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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-6 and their Caregivers]  Come to Bach for a fun and educational storytime full of silliness, singing and movement.  Then, stay to play!...
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: 9
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

All Abilities Social Group

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Outreach, Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
[Adults] Caregivers, stop in with your group for various activities for all abilities. Crafts, Legos, karaoke, quiet time, coloring, movies... there's no limit to the fun we'll have! Call 518-427-4300 ext. 4 with any questions or to arrange specific ...
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.

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!No registration requ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Meet Magic the Rabbit

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
Meet "Magic" the rabbit!  Rachel from Cornell Cooperative Extension will be here with her rabbit, "Magic."  We will learn about how to care for a rabbit, then be able to pet her....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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....

Staff Development Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Arbor Hill/ West Hill, Bach, Delaware, Howe, North Albany, Pine Hills, Washington Avenue, Outreach/ Offsite, Virtual/ Online
Description:
All Albany Public Library branches and offices will be closed the the public for our staff to meet for annual training....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Children's Open Play

10:30am - 11:00am
Howe
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
Please join us in the Children's Room for open play and activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and their caregivers....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-6 and their Caregivers]  Come to Bach for a fun and educational storytime full of silliness, singing and movement.  Then, stay to play!...
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: 10
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.

Parachute Pop-Up

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Sensory Friendly
Event Details:
[Ages 2-6 and Caregivers]  Come on over to play with the parachute, crawl through the pop up tunnels and do other activities to get the wiggles out....
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.

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!No registration requ...

Disclaimer(s)

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: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local History, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 5-12] Celebrate Albany's Tulip Festival by making a Spring watercolor painting!  Let your imagination tiptoe through the tulips or paint whatever strikes your fancy.  We will use watercolors and various resist techniques to get some c...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sunset Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small 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! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Delaware
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the library by making and decorating your own Maracas! Use these Maracas to make your own music at the Delaware Branch!Supplies are limited...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-6 and their Caregivers]  Come to Bach for a fun and educational storytime full of silliness, singing and movement.  Then, stay to play!...
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: Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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.

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.

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!No registration requ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Sunset Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small 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! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "All Ages" group.

A Bouquet for Mom, a Mother's Day craft

All Day
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Mother's Day at the library by making your own bouquet of paper flowers for your mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life! Nothing says I appreciate what you've done for me like a bouquet of flowers yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[All Ages] Stop by and celebrate Mother's Day at the library by making your own bouquet of paper flowers for your mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life! Nothing says I appreciate what you've done for me like a bouquet of flowers yo...