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Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations. No registration necessary. Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

Contact: Brian Edwards (510) 284-0604 bedwards@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tech Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Natalie McCall   510-284-0606   nmccall@aclibrary.org
   

Unwind after school using the library’s 3D printer and PS4! Print cool items and bring them home. Games include: FIFA 15, Little Big Planet, and Madden 15. Feel free to bring any multi-player games of your own that are rated T or lower.

Find items to print at www.thingiverse.com or design your own at www.tinkercad.com.

For 6th-12th graders.

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_thread 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Quilters Meet Up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn tips and tricks about the art of quilting. Explore color, technique and textile while building community through the love of quilting!

Learn new skills. Share your work. Or just come  for the inspiration!

All are welcome. Free. Drop-in. No Registration required.

The class will be led by Angie Woolman, Bay Area quilt artist & instructor.

The library is wheelchair accessible. An ASL interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 days in advance. Voice 925-828-1315 or TDD (888)663-0660

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
nat_stars 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Story & Song: a Jewish Heritage Month Family Celebration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story and Song! A Jewish Heritage Month Family Celebration

Music at 6 pm, Puppets at 7 pm. Come, enjoy the celebration! 

Free. No registration required. 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 Ext. 5

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Jewelry Making with Yu Lan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yu Lan Deng leads a Jewelry Making workshop for Adults: 2-3 p.m. and Tweens: 3-4 pm.

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 EXT 5.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
ent_guitar01 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Sing-along Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sing some favorites and learn some new songs. Singing is led by Dale Allen Boland, who has been sharing the joy of community music-making with East Bay singers from newborn to 96 for over 15 years. Free! No Sign-up required. All ages are welcome to our Weekly Sing-along! 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
office_meeting1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lawyer in the Library - sign up in advance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Free 15-minute consultation with an attorney who will clarify your situation, advise you of your options, get you started with a solution, and make a referral when needed.

Advance registration is required. Sign up in person at the Reference desk or call 510-526-3720 ext. 5 during library hours.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
nat_flower02 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Poetry Writing Workshop with Christina Hutchins Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Christina Hutchins, Albany poet and author of The Stranger Dissolves, facilitates this writing workshop. Free. No registration required. Drop in and work on your poetry with a group of supportive writers.

Contact: Dan Hess(510) 526-3720 x17 dhess@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Literacy Reading Club with Katherine Gee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Practice English conversation at the Literacy Reading Club. Meet other adults, build confidence in your speaking and discuss a good book!

Contact: Literacy (510) 745-1480
Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come read stories to a friendly dog. Books & pillows provided. Sign up at Children’s Desk the day of the event. Our dog is a registered, "Good Citizen!"

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Spring Storytime: Ages 3-5 and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stories, Crafts and Songs for 3-5 year olds and their families. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
rec_games 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Game Day: LEGO, Wii & Board Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Looking for something fun to do? Game players of all ages are invited to come have fun at the library.

Build fun stuff with LEGO!!!

Play Wii games like Guitar Hero, bowling or tennis, or board games such as Monopoly, Blokus, Life, Connect 4, checkers, chess, Mankala, and Trouble.

Bring your friends or come by yourself. Free and drop in; no registration required.

Contact Reference Desk at 510-526-3720

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Monday May 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Perception and Misperception in a Globalized, Polarized World Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paul Straghalis   510-526-3720 ex. 5   pstraghalis@aclibrary.org
   

 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations. No registration necessary. Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

Contact: Brian Edwards (510) 284-0604 bedwards@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tech Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Natalie McCall   510-284-0606   nmccall@aclibrary.org
   

Unwind after school using the library’s 3D printer and PS4! Print cool items and bring them home. Games include: FIFA 15, Little Big Planet, and Madden 15. Feel free to bring any multi-player games of your own that are rated T or lower.

Find items to print at www.thingiverse.com or design your own at www.tinkercad.com.

For 6th-12th graders.

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Second Tuesdays Poetry Night: Kevin Clark & Wendy Barker Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Kevin Clark reads new poems and from his Self-Portrait with Expletives, winner of the Pleiades Prize;  Wendy Barker presents two new collections, One Blackbird at a Time, which won the 2015 John Ciardi Prize,  and  From the Moon, Earth is Blue (Wings Press, 2015). She will also read from  Far Out: Poems of the '60s, an anthology co-edited with Dave Parsons (Wings Press, 2016).

Followed by open mic.
 
Contact Reference Desk at 526-3720.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday May 11, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Sing-along Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sing some favorites and learn some new songs. Singing is led by Dale Allen Boland, who has been sharing the joy of community music-making with East Bay singers from newborn to 96 for over 15 years. Free! No Sign-up required. All ages are welcome to our Weekly Sing-along! 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Literacy Reading Club with Katherine Gee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Practice English conversation at the Literacy Reading Club. Meet other adults, build confidence in your speaking and discuss a good book!

Contact: Literacy (510) 745-1480
Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Time: Kids and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Toddler Time. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come read stories to a friendly dog. Books & pillows provided. Sign up at Children’s Desk the day of the event. Our dog is a registered, "Good Citizen!"

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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Saturday May 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friends of the Albany Library 2-Day Book Sale: 10-4 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Albany Library Book Sale.

The sale lasts from 10-4.

Fiction, Non-fiction, Children's, Magazines and Audio-Visual.

Future Sales:

 

Friends Book Sales    
    Location: Edith Stone Room & Community Center Hall
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Spring Storytime: Ages 3-5 and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stories, Crafts and Songs for 3-5 year olds and their families. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Results - The Power to End Poverty Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paul Straghalis   510-526-3720 ex. 5   pstraghalis@aclibrary.org
   

Sunday May 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friends of the Albany Library 2-Day Book Sale: 10-4 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Albany Library Book Sale.

The sale lasts from 10-4. Bag Sale 3-4 (each bag $3.00).

Fiction, Non-fiction, Children's, Magazines and Audio-Visual.

Future Sales:

Friends Book Sales    
    Location: Edith Stone Room & Community Center Hall
Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations. No registration necessary. Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

Contact: Brian Edwards (510) 284-0604 bedwards@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tech Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Natalie McCall   510-284-0606   nmccall@aclibrary.org
   

Unwind after school using the library’s 3D printer and PS4! Print cool items and bring them home. Games include: FIFA 15, Little Big Planet, and Madden 15. Feel free to bring any multi-player games of your own that are rated T or lower.

Find items to print at www.thingiverse.com or design your own at www.tinkercad.com.

For 6th-12th graders.

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Coach Susie O'Bryant Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wednesday May 18, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Sing-along Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sing some favorites and learn some new songs. Singing is led by Dale Allen Boland, who has been sharing the joy of community music-making with East Bay singers from newborn to 96 for over 15 years. Free! No Sign-up required. All ages are welcome to our Weekly Sing-along! 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
lib_book_pencil 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Evening Book Group: TBA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Adult Evening Book Group:

All are welcome. Books available in library system or through Link+.       

Start time: 6:45 to 8 pm. CONTACT: Karen B. Larson, larsonke@sbcglobal.net

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Literacy Reading Club with Katherine Gee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Practice English conversation at the Literacy Reading Club. Meet other adults, build confidence in your speaking and discuss a good book!

Contact: Literacy (510) 745-1480
Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Time: Kids and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Toddler Time. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
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office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come read stories to a friendly dog. Books & pillows provided. Sign up at Children’s Desk the day of the event. Our dog is a registered, "Good Citizen!"

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday May 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Spring Storytime: Ages 3-5 and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stories, Crafts and Songs for 3-5 year olds and their families. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_butterfly_01 2:00 PM Craft Workshop with Margo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Let your imagination soar at Margo's craft workshop.

Free. No registration required. Drop-in's welcome! 

Contact: Dan Hess(510) 526-3720 x17 dhess@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_rabbit 4:00 PM Japanese Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stories in Japanese We will read Japanese picture books and sing Japanese songs. Contact: storytime.jp.albany@gmail.com.


Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Monday May 23, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations. No registration necessary. Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

Contact: Brian Edwards (510) 284-0604 bedwards@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tech Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Natalie McCall   510-284-0606   nmccall@aclibrary.org
   

Unwind after school using the library’s 3D printer and PS4! Print cool items and bring them home. Games include: FIFA 15, Little Big Planet, and Madden 15. Feel free to bring any multi-player games of your own that are rated T or lower.

Find items to print at www.thingiverse.com or design your own at www.tinkercad.com.

For 6th-12th graders.

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Tuesday May 24, 2016 Go To Top
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Great Books: Kawabata's First Snow on Mount Fuji Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Book discussion group facilitated by Rosalie Gonzales. All welcome.

“Culture and Anarchy” by Matthew Arnold

 
    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
ent_guitar01 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Sing-along Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sing some favorites and learn some new songs. Singing is led by Dale Allen Boland, who has been sharing the joy of community music-making with East Bay singers from newborn to 96 for over 15 years. Free! No Sign-up required. All ages are welcome to our Weekly Sing-along! 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Thursday May 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Literacy Reading Club with Katherine Gee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Practice English conversation at the Literacy Reading Club. Meet other adults, build confidence in your speaking and discuss a good book!

Contact: Literacy (510) 745-1480
Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Time: Kids and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Toddler Time. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
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office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come read stories to a friendly dog. Books & pillows provided. Sign up at Children’s Desk the day of the event. Our dog is a registered, "Good Citizen!"

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday May 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Spring Storytime: Ages 3-5 and Families Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stories, Crafts and Songs for 3-5 year olds and their families. Free, drop -in program, no registration required.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
ent_circ_tentsm 2:00 PM Circus of Smiles: Gravity-Defying Juggling Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Circus of Smiles: Gravity-Defying Juggling

Circus of Smiles is famous for its daring feats of circus wizardry, You'll be amazed by their acrobatics and juggling! Stay after for a special Circus Workshop!

Free event. No ticket needed. Floor seating only with priority given to children.

Flier

Free. No registration required. Drop-in's welcome! 

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 Ext. 5

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Monday May 30, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF County Holiday: Library Closed Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

LIBRARY CLOSED

Tuesday May 31, 2016 Go To Top
office_pencil 3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Homework Center: Grades 2-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Homework Center for students in grades 2 through 6. A tutor and volunteer assistants will help you with your school assignments.

Contact: Reference Staff 526-3720
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Acrylic Paint Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: bedwards@aclibrary.org   510-284-0604   bedwards@aclibrary.org
   

6:30 - 8:30 pm Painting Night for Teens & Adults
No experience is necessary to join the Albany Library as you create your own masterpiece with acrylic and canvas! All supplies will be provided, and you can take home your own painting. 

Registration required, limited to 20 participants.

Contact Brian Edwards at bedwards@aclibrary.org or call 510-526-3720 (Ext 5) to register.

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