The brutal murder of Richard Jennings in December of 1818 gained national notoriety. Five local people plotted to murder Jennings over a disputed parcel of land. A quick unraveling of the conspiracy led to their arrest, and future President Martin Van Buren assisted in prosecuting the case. Two of the men ended up in prison and two faced the hangman before a crowd of almost 20,000. Author Michael J.
Come and receive clear guidance on steps to take, and an understanding of how to navigate the new landscape of healthcare in New York State. This is an excellent opportunity for free counseling on this important topic. Suitable for both individuals and small businesses.
Welcome novelists, sci-fi enthusiasts, dreamers, and anyone else who has a story to tell. Write, illustrate and relate your fictional work in any way you are inspired by the theme "Tell a Story to the Community". Pick up your notebook at a brief informational session. All Marble Fiction books created will be added to the Library's collection for the community to borrow.
If you are unable to attend, Notebooks will be available at the Help Desk beginning November 8.
If you have enjoyed the displays at the Front Desk and have wondered how the pieces are created, join us for an evening of creative fun, folding and decorating re-purposed books. This is a project for all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rhonda Denet and the SilverFox Duo invite you on a musical journey from the time when the "First Lady of Song", Ella Fitzgerald graced the stage to when the "Queen of Soul", Aretha Franklin ruled the airways.
*Made possible by generous funding from the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation*
Starring Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillipe, Helen Mirren, Derek Jacobi and Emily Watson (2001). A multiple story-lined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a pary in a country house in England. Rated R; 137 min.
Starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene and Vicky Haughton (2002). A contemporary story of love, rejection, and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. Rated PG-13; 101 min.
Starring Alex Denisof, Amy Acker and Franz Franz (2013). A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. Rated PG-13; 109 min.