This Week’s Library Happenings

There’s lots to do this week at the library. Check out this small selection of the many programs scheduled at your libraries. For a full listing, visit our online calendar of events. As always, APL programs are free and open to the public.


+  The Friends of APL host a noontime review of “My Share of the Task: A Memoir” by Gen. Stanley McChrystal. The Friends’ weekly book talks take place in the large auditorium at the Main Library.

Teen Scene Open Lab starts today and continues Wednesday and Thursday at the Howe Branch at 4:45 pm. Teens can stop by the laptop lab to check out Facebook, create an avatar, or play Minecraft with their friends. This program is part of Teen Tech Week.


+  Teen Tech Week continues at the Delaware Branch with a Glogster (graphic blog) workshop at 4 pm. Kids ages 9 and over will learn to use videos, music and photos to create a glog that they can print out or save to a flash drive.

+  A tablet and e-reader tutorial with one-on-one help downloading free library books is held at 6:30 pm at the Bach Branch.


Preschool story time takes place at the North Albany Branch at 10:30 am. The Pine Hills Branch and the Main Library also host baby bouncetime story times at 10:30 am.

+  The Main Library Children’s Room is hosting a Pi Day celebration at 4 pm. Kids can celebrate the never-ending number Pi (3.14……..) with Pi-related activities and snacks.


+  The Gals Who Play Jazz play a special Women’s History Month concert at the Delaware Branch at 5 pm. Fun for the whole family.


+  The Main Library only is closed today. All of the branches are open from 1 to 5 pm. The Saturday walk-in income tax help program at the Main Library resumes on Saturday, March 23.

+  The Pine Hills Branch hosts classical music this afternoon with a performance by the Woodwind Women in honor of Women’s History Month. The concert starts at 2 pm.

+  Kids ages 10 and over make special St. Patrick’s Day crafts at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch at 2 pm.


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