Founders Day celebrated at Hathorn historic site in Warwick. On Saturday, June 1, the public had a unique opportunity to go back in time to Colonial days and the Revolutionary War-era in Warwick. It was the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Minisink, then commanded by Warwick resident Col. John Hathorn, a surveyor and teacher…

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The Albert Wisner Public Library has added an outdoor reading and performance area to its grounds. The River Birch Reading and Performance Patio will be formally opened for use on Sunday, May 6, with a dedication ceremony followed by a performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The dedication will take place at 12:30 p.m. A plaque will…

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  What concerns you most about your child’s use of technology? Have you talked with your kids about screen-time limits and responsible online behavior, but still find it tough to manage what they do when you’re not around? Come to Albert Wisner Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 11, for a presentation by Family Central on…

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The Albert Wisner Public Library will present Romantic Music for a Sunday Afternoon with the Newburgh Chamber Music Ensemble on Sept. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. The performance is free and open to the public and registration is required. To register to attend, visit albertwisnerlibrary.org or call the Library at 986-1047…

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Warwick Valley Gardeners make a donation of library books each year to each public library in the Town of Warwick. Recently WVG members Marcela Gross and Gert Galligan presented books to the public libraries of Florida, Greenwood Lake and Warwick. Rosemary Cooper, library director at the Albert Wisner Public Library in Warwick is seen with…

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Albert Wisner Public Library will feature art, photography and sculpture exhibits this month: • “Three Artist, Three Perspectives,” an exhibit of the work of Minjin Kung, Sal Russo and Mary Muglele Sealfon, will be on display now through Dec. 31. All three artists are local and their work covers a range of genres that include…

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Judy Cook will present a program of songs, tunes and the spoken word on the supernatural on Friday, Oct. 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Albert Wisner Public Library. This is a family friendly program that adults will love, too. The presentation is two 45-minute sets with a break for refreshments. The first half…

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What was lost is now found – and on the web – thanks to a collaborative project between the Warwick Historical Society and Albert Wisner Public Library. The original record books of the Old School Baptist Church had disappeared for several decades, but were returned recently to the society’s archive by a church clerk, to…

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This past April Library Journal Magazine and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Albert Wisner Public Library as the 2016 Best Small Library in America. The award, funded by the Gates Foundation, also came with a cash prize of $20,000. The Library Journal had recognized the Warwick library “for its modernization efforts, leadership…

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The Albert Wisner Public Library , in partnership with Family Central, will present “Raising Teens in Today’s Fast-paced World” on May 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. A panel of local therapists will discuss the challenges of raising adolescents in today’s pressure–filled culture. The panelists will be Jerry Sander, Stephanie Fersko-Weiss, Barbara Priestner and Deborah…

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Early in April Albert Wisner Public Library Director Rosemary Cooper, several Library staff and representatives of the Friends of the Library traveled to Denver Colorado to attend the Public Library Association Conference and to accept the award for the Best Small Library in America. On April 7 at a dinner hosted by the prize sponsors,…

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The Chosun Taekwondo Academy has instituted a martial arts book donation program to benefit the Albert Wisner Public Library and the local community at large. In an effort to fill the void on materials relating to the Korean martial art of taekwondo, school owner and Warwick residents Master Doug Cook, Patty Cook and the students…

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