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Centennial Movie Series: Barbie (2023)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Centennial Movie Series: In April, the 2010s and 2020s. We're showing a movie from each decade that Albany Public Library has been around. On Saturday April 20th, we're showing: Barbie (2023); Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Calling all Artists, Musicians, Crafters, Makers and Menders! Stop by the self-directed open Makerspace and start (or finish) something! The Albany Made Creative Lab is full of the equipment, materials, and technology for any project: ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movie, Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
[All Ages] The lights & volume will be low and the movie will be family-friendly. Snacks included. This is a drop-in event that recurs on the last Wednesday of every month....

Staff Development Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Arbor Hill/ West Hill, Bach, Delaware, Howe, North Albany, Pine Hills, Washington Avenue, Outreach/ Offsite, Virtual/ Online
Description:
All Albany Public Library branches and offices will be closed the the public for our staff to meet for annual training....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

RK Jazz and Blues

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
[All ages] Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at the library with RK Jazz and Blues. Sponsored entirely by the Albany Musicians Association. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Calling all Artists, Musicians, Crafters, Makers and Menders! Stop by the self-directed open Makerspace and start (or finish) something! The Albany Made Creative Lab is full of the equipment, materials, and technology for any project: ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

May Photography Contest

2:45pm - 3:45pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
May is National Photography Month! Submit your photos to us in person or through email for a chance to win a $25 Gift Card.Please keep in mind:This is an Adult Program. You must be 18 years and older to enter in this contest. Please keep the pho...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Study Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Join Albany’s Housing Services Advocate for information and assistance on tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities. For more info, call the library at(518) 427-4300 (ext. 5)...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Calling all Artists, Musicians, Crafters, Makers and Menders! Stop by the self-directed open Makerspace and start (or finish) something! The Albany Made Creative Lab is full of the equipment, materials, and technology for any project: ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Book/Author Talk, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:
[Ages 8-17] In celebration of Free Comic Book Day, local comic book author Ira Marcks will give a talk and slideshow introducing young people to his life as a graphic novelist. In the talk the author will talk about the creative process behind his la...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the library by making and decorating your own Maracas! Use these Maracas to make your own music at the Delaware Branch!Supplies are limited...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Rotunda
Age Group: All Ages
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 Bach Branch to meet with Folake Oyedokun, the New Scotland Neighborhood Specialist....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Nominating Committee Meeting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
Event Details:
Meeting of the Nominating Committee of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Calling all Artists, Musicians, Crafters, Makers and Menders! Stop by the self-directed open Makerspace and start (or finish) something! The Albany Made Creative Lab is full of the equipment, materials, and technology for any project: ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Lego Flowers

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Come and celebrate Mother's Day (or that special someone in your life!) with us by creating a Lego Flower Bouquet.  Your finished bouquet will be displayed in the Youth Services and the Reference Departments. No experience necessary, and all age...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Spring Flower Pots

5:30pm - 6:30pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Celebrate Spring with North Albany! Paint a flower pot and take home your own mini plant! Supplies are limited, please reserve your spot in advance....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Study Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Join Albany’s Housing Services Advocate for information and assistance on tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities. For more info, call the library at(518) 427-4300 (ext. 5)...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For All Ages] Calling all Artists, Musicians, Crafters, Makers and Menders! Stop by the self-directed open Makerspace and start (or finish) something! The Albany Made Creative Lab is full of the equipment, materials, and technology for any project: ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

A Bouquet for Mom, a Mother's Day craft

All Day
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Mother's Day at the library by making your own bouquet of paper flowers for your mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life! Nothing says I appreciate what you've done for me like a bouquet of flowers yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Mother's Day at the library by making your own bouquet of paper flowers for your mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life! Nothing says I appreciate what you've done for me like a bouquet of flowers yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Mother's Day at the library by making your own bouquet of paper flowers for your mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life! Nothing says I appreciate what you've done for me like a bouquet of flowers yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chess in the Garden

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Garden
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Gaming, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
(All Ages) Come play chess in the Bach Garden.  Sip a cold drink while you strategize your next move!  You are encouraged to bring a friend.    ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Movie Night: Wish

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....