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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, September 10
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Unyts Community Blood Drive. West Room, main floor

Tuesday, September 11
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: The Great Skyscraper Race. Speaker Judy Falkowski, Explore Buffalo. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1:30 pm: Citizens for Regional Transit Executive Board Meeting. West Room, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Friendship Bracelets. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, September 12
9 am-4 pm: Erie County Dept. of Social Services Workforce Training. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
10 am-12 pm: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Basics. TechKnow Lab, second floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Words on the Street: Performance Poetry with Ntare Ali Gault, Nina Vega-Westhoff & Eddie Gomez. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street

Thursday, September 13
10 am-12 noon: Erie County Dept. of Mental Health/Children’s SPOA Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Outside Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Riverrun presentation Buffalo and The Great War: Cultural Particularities and Collective Identity. Speaker Shanleigh Corrallo, Grosvenor Room research intern. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
4-4:30 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
4:30-5:30 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Building Oversight Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: School of Rock (2003). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
6:30-7:30 pm: Teen Science Café. Presented by Hamburg Natural History Society and Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve. West Room, main floor

Friday, September 14
8:30 am-6 pm: CodeDaze Conference. $ Registration required; visit www.codedaze.me. Auditorium, lower level
12 noon-1:30 pm: Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff. Ring of Knowledge and main concourse, main floor
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Take Apart Friday. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, September 15
8:30 am-6 pm: CodeDaze Conference. $ Registration required; visit www.codedaze.me. Auditorium, lower level
12 noon-3 pm: Preservation Buffalo Niagara She Walked Here Tour Check-In. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
1-2 pm: Preschool Storytime. Kids’ Space, main floor
1-3:30 pm: Incredible India! presented by Kulture Khazana. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
3-5 pm: Just Buffalo Young Artists Unite! Showcase. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street

Sunday, September 16
12 noon-5 pm: Learn to Play Chess Workshop. Café area, main floor
1-4 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Washington Street
Mon—Wed 9 am—5 pm
Thursday 9 am—7:30 pm
Fri—Sat 9 am—5 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
Display Windows near West Room, main floor: Buffalo Public Schools Mural Arts artworks. Through September 22.

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