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 6
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare Community Plan. Outside Media Room, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Senator Chris Jacobs Media Announcement. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Tuesday, August 7
11 am-1 pm: Summer Reading Family Fun @ Canalside Buffalo
12 noon-1:30 pm: Citizens for Regional Transit Meeting. West Room, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Sketch-A-Friend. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3:30-5:30 pm: WNY Book Arts Center Printing Partners Workshop. Make & take paper crafts, ages 6-13. Kids’ Space, main floor

Wednesday, August 8
10 am-12 noon: Erie County Dept. of Social Services Meeting. Auditorium, lower level
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Wellness Wednesday: Ready, Set, School! Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Words on the Street: Pop-Up Comics Workshop with Max Weiss. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, August 9
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Internet Intermediate. Register: 716-858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor
11 am-12 noon: Omnipresent Puppet Theater presents The Little Mermaid. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Outside Media Room, main floor
1-2 pm: Dulski Center Camp Tour. Library & Buffalo Never Fails exhibit
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3:30-4 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Budget & Finance Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
3:30-5 pm: Teen Thursdays. Central Meeting Room, second floor
4-6 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Joint Executive Committee & Building Oversight Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: The Avengers (2012). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
6-8 pm: Great American Read Video Taping Session with WNED/WBFO. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
7-8 pm: Reading Invasion. Bring a blanket and a book! Reading Park, outdoors at Washington Street

Friday, August 10
1-3 pm: Take Apart Friday. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, August 11
10-11:30 am: Just Buffalo Circle Reading. Come share your migration story—any written medium. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-2 pm: Book Tasting. Summer Reading program for adults. West Room, main floor
1-2 pm: Toddler Storytime. Kids’ Space, main floor
1:30-3 pm: Teen Advisory Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-3:30 pm: LEGO Club. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3-4:30 pm: Teen Manga Club. Central Meeting Room, second floor

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

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

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