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Baby Bounce at Washington Ave. Branch

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-18 months] Please join us in our Youth Services Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for children ages 0 to 18 months....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BYOB(aby) Magazine Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Growing Readers, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[For Adults] Join other parents with your child(ren) for free play & casual discussion at the Delaware Branch on Monday mornings. Coffee will be provided....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-6 and their Caregivers]  Come to Bach for a fun and educational storytime full of silliness, singing and movement.  Then, stay to play!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Play & Grow at Washington Ave. Branch

11:00am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-18 months] Join us for unstructured playtime with sensory blocks, cars, balls, and much more!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tech Help

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Delaware
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
[Adults] Bring your device & your questions and we'll figure it out together. Registration is required; call 518-427-4300, ext. 4 to register, or register online. Tech Help is offered every Monday. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One-on-One Computer Help

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Washington Avenue
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[For Adults] Register for a 30-minute session with a Computer Aide to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Small Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Unleash your inner artist! Come sit and enjoy coloring, tea, and classical music. We will provide a variety of intricate coloring sheets, colored pencils, and crayons. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just looking to unwind, coloring is a therapeu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Register for a 30-minute session with a Digital Navigator to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are availabl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

With Pen in Hand

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Closed
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn how to express yourself clearly and imaginatively, share your work, and respond to the stories of others. Attend any or all sessions. Facilitated by Misty Yarnall. This program is online and conducted via Zoom....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One-on-One Computer Help

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[For Adults] Register for a 30-minute session with a Computer Aide to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Register for a 30-minute session with a Digital Navigator to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are availabl...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brainy Board Games

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 8 and up] Bach is bringing out the chess sets and other board games, come play!  You are encouraged to bring a partner!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Study Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[Ages 18+] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Delaware Branch to meet with Tabora Marcus, the Delaware Neighborhood Specialist....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Register for a 30-minute session with a Digital Navigator to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are availabl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One-on-One Computer Help

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[For Adults] Register for a 30-minute session with a Computer Aide to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For Ages 6 - 14] Calling all little Makers! Along with access to all of the Albany Made Lab equipment, Mini Makers will be abke to use some of our favorite Youth Services gadgets and tools. We'll have make your own crayons, shrinky dinks, butto...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Register for a 30-minute session with a Digital Navigator to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are availabl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Register for a 30-minute session with a Digital Navigator to learn the basics of computers or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Get assistance with resumes, internet skills, mobile devices,  Google Drive, and more. Appointments are availabl...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Friendly Storytime at Pine Hills

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
[For ages 3-7] Join us for a sensory friendly storytime with interactive stories, songs, dance, and play! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Movie Night: Trolls Band Together

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Enjoy a family film and some light refreshments! Rating: PG. Runtime: 92 minutes....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime at Pine Hills

10:30am - 11:00am
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[For Ages 2-4] Join us for an early morning story where we will sing, dance and socialize!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tuesday Morning Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Howe
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-5] Come on down to the historic Howe Branch of the Albany Public library for a read-along, sing-along Storytime....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English as a New Language
Event Details:
[For adults] English as a new language can be challenging and there is always room for improvement. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County (www.lvorc.org) can help, and Albany Public Library is proud to partner with this amazing organization t...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Messy Art for Preschoolers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 3-6 and their Caregivers] Drop into Bach for some inclusive process art!  We will use a variety of materials, including paint,  scissors,  and natural objects.   Come on in for some fine motor, sensory art....