Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 24, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

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

    Celebrate Black History Month!  Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music performed by the chamber orchestra comprised of young, talented African American string musicians.

    *This program is made possible by a generous gift from Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes to the AWPL Foundation.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Monday, February 25, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    (2018)  This documentary re-examines the much-publicized 1980 reunion of a long-lost New York triplet. Later, attention shifts to the question of why the triplets were raised by separate families with no knowledge of each other's existence. PG-13; 96 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow.

     

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Monday, February 25, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:15pm

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm

  • 06:00 PM to 07:45 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    A continuation of the course offered in Fall 2018. Anyone that has some Italian exposure is also welcome to attend. Attendance at all sessions is encouraged. Copies of the textbook, Colloquial Italian, may be picked up at the Help Desk upon registration.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM to 07:45 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    This is the first in a series of monthly meetings to discuss Afro-American literature, led by Ralph William Boone. The first book to be discussed will be Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Copies of the book are available at the Library for checkout.

    Praise for Between the World and Me...

    • “Powerful . . . a searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
    • “Eloquent . . . in the tradition of James Baldwin with echoes of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man . . . an autobiography of the black body in America.”The Boston Globe
    • “Brilliant . . . [Coates] is firing on all cylinders.”The Washington Post
    • “Urgent, lyrical, and devastating . . . a new classic of our time.”Vogue
    • “A crucial book during this moment of generational awakening.”The New Yorker
    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

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