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.Legendary financier, philanthropist, and society figure Alfred Lee Loomis gathered the most visionary scientific minds of the twentieth century"Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr, Enrico Fermi, and others"at his state-of-the-art laboratory in Tuxedo Park, New York, in the late 1930s.
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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.
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?
Learn what today's modern animal agriculture looks like, how it may affect your health, and about the benefits of a plant-based diet.
This is a community discussion centered on strengthening family life.
Discussion of The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham.
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.
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.
Meeting of the Warwick Career Transitions Job Club with Gregg Knowles. This a drop in program. No registration is required.