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Sensory Friendly Movie: Wish (2023)

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
[For Ages 5 -17] This event is designed for families who have children with autism that would like to experience seeing a movie in a sensory friendly environment. Accommodations will include low level lighting, low sound, access to fidgets, relaxed r...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Howe Dungeons & Dragons

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Details:
[Teens and Adults] Dungeons & Dragons has been around for decades, but with the recent movie Honor Among Thieves, and TV shows Critical Role and Stranger Things, its popularity is at an all-time high. Are you curious about the game but never had ...
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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Reading with Rocket!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Growing Readers, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[Ages 5-17] Kids love reading to Rocket, certified therapy dog. Why? Because he's soft, cuddly and a good listener. Therapy animals are trained by Therapy Dogs International to provide a relaxing and fun environment for children to practice read...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Multiplayer!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 11-17] We've got Super Smash, Minecraft, Rocket League and more! Play with or against your friends!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Paint & Sip

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[Ages 12+] Come create a spring scene with beverages. Registration is required. You can register online or by calling 518-427-4300 ext. 4 ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Gamers Unite!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For Ages 11 to 17] A space welcoming all gamers 11 to 17 and all game types. We have board games to play, wi-fi for your DS battle, Xbox One and Switch on a big screen, and lots of tables and chairs to fit large-group games. Use our games or bring y...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Afterschool Club at the Pine Hills Branch

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movie, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For Ages 7-14] Join us for a variety of activities including arts & crafts, cooking, science experiments, and MORE!...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Crafternoons

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Delaware
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
[Ages 5-11] Join us after school every third Thursday of the month for Crafternoons! Supplies are sometimes limited. Registration is recommended. You can register online or by calling 518-427-4300 ext. 4...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Minecraft Mayhem at Washington Ave. Branch

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Services Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[For ages 6-14] Minecraft beginners and experts: come build your world and characters in a weekly Minecraft competition with your friends at the APL Washington Ave. Branch. Call 518-427-4300 ex 0310 for any questions at the Washington Avenue You...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Page Turners: "Front Desk" by Kelly Yang

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Book Club, Virtual/Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
[For youth, ages 10-14.] Read this month's book before our meeting and join us (virtually) for a fun discussion!April's Book Selection: Front Desk by Kelly Yang!**The meeting will be held via Zoom. A link and password to access the Zoom meeting will ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Anime Club at North Albany

3:30pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[For Teens] Do you feel alone in this world? Like a lone Main Character trapped with nowhere to go to talk about anime? Well join the Anime Club! We, as an accepting and welcoming club, understand your passion for anime. We also have video games...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Super Smash Fridays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Gaming, Other
Event Details:
[For Ages 13-17] Clash your favorite gaming icons in the ultimate showdown. Tweens and Teens are invited to bring their friends and play Super Smash. Come see if you are good enough to beat our library gamers!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Gaming Zone

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Howe
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For ages 9-17] Play various video games including Smash Brothers, Tekken, Mariokart, NBA 2K22 on the Nintendo Switch, XBox or PS4 with your friends! ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Howe Dungeons & Dragons

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Event Details:
[Teens and Adults] Dungeons & Dragons has been around for decades, but with the recent movie Honor Among Thieves, and TV shows Critical Role and Stranger Things, its popularity is at an all-time high. Are you curious about the game but never had ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Earth Day Planters

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Delaware
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
[Ages 5-11] Come color a sheet to be stored forever inside the frame of a plastic planter! Makes a great gift! Supplies are limited. Registration is required; register online or call 518-427-4300 ext. 4. ...
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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Learn to Braid with a Professional Hair Stylist

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
[For Ages 12-17] This intro to braiding class will introduce attendees to the origin and techniques of braiding. Beginning with a foundation in parting, the class will move to box braids and corn rolls, taught by a professional hair stylist!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Recycled Pencil Jar

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Using recycled materials, we will be making a pencil jar using a tin can, rolled newspaper, and mod podge. All matrials provided. Teens and Adults welcome!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Reading with Rocket!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Growing Readers, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[Ages 5-17] Kids love reading to Rocket, certified therapy dog. Why? Because he's soft, cuddly and a good listener. Therapy animals are trained by Therapy Dogs International to provide a relaxing and fun environment for children to practice read...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Micro Watercolors

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
[Ages 11-17] With 2x2 canvases make your very own work of art that you can stick on the fridge!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Gamers Unite!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For Ages 11 to 17] A space welcoming all gamers 11 to 17 and all game types. We have board games to play, wi-fi for your DS battle, Xbox One and Switch on a big screen, and lots of tables and chairs to fit large-group games. Use our games or bring y...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Teen Animanga Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Book Club, Movie, Other
Event Details:
Come celebrate and share your love of anime and manga with other teens while snacking on Pocky....