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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or needlecrafting? Is it a hobby that you enjoyed in the past and would like to get back to? You can bring a project that you’re working on, or one that you want to start. All skill levels are welcome!...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Meet Magic the Rabbit

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
Meet "Magic" the rabbit!  Rachel from Cornell Cooperative Extension will be here with her rabbit, "Magic."  We will learn about how to care for a rabbit, then be able to pet her....

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 "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 "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 "Preschool" group.

Parachute Pop-Up

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
[Ages 2-6 and Caregivers]  Come on over to play with the parachute, crawl through the pop up tunnels and do other activities to get the wiggles out....
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pajama Storytime

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-7] Join us in your jammies for Pajama Storytime with Miss Melissa. We will read books, sing songs, and have lots of cozy fun!...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Star Wars Scavenger Hunt

05/01/2024 @ 10:00am - 05/08/2024 @ 6:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Children's Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[Ages 5-11] Your favorite Star Wars Heroes and villains have arrived at Bach! Can you find them all and get your own Lightsaber?...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Bounce Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-24 months] Join Ms Melissa for fun songs and short books to introduce your baby to storytime! We will meet in the community room, and babies and their caregivers are welcome to stay and play after storytime. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local History, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 5-12] Celebrate Albany's Tulip Festival by making a Spring watercolor painting!  Let your imagination tiptoe through the tulips or paint whatever strikes your fancy.  We will use watercolors and various resist techniques to get some c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NNORC Nurse

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[Adults] Susan Riback , Community Health Nurse Educator for the NNORC , is available for blood pressure checks, medication review and other health concerns. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
In 2024, the City has completed a reassessment of all real property values. These sessions will provide an opportunity to review Assessment records and file a complaint protesting  the proposed market value of property.  Go to https://www.a...
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 "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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Comic Book Collages

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: 8
Event Details:
[Ages11-17] We have a stack of old comics here at Bach and what better way to use them than to cut them up and create something new!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pajama Storytime

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-7] Join us in your jammies for Pajama Storytime with Miss Melissa. We will read books, sing songs, and have lots of cozy fun!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Bounce Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-24 months] Join Ms Melissa for fun songs and short books to introduce your baby to storytime! We will meet in the community room, and babies and their caregivers are welcome to stay and play after storytime. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or needlecrafting? Is it a hobby that you enjoyed in the past and would like to get back to? You can bring a project that you’re working on, or one that you want to start. All skill levels are welcome!...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[Ages 6-10]  Hello chapter book fans! Fenway has convinced his human, Hattie, to let him run free while they hike.  The squirrels! The treats! The smells!  It's glorious! Until one day...wait..where is Hattie?We will read  the beg...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History
Event Details:
[Adults] The Women of Schuyler Mansion: Thanks to Hamilton: An American Musical, the three eldest Schuyler sisters, Angelica, Eliza (Elizabeth), and Peggy (Margaret) are now household names. But did you know there were more than three sisters? The Wo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
In 2024, the City has completed a reassessment of all real property values. These sessions will provide an opportunity to review Assessment records and file a complaint protesting  the proposed market value of property.  Go to https://www.a...
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 "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!...