Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

  • 03:30 PM to 04:45 PM
    Contact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at klee@rcls.org

    Do you knit, crochet, embroider or do another yarn craft? Would you like to learn? Come craft & chat. Share your project, get advice, or learn a new skill.

    Location:
    Activity Room
    Age Group:
    Teen
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Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM to 07:45 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
    Millions of American women contributed to the drive for the vote in the United States, and New York State was home to many leaders of the movement. However, the suffrage leaders who are most recognized today – Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton – did not actually achieve their goal, since both died before the suffrage victory.  Most New Yorkers do not realize that women in NYS won the vote in 1917 – three years before the national constitutional amendment was passed.
     
    So, who was responsible for winning the vote for women, and why was New York the first state east of the Mississippi to allow women full suffrage in all elections?  Susan Lewis (Professor Emerita, SUNY New Paltz) will move beyond the well-known Seneca Falls Declaration of 1848 to introduce a new set of strategies and cast of characters:  Miriam Leslie, Carrie Chapman Catt, Mrs. Russell Sage, Mary Garret Hay, and a flock of leaflet-dropping aviatrixes, among others.
    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Have your resume critiqued and your job search questions answered during a 45 minute one-on-one session with career consultant Gregg Knowles.  A $10 deposit is required at the time of in-person registration;  this will be refunded upon completion of the session.

    Location:
    AWPL Board Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

  • 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    No bears, no ticks!  Got cabin fever, but unsure how to explore the wild in winter?  Join John DeSanto and Sona Mason of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference on an Intro to Winter Hiking.

    Sat. Feb. 8 at 10AM:   Meet at the Library for a brief pre-hike chat.  Details such as what to wear and bring, safety and location will be discussed.  Particpants are required to attend.  The location of the hike will be announced at this meeting.

    Sat. Feb. 15:  THE HIKE! (snow date:  Sat., Feb. 22)

    Sona Mason is a staff member and volunteer at the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, which manages the NY & NJ portions of the Appalachian Trail in addition to over 2,000 miles of regional trails.

    John DeSanto is the Appalachian Trail Ambassador for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in Warwick. The Town of Warwick happens to be an Appalachian Trail Community.      

     

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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