Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  • 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM
    Contact: Children's Dept. at 986-1047, ext. 4 or warkids@rcls.org

    Journaling for Tweens:  We'll supply a plain journal for you to decorate with stickers, stencils and patterned paper.  Record your thoughts, stories, drawings and ideas.  For tweens ages 9-12.  Register beginning March 14 online or in person at the Children's Desk.

    Activity Room
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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM to 07:45 PM

    Critical Thinking

    This three part series demonstrates how to examine a statement using unbiased reasoning based on critical tools to help you reach a valid decision about its accuracy. Fake news, data analysis and personal prejudice are explored, discussed and practiced. Each session may be attended independently, but it is recommended to attend all three for full comprehension.

    Discussion leaders:  Roger Moss, Valerie Lucznikowska and Kevan Ottochian.

    Register for each session separatey.

    May 5, Session I: The bases of critical thinking: time, self criticism, listening, thoughtfulness.


    May 12, Session II: The tools of critical thinking: skepticism, research, patterns, data, questioning.


    June 26, Session III: Reaching judgements: curiosity, flexibility, synthesizing, predicting.

    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

  • 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Join Audubon's Pam Golben for a  multi-medium program begins with an illustrated slide show. Become familiar with the frog and toad species of New York State and learn to identify them by sight and sound. We will also discuss frog conservation issues and Citizen Science opportunities.  Following the presentation, take a walk to the wetlands behind the library where we will practice identifying frogs by their vocalizations. We may even get a chance to see a frog or two calling!

    Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight!


    Pam holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Biology from SUNY New Paltz, she is a licensed veterinary technician and  New York State Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator, Pam worked as Curator and Director of the Hudson Highland's Wildlife Center for 15 years and has been teaching nature programs for as long as she can remember. A beekeeper and avid hiker, Pam likes to incorporate her personal experiences into each of her programs and looks forward to sharing them with you.

    AWPL Community Room, Outside Program Area
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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