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

By Yasmin Young

Monday, September 17
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Voter Registration Table. Presented by Child Care Resource Network. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street

Tuesday, September 18
9 am-2:30 pm: Information Table: Journey’s End Refugee Services, Inc. Near computers, main floor
9:30-11:30 am: Balance Builder: Falls Prevention Program with Silver Sneakers. Central Meeting Room, second floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: No More Corsets: The New Woman. Speaker: Karen King, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, Monumental Women. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Literally Speaking Book Club: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1:30 pm: Information Table: Learning Disabilities Association of WNY. Near computers, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Night Lights. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, September 19
10 am-12 pm: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Intermediate. 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: Black Magnolias with Samira Williams and Zoe Scruggs. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-5 pm: Erie County Assigned Counsel Program Meeting. Central Meeting Room

Thursday, September 20
9 am-4 pm: Erie County Dept. of Social Services: Get to Know Us: Eligibility/Services. Central Meeting Room, second floor
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Mad Hot Ballroom (2005). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
6-7:45 pm: Buffalo Humanities Festival Forum Anti-Social Media: Digital Space and the Destabilization of Democracy with Umoja Noble and Siva Vaidhyanathan, moderated by Ulises Mejias. Auditorium, lower level

Friday, September 21
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, September 22
11 am-12:30 pm: Just Buffalo Points of Departure writers event. Reading Park, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-2 pm: Women’s Rights Violations in Turkey. Presented by Peace Islands Institute. West Room, main floor
1-3 pm: Hogwarts Academy. Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter in America, ages 8-12. Throughout Library
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 Writers Critique Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

Sunday, September 23
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
Behind Ring of Knowledge, main floor: Lead Safe Week Display. Through September 29

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