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

By Joy Testa Cinquino


Monday, March 19

3-5 pm: Maker Monday: Paper Flowers. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Tuesday, March 20
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Populist Revolt: The Grangers and Coxey. Speaker Mark Lozo, Education Director/Chief of Interpretation, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site: Theodore Roosevelt, the Power of Big Business and the Growth of Organized Labor. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Literally Speaking: Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn. West Room, main floor
12 noon-3 pm: Information Table: Oishei Healthy Kids Health Home. Outside Media Room, main floor

Wednesday, March 21
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Celebrating Ride for Roswell. Founder Mitch Flynn to share the story of the largest special fundraising event in WNY. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, March 22
9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, 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
11 am-2 pm: Erie County Dept. of Social Services Resource Fair. West Room, second floor
3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
4-5:30 pm: Community Fdn. for Greater Buffalo Workshop. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
4:30-7:30 pm: Community Resurrection Corporation Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Wonder Woman (2017). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, March 23
9 am-3:30 pm: Information Table: Erie County Social Services. Near computers, main floor
9:30 am-5 pm: Future Gen Leaders Presentation Rehearsal and Planning. Auditorium, lower level
12 noon-1 pm: Women’s Ways Peace Ways Series presented by WNY Peace Center. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, March 24
9:30 am-5 pm: Future Gen Leaders Presentation Rehearsal and Planning. Auditorium, lower level
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Family History Research Using Ancestry Library Edition. TechKnow Lab, second floor
10:30 am-12 noon: Breaking Old World: Finding Foreign Places of Birth in American Records. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Glitch Art. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
1-3 pm: Adolescent Advocacy Program. West Room, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free, public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor

Sunday, March 25
12:30-4:30 pm: Women’s History Month: Girls Rock at Chess! Fables Café, main floor
1-3 pm: Song Writing Workshop. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3-5 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: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings. More @ Ring of Knowledge (to 3/25)
Behind Ring of Knowledge, main floor: Votes for Women! exhibit, presented by WNYLRC/Humanities NY (to 3/28)
Fables Café Display Windows, main floor: Proposals & Strategies for the Reading Park at the B&ECPL (to 3/23)

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