Adult

Mystery Book Discussion - The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte, with Laura Joh Rowland

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Open enrollment: Registration not limited to Warwick cardholders.

Join us for a discussion of Laura Joh Rowland's Victorian thriller starring the legendary Charlotte Bronte and her family. The author will be joining us for the discussion. Books will be available for checkout at the Library.

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Mystery Book Discussion with Sharon Linnea Scott - A Trace of Smoke

Date: 
Wed, 09/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Open enrollment: Registration not limited to Warwick cardholders.

A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell.  

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Meet the Author: Gretchen Gibbs & Carole Howard

Date: 
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Join authors Carole and Gretchen for a discussion of their new books. 

Carole has penned About Face, a memoir about life in the Peace Corps.  Gretchen's new novel is The Book of Maggie Bradstsreet.  It was sparked by a discovery of ancestors who played an important role in the witch trials of 1692.

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"The Shoemaker's Wife" Book Discussion

Date: 
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Allison Petrus-Wilkins will lead a discussion on "The Shoemaker's Wife," by Adriana Trigiani

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Allison Petrus-Wilkins 544-1334
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Decoding the Language of Visual Arts

Date: 
Wed, 07/25/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Explore with Susan Handler the symbolism encoded in art.  Participants will investigate the paintings of Renoir, van Eyck, Picass and selection of international graffiti.


Susan Handler is an interdisciplinary thinker and practicing art historian, arts educator, mixed-media artist, grant writer, as well as a theatrical, operatic, and dance costumer

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Tai Chi with Ron Gee

Date: 
Tue, 07/03/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The gently flowing movements of Qigong & Taijiquan, known more simply as Tai Chi, are ancient Chinese practices widely recognized for promoting many health benefits.  These include improved balance, better posture, enhanced energy, and calmness of mind.  In this series of 6 sessions, participants will learn standing meditation, simple qigong exercises, and some basic taijiquan postures. 

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Fossil Dig: A Citizen Science Project

Date: 
Sat, 08/11/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Enrollment limited to Warwick cardholders until August 6th; open registration after August 6th.

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From the Black Dirt to the World: Solving the Problem of Prehistoric Extinctions

Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Late in the last Ice Age, giant beasts disappeared worldwide. Abundant mastodon and other large mammal fossil sites in the Black Dirt around Warwick have been helping us solve this mystery. Dr. Robinson specializes in the study of fossil plant pollen, and what this tells us about environmental changes which accompanied the end of the mastodons and other animals of the Pleistocene era.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Dr. Guy Robinson Department of Natural Sciences Fordham College at Lincoln Center 113 West 60th Street, New York NY 10023 grobinson@fordham.edu 212-930-8899 Cell phone for day of program use only: 914-563-2313
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Leopards & Petroglyphs with Sara Kearns and Dr. Richard Hull

Date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Take a virtual trip to the Ingwe Leopard Research Program in the Mapumalanga district of South Africa.  Sara Kearns, recently returned from volunteering at the center, will be your guide and Dr. Richard Hull will discuss the 30,000 year old petroglyphs found in the area.

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Musical Performance - Radio Flyer

Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Radio Flyer, a Hudson Valley based cover band, is recognized as one of the leading bands specializing in an eclectic mix of music always performed with the highest level of professionalism.  The band will be performing favorite music selections from artists ranging from VanMorrison and Steely Dan to the Allman Brothers, Michael Buble, Bruce Springsteen, and so much more!

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