Teens

Flotsam, Jetsam, Awesome!

Date: 
Wed, 07/17/2013 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Have you always wished you could be a designer on Project Runway?  Come to the Library for a no-sewing-skills-required version, featuring our "Beneath the Surface" theme.  Designers will have 5 hours to use recycled materials to create an ocean-inspired runway look.

Sign up to be either a model or a designer!

The runway show will begin at 7:00pm.  Friends and family are encouraged to come and be audience members.

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Book Discussion -"The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

Date: 
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Allison Petrus-Wilkins will conduct a discussion of "The Fault In Our Stars" by John Green.

“What makes this novel compelling is not a thrill-a-minute plot but the authenticity of characters deeply engaged in trying to live ‘forever within the numbered days.’ John Green deftly mixes the profound and the quotidian in this tough, touching valentine to the human spirit.”

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Gardening @ Your Library for Teens

Date: 
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

It's time to garden at the Library! Earn community service hours for helping us plant some beautiful native grasses.

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Teen Battle of the Books 2013

Date: 
Tue, 08/13/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Gather your friends for our yearly book trivia contest! Form teams of up to 4 players and read the 8 designated titles to compete.

This year's titles are:

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The Houston Family and American History

Date: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Author Tony Houston will discuss his new book on the Houston Family of Warwick and show how doing a family genealogy is also an exploration of the history of the United States.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Tony Houston 986-6984 eahouston@optonline.net
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Film: "Do the Math"

Date: 
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Come join us for a screening of "Do the Math", a film on climate change produced by 350.org. It includes the latest on climate change, including footage of their recent nationwide bus tour. See the film and stay for a discussion of the issues and what we can do about climate change. This program is sponsored by Sustainable Warwick.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Mary Makofske 986-9477
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"First Pitch" Art Exhibit: Meet Artist James Amore

Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Celebrate the 2013 baseball season opener - visit "First Pitch" in the Library's Community Room through the month of April.

On April 23rd from 6:30 to 7:45pm James Amore will meet with visitors to his exhibit, which features limited edition signed prints from digitally-produced masters of the originals as well as original watercolors.  The artist created these over a 20-year period working in the sports industry.  All of the pieces celebrate the players and the game of baseball.

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Teen Webpage Volunteers

Date: 
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

If you're between the ages of 13 and 18 and would like some input on the library's new teen website, join and make your voice heard! Maybe you have a great idea for a logo, have a great eye for color and design, or just really want a say in what kinds of content we post. Come on in!

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Butterflies in Your Life

Date: 
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

In his colorful slide talk, John Yrizarry, a wildlife illustrator and field naturalist, will help you identify some of the eighty species of butterflies found in Orange County and tell you when and where they can be found.  What better way to start the spring season than by learning more about these enchanting creatures?

Programmer/Name Contact: 
John Yrizarry
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Root & History of Finger Style Guitar with John Sheehan

Date: 
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Blending history with musical demonstrations, John Sheehan follows the evolution of finger style guitar in a fun and engaging way.  Beginning with 16th century lute music, moving through Baroque and Classical period guitar,  and finally arriving at contemporary finger style guitar, John's mastery of a multitude of musical styles is sure to entertain.

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