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FFAPL Book Talk

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Friends and Foundation of APL
Event Details:
Join us as Erasmus Schneider, PhD, presents the book, Freedom’s Dominion:  A Saga of White Resistance to Federal Power by Jefferson Cowie....
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: Large 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 "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 monthly g...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book/Author Talk, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
APL is joined by the Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center to present a book discussion of The Sewing Girl's Tale and as a bonus author John Wood Sweet will be Zooming in for a Q & A session! The book is a riveting Revolutionary E...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[Ages 6-10]  Hello chapter book fans! Fenway has convinced his human, Hattie, to let him run free while they hike.  The squirrels! The treats! The smells!  It's glorious! Until one day...wait..where is Hattie?We will read  the beg...
This event is in the "Children" group.

My First Book Club at Pine Hills

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
[For ages 4-8] Join us for My First Book Club! This program is for children who have graduated from storytime and are starting to read more on their own. This book club will help the child get excited about books and reading, and to help them de...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

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 May: "The Stationary Shop" by Marjan Kamali Title for June: "Plain Bad Heroines" by Emi...
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. Bring a book to Motor Oil Coffee's 1034 Madison Avenue location, settle into their chairs, and enjoy the peace of reading with fello...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

The Serious Side of Food: A Book Virtual Book Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
[Adult] This reading and discussion series will explore an aspect of our culture that often gets taken for granted: food. Food provides both nourishment and pleasure, but under the surface of each meal lies a series of complex interactions and entang...
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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Page Turners: "Starfish" by Lisa Fipps

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Book Club, Virtual/Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
[For youth, ages 10-14.] Read this month's book before our meeting and join us (virtually) for a fun discussion!May's Book Selection: Starfish by Lisa Fipps**The meeting will be held via Zoom. A link and password to access the Zoom meeting will ...

Memorial Day Weekend

All Day 5/25 - 5/27
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 for Memorial Day Weekend....
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: 10
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 monthly g...
This event is in the "Children" group.

My First Book Club at Pine Hills

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
[For ages 4-8] Join us for My First Book Club! This program is for children who have graduated from storytime and are starting to read more on their own. This book club will help the child get excited about books and reading, and to help them de...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

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 May: "The Stationary Shop" by Marjan Kamali Title for June: "Plain Bad Heroines" by Emi...
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. Bring a book to Motor Oil Coffee's 1034 Madison Avenue location, settle into their chairs, and enjoy the peace of reading with fello...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

The Serious Side of Food: A Book Virtual Book Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
[Adult] This reading and discussion series will explore an aspect of our culture that often gets taken for granted: food. Food provides both nourishment and pleasure, but under the surface of each meal lies a series of complex interactions and entang...

Juneteenth

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 for the Juneteenth Holiday....
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Book Club, Virtual/Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For youth, ages 10-14.] Read this month's book before our meeting and join us (virtually) for a fun discussion!To celebrate Pride Month, we've chosen a Stonewall Honor book for June, Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne!**The meeting will be ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Personal Growth Book Discussion Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
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: 10
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 monthly g...

Labor Day Weekend

All Day 8/31 - 9/2
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 for the Labor Day Weekend. ...

Yom Kippur

All Day 10/11 - 10/12
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 for Yom Kippur (and observance day)...