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Community: Events the Week of October 2nd through October 8th at the Central Library

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

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Monday, October 2
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Starlight Studios. Near Fables Café, main floor
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: BPOvations Series: A Day at the Office: Orchestra Edition. Tim Smith, BPO trombonist. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Monday: Book Art. Launch Pad, main floor

Tuesday, October 3
9 am-1 pm: Information Table: WNYIL Mental Health Peer Connection. Near escalators, main floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Alberti Center. Near Fables Café, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Principles for Converging on the Best Ideas. Speaker: Bhakti Sharma, Chair, Art and Design Department, SUNY Buffalo State. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Wednesday, October 4
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: Health Home Partners of WNY. Near Media Room, main floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: WNY Independent Living. Near Fables Café, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Information Table: Snelling Staffing. Near escalators, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Information Table: Job Club. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Working for Downtown Buffalo Series: Melissa Brown, Executive Director, Buffalo History Museum. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
4-5 pm: Boys and Girls Club: Bloxels Coding. Launch Pad, main floor

Thursday, October 5
9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Erie County Department of Health. Near Fables Café, main floor
3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: Hocus Pocus (1993). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, October 6
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Basics. Computer Training Lab, second floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled (CSDD). Near Fables Café, main floor
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
6 pm: Grosvenor Room Lock-In: Understanding Regional Genealogy Research Resources and Strategies. Session registration is filled. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Saturday, October 7
9 am-1:30 pm: SAT Practice Exam. Take a free, full-length SAT practice exam. Register: http://bit.ly/2xzFsEN. Staff Lounge, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Squeaky Wheel: Tech Arts for Girls. Register: (716) 884-7172. Launch Pad, main floor
1-3:30 pm: First Saturday Family Film Series: The Boxtrolls (2014). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
1:30-3 pm: Teen Advisory Group. Build leadership skills, work on creative projects and have fun! West Room, main floor
3-4:30 pm: Manga Club. Meet other teens who love manga, anime and Japanese culture. West Room, main floor

Sunday, October 8

12 noon-4:30 pm: Magna Charter School Scholastic K-12 Chess Tournament. Fables Café, main floor
1-4 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad, main floor
2-4 pm: Hispanic Heritage Month Film: Latino Americans. Episodes 3 & 4. Presented by Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY. Ring of Knowledge, 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
Behind Ring of Knowledge, main floor: Hispanic Heritage in WNY
Rare Book Room, main floor: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings. More material @ Ring of Knowledge
Whisper Space, main floor: Hauptman-Woodward Institute Exhibit

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