The Central Library in downtown Buffalo has a TON of events this week! Check them out and get involved!

By Joy Testa Cinquino


Monday, April 9

7 pm (after hours): Pundit Club Event. Main floor

Tuesday, April 10
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Word Basics. TechKnow Lab, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Great Cantilever Bridges—Tragedy and Triumph. Speaker: Kelly Hayes McAlonie, Board President, Lipsey Buffalo Architecture Center. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-3 pm: Information Table: Oishei Healthy Kids Health Home. Outside Media Room, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Finger Painting. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3-5:30 pm: Monumental Women of WNY Committee Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor

Wednesday, April 11
8:30 am-4 pm: NYS Dept. of Transportation Staff Meeting. Auditorium, lower level
9 am-4 pm: Erie County Dept. of Social Services Staff Training. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, April 12
8:30 am-1:30 pm: Information Table: GBUAHN. Medicaid Health Home information and referrals. Near computers, main floor
9-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor
10 am-1 pm: Thrive! Free Health Fair for Older Adults. Ring of Knowledge, main floor & Collections Gallery, second floor
10 am-1 pm: Libby Demonstration. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
10 am-6 pm: Free Tax Preparation Assistance. TechKnow Lab, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Outside Media Room, main floor
3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
4-5:30 pm: Buffalo Never Fails Educator Preview Night. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
4-6 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
4:30-7:30 pm: Community Resurrection Corporation Meeting. West Room, main floor
5-7 pm: Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC)/Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) Public Meeting: Moving Forward 2050. Central Meeting Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Funny Face (1957). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, April 13
8:30 am-1 pm: Partnership for the Public Good Poverty Research Workshop. Auditorium, lower level
9 am-4 pm: Information Table: Meet an Erie County Dept. of Social Services Intern. Near computers, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor
1-3 pm: Take Apart Friday. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Saturday, April 14
10-11 am: Downtown Library Medical Mile Talks & Walks. Discussion & walking tour. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
10 am-12 noon: Girls Get IT Event: She Started IT Film Screening and Panel Discussion. Auditorium, lower level
12 noon-2 pm: Girls Get IT Event: Interactive Displays & Demos. Main Concourse and Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-3 pm: Information Table: Buffalo United Charter School. Outside Media Room, main floor
1-2 pm: Toddler Storytime. Kids’ Space, main floor
1-2 pm: Young Audiences of WNY Second Saturday: STEM Workshop with Alex Fernandez. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
1-3 pm: Adolescent Advocacy Program. West Room, main floor
2-3:30 pm: LEGO Club. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free, public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor

Sunday, April 15
1-5 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Fables Café
Mon./Wed./Fri. 11 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm

Currently on Display
Collections Gallery, second floor: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I
Rare Book Room, main floor: Omar Khayyám’s Rubáiyát: The Persian Poem That Became a Sensation in English Translation
Behind Ring of Knowledge & Fables Café display windows, main floor: Our Lady of Victory Elementary School student art
Whisper Space, main floor: Celebrating 150 Years of Olmsted in Buffalo

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