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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Tuesday, July 24
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare Community Plan. Outside Media Room, main floor
10 am-1 pm: Open Job Interviews: NCAComp, Inc. West Room, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Summer Reading Family Fun @ Canalside Buffalo
1:30-2:30 pm: Maker Camp. For kids ages 8+ who love to build, tinker, create and explore. Register: 716-858-8900. Reading Park outside ramp @ Washington Street
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Painted Pasta. 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, July 25
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Words on the Street: Making Letterpress Bookmarks. Reading Park ramp outdoors @ Washington Street
12 noon-5 pm: Erie County Assigned Counsel Program. Central Meeting Room, main floor
2-4 pm: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Intermediate. TechKnow Lab, second floor. Register: 716-858-7132

Thursday, July 26
11 am-12 noon: Checkers Live! Performance. Clowning, comedy and fun! Ring of Knowledge, main floor
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 @ Washington Street
1-3 pm: Make & Take with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Mirrorboard Mobiles. Reading Park ramp outdoors @ Washington Street
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3:30-5 pm: Teen Thursdays. West Room, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: The Avengers (2012). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
5-7:30 pm: Community Resurrection Corp. Meeting. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
6:15-7:30 pm: Battle of the Books Practice. West Room, main floor

Friday, July 27
12:30-1:30 pm: Using Native Plants in Ornamental Gardens with B&ECPL’s Master Gardener. Short lecture in Ring of Knowledge, main floor, followed by a tour of Central Library’s front gardens
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, July 28
10 am-12 pm: Computer Training: Microsoft Powerpoint Basics. TechKnow Lab, second floor. Register 716-858-7132
10 am-12 pm: Summer Reading Book Trivia. Reading Park ramp outdoors @ Washington Street
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, 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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