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This Week at Central & Online: September 16 – September 24

1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203 716-858-8900 | www.BuffaloLib.org

Coming Up @ Central Library & Online: August 5-13, 2023

1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203

716-858-8900 | www.BuffaloLib.org                

Saturday, September 16        Library open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM                  Literacy Buffalo Niagara Tutor Training Workshop. Gallery Conference Room *

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM                 Stitch Circle. Launch Pad MakerSpace

 

Sunday, September 17           Library open 12 noon to 5 p.m.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM                   Carol McLaughlin Quartet Jazz Performance. Ring of Knowledge

 

Monday, September 18         Library open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM                  Service Collaborative of WNY ABLE Program. Gallery Conference Room *

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM                Erie County Dept. of Social Services HRD Training. Central Meeting Room *

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                  Ready, Set, Work! Training Program. West Room *

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM                   Crafting @ Central. Behind Ring of Knowledge

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM                   Behind the Scenes Program, “The Color Purple – The Musical.” Ring of Knowledge

 

Tuesday, September 19         Library open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM                Erie County Dept. of Social Services HRD Training. Central Meeting Room *

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM              Coordinated Entry Assessment Committee Mtg. West Room *

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM                It Takes a Village Action Group. Gallery Conference Room *

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM                Information Table: National Voter Registration Day. Across from Café

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM                 IMAGINE Buffalo Speaker Series: Jennifer Rizzo-Choi. (online via Zoom) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88950607332

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                   TechKnow Class: Apple ID and iCloud. TechKnow Lab

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM                   Crafting @ Central. Behind Ring of Knowledge

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM                   Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge Program. West Room

 

Wednesday, September 20    Library open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM                  3D Printing Certification Class. West Room *

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                  Ready, Set, Work! Training Program. Gallery Conf. Room *

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM                  Finding Western New York Holland Land Company Plots. (online via Zoom) *

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM                   Crafting @ Central. Behind Ring of Knowledge

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM                   Western New York Library Resources Council Training. TechKnow Lab

4:00 PM – 5:45 PM                   Movie Matinee: Under the Same Moon (2008). Ring of Knowledge

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM                  KidsPeace Foster Therapeutic Support Group. West Room *

 

Thursday, September 21       Library open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

10:00 AM – 10:45 PM               Baby/Toddler Storytime. Gallery Kids’ Area

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM              2023 GBNRTC Public Participation Plan Meeting. West Room

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM                It Takes a Village Action Group. Gallery Conference Room *

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM                Information Table: BestSelf Recovery Community. Near Media Room

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM                Wellness @ Central. Main Floor

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM                 Afternoon Art Break. West Room

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM                  Brain Sparks Book Club. (online via Zoom) *

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM                   Crafting @ Central. Behind Ring of Knowledge

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM                   B&ECPL Board of Trustees Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM                   Literacy Buffalo Niagara Board Meeting. Central Meeting Room

 

Friday, September 22             Library open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM                Information Table: Veterans’ One-Stop Center. Near Media Room

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                Western New York Genealogy Library Collection Assistance. Grosvenor Room

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM                  UnConference for the Unhoused. Throughout 2nd floor *

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM                Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo walk-in legal clinic. Study rooms

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM                 Information Table: Cassadaga Job Corps. Near Media Room

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                  Ready, Set, Work! Training Program. West Room *

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                   TechKnow Class: Smart TV Basics. TechKnow Lab

3:00 PM – 4:45 PM                   Crafting @ Central. Behind Ring of Knowledge

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM                   2023 Buffalo Humanities Festival Program. Auditorium (Enter @ Clinton St. only)           

 

Saturday, September 23        Library open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM                 Stitch Circle. Launch Pad MakerSpace

2:00 PM – 4:45 PM                   Buffalo Writers’ Critique Group. Gallery Conference Room

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM                  Brain Sparks Book Club. Central Meeting Room *

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM                   Special Collections Tour. Meet @ Grosvenor Room

 

Sunday, September 24           Library open 12 noon to 5 p.m.

 

Exhibits & Displays: Open during regular library hours              

B is for Book: Children’s Stories Through the Centuries. Collections Gallery                

David Gray: Mark Twain’s Buffalo Friend. Mark Twain Room            

Four Centuries of Book Binding: The Jordan Collection. Rare Book Room                     

The Great Way. The Anders Army. Polish Culture Exhibit. Whisper Space                

Jack Kemp: From Quarterback to Public Servant. Buffalo Presidential Center.

    2nd floor, beyond Collections Gallery. Open Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enchando Raices: Hispanics Building a Life and Legacy in Western New York. Behind Ring of Knowledge, Opens Sept. 15                

 

Programs denoted with an asterisk (*) are for pre-registered participants only.