Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
    Help Desk 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Join the Pretty Committee for a night of Pinterest fun!  This month's project:  Zentangle Bookmarks.  Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns.  It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing.  Participants need to bring in a piece of decorative ribbon to embellish their bookmarks.  The Pretty Committee will provide the instruction, markers, paper, etc.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Monday, September 5, 2016 (All day)

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

  • 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Join Michael and Laurie Byro for an artist’s reception on September 8th at 630pm 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 book featuring Alice of Wonderland, 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 at 48 poetry awards to date.

    Join the Byro’s for a poetry reading and a lively discussion at the Library. Light refreshments will be served.

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Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

  • 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Help Desk at (845) 986-1047 ext. 3

    Robert Newsom will present his photos and remembrances. On Sept. 11, 2001, as Bob walked across the Brooklyn Bridge toward the Twin Towers, he recorded the images of his fellow New Yorkers as they fled the attack.  Several of Robert Newsom's photographs will be on display throughout the month of September in the Board Room.

    Bill Walsh (FDNY) will share his experierences of that day.

    We invite the community to share their memories and thoughts and to honor the memory of 9/11 by pledging to do one good deed.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:30am - 3:00pm

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

  • 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Help Desk 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by trying your hand at a Shakespearean Sonnet centered on a Warwick Valley Theme.  First prize will be $100 gift certificate to Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe; two runners-up will receive a Shakespeare coffee mug.  SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER  16, 2016 at the Help Desk.

    RULES: 

    1. Sonnets must be in a true Renaissance Style * - that is, iambic pentameter with traditional sonnet rhyme scheme.  Using modern English vocabulary, though , is fine -“thees” and "thous” not required.
    2. Participation is open to adults and teens ages 12 and up.
    3. Sonnets must be in some way related to a Warwick Valley theme, context, or setting.
    4. Entrants may submit one sonnet only; sonnets must not be previously published.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.

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