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All Day
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

A Bouquet for Mom, a Mother's Day craft

All Day
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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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! 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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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! 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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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! 

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 0-18 months] Please join us in our Youth Services Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for children ages 0 to 18 months.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Turtle Dance Music Presents: Songs That Count: Add To The World!

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual/ Online
Closed
Registration
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Virtual/ Online
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Music, Sensory Friendly
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

[Ages 3-10] Do your kids love to count? Do they love to read books? Songs That Count: Add To The World! engages children with a fun, high-energy performance that includes exciting hands-on music, movement and counting activities.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

[Ages 0-6 and their Caregivers]  Come to Bach for a fun and educational storytime full of silliness, singing and movement.  Then, stay to play!

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime at Pine Hills

10:30am - 11:00am
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

[For Ages 2-4] Join us for an early morning story where we will sing, dance and socialize!

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, English as a New Language
Event Details:

[For adults] English as a new language can be challenging and there is always room for improvement.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Growing Readers, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

[Ages 2-5] Join us for stories, songs & fun for preschoolers and their caregivers every week at the Delaware Branch. Walk-ins welcome. 

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
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: Preschool, Children
Program Type: 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.

Family Playtime at the Washington Ave. Branch

10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Growing Readers
Event Details:

[For ages 0-5 and their caregivers.] Have fun playing at the library with your family! We'll have our usual Play & Grow toys available along with special toys just for this weekly open-play program!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Game Day

10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Come and have fun with all kinds of puzzles! We have a chess set, crossword puzzles, word searches, sudoku, and more. Relax for a few hours with classical music and free puzzles. No registration required. 

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
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: 3
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. 

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:

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.

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 and Playgroup

10:30am - 11:00am
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Please join us in the Children's Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and their caregivers.

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] 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.
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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] This Saturday we will be celebrating AAPI month by partnering with Suji Kwon, a South Korean composer, singer-songwriter, bassist, pianist, and educator.

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

Baby Play & 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 0-18 months] Join us for unstructured playtime 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, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
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!

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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 "Preschool" group.

Daycare storytime

11:30am - 12:00pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Outreach, Storytime
Event Details:

outreach story time for daycare 

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!

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

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

Tech Help

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Delaware
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Computer Help, One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

[Adults] Bring your device & your questions and we'll figure it out together. Registration is required; call 518-427-4300, ext. 4 to register, or register online. Tech Help is offered every Monday. 

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

All Abilities Social Group

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Outreach, Sensory Friendly
Event Details:

[Adults] Caregivers, stop in with your group for various activities for all abilities. Crafts, Legos, karaoke, quiet time, coloring, movies... there's no limit to the fun we'll have! Call 518-427-4300 ext.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Cancelled

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stitch Angels

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
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?

1 pm
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 into 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 art.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Capital Region BOCES Adult English Language Class

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: BOCES Classroom (2nd floor)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English as a New Language
Event Details:

[For Adults] Classes are provided to help students improve English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes are free to students age 21 year or older. 

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 the chance to talk to community services providers!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

NNORC Nurse

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bach
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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.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Résumé Assistance

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Delaware
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Reference Area
Age Group: Adults, Older 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? Having formatting nightmares? Need help tweaking or writing a cover letter? The Delaware Branch offers one-on-one sessions every Thursday between 1-2pm. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Women in the Arts

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Event Details:

Women's Issues and the Arts is a group that will meets on the first and third Thursday each month, with the first meeting of the month being designated to special workshops.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Capital Region BOCES Adult English Language Class

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: BOCES Classroom (2nd floor)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English as a New Language
Event Details:

[For Adults] Classes are provided to help students improve English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes are free to students age 21 year or older. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beverages and Board Games

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

[Ages 18+] Come sit, sip and play with board games, card games and puzzles.

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 program is online and conducted via Zoom.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Small Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Unleash your inner artist! Come sit and enjoy coloring, tea, and classical music. We will provide a variety of intricate coloring sheets, colored pencils, and crayons.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

FFAPL Book Talk

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Friends and Foundation of APL
Event Details:

Join us as Director of Community Engagement and Education for WMHT, Mara Drogan, presents the book, Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War by Scott Christianson.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free HIV and Hep C Testing

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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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. 

3 pm
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chess in the Garden

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
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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.  

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Study Room 2
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 "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)
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!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

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: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

[Adults] The City of Albany's new Department of Neighborhood Services wants to hear from you!

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

North Albany Neighborhood Specialist Office Hours

3:00pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
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Library Branch: North Albany
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:

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.

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
Registration
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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:

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

Paper Caterpillar Craft

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Come join us in a special craft time where we make our own caterpillars and then read Eric Carl's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-one interview prep

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: 2nd Floor Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Event Details:

New to the job market? Been a while since your last interview? Get some help with one-on-one interview preparation. Practice your interview skills in a mock interview setting.

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: Study Room 3
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!

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 "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Study Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

Join Albany’s Housing Services Advocate for information and assistance on tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities. For more info, call the library at

(518) 427-4300 (ext. 5)

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

Teen Fridays

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:

We will have time for tweens and teens to play video games, watch anime, and maybe throw in some crafts! 

4 pm
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
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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.

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: Gaming
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.

Sticker Art!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Youth Programming Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

[For ages 5-11] Make something fun & creative to take home -- using only our sticker collection! Bring your imagination! 

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

Sticker Art!

4:00pm - 5:15pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

[For ages 5-11] Mix and match a collage, collaborate, or tell a story using our abundant sticker collection and craft supplies. Anything is possible - it's up to you! Bring your imagination and anything you'd like to smother in stickers! 

This event is in the "Children" group.

My First Book Club at Pine Hills

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Pine Hills
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

[For ages 4-8] Join us for My First Book Club!

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

One-to-one Tech Assistance at Pine Hills

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pine Hills
Closed
Registration
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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
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Seats Remaining: 0
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[Adults 18+]  Looking for help so you can confidently use a computer?  Sign up for a 30-minute session for help with:

This event is in the "Children" group.

Farm Design Workshop

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
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Seats Remaining: 20
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 "Tween/Teen" group.

Gamers Unite!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
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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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sunset Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Music, Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

[For ages 0-5] Calling all parents, care-givers, and day-care providers! Bring your babies and toddlers for a fun half hour of stories, rhymes, and songs! 

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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 "Tween/Teen" group.

The Afterschool Club at the Pine Hills Branch

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Pine Hills
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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)
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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.

Crafternoons: Pet Portraits

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Delaware
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Library Branch: Delaware
Room: Delaware: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Sensory Friendly
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[All Ages] Join us after school every third Thursday of the month for Crafternoons! 
All ages welcome! May is national Pet Month! Come celebrate at the library from 4-5pm.  

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

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: 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
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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! 

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

Love Your Block Screen Repair Workshop

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Warm weather and fresh breezes are here! If your windows are still closed due to tears and holes in your screens, the City of Albany's Love Your Block program can help.

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
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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 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Silent Book Club at Motor Oil Coffee

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Outreach/ Offsite
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Outreach/ Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
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[For adults] Silent Book Clubs are popping up nationally and we are partnering with Motor Oil Coffee to host our own.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basket of Tulips: A Paper Craft

5:30pm - 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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Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Using the paper curling technique, Stacey Kennedy will teach us how to make miniature baskets of tulips. 

Supplies are limited. Please reserve for your spot!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

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)
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!

6 pm
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Friendly Storytime at Pine Hills

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pine Hills
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

[For ages 3-7] Join us for a sensory friendly storytime with interactive stories, songs, dance, and play! 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Movie Night: Wish

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

[For All Ages] Enjoy a family film and some light refreshments!

 Rating: PG. Runtime: 92 minutes.

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

Breast Health Workshop

6:30pm - 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: 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.

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
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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:  

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
Closed
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Virtual Event
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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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Large Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Trustee Meetings
Event Details:

Monthly meeting of the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classic Kung Fu Movie Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

[Adults] Come watch some classic and influential kung fu films at the Arbor Hill/West Hill branch.

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
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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: 3
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 meditati

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
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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.

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: Storytime
Event Details:

[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!