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10 am
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Bounce at Washington Ave. Branch

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-2] Please join Youth Services staff for stories, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes for the youngest children, from birth to eighteen months. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime at North Albany

10:30am - 11:00am
North Albany
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Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-4] Please join us in the Large Meeting Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and their caregivers....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-6 and their Caregivers]  Come on over to Bach for a fun and interactive Storytime full of singing and movement. After the Storytime there will be time for free play!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tuesday Morning Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-5] Come on down to the historic Howe Branch of the Albany Public library for a read-along, sing-along Storytime....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy
Event Details:
[For adults] English as a new language can be challenging and there is always room for improvement. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County (www.lvorc.org) can help, and Albany Public Library is proud to partner with this amazing organization t...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bilingual (Spanish) Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Dual-Language, Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers] Hang out with us for a weekly bilingual storytime with your favorite fuzzy monster, Gruff, and his librarian side-kick. We'll be reading books and singing songs in both English and Spanish. Expose your children t...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 2-5] Join us for stories, songs & fun for preschoolers and their caregivers every week at the Delaware Branch. No registration required....

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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.

Baby Bounce Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[Ages 0-24 months] Join Ms Melissa for fun songs and short books to introduce your baby to storytime! We will meet in the community room, and babies and their caregivers are welcome to stay and play after storytime....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Daycare Storytime with Gruff

10:30am - 11:00am
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Dual-Language, Music, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-5] Calling parents, care-givers, and day-care providers! Bring your babies and toddlers for a fun half hour of music stories and dance with Gruff the Storytime Monster! ...

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

Relax and De-stress with Tai Chi

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[For Adults of all ages and abilities] Relax and De-stress with Tai Chi.We’ll practice simple, gentle Tai Chi movements and a few Qi Gong exercises to help you find calm in the busy and stressful holiday season. Come to relax and gain a sense of peac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[For adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Pine Hills Branch to meet with Alex Word, the Neighborhood Specialist for Pine Hills. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime at the Washington Ave. Branch

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 1-4] Please join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregiver....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Saturday Storytime at the Washington Ave Branch

10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-5] NEW Storytime! Join us for some weekend storytime fun. We'll be sharing stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes, and shaking our sillies out....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 2+ and their caregivers] Join us for stories and songs, nursery rhymes and folktales, as well as movement activities and finger plays....
11 am
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Play and Grow at Washington Ave. Branch

11:00am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-2] Join us for unstructured play-time with sensory blocks, cars, balls, and much more!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Play & Grow

11:00am - 11:30am
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Growing Readers, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
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...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Play & Grow at the Washington Ave. Branch

11:00am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 1-4] Join us for unstructured playtime with sensory blocks, cars, balls, and much more!...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Saturday Play & Grow at the Washington Ave. Branch

11:00am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
Event Details:
[For ages 0-5] Join us for unstructured playtime with sensory blocks, cars, balls, and much more!...
12 pm
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends Book Talk

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book/Author Talk, Friends and Foundation of APL
Event Details:
Gene Damm, former journalist, former president of FAPL, & current board member of FFAPL presents Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity by Laura Meckler....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Résumé Assistance

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Delaware
Closed
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[Ages 18+] Would you like to update or create a résumé? Need help tweaking or writing a cover letter? The Delaware Branch offers one-on-one sessions every Thursday between 12-1pm. Registration for your appointment is required. Please call 518-427-430...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One on One Computer Help

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bach
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, Health & Wellness, One-on-One Instruction, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
[Adults]  Do you have question about your device? One-on-One Computer Skills Group is designed for individuals who want some extra help with their device or computer!  NNORC seniors have volunteered to offer library patrons assist...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Delaware Branch Stitch Angels

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
[For ages 18+] Are you a fiber crafter? Does your family have all the hand knitted or crocheted hats, scarves, mittens, or shawls that they could possibly use in this lifetime? Do you have a passion and skill for making hand knitted or crocheted...
1 pm
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

*CANCELLED* One on One Computer Help

1:00pm - 2:00pm
North Albany
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Library Branch: North Albany
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Event Details:
[For adults] Schedule a 1 hour, one-on-one appointment with the Librarian for assistance with your technology questions. We can help from how to use your phone to computers. Please have your questions ready before the appointment.Please note, these s...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Messy Art for Preschoolers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 3-6 and their Caregivers]  Drop in to Bach for some inclusive process art!  We will use a variety of materials, including paint, scissors and natural objects.    Come on in for some fine motor, sensory fun....
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
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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.&...
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: 1st Floor Tabling Area
Program Type: Adult Literacy
Event Details:
A representative from the University at Albany TRIO EOC Program will be on-site to assist adults interested in continuing their education. Services the TRIO EOC Program offer to participants include:    Academic advice and course selec...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

South End Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Study Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
[Adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Howe Branch to meet with Tabora Marcus, the Neighborhood Specialist for the South End...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Howe Dungeons & Dragons

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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 ...
2 pm
This event is in the "Adults" group.

With Pen in Hand

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual/ Online
Closed
Registration
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn how to express yourself clearly and imaginatively, share your work, and respond to the stories of others. Attend any or all sessions. Facilitated by Misty Yarnall....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One on One Computer Help

2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Albany
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
[For adults] Schedule a 1 hour, one-on-one appointment with a volunteer for assistance with your technology questions. We can help from how to use your phone to computers. Please have your questions ready before the appointment.Please note, these ses...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Winter Classics with Stringwynde

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
[All Ages] Join us for winter music concert with flute and harp duo Stringwynde! Settle in with some coffee or tea and get in the spirit of the season as you enjoy this hour-long in person concert event featuring winter classics!*...
3 pm
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brainy Board Games

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[Ages 8-Adult] Bach is bringing out the chess sets Scrabble Boards.  Come by and play!  You are encouraged to bring a partner....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[Ages 18+] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Delaware Branch to meet with Tabora Marcus, the Delaware Neighborhood Specialist....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Mini Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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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.
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Rotunda
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[Ages 18+] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Bach Branch to meet with Folake Oyedokun, the New Scotland Neighborhood Specialist....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Workshop
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: ...

Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Main Floor
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
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Library Branch: North Albany
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:
[For adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the North Albany Branch to meet with Lori Kochanski, the Neighborhood Specialist for North Albany. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
Cancelled

Reading with Rocket!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Delaware
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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.

One-to-one Tech Assistance at Pine Hills

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Pine Hills
Closed
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[Adults 18+]  Looking for help so you can confidently use a computer?  Sign up for a 30-minute session for help with:Computer basics - Mousing practice & Typing practice. Setting up an email address. Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

One-to-one Tech Assistance at Pine Hills

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Pine Hills
Closed
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[Adults 18+]  Looking for help so you can confidently use a computer?  Sign up for a 30-minute session for help with:Computer basics - Mousing practice & Typing practice. Setting up an email address. Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
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 Lori Kochanski, the Neighborhood Specialist for West Hill, West End, Beverwyck, Centra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

South End Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you! Please stop by the Howe Branch to meet with Tabora Marcus, the Neighborhood Specialist for the South End...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Lego Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
[Ages 4+] Use your imagination and free play with our Legos or build a complete set. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. This program recurs on the first Thursday of each month....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Lego Cafe

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Services Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:
[For Ages 7-17] Come enjoy this new spin on lego building! we are buying brand new kits from the Lego City collection and making new buildings to put on display in children's room. This collaborative build will also include refreshments! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Howe
Closed
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Anime Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
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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 no one understands your interest of anime? Well join the Anime Club! We, as an accepting and welcoming club, understand your passion for anime. We also have video games available, too!...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Sensory Friendly Friday Movie: Elemental (2023)

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
[For Ages 5 -0 17] This event is designed for families who have children with autism that would like to experience seeing a movie in a sensory friendly environment. Accommodations will include low level lighting, low sound, access to fidgets, relaxed...
4 pm
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Multiplayer!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
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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.

Treats and Toys Tuesdays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
[For Ages 5-11] Refresh with a tasty after school snack then enjoy a variety of different toys, games, and activities!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sewing Group

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Howe
Closed
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Sewing repair assistance and learn to use a sewing machine with help from Stitching Exchange!Stitching Exchange is an artist-led project using sewing as a common language. Learn to sew while assisting a newly arrived immigrant to practice speaking En...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Fun@4! Edible Magic Wands

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
Closed
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Bach is having Fun@4!  Make a magic wand that you will want to make disappear.  It's a chocloate covered pretzel!  We will also learn a magic trick.  Start thinking of your magic words. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Afterschool Club: Quilt Collage with Victoria van der Laan

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Pine Hills
Closed
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
[For Ages 7+] Gee's Bend is a small African American community in rural Alabama that has become famous for the stunning and unique quilts made by generations of women there. Learn about the Gee's Bend quiltmakers and create your own collage note card...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
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Seats Remaining: 0
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[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Undercover Gingerbread People

4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Albany
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Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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[For ages: 6-14] Run, run as fast as you can! Head over to the North Albany Branch to create a disguise for your Gingerbread Person!You will be given materials to use to make the coolest disguise you can think of! For example, a broccoli, a ladybug, ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One on One Piano Class

4:45pm - 5:15pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
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Seats Remaining: 0
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[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Super Smash Fridays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

The Gaming Zone

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
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Seats Remaining: 15
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[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! ...
5 pm
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Period Party!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen
Program Type: Health & Wellness
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[For ages 8 - 17] Join us for our gender-inclusive celebration of menstruation! Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood and Capital Region Menstrual Health will be providing an interactive and informational presentation to help break down some of the myths a...
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Makers @ the Albany Made Creative Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Albany Made Makerspace
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Workshop
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[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: ...
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One on One Piano Class

5:15pm - 5:45pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
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[All ages] Sign up for a weekly piano lesson with Ms. Francesca, a local piano teacher. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high demand if this class, if you NO CALL, NO SHOW 3 TIMES, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to take the class again until ...
6 pm
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Nominating Committee Meeting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
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Meeting of the Nominating Committee of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees....
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Mindfulness with Root3d: Reiki & Sound Healing

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Workshop
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Seats Remaining: 6
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[Ages 18+] Enjoy some mindfulness exercises with local practitioners. Mats provided but you are welcome to bring your own....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Main Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Music
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Michael Benedict will be playing jazz vibes and Mike Novakowski on jazz guitar and will feature some holiday tunes arranged for the duo. Arranged in partnership with the Albany Musicians Association...
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This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book Club
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[For adults] Silent Book Clubs are popping up nationally and we are introducing our own. Bring a book, settle into our cozy chairs, and enjoy the peace of reading with fellow book lovers! No assigned readings or pressured discussion. Arrive in the fi...
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Winter Tree Wreath

6:00pm - 7:30pm
North Albany
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Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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[For ages: Adults] Want to add a wintery theme art into your decor this season? Why not add a Winter Tree Wreath! We will have supplies available for you to create your own colorful design.We will have two different program dates. Choose ONE date tha...
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event, Movie
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[For adults] Each month, join us for a new 1-hour documentary film screening followed by a moderated community conversation organized by WMHT. All films will eventually air on PBS's Independent Lens. DECEMBER FILM: A Town Called Victoria. W...
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Live Jazz with Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes Duo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Music
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[All Ages] Join us in the Community Room of the Delaware Avenue Branch for a special performance of live jazz. JAZZ VIBES is a duo featuring a repertoire of songs which includes straight ahead jazz standards, Latin-American songs and original materia...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Book/Author Talk
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[Ages 12+] Fifty Years of Women in Hip-HopCome celebrate and explore the history of women in hip-hop! It is the 50 year anniversary of hip-hop, and there's no better way to reflect on and celebrate that milestone than by inviting Dr. Janell Hobson to...
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This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.

Minecraft Mayhem at Washington Ave. Branch

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Services Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Other
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[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...
7 pm
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pajama Storytime

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Storytime
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[Ages 2-7] Join us in your jammies for Pajama Storytime with Miss Melissa. We will read books, sing songs, and have lots of cozy fun!...