Adult

Non-Fiction Book Club reads "The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge" by David McCullough

Date: 
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The dramatic and enthralling story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge - the world’s longest suspension bridge at the time - a tale of greed, corruption, and obstruction but also of optimism, heroism, and determination, told by master historian David McCullough.

This monumental book is the enthralling story of one of the greatest events in our nation’s history, during the Age of Optimism—a period when Americans were convinced in their hearts that all things were possible.

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Non-Fiction Book Club reads "Tuxedo Park" by Jennet Conant

Date: 
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The untold story of an eccentric Wall Street tycoon and the circle of scientific geniuses he assembled before World War II to develop the science for radar and the atomic bomb. Together they changed the course of history.

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Non-Fiction Book Club - "The Billionaire's Vinegar"

Date: 
Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The Billionaire’s Vinegar, now a New York Times bestseller, tells the true story of a 1787 Château Lafite Bordeaux — supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson — that sold for $156,000 at auction and of the eccentrics whose lives intersected with it. Was it truly entombed in a Paris cellar for two hundred years? Or did it come from a secret Nazi bunker? Or from the moldy basement of a devilishly brilliant con artist?

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Non-Fiction Book Club - "Lone Survivor" by Marcus Luttrell

Date: 
Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Books are available for checkout.  New members always welcome!

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Mercy for Animals

Date: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Learn what today's modern animal agriculture looks like, how it may affect your health, and about the benefits of a plant-based diet.

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Family Central Forum

Date: 
Sun, 11/02/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

This is a community discussion centered on strengthening family life.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Beverly Braxton
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Library Writer's Group

Age Group: 
Adult

You are invited to join our Writer's Group to improve your writing, receive honest feedback and to give encouragement to aspiring writers.  New members are always welcome!

This group is for adult participants only.

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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group

Date: 
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Discussion of The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham.

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Meet the Artist Reception: The Warwick Atelier

Date: 
Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Join the Warwick Atelier at an opening reception in celebration of their third annual exhibition at the library.  Students and their instructor, Susan Hope Fogel, will participate in a gallery talk about the paintings and the related creative experience.  Studio paintings, as well as landscape paintings done on location in Warwick, Tuscany, Italy and Cape Cod, Massachusetts during the Atleier's plein air painting workshops.  All are invited.

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Holiday Greeting Cards

Date: 
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Each participant will craft two originally-designed cards:  one for Thanksgiving and one for Christmas.  Techniques will include dry embossing, heat embossing, paper layering, use of embellishment and decorative papers.  There is a $5 non-refundable materials fee due at the time of in-person registration at the Help Desk.

Space is limited to Warwick cardholders until October 13; after this date, there will be open registration.

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