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This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Family Playtime at the Washington Ave. Branch

10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers
Event Details:

[For ages 0-5 and their caregivers.] Have fun playing at the library with your family! We'll have our usual Play & Grow toys available along with special toys just for this weekly open-play program!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Game Day

10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Play & Grow

11:00am - 11:30am
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

[Ages 0-5] Every week after preschool storytime-- stay & play! 

Let your little ones tap into their imaginations during this unstructured play time. Kids can play with our toy kitchen, blocks, dolls, train sets & more!

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Caregivers

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 "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Garden
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:

 [Ages 3-18 and their families] Celebrate the last day of school and the first day of Summer Reading.  Sign up for our Summer Reading program, then join us in the garden for ice cream!

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

Coffee and a Movie

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Movie
Event Details:

[For Adults] Join us for a free movie screening with coffee and snacks, and the chance to talk to community services providers!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ice Cream Sandwich SRC Kick-Off

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Growing Readers, Summer Reading
Event Details:

[All Ages] Come learn more about our Summer Reading Challenge, get signed up & grab an ice cream sandwich from the Delaware Branch! Drop in all day to get started!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Growing Readers, Summer Reading
Event Details:

[All Ages] Come learn more about our Summer Reading Challenge, get signed up & grab an ice cream sandwich from the Delaware Branch! Drop in all day to get started!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

School's Out, Ice Cream is In!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Growing Readers, Summer Reading
Event Details:

[All Ages] Come learn more about our Summer Reading Challenge, get signed up & grab some ice cream from the Pine Hills Branch! Drop in all day to get started!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Kick Off Party

2:00pm - 4:00pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

Stop by North Albany to kick off the Summer Reading with an Ice Cream Sandwiches Party! Drop in until 4 pm to get started!

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

One-to-one Tech Assistance at Pine Hills

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

[Adults 18+]  Looking for help so you can confidently use a computer?  Sign up for a 30-minute session for help with:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-one interview prep

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: 2nd Floor Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

New to the job market? Been a while since your last interview? Get some help with one-on-one interview preparation. Practice your interview skills in a mock interview setting.

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

One-to-one Tech Assistance at Pine Hills

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

[Adults 18+]  Looking for help so you can confidently use a computer?  Sign up for a 30-minute session for help with:

This event is in the "Children" group.

Schools out, Spoons Out: Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:

School's out and Summer Reading is in! Enjoy an after school ice cream treat and sign up for Summer Reading.

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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sensory-Friendly Family Movie

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Delaware
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.

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: Small 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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Movie Night

5:00pm - 7:30pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Enjoy a family movie night at the North Albany Branch! We have popcorn and drinks available. Below are the movies:

Wednesday, May 29th: Turning Red

Wednesday, Jun 26th: Migration

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Anime Club For Adults at Howe

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Howe
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

[For ages 18+] Come watch anime and draw anime characters or work on a manga that can be more dark or spicy in topic.

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

Personal Growth Book Discussion Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

[Adults 18+] Join us on the last Wednesday of each month to discuss our selected classic or popular book (usually non-fiction but could be fiction) that focuses on personal development and self-improvement. The monthl

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
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join us in practicing the gentle, coordinated, and easy Tai Chi movements to improve your balance. Learning these safe, relaxed, and energizing practices will help you move more confidently in daily life. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

National HIV Testing Day

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

[For Adults] Take Pride in knowing your status!  In Our Own Voices and Alliance for Positive Health for National HIV Testing Day will be offering free testing at Washington Ave from 12 to 4pm.  

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

Résumé Assistance

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Delaware
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older 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? Having formatting nightmares? Need help tweaking or writing a cover letter? The Delaware Branch offers one-on-one sessions every Thursday between 1-2pm. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Speak with a Housing Services Advocate

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Cancelled
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Main Floor
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. 2)