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Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

4:00pm - 5:30pm
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 "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: ...
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. Use our games or bring y...

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

Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

4:00pm - 5:30pm
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 "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: ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Multiplayer!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 11-17] We've got Super Smash, Minecraft, Rocket League and more! Play with or against your friends!...
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 "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. Use our games or bring y...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Lego Club

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Other
Event Details:
[Ages 4+] Use your imagination and free play with our Legos. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. This program recurs on the first Thursday of each month. ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Afterschool Club at the Pine Hills Branch

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movie, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For Ages 7-14] Join us for a variety of activities including arts & crafts, cooking, science experiments, and MORE!...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
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: ...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

4:00pm - 5:30pm
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 "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: ...
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 "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. Use our games or bring y...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Afterschool Club at the Pine Hills Branch

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Pine Hills
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movie, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For Ages 7-14] Join us for a variety of activities including arts & crafts, cooking, science experiments, and MORE!...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
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: ...
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...
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 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.

Chess in the Garden

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Garden
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Gaming, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
(All Ages) Come play chess in the Bach Garden.  Sip a cold drink while you strategize your next move!  You are encouraged to bring a friend.    ...