Children

Music with Melinda Session 1

Date: 
Mon, 02/06/2012 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Age Group: 
Children

For ages 18-36 mos. Sing, clap, move and groove with Melinda Burgard, music therapist. This session will meet on Monday Feb. 6 & 13.

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Holiday Book Sale

Date: 
Sat, 12/03/2011 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

The Friends and Bookends bookshop at the Albert Wisner Public Library will be hosting a Holiday Book Sale on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9-3PM.   Choose from our collection of bestsellers, holiday books, children’s books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, library notecards and tote bags.

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Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Date: 
Tue, 01/31/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, has always been passionate about astronomy, and wants to share the excitement with you!  Over the  1½ - 2 hours, you’ll learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. Following the presentation, a powerful telescope will be set up outdoors for viewing the craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn and other beautiful objects in the night sky, weather permitting.

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Library Closed for Catalog System Change/Staff Training

Date: 
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Greenwood Forest Farms Association Celebrates Black History at the Library

Date: 
Sat, 02/11/2012 - 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Greenwood Forest Farms Association will celebrate Black History with a two part program featuring the arts. Filmmaker Patricia DeArcy will preview portions of her new film "The Harlem Cultural Council." Founded in 1964 by Artist Romare Bearden, The Harlem Cultural Council is an African-American arts advocacy group. The film focuses on the Council's innovative use of the "jazz-mobile" and the "dance-mobile" to bring music and dance to the community in the 1960's and 70's. Following the film the Youth Theatre Interactions Inc.

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How to Teach Chess and Set Up a Chess Club Activity

Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

The Library is interested in beginning a chess club for children. We need parents and other interested adults or teens to help us get a chess club started. This program will teach you about the game and give you the skills to teach it to others. We hope that this program will inspire volunteers to begin a weekly or bi-weekly chess club here.  This program will be hosted by Michael Kusen, a chess master and author. He belongs to Chess for Teachers.  This program is intended for families, and children who attend must be in Kindergarten and up.

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Storytime Registration Begins!!

Date: 
Sat, 09/10/2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Children

Storytime Registration begins today, Sept 10 and runs through Sept. 29th. The library offers storytime programs for children ages 10 months-5 years old. Please visit the library or the children's page on this website for dates and times. You must register in person at the children's desk for storytime and have a valid AWPL library card at the time of registration. 

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4H Club Organizational Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 09/07/2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

This is a club organizational meeting for the Truth Seekers 4H Club.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Fern Parkin, 987-9373
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Library Reading Garden Dedication

Date: 
Sun, 09/18/2011 - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Join us for the dedication of the Albert Wisner Public Library Reading Garden.  A short ceremony will take place in the Garden commemorating Warwick Beautification Committee founders: Dorothy "Deeps" Sanford, Elizabeth Sanford Lewis VanLeer, Frances Sanford Bradner and David Brandt.

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Library Card Day-One Card-Every Student!

Date: 
Sat, 09/24/2011 - 10:30am - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Children

Come in and get your first library card or replace your lost one for free. There will be storytimes at 11:00 and 1:30, as well as a craft and snack.

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