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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
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
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 "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....

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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Anime Club at North Albany

3:30pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[For Teens] Do you feel alone in this world? Like a lone Main Character trapped with nowhere to go to talk about anime? Well join the Anime Club! We, as an accepting and welcoming club, understand your passion for anime. We also have video games...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Super Smash Fridays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Gaming, Other
Event Details:
[For Ages 13-17] Clash your favorite gaming icons in the ultimate showdown. Tweens and Teens are invited to bring their friends and play Super Smash. Come see if you are good enough to beat our library gamers!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Gaming Zone

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Howe
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For ages 9-17] Play various video games including Smash Brothers, Tekken, Mariokart, NBA 2K22 on the Nintendo Switch, XBox or PS4 with your friends! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
In 2024, the City has completed a reassessment of all real property values. These sessions will provide an opportunity to review Assessment records and file a complaint protesting  the proposed market value of property.  Go to https://www.a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

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
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
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 "Children" group.

Star Wars Scavenger Hunt

05/01/2024 @ 10:00am - 05/08/2024 @ 6:00pm
Bach
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Children's Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[Ages 5-11] Your favorite Star Wars Heroes and villains have arrived at Bach! Can you find them all and get your own Lightsaber?...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
In 2024, the City has completed a reassessment of all real property values. These sessions will provide an opportunity to review Assessment records and file a complaint protesting  the proposed market value of property.  Go to https://www.a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Minecraft Mayhem at Washington Ave. Branch

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Services Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[For ages 6-14] Minecraft beginners and experts: come build your world and characters in a weekly Minecraft competition with your friends at the APL Washington Ave. Branch. Call 518-427-4300 ex 0310 for any questions at the Washington Avenue You...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Teen Fridays

3:30pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
We will have time for tweens and teens to play video games, watch anime, and maybe throw in some crafts! ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Super Smash Fridays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Gaming, Other
Event Details:
[For Ages 13-17] Clash your favorite gaming icons in the ultimate showdown. Tweens and Teens are invited to bring their friends and play Super Smash. Come see if you are good enough to beat our library gamers!...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Gaming Zone

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
[For ages 9-17] Play various video games including Smash Brothers, Tekken, Mariokart, NBA 2K22 on the Nintendo Switch, XBox or PS4 with your friends! ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Howe Dungeons & Dragons

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Howe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Event Details:
[Teens and Adults] Dungeons & Dragons has been around for decades, but with the recent movie Honor Among Thieves, and TV shows Critical Role and Stranger Things, its popularity is at an all-time high. Are you curious about the game but never had ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Bronte Roman Quartet

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Delaware
Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Health & Wellness, Music, Other
Event Details:
[All Ages] Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at the Delaware Avenue Branch of Albany Public Library. We will have a live music performance Bronte Roman Quartet. No registration necessary. ...
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.
Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
In 2024, the City has completed a reassessment of all real property values. These sessions will provide an opportunity to review Assessment records and file a complaint protesting  the proposed market value of property.  Go to https://www.a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Minecraft Mayhem at Washington Ave. Branch

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Services Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
[For ages 6-14] Minecraft beginners and experts: come build your world and characters in a weekly Minecraft competition with your friends at the APL Washington Ave. Branch. Call 518-427-4300 ex 0310 for any questions at the Washington Avenue You...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Teen Fridays

3:30pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
We will have time for tweens and teens to play video games, watch anime, and maybe throw in some crafts! ...