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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, December 4
9 am-4:30 pm: Information Table: Oishei Healthy Kids Health Home. Near Media Room, main floor
10 am-4 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Information Table: Gateway Longview Children’s Health Home. Near computers, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Monday: Button Key Chains. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Tuesday, December 5
9 am-1 pm: Information Table: WNYIL Mental Health Peer Connection. Near computers, main floor
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Great Ensembles—Michelangelo and Grunewald. Speaker: Mary Jean Jakubowski, Director, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Wednesday, December 6

10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Introduction to Windows 10. Registration: 858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: Health Home Partners of WNY. Near Media Room, main floor
10 am-4 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Information Table: Job Club. Near Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Working for Downtown Buffalo Series: Speaker: Mary Jean Jakubowski, Director on the new World War I exhibit and Buffalo’s Reading Park. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
4-6 pm: Work for Yourself at 50+. Sponsored by AARP and WEDI. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

Thursday, December 7
9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor
12 noon-2 pm: Winter Printmaking. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: Smurfs (2017). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, December 8

9 am-4:30 pm: Information Table: Oishei Healthy Kids Health Home. Near Media Room, main floor
10 am-4 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
1-3 pm: Information Table: Fidelis Care. Near computers, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, December 9

10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Basics. Register: 858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor
1-2 pm: Toddler Storytime. Kids’ Space, main floor
1-2 pm: Young Audiences 2nd Saturday all ages show: Possibilities, In Jest with Nels Ross. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided exhibition tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-3:30 pm: LEGO Club. Ages 5-12. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
2-4 pm: Adult Coloring. De-stress with coloring, a cup of tea and a cookie or two. West Room, main floor
3-4 pm: World War I family program The Real Winnie. Learn the story of the real-life bear that inspired Winnie the Pooh. Collections Gallery Kids’ Area, second floor

Sunday, December 10
1-5 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

M-F: Information Table: GBUAHN. Health management help for Medicaid recipients. Near computers, main floor


Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours

3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Fables Café
Monday 11 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 11 am - 5 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: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings. More material @ Ring of Knowledge
Whisper Space, main floor: Out of the Shadows: John Edmonson Brent, Architect to January 19
Whisper Space & Fables Café display windows, main floor: Autism Services, Inc. Art Works display

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