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Policy & Governance Committee Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
Event Details:
Meeting of the Policy & Governance Committee of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tuesday Morning Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Howe
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-5] Come on down to the historic Howe Branch of the Albany Public library for a read-along, sing-along Storytime....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English as a New Language
Event Details:
[For adults] English as a new language can be challenging and there is always room for improvement. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County (www.lvorc.org) can help, and Albany Public Library is proud to partner with this amazing organization t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Capital Region BOCES Adult English Language Class

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: BOCES Classroom (2nd floor)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English as a New Language
Event Details:
[For Adults] Classes are provided to help students improve English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes are free to students age 21 year or older. For more information or to register, contact BOCES Adult Educat...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FFAPL Book Talk

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book/Author Talk, Friends and Foundation of APL
Event Details:
Carl Strock, author & award-winning journalist presents Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality by Helen Joyce....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Crochet a Dishcloth for Beginners

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Howe
Closed
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to crochet your own dishcloth using the single crochet stitch. Cotton yarn is generously being donated by Up-Stitch! Registrations are limited, so sign up now! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free HIV and Hep C Testing

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[For Adults] In Our Own Voices, Inc provides free HIV and HEP C testing. No registration or appointment required. Free and discreet. ...
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
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
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 "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: ...

Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
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 Maribel Ramos Rodriguez, the Neighborhood Specialist for West Hill, West End, Beverwyc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: North Albany
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the North Albany Branch to meet with Lori Kochanski, the Neighborhood Specialist for North Albany. ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Digital Navigator One-on-One Computer Help

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Multiplayer!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children, 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.

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 "Children" group.

Treats and Toys Tuesdays

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: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
[For Ages 5-11] Refresh with a tasty after school snack then enjoy a variety of different toys, games, and activities!...
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
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
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 "All Ages" group.

Anyone Can Art: Featuring Jade Warrick (TrashKiD)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
[All Ages] Join muralist Jade Warrick for an engaging workshop at Albany Library, exploring the intersection of street art and social justice. This session offers insights into the transformative role of murals in storytelling and community impact. P...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Trustees Special Budget Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
Event Details:
Special budget meeting of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees....
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: Growing Readers, 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 "Older Adults" group.

Learn about the Albany NNORC

10:00am - 11:00am
Bach
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Rotunda
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[Adults]  Stop by and learn about the services offered by the NNORC community organization....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bilingual (Spanish) Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Dual-Language, Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers] Hang out with us for a weekly bilingual storytime with your favorite fuzzy monster, Gruff, and his librarian side-kick. We'll be reading books and singing songs in both English and Spanish. Expose your children t...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-5] Join us for stories, songs & fun for preschoolers and their caregivers every week at the Delaware Branch. No registration required....