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Baby Play & Grow at Washington Ave. Branch

11:00am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-18 months] Join us for unstructured playtime with sensory blocks, cars, balls, and much more!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tech Help

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Delaware
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
[Adults] Bring your device & your questions and we'll figure it out together. Registration is required; call 518-427-4300, ext. 4 to register, or register online. Tech Help is offered every Monday. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Unleash your inner artist! Come sit and enjoy coloring, tea, and classical music. We will provide a variety of intricate coloring sheets, colored pencils, and crayons. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just looking to unwind, coloring is a therapeu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

With Pen in Hand

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn how to express yourself clearly and imaginatively, share your work, and respond to the stories of others. Attend any or all sessions. Facilitated by Misty Yarnall. This program is online and conducted via Zoom....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
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.
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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Study Room 2
Age Group: Adults
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 Delaware Branch to meet with Tabora Marcus, the Delaware Neighborhood Specialist....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For Ages 6 - 14] Calling all little Makers! Along with access to all of the Albany Made Lab equipment, Mini Makers will be abke to use some of our favorite Youth Services gadgets and tools. We'll have make your own crayons, shrinky dinks, butto...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Reference
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.

Nominating Committee Meeting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
Event Details:
Meeting of the Nominating Committee of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paint 'N Sip: Feelings Paint - Acrylic Paint

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
[Adults 18+] Enjoy relaxing music and have some hot drinks. This month we will make stunning free acrylic paint. Let us discover how to bring over and transmute your feelings to colors on canvas....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Friendly Storytime at Pine Hills

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
[For ages 3-7] Join us for a sensory friendly storytime with interactive stories, songs, dance, and play! ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime at Pine Hills

10:30am - 11:00am
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[For Ages 2-4] Join us for an early morning story where we will sing, dance and socialize!...
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 "Adults" group.

FFAPL Book Talk

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book/Author Talk, Friends and Foundation of APL
Event Details:
Join us as John McGuire, PhD presents the book, The Path to Paradise, A Francis Ford Coppola Story, by Sam Wasson....
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...