Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground while using the chair for support. It is beneficial if you are a beginner or have limited mobility. Sarah Gallman is a health and wellness professional who has been teaching yoga and fitness classes for 35 years.

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    Adult, Teen
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Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

  • 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or

    Please join us in welcoming New York Time- bestselling author Allison Pataki for a virtual discussion of her sweeping new novel, The Queen's Fortune, about the extraordinary woman who captured Napoleon’s heart, created a dynasty, and changed the course of history. 


    Allison Pataki is the New York Times bestselling author of THE QUEEN'S FORTUNE, THE TRAITOR'S WIFE, THE ACCIDENTAL EMPRESS, SISI: EMPRESS ON HER OWN, WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS, as well as the nonfiction memoir BEAUTY IN THE BROKEN PLACES and two children's books, NELLY TAKES NEW YORK and POPPY TAKES PARIS. Allison's novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages. A former news writer and producer, Allison has written for The New York Times, ABC News, The Huffington Post, USA Today, Fox News and other outlets. She has appeared on The TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, Good Day Chicago and MSNBC's Morning Joe.


    Allison graduated cum laude from Yale with a bachelor's degree in English, and spent several years in journalism before switching to fiction writing. A member of The Historical Novel Society, Allison lives in New York with her husband and family.  To learn more and to connect with Allison, please visit or Twitter @AllisonPataki.  Allison came to AWPL in person to discuss Beauty In The Broken Places last year.  The Warwick community greatly enjoyed the event and looks forward to hearing from Allison again.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

  • 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: Lisa Laico or Judy Pedersen

    Join us on Railroad Avenue and meet 70 of the most distinguished authors and illustrators of children's books!  They are excited to meet their readers, chat about their work and show you their latest books, which will be available for autographing and purchase on-site. (Bring your own bag, Warwick!) Admission is free and the festival is open to all the young at heart.  Free children's concert at 12:00 on Railroad Green:  bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on, if you like!  Therapy dogs will also be on hand to listen to children read their new books aloud, too.  A list of all participating authors and illustrators is on the Festival's website.

    Rain location:  Warwick Valley Middle School - 225 West St., Warwick - 11am - 4pm. Ample parking is available! 

    Get in on this lively celebration of children's literacy, presented by AWPL and sponsored by children's literacy champions Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes.  You don't want to miss it!

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    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen, Tween, Children
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Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:00pm

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM

    John Ruszkiewicz of Pine Island shares memories of his service in Vietnam from his new book, My Vietnam Anecdotes, recalling some of his most memorable experiences during two tours of duty in 1966 and 1971. A native of the Black Dirt region, his service included instructing at West Point. After retirement from the Army in 1980 as a Lieutenant Colonel, he has operated his Pine Island farm and continued service to the community. He is President of the Drowned Lands Historical Society. 

    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am