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

By Yasmin Young

Monday, September 24
9:30 am-12:30 pm: Erie County Dept. of Mental Health Peer Speaker Summit: Overcoming Mental Health Barriers to Employment. Main floor
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near computers, main floor
5-5:30 pm: Program, Association for Preservation Technology Conference: The Lady & Her Masterpiece: Louise Blanchard Bethune with Kelly Hayes MacAlonie. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Tuesday, September 25
11 am-2 pm: National Voter Registration Day Registration Station. Provided by Child Care Resource Network. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Knowledge and Truth are Age-Old Problems. Discussion led by Jim Guido. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
2-4 pm: Computer Training: Finding U.S. Passenger Lists: 1620s-1950s. TechKnow Lab, second floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Fall Leaf Glitter Garlands. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, September 26
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, September 27
8:30 am-12:30 pm: Information Table: WNYIL Mental Health Peer Connection. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Outside Media Room, main floor
1-3 pm: Make & Take with Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Pop Art Button Making. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Monsters University (2013). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
5:30-8 pm: Young Audiences of WNY Board Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor

Friday, September 28
12 noon-1:30 pm: Chairman’s Book Club Panel Discussion: The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor
3-5 pm: TynkerCAD Workshop. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Saturday, September 29
9 am-12 noon: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo meeting: Boys & Men of Color Initiative. West Room, main floor
2-3 pm: JiggleJam Kids Program with Jodi Koplin. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-5 pm: Preservation Buffalo Niagara She Walked Here Tour Check-in. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street

Sunday, September 30
12:30-4:30 pm: Learn to Play Chess Workshop. Café area, main floor
1-5 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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