Adult

NY State Presidential Primary Election - AWPL Polling Place

Date: 
Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:00am - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Room set-up

Science Book Club discusses "About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang" by Adam Frank

Date: 
Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The Big Bang is all but dead, and we do not yet know what will replace it. Our universe’s “beginning” is at an end. What does this have to do with us here on Earth? Our lives are about to be dramatically shaken again—as altered as they were with the invention of the clock, the steam engine, the railroad, the radio and the Internet.

Room set-up
Room: 

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion - "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens

Date: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Room set-up
Room: 

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion - "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton

Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Room set-up
Room: 

Stained Glass for Beginners

Date: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Instructors Don Santarpia and Russell Brust will guide students through the process of creating a stained glass project chosen from two designs.  Skills will include pattern cutting, glass cutting, foiling and soldering.

A $10 registration fee is required at the time of in-person registration; this fee will be returned upon completion of the course.  Space is very limited.

Room set-up
Room: 

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Date: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Shakespeare’s magical comedy about a madcap evening where three stories collide when four young lovers, a jealous fairy king and his queen along with a group of aspiring young actors all find themselves in the woods.  Is it real?  Is it all just a dream? You'll have to wait and find out!

Performed by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival group.  Seating is limited, and registration is necessary.

Room set-up

Non-Fiction Book Club discusses "The Liberator" by Alex Kershaw

Date: 
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe—from the first landing in Italy to the final death throes of the Third Reich.

Room set-up
Room: 

The Heroic Age of Diving: Author Talk

Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2016 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Local author Jerry Kuntz will discuss the development of deepwater diving and salvage diving before the Civil War - focusing primarily on activity in the Hudson River and the Great Lakes - which is the subject of his new book, "The Heroic Age of Diving." Central to this topic is the legendary story of diver John B. Green and his efforts from 1852-1856 to recover an American Express Company safe full of gold from a shipwrecked steamer in the deepest part of Lake Erie.

Room set-up

Library Stitchers

Date: 
Thu, 01/07/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Knit, socialize, and share your techniques with others; non-instructional.

Room set-up
Room: 

Library Stitchers

Date: 
Thu, 01/07/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Knit, socialize, and share your techniques with others.  Non-instructional.

Room set-up
Room: 
Syndicate content