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Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 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: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

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 June 2, 2015 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
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jewelry Making for Adults 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.

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Jewelry Making for Tweens with Yu Lan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yu Lan Deng leads a Jewelry Making workshop for Tweens: 3 - 4 pm.

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720

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 June 4, 2015 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
 
school_esl 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Accent Reduction Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A library volunteer, retired from over 35 years as a speech therapist, meets at the Albany Library with small groups of people interested in making their accent closer to American English. Sign up at the information desk or by phone for a group session.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Contact: Vivian Jaquette   510-526-3720   vjaquette@aclibrary.org

    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
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Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Cre8ive Mandarin with Yang Yaqin: Grades 1-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Intro to Mandarin for School-Aged Children. Songs, Stories and Crafts! Program led by Yang Yaqin

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 June 8, 2015 Go To Top
ent_microphone1 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Brown Bag Speaker's Forum: Water-Wise Gardening Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The author of two books on California gardening, Claire Splan is well versed in the challenges and rewards of being a California gardener. She'll discuss how to comply with the new water-saving requirements as the state's drought continues. You'll leave feeling informed, inspired, and excited to go get your hands in the dirt! Claire's books will be available for sale.

The Brown Bag speaker series is co-produced by the Albany Library and the Albany YMCA and features local authors and experts on a wide range of topics. All are welcome to this free event.

Contact: Vivian Jaquette at (510) 284-0607 or vjaquette@aclibrary.org


Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 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: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

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 June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Matinee: Jurassic Park Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Teen and up movie showing of the original Jurassic Park.

    Location: Edith Stone Room
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Second Tuesdays Poetry Night: John Shoptaw Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Featured poets followed by open mic.

Contact Reference Desk at 526-3720.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday June 10, 2015 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 June 11, 2015 Go To Top
school_esl 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Accent Reduction Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A library volunteer, retired from over 35 years as a speech therapist, meets at the Albany Library with small groups of people interested in making their accent closer to American English. Sign up at the information desk or by phone for a group session.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Contact: Vivian Jaquette   510-526-3720   vjaquette@aclibrary.org

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
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. We'll be having a Crazy Hat Day, a grand opportunity to let your imaginations run as wild as the butterflies that will certainly be flitting in and out of the nasturtium.  Perhaps you'll want to add some origami butterflies to your crazy hat, or some nasturtium you draw yourself at the botanical illustration spot.

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
Monday June 15, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 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: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

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
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Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Albany FilmFest Presents... Josh Kornbluth Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Mathematics of Change is the uproarious and moving story of a young aspiring mathematician who unexpectedly discovers his limits as a Princeton University freshman. Acclaimed comic monologuist Josh Kornbluth joins us for the world premiere screening of the film version of his Off-Broadway hit show. For more information, go to joshkornbluth.com or albanyfilmfest.org

Contact: Vivian Jaquette (510) 284-0607 or vjaquette@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday June 17, 2015 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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Evening Book Group: Foer's Everything Is Illuminated Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (510) 526-3720   
   

 

 

Albany Library Evening Book Group. Contact: Karen Larson

 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
school_esl 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Accent Reduction Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A library volunteer, retired from over 35 years as a speech therapist, meets at the Albany Library with small groups of people interested in making their accent closer to American English. Sign up at the information desk or by phone for a group session.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Contact: Vivian Jaquette   510-526-3720   vjaquette@aclibrary.org

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Saturday June 20, 2015 Go To Top
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 June 22, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 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: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

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 June 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Career Coach Consultations with Robert White - Sign Up Required Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Looking for a job or re-entering the workforce? Schedule a free one-on-one consultation with experienced career coach Robert White. He will help you with any stage of your job search. Sign up for a 20-minute session at the library information desk or by calling 510-526-3720. Space is limited and advance sign-up is required.

Robert White is Director of Alumni Career Services for UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in Berkeley, California.  He also maintains an independent practice including coaching private clients and consulting as a trainer-facilitator and coach for career development programs through the nonprofit Wardrobe for Opportunity in Oakland, CA.  Prior positions include working as an attorney at a law firm and at Wells Fargo Bank and serving as Manager, Corporate Services Training, for Robert Half International, Inc.  He is a graduate of Stanford Law School, holds a Masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Golden Gate University and received Bachelors degrees in English from Morehouse College and the University of Kent (England).
 
Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_house.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fair Housing Drop-In Clinic Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A representative from ECHO Housing will be available to answer questions about fair housing and landlord/tenant issues such as evictions, renting to families with children, repairs, fair housing laws, and who is protected under the law. ECHO Housing provides free Tenant/Landlord and Fair Housing training for tenants, rental property owners and managers, realtors, and the community at large to eliminate illegal housing practices and discrimination in housing.This training is made possible with generous funding from Alameda County.

Need more information? Please contact Angie at 855-ASK-ECHO ext. 15 or Angie@echofairhousing.org

Free, drop-in clinic. No sign-up required. Albany Library Study Room #1.

 
misc_wizard_hat 6:30 PM Cow Girl Tricks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Summer Family Program for kids and their families. Free event, no tickets required.
Floor seating only with children getting first priority to see the show. (Best for children ages 4 and up, who will be okay with crowds and darkened room.)

Questions? Contact: Reference Desk, 526-3720.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Great Books: Reader's Choice Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Book discussion group facilitated by Rosalie Gonzales. All welcome.

Reader’s Choice***

***Participants bring a novel, story, non-fiction piece, poem, essay, etc. to share with the group
    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
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Saturday June 27, 2015 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Classic Rock @ the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Recording artist Mike Sweetland and guitarist Raju Tara present a classic rock concert. Bring your favorite instrument; an open jam follows!

Contact: Vivian Jaquette (510) 284-0607 or vjaquette@aclibrary.org

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Edith Stone Room
Monday June 29, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 3:30 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: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_wizard_hat 6:30 PM Magician Perry Yan! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Summer Family Program for kids and their families. Free event, no tickets required.
Floor seating only with children getting first priority to see the show. (Best for children ages 4 and up, who will be okay with crowds and darkened room.)

Questions? Contact: Reference Desk, 526-3720.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Edith Stone Room
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