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Join Michael and Laurie Byro for an artist’s reception on September 8th at 6:30pm, when they will explain their Byro technics of poetry and paintings. Michael’s paintings, which grace the covers of Laurie’s books, are on display at the Library during the month of September.
Laurie Byro has published 4 books of poetry. The latest, “Wonder,” just out of Wales, is a book featuring Alice in Wonderland, the Wizard of Oz and DH Lawrence’s forest poems. Her 3rd book, “Gertrude Stein’s Salon and other Legends” explores the colorful cast of characters of Gertrude and Alice’s salon that included Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and Ezra Pound.
Michael has received awards and sold paintings throughout the United States and abroad.
Laurie has been widely published and awarded for over two decades, received a NJ Poetry Prize for the first poem in the Gertrude Stein book and is the recipient of 48 poetry awards to date.
Join the Byros for a poetry reading and a lively discussion at the Library. Light refreshments will be served.
Come to Library to play Canasta with other game enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcome. The group meets every Friday at 1pm. Questions? Please call the Help Desk at (845) 986-1047, ext. 3.
September 11 is a National Day of Service and Remembrance. The Albert Wisner Public Library will host a commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. It is offered in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11 as well as first responders who rushed to their rescue and beloved survivors.
Warwick resident Robert Newsom will present his remembrance of that day with a slide show “The Brooklyn Bridge on 9/11.” A Brooklyn resident at the time, Bob walked across the Brooklyn Bridge toward the Twin Towers and recorded the images of his fellow New Yorkers as they fled the attack. Bob Newsom’s photos will be on display in the Board Room during the month of September.
Bill Walsh (FDNY ret.) also a Warwick resident will share his experiences of that day at Ground Zero.
Mayor Michael Newhard will be a speaker and students of the WVCSD will provide music.
Those attending will be offered an opportunity to share their remembrances and reflections of the events of that day. As part of the library commemoration individuals may pledge to do good deed or service to honor of the memory of those who died on September 11, 2001.
(2015) Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper. The story of Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire. Mangano was a divorced mother with three children in the early 1990s when she invented the Miracle Mop and became an overnight success. The film is a semi-fictional and inspirational portrayal of how Mangano overcame personal and professional obstacles to rise to the top. Rated PG-13; 123 min.