Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Working from photos and other references, we will complete a portrait of a bird.  Presenter Jim Van Gelder will do a brief demonstration and then participants will work in pencil or watercolor.  Materials will be supplied, but participants are welcome to bring their own if they choose.  All skill levels welcome.

    Program will be held in-person, outdoors on the River Birch patio.  If it is raining on the day/time of the program, it will be cancelled and rescheduled.  

    Jim Van Gelder is an artist and naturalist living in Warwick.  He has been drawing and painting as long as he can remember.  He has studied with the Art Student's League, and has attended classes and workshops with numerous artists.  Jim is currently working with the Orange County Audubon Society leading field trips and making presentations.  

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at klee@rcls.org

    Take the challenge and  represent your local library!  Read the books, form a team*, and show off your knowledge.  Participate in our local AWPL Battle, then participate in the Battle Regionals and compete with teens from libraries throughout the Ramapo Catskill Library System. 

    * I am happy to help you form a team - just ask!

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Teen
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Monday, August 9, 2021 - 9:30am to 9:00pm

  • 09:30 AM to 09:00 PM
    Contact: Children's Dept. at 986-1047, ext. 4 or warkids@rcls.org

    Page Turners Adventures:  Lions and tigers and chickens and goats...oh, my!  Join us for a different story, craft, field trip, author visit safari every weekday, all summer long!  A virtual summer library program, if you can't make it to the library that often.  Register online beginning June 19.  We will send you login info so that you can enjoy Page Turners all summer long.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Tween, Children
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

  • 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Zumba that can be done by everyone, regardless of age or fitness level.  Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity.  Can be done seated as well.  This program will be held in person, socially-distanced, outside on the River Birch Patio at the back of the building

    Instructor Jessica Rose Duggins has been a ZIN member since Aug 2019 and absolutely loves teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple:  every class feels like a party! She is ready to get you moving, sweating, and feeling unstoppable.  Jessica is currently licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids & Kids Jr.  

    Please dress to sweat and bring your own water bottle if you would like. 

    This class will meet on Wednesday mornings in July and August.  Please register for each session individually.  If it is raining, the class is cancelled, not moved indoors.  

    Please note that there is no access to the library building until 10:00am

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

  • 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
    Contact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at klee@rcls.org

    Join our experienced Dungeon Master for an awesome adventure!  Become an Elf, Half-Orc, Dwarf, Halfling, Dragonborn and more!  Then hone your skills as a bard, ranger, cleric, rogue, paladin, sorcerer, wizard, fighter or barbarian as you travel through dangerous lands on epic quests.  Beginners welcome!

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Teen
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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

    Join Poet Laurie Byro to discuss selected poems of Ted Hughes, husband of Sylvia Plath and Poet Laureate of the UK from 1984 to 1998.  The circle will discuss the following:  The Thought Fox, Snowdrop, Esther’s Tomcat, Night Ride on Ariel, and King of Carrion.  Copies of the these poems are available for pick up at the Help Desk, or they can be emailed to you by calling (845) 986-1047, ext. 3.  

    Participants are encouraged to choose a favorite Poet Laureate of their own as their "summer traveling companion" and to bring a poem to share.  Another option is to read the book Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes (multiple copies are available in the Library system for checkout). Enjoy the summer!

     

    Location:
    Reading Garden
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
    This program will meet outside in the Reading Garden. Current guidelines regarding use of face masks and social distancing will be followed.
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Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at klee@rcls.org

    Help us get ready for the upcoming Warwick Children's Book Festival! Welcome our authors by helping to make gift bags full of homemade goodies. Help plan a craft for the children's tent too. This year, we have over 60 visiting authors so we'll need all the help we can get. There is no commitment to come every week, however you must register for each week you are attending so we make sure we have the room to social distance. We will cancel any week it rains, This year, we'll be making rock photo/nametag holders and book cover magnets! Earn 2 hours of volunteer credit for each session you attend!!

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Teen
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Friday, August 13, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Contact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at klee@rcls.org

    Make your opinion heard! What can the library do for you? What kinds of programs do you want to attend? How would you like to see the Young Adult section orginized? What new Manga should we get? Help us to plan future events and gain some leadership skills. Attending gets you an hour of volunteering and a $10- credit each month for 3-D printing or photocopying.

    Location:
    River Birch Patio
    Age Group:
    Teen
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Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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