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This event is in the "Adults" group.

BYOB(aby) Magazine Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Delaware
Cancelled
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Growing Readers, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[For Adults] Join other parents with your child(ren) for free play & casual discussion at the Delaware Branch on Monday mornings. Coffee will be provided....
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.

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 snacks, 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.

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 "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 "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.

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

Tai Chi for Balance and Energy

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join us in practicing the gentle, coordinated, and easy Tai Chi movements to improve your balance. Learning these safe, relaxed, and energizing practices will help you move more confidently in daily life. Tai chi has been shown to improve balanc...
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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

12:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive. To make an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org.  Walk-ins are also welcome! For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS....
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.

Spring Plant & Seed Swap

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Other
Event Details:
[ Adults 18+] Do you love plants and want to grow your collection? Or are you looking to try planting some new seeds in the Spring? Come join us to swap plants and exchange seeds at Pine Hills and learn about plants with your neighbors. Plants must b...
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 snacks, 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 "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: 10
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 ev...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi for Balance and Energy

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us in practicing the gentle, coordinated, and easy Tai Chi movements to improve your balance. Learning these safe, relaxed, and energizing practices will help you move more confidently in daily life. Tai chi has been shown to improve balanc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Breast Health Workshop

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
[For Adults] To Life! presenter Tasha Marie will talk about breast health, personal risk factors, the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, health insurance, getting support and more. Take some time for yourself and your health to learn more about you...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Menopause 101

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Health & Wellness, Workshop
Event Details:
[For Adults] Murky on Menopause? You're not alone!  Join us for Menopause 101.  An educator from Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood will separate menopause misconceptions from the facts by addressing:  Myths & Expe...
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 "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.

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 snacks, 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.

Farm Design Workshop

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Registration
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Details:
[Ages 5-12]Learn about biodiversity from Richard Daley from Sunray Sustainabilities. Everyone  will design a biodiverse collage garden.   Richard's  rabbit, Spots,  will be here for everyone to pet....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Practical Guide to Meditation

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
[For Adults] Join Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and Certified Sound Healer, Charles Adinolfi, from Schenectady-based Inner Bliss (https://www.innerblissny.com/) as he shares meditational techniques to enhance and begin your mind, body, soul, jour...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi for Balance and Energy

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us in practicing the gentle, coordinated, and easy Tai Chi movements to improve your balance. Learning these safe, relaxed, and energizing practices will help you move more confidently in daily life. Tai chi has been shown to improve balanc...