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

By Yasmin Young

The month of May blooms with One Community One Book featuring A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway. There are several programs taking place throughout the month at Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries including the One Community One Book - World War I Day at Central Library this Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. featuring WWI exhibit tours, a Donut Girls themed children’s program, presentations on the legacy of WWI by Jacek Wysocki, a discussion on Hemingway by Mary Sorrels, and songs from WWI with James Kimball and more!
To see the entire month of free Library programs, click here: https://goo.gl/3RFo5k.

Monday, April 30

10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare Community Plan. Outside Media Room, main floor

Tuesday, May 1

9-10:30 am: Nick Cave Plenty Working Group meeting. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor

12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: The Art of Investing—Fisher and Price: The Growth Stock Investors. Speaker: Thomas Quinn, CEO, WNY Impact Investment Fund. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Time Capsules. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, May 2

9 am-4 pm: Erie County Dept. of Social Services Staff Training. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

12 noon-1 pm: Working for Downtown Buffalo Talks Series: Speaker Justin Booth, Founder/Executive Director, GObikeBuffalo. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

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

Thursday, May 3

9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor

10 am-1 pm: Mental Health Awareness Informational Fair. Outreach, game show and speakers. Flash mob at noon on the Washington Street main entrance ramp. Main concourse, main floor

11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor

2-4 pm: Computer Training: Computer Basics. Register 716-858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor

3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

4-5:30 pm: Buffalo Teacher Center Course: History of Buffalo. Central Meeting Room, second floor

4:30-7:30 pm: Community Resurrection Corporation Meeting. West Room, main floor

6-8 pm: Erie County Dept. of Environment & Planning public meeting. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

6-8 pm: Exploring a Family Archive: Post-Cards from the WWI Trenches with Kenneth J. Knoespel. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, May 4

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

Saturday, May 5

9 am-12 noon: Buffalo Teacher Center Course History of Buffalo. Pre-registration required. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

10 am-3 pm: One Community One Book World War I Day.

  • 10:30 am, 12:30 & 1:30 pm: Buffalo Never Fails Exhibit Tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
  • 11 am: Donut Girls kids’ program with Teresa Wood and Paula’s Donuts. Kids’ Space, main floor
  • 12 noon: Not the War to End All Wars: The Legacy of World War I with Jacek Wysocki. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
  • 1 pm: Ernest Hemingway: A Wounded Man. A Lost Generation. The Modernist Era with Mary Sorrels. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
  • 2 pm: Over There & Other Songs of WWI with James Kimball. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

1:30-3 pm: Teen Advisory Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

3-4:30 pm: Teen Manga Club. West Room, main floor

Sunday, May 6

12:30-4:30 pm: Chess Open House. Fables Café, main floor

1-5 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

 

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