Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:45pm

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 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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Friday, April 5, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

  • 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    It's time for the Shakespeare Lock-In! Hurl some Shakespearean insults, learn the intricacies of stage combat and Renaissance weaponry, and get a chance to rewrite some of Shakespeare's most famous lines! Afterwards, we'll all watch a film version of Much Ado About Nothing. As always, there will be door prizes, pizza, and snacks.

    AWPL Community Room
    Teens
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Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

  • 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Introduction to the joys and rewards of beekeeping.  Topics include equipment, how and where to start, bee colony basics, plants for bees and a "bee pasture."  Presenters are members of the Southeastern Beekeeper's Club.

    AWPL Community Room
    Outside Program Area
    Adult
    Teens
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Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

  • 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    If you're between the ages of 13 and 18 and would like some input on the library's new teen website, join and make your voice heard! Maybe you have a great idea for a logo, have a great eye for color and design, or just really want a say in what kinds of content we post. Come on in!

    AWPL Board Room
    Teens
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Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Help Desk @ 986-1047 ext. 3

    Come enjoy a discussion of The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman

    A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw—and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing, and, during rare moments of calm, for piano concerts. Jan, active in the Polish resistance, kept ammunition buried in the elephant enclosure and stashed explosives in the animal hospital. Meanwhile, Antonina kept her unusual household afloat, caring for both its human and its animal inhabitants -- otters, a badger, hyena pups, lynxes.

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    Adult
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