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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
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: Space! The Cosmos For Kids: Revolution and Rotation

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, Virtual/Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

[Ages 2-8] Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a fun “Carl-Sagan-dance-party” for kids and teens. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat.

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

Father's Day Cards

10:30am - 11:30am
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Come make a cool card for Father's Day at Howe!

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: 9
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.
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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 "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.

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

Howe Dungeons & Dragons

10:30am - 12:30pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Tween/Teen, Adults
Program Type: Gaming, Other
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.

11 am
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

APL @ Pride Parade

11:30am - 12:30pm
Outreach/ Offsite
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Outreach/ Offsite
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Event, Outreach
Event Details:

[For All Ages] Join APL at the Pride Parade.

Capital Pride 2024
 

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.

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!

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: 0
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.
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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.
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 "All Ages" group.

Speak with a Housing Services Advocate

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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: 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. 2)

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Howe-Dunnits

1:30pm - 3:30pm
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: 72
Event Details:

This is a small writing discussion group that looks at mystery writing! The Howdunnits provide a safe and welcoming venue to share your writing and to give and recieve feedback from others.

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. 

2 pm
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 - 3:30pm
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:

Please join us as  Alexis Bhagat, former executive director, FFAPL, discusses the book, A Tale for the Time Being, a metafictional novel by Ruth Ozeki.  

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Cancelled

Free HIV and Hep C Testing

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Learning Lab B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

[For Adults] In Our Own Voices, Inc provides free HIV and HEP C testing. No registration or appointment required. Free and discreet. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween/Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tween/Teen
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:

Led by local group We Are Revolutionary in partnership with Albany Public Library (APL), this 6-week class will guide teens through the process of making their own theatrical production, start to finish, ending with a performance.

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 "Children" group.

Coffee Filter Butterflies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Howe
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Using coffee filters, a pipe cleaner, markers, and a few drops of water, we will transform ordinary supplies into beautiful butterflies! 

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.
Cancelled

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.
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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.

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 "Adults" group.

One-on-one interview prep

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Avenue
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: 2nd Floor Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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.

Reservation

WMHT Public Media Listening Tour

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Washington Avenue
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

WMHT Public Media is conducting a community listening tour. We are interested in using your facility to hold one of our sessions.

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 2
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 "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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Color by Number

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Avenue
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Library Branch: Washington Avenue
Room: Washington: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:

[For ages 3-11] Come practice your ABCs and 123s through coloring! Have fun matching colors to numbers to create a picture. Easy, fun, and relaxing!

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.

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 "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: 8
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.

Butterfly Celebration

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bach
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Library Branch: Bach
Room: Bach: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Sensory Friendly, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:

[Ages 4-10] Celebrate butterflies at Bach!  In our garden, we will act out the classic book, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar".   Then we'll make a butterfly craft inspired by Eric Carl's art.

Flutter in for the fun!

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 - 5:00pm
Pine Hills
Closed
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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)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

[For Ages 11+] Join us for a variety of activities including arts & crafts, cooking, science experiments, and MORE!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Windsocks

4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Albany
Closed
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Library Branch: North Albany
Room: North Albany: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Make windsocks with paper and ribbon materials! Create an art design, a monster, or an animal. Oh, my!

First come, first served as materials are limited.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pride Rocks!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Howe
Closed
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Show your PRIDE or support by painting rocks that you can decorate your living space with!

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
Closed
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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 "Children" group.

The Reptile - World of Lizards

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Event Details:

[5-11] The Reptile - World of Lizards: Dive into learning about reptile species from 4 different continents and what makes each one unique.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Book Talk Meeting

5:30pm - 7:00pm
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:

The Friends & Foundation of Albany Public Library welcomes friends of the Library to get together to plan our upcoming programming!

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

Owing to Owning Class

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:

Owing to Owning is a financial action course consisting of 3, 2 hour classes covering a variety of topics related to financial wellness; including budgeting, setting financial goals, rebuilding credit, and types of savings and investments.

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
Event Details:

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

Contemplative Film Night with Tea and Popcorn

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Pine Hills
Closed
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Library Branch: Pine Hills
Room: Pine Hills: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

[Adults 18+] Come join us for a film with a cup of tea and popcorn. Films will be contemplative, musing, philosophical or spiritual in nature. To be held on the second Wednesday of each month, film evenings are casual

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gardening 101

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Closed
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Library Branch: Arbor Hill/ West Hill
Room: Arbor Hill/West Hill: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join Francis Magai from the Radix Center for a hands-on workshop covering all the basics you’ll need to know to get started gardening!

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

Owing to Owning Class

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Howe
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Library Branch: Howe
Room: Howe: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:

Owing to Owning is a financial action course consisting of 3, 2 hour classes covering a variety of topics related to financial wellness; including budgeting, setting financial goals, rebuilding credit, and types of savings and investments.

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

Meet the Apps: Libby & Hoopla

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Delaware
Closed
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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:

[Adults] Do you want to learn more about Libby and Hoopla & have Magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks & Movies delivered to your phone or device!. This is a one-on-one session intended for new users of both Apps. Registration is required.

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
Closed
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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: 10
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 "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 "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!