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Daycare Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Music, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-5] Calling all parents, care-givers, and day-care providers! Bring your babies and toddlers for a fun half hour of stories, rhymes, and songs! ...

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This program is designed for children and their caregivers. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi for Balance and Energy

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[For Adults of all ages and abilities] Learn simple, gentle Tai chi movements to improve coordination and balance. Enjoy these mindful, safe movements and the deeper breathing and flexibility they can enable. Relaxing and energizing at the ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Résumé Assistance

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[Ages 18+] Would you like to update or create a résumé? Need help tweaking or writing a cover letter? The Delaware Branch offers one-on-one sessions every Thursday between 12-1pm. Registration for your appointment is required. Please call 5...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Winter Recess of Wonders! Delft Dutch Tiles

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Did you miss Wednesday Wonders Last year? See what some of the activities were done with this one time only of some of the programs that we had.  Program Activities go as:19th: Painting A Dragon Eye 20th: Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting Pysan...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Watercolor Afternoon

12:30pm - 1:30pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
[For Adults] Join us for relaxation time of painting with watercolors. This is a safe place to paint whatever you want! All levels of talents are welcome.Spots are limited, so please sign up to reserve your spot online or call us at 518-427-4300 ext ...
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....

Howe-Dunnits

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
This is a small writing discussion group that looks at mystery writing! The Howdunnits provide a safe and welcoming venue to share your writing and to give and recieve feedback from others....
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

CANCELLED Make a Flip Book with Caroline Corrigan

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Pine Hills
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Workshop
Event Details:
[For ages 9+]In this workshop, we'll explore old school animation by making our own simple flip books. By making a series of many drawings with a slight change to each one, you can easily create your own flip book and watch your drawings come to life...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Digital Navigator One-on-One Computer Help

3:00pm - 3:30pm
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:
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.

Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Main Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[Adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch to meet Lori Kochanski, the Neighborhood Specialist for West Hill, West End, Beverwyck, Centra...
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

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 winter scene with cider & hot chocolate to sip on. Registration is required. You can register online or by calling 518-427-4300 ext. 4...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[For adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Pine Hills Branch to meet with Alex Word, the Neighborhood Specialist for Pine Hills. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Speak with a Housing Services Advocate

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Join Albany’s Housing Services Advo-cate for information and assistance ontenant and landlord rights and respons-ibilities. For more info, call the library at(518) 427-4300 (ext. 7)...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Digital Navigator One-on-One Computer Help

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Open
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: 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 "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: 11
Event Details:
[For Ages 7-14] Join us for a variety of activities including arts & crafts, cooking, science experiments, and MORE!Self-portraits are a great way to express one's self because they are so deeply connected with identity. This week we will be crea...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Move and Groove

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[Families with children ages 0-11] Both parents and children will have the opportunity to explore movement together while listening to kid friendly music. Join in on the fun and groove as a family....
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Teen Lab

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Event Details:
[For ages 11-17] Come over after school and play cards, video games, or hang out with friends. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

VITA Tax Assistance @ APL

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[Adults] Get Your Tax Return Prepared For Free! The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is a national IRS volunteer program where IRS-certified volunteers prepare Federal and state tax returns for free! Come file with the Albany Public Lib...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

4:45pm - 5:15pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Digital Navigator One-on-One Computer Help

5:00pm - 5:30pm
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:
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 "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)
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

5:15pm - 5:45pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...