Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:15am - 12:45pm

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Children's Dept. 986-1047

    This two-hour educational workshop will address:

    > Some of the developmental issues young children face
    > Does early academic instruction benefit young children and give them an edge?
    > How does academic instruction too soon affect a child's self-esteem?
    > What king of learning experiences are best?
    > How can research on early childhood development help us make the world more inviting and supportive for young children?

    Beverly Braxton (Education Consultant) and Mary Krauze (Conscious Parenting, LLC) will begin the session by sharing important research findings.  Participants will then work in small groups to discuss and identify possible strategies.

    AWPL Community Room
    Adult
    [ Registration Required ]
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Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

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

    Do you love to knit, crochet, embroider?  Share your love of the craft with others.  New members always welcome!  Non-instructional, no registration required.

    AWPL Board Room
    Adult
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Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

     

    From "The Great Migration, An Ameriacan Story" paintings by Jacob Lawrence

    Using the art of Jacob Lawrence, art historian Diane Wilson will tell the story of the great African-American migration from the south to the north in the United States in the early part of the 20th century.

    AWPL Community Room
    Adult
    Teens
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Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

  • 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
    Children's Dept. 986-1047

    Through the book, "Show Way", we will explore the significance and tradition of quilts in African-American history. We will then make a quilt pattern-type magnet from paper and foam board.

    Grades 2-5.

    Activity Room
    Storytime Room
    Children
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Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm