Upcoming Events

Friday, March 16, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:45pm

Friday, March 16, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:45pm

Saturday, March 17, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:00am

  • 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM

    Sensory Storytime- This new program is specifically geared towards children of all ages with sensory challenges or other special needs and their families or caregivers. It combines books, music, movement and optional craft. Call for info or speak with someone at the desk about registering.

    Location:
    Activity Room, Storytime Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Children
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Saturday, March 17, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Saturday, March 17, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, March 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Monday, March 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

  • 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain.

    Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so than language. Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to Van Halen, he reveals:

    • How composers produce some of the most pleasurable effects of listening to music by exploiting the way our brains make sense of the world
    • Why we are so emotionally attached to the music we listened to as teenagers, whether it was Fleetwood Mac, U2, or Dr. Dre
    • That practice, rather than talent, is the driving force behind musical expertise
    • How those insidious little jingles (called earworms) get stuck in our head

    Books are available at the Library; new members always welcome!

    Location:
    AWPL Gallery – Lower Level
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Monday, March 19, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    (2017) Starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson.  In June, 1944, the Allied Forces stand on the brink of the greatest invasion of history: D-Day and the landing on the beaches of Normandy. But even as close to one million Allied soldiers are secretly assembled on the south coast of England preparing to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, Great Britain's iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with the decision to embark on the operation. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of more than 500,000 soldiers during World War I's Battle of Gallipoli in 1915, he is terrified that if the D-Day landings fail, he will be remembered as the architect of the war's greatest carnage. It is Churchill's brilliant and unflappable wife Clementine who keeps him strong during those dark and possibly dire days. By injecting into her husband ever more confidence, courage and conviction-and acting as both an emotional blanket and a personal sounding board, “Clemmie” halts the exceedingly unwell Winston's physical and mental collapse, inspiring him to become a true hero of his age and Britain's most celebrated leader.  Rated PG; 105 min.  Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.

     

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Monday, March 19, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm

  • 06:00 PM to 07:45 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    Learn basic Italian vocabulary and use these words in sentences and converation. Practice conversations for various social settings: traveling, restaurants, museums, church, shopping, etc.
    Participants are encouraged to attend all of the sessions to maximize the learning experience. Please stop by the Help Desk to pick up a copy of Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Sylivia Lymbery.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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