Visit one of your favorite APL locations this week for some great programs and activities. As usual, all library programs are free and open to the public. Here are just a few of this week’s activities.
TUESDAY, FEB. 5
+ Siena College Prof. Jennifer Dorsey reviews “1812: War and Passions of Patriotism” by Nicole Eustace at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the Main Library.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6
+ The African American Literature and Culture Discussion Group meets at 6 pm at the Howe Branch. The group is led by UAlbany Prof. Derik Smith.
+ Drop into the Bach Branch with your ereader or mobile device and get help downloading free library ebooks and audiobooks. The session runs from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
THURSDAY, FEB. 7
+ Babies and caregivers have fun at the Baby Play Group at the Pine Hills Branch at 11 am.
FRIDAY, FEB. 8
+ Enjoy a sneak preview performance by the Albany Symphony Orchestra hosted by Vanguard. The event starts at noon in the large auditorium of the Main Library.
+ Kids make Mardi Gras masks after school at 4 pm at the Bach Branch.
SATURDAY, FEB. 9
+ Get free income tax preparation services at the Main Library from 10 am til 3 pm at the Main Library. Help provided on a first-come, first-served basis only. For details, please call 427-4303.
+ Celebrate the Year of the Snake with the Chinese New Year family party at the Pine Hills Branch at 2 pm. Bells & Motley will perform the Chinese folk tale “Bawshou and the Dragon” at 2 pm. Chinese flutist Qiang Xu will perform at 4 pm. Light refreshments will be served.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10
+ Watch “The Bourne Legacy” on the big screen in the Main Library’s large auditorium at 2 pm.