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A Book Club Before Dinner

5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Albany
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

Join the North Albany’s book club! We will meet on the second Tuesday of each month. Our choices of titles are based on the recommendation listings.

Title for July: "Heirs of the Founders" by H. W. Brands

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Silent Book Club at Motor Oil Coffee

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Outreach/ Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach/ Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

[For adults] Silent Book Clubs are popping up nationally and we are partnering with Motor Oil Coffee to host our own.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Cubetto Fun!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Event Details:

[For ages 3-9.] Cubetto is the adorable wooden robot that can teach your child the basics of computer programming through adventures and hands-on play. We can’t wait to see what you make Cubetto do!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Trustees 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:

Monthly meeting of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hiking 101 with NYS Parks and Rec

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Summer Reading, Workshop
Event Details:

[For Adults] Join us and learn all the in and outs of Hiking in New York State! This program will be led by Andy Bonelli, Grafton Lakes State Park Environmental Educator and New York State Licensed Outdoor Guide. We will learn:

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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Magical, Musical Summer Storytime!

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Music, Storytime
Event Details:

[For ages 0-5 and their caregivers] Join us for a summer music storytime series where rhythm meets storytelling! Dive into tales filled with musical adventures.

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: Arts & Crafts, Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

[Ages 2-5] Join us for stories, songs & fun for preschoolers and their caregivers every week at the Delaware Branch. Walk-ins welcome. 

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Bounce

10:30am - 11:30am
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, 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.

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 "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 "Older Adults" group.

Senior Board Games

1:00pm - 2:30pm
North Albany
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Gaming, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Are you a Senior and bored at home? Stop by North Albany to play some board and card games with others. 

Snacks and Beverages will be provided.

Registrations are not required but encouraged for headcount.

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 the chance to talk to community services providers! Housing Services, mental health providers, and others will be available to answer questions and provide information. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:

[Ages 6-12]

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Earthworm Workshop

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Registration
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Garden
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Summer Reading, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

[Ages 6-12]  Meet the Mighty Earthworms!  Learn about how worms break down organic matter, then "cook" a nice meal for them.   Richard Daley from Sunray Sustainability  is bringing his worm farm with hundreds of hungry worms.

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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Dungeons & Dragons 101

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Workshop, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

[Teens] Welcome travelers! Do you want to play Dungeons & Dragons but unsure where to start? Join us and learn how to make your characters and worlds come alive.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Learn to Make Jam with Radix

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Outreach/ Offsite
Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach/ Offsite
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Outreach, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

[For ages 5-11] Summer is berry season!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Rock & Shell Painting

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

[All Ages] Come cool off in the community room and paint some rocks & seashells with glow-in-the-dark nail polish. No registration necessary; while supplies last.

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

Contemplative Film Night with Tea and Popcorn

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

[Adults 18+] Come join us for a film with a cup of tea and popcorn. Films will be contemplative, musing, philosophical or spiritual in nature. To be held on the second Wednesday of each month, film evenings are casual

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.

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.