic" with archaeologists on hand to look at your finds and help identify them for you. Please register if you will be bringing artifacts for the clinic.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Brad Phillips
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Registration Note:
No registration required to view the exhibit, which runs through February.

Warwick Children's Book Festival

Date: 
Sat, 10/08/2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Contact: 
Lisa Laico at (845) 986-1047
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen
Children

Come meet over 50 prominent and beloved authors and illustrators of children's books and celebrate children's literacy. Authors and illustrators will gather on Railroad Avenue to autograph and inscribe their books (which will be available for purchase), chat with readers and share their love of the written word. Admission is free and open to the public.From 1:00-2:30 on Railroad Green, the beloved Uncle Brothers Band will perform a free children's concert. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair!

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The Brawny Men of Old New York and the Alley Cats They Adored

Date: 
Sun, 02/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Peggy Gavan, journalist and author of the Hatching Cat blog, which presents the history of NYC through animal stories, will wind the audience, feline-fashion, through the streets of old New York. Open to all teens, adults, and older children with good listening skills.

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Monday Morning Book Group reads "The Orphan Train"

Date: 
Mon, 10/26/2015 -
6:00am to 7:00am
Age Group: 
Adult

Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train is an unforgettable story of friendship and second chances that highlights a little-known but historically significant movement in America’s past.

Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly womannamed Vivian clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse...

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