Main menu

AWPL is closed until further notice.  Please keep your library materials:  the bookdrop is closed, and NO fines will accrue!

AWPL VIRTUAL will help you continue to read, learn and discover.  It is updated regularly, so check back often!

      PLEASE READ:  UPDATED LIBRARY VOTE INFORMATION

PLEASE READAWPL Foundation Announces 2020 College Scholarship Awards

Home

One McFarland Drive, Warwick, NY 10990845-986-1047

Close

Search the RCLS Catalog

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

  • 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM
    Contact: Rosemary Cooper at 986-1047, ext. 6 or rcooper@rcls.org

    Sponsored by the Rotary Club, Children's Service Librarians from Russia will be visiting Albert Wisner Public Library, speaking to fellow librarians and touring the building.



    Having begun as a pilot program in 1999 and established as a permanent agency in late 2000, Open World conducts the first and only international exchange agency in the U.S. Legislative Branch.  Since its inception, Open World has awarded grants to 61 organizations headquartered in 25 different states and the District of Columbia. These grantee organizations host delegations themselves or award sub-grants to local host organizations to do so. By the end of 2016, 800 local host organizations — including universities and community colleges, Rotary clubs and other service organizations, sister-city associations, international visitor councils and other nonprofits in all 50 states and the District of Columbia — had conducted Open World exchanges. 8,200 American families have hosted participants in 2,400-plus communities around the country.

     

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Printer Friendly Program Details

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Meet artist Jan Gray in the Gallery Area on the Lower Level.  Her exhibit of handpainted tiles is on display in the display cases on the Lower Level of the Library.  Refreshments will be served.

     

    Artist statement:  After attending a Pinterest class using alcohol ink to create small tile coasters at the Albert Wisner Public Library, I was inspired to apply the techniques to larger works on ceramic tile and clear glass.  My pieces reflect observations gleaned from fellow artists and online resources.  The process includes selection of various painting implements, including brushes, felt pads, straws, alcohol pads, and cotton swabs.  After the blending and layering of various ink colors, each piece receives multiple coats of kamar varnish to protect the image.  In addition to working with alcohol ink, other artistic endeavors include decorative painting with acrylics on various metal and wood objects, refinishing furniture, paper folding, crocheting, and painting house portraits.  Creative art projects, such as tessellation t-shirts and geodesic ornaments, have been incorporated into mathematics lessons which I have taught at the secondary and college levels for over three decades.  After attending a Pinterest class using alcohol ink to create small tile coasters at the Albert Wisner Public Library, I was inspired to apply the techniques to larger works on ceramic tile and clear glass.  My pieces reflect observations gleaned from fellow artists and online resources.  The process includes selection of various painting implements, including brushes, felt pads, straws, alcohol pads, and cotton swabs.  After the blending and layering of various ink colors, each piece receives multiple coats of kamar varnish to protect the image.  In addition to working with alcohol ink, other artistic endeavors include decorative painting with acrylics on various metal and wood objects, refinishing furniture, paper folding, crocheting, and painting house portraits.  Creative art projects, such as tessellation t-shirts and geodesic ornaments, have been incorporated into mathematics lessons which I have taught at the secondary and college levels for over three decades. 

    Location:
    AWPL Gallery – Lower Level
    Age Group:
    Adult
    Printer Friendly Program Details

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Irving Berlin’s music does not have the rhythmic or harmonic complexities of a Gershwin tune nor the sly naughtiness of a Cole Porter hitHis shows are no longer the staple of high school and community productions in the same way Rodgers and Hammerstein plays live on.

     

    And yet it is impossible to find a single composer who did more for ‘The American Songbook’ than Irving Berlin.   In many ways he is a victim of his own success - everyone knows “God Bless America,” “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas,” and “There’s No Business like Show Business” - yet because the songs are so ingrained in our culture, many people do not know who wrote them or that they were composed by the same talented man.

     

    Along with a discussion of his amazing personal biography, from penniless refugee to Hollywood and Broadway icon, this talk will also demonstrate, with both recorded and live performance, the elegant and masterful ways in which an Irving Berlin song, such as “White Christmas” or “What will I Do?" are crafted with brilliant subtlety.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
    Printer Friendly Program Details

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Pages