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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, August 20
10-11:30 am: Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority Board Meeting. Auditorium, lower level
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare Community Plan. Near computers, main floor

Tuesday, August 21
11 am-1 pm: Summer Reading Family Fun @ Canalside Buffalo
12 noon-1 pm: Literally Speaking Book Club: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital by David Oshinsky. 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: Paint a 3D Printed Object. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, August 22
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Words on the Street: Altered Pages Book Arts Workshop. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
2-4 pm: Computer Training: Excel Intermediate. Register: 716-858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor

Thursday, August 23
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Outside Media Room, main floor
1-3 pm: Learn to Play Chess Workshop. 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: The Incredibles (2004). West Room, main floor
5-8 pm: Free Training: Opioid Overdose Identification and Naloxone Reversal. Presented by Erie County Dept. of Health. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
6-7:30 pm: Staged Play Reading, Something Wicked by James Marzo. Based on the 1825 story of the Thayer Brothers. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, August 24
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, August 25
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-4 pm: Reading with Dogs. Volunteer dogs from PAWS for Love. All ages welcome. Register: 716-858-8900. Central Meeting Room, second floor

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
Behind Ring of Knowledge, main floor: 200 Years on the Erie Canal. Through 8/30/18
Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Fables Café

Mon—Wed 9 am—5 pm
Thursday 9 am—7:30 pm
Fri—Sat 9 am—5 pm
Sunday Closed

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