Teens

Manga with Misako Rocks!

Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Age Group: 
Teens
Children

Learn step-by-step the process of drawing characters and panel works, manga-style! There will also be a slide presentation of Misako's childhood in Japan, her move to the United States, and getting started as an artist. Ages 10 and up.

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Veterans of the Vietnam Era Reception

Date: 
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Join us for a reception honoring our Vets of the Vietnam era.  This is an opportunity for Veterans and their families to meet others in the community who served at that time and to see the Library's Tribute Display to these Vets.

Families of Vietnam Vets invited too!

Refreshments will be served.

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Enhancing Print Media with Augmented Reality

Date: 
Mon, 01/20/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

As technology continues to evolve, some think that print media's value is diminishing.  Augmented reality and its QR code predecessor, however, use print media in a unique fashion that opens new doors by using postcards, flyers, and ads.  Learn the many uses of this stunning technology and how it erases the notion that print media is becoming obsolete.

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2nd Sunday Films - "The Lucky Ones"

Date: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Starring Tim Robbins, Rachel McAdams, and Michael Pena.  Three soldiers, on leave from the Iraq War, discover that home is not quite what they remembered and that the friendship they've formed might be what matters the most.

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2nd Sunday Films - "The Wool Cap"

Date: 
Sun, 02/09/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Starring William H. Macy, Keke Palmer and Ned Beatty.  The lonely superintendent of a rundown apartment building becomes the unwitting guardian of a feisty and precocious child left in his care.  Rated PG-13; 103 min.

 

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2nd Sunday Films - "In Country"

Date: 
Sun, 01/12/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Starring Bruce Willis and Emily Lloyd.  A young girl learns about her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth, as she helps to awaken a withdrawn Vietnam veteran.  Rated R; 120 min.

Monthly film screening followed by discussion led by Mary Krauze.  Share your thoughts on themes, characters, plot, etc.  Light refreshments served.

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The Murder of Richard Jennings: The True Story of Sugar Loaf's Famous Murder for Hire

Date: 
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

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.

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Book Sculpture Workshop

Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

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.

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From Jazz to Soul with SilverFox

Date: 
Fri, 02/07/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

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*

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TEDx Conference ~ Changing the Way We Eat

Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

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