Don’t let the summer slump get you down! Head over to your favorite neighborhood library for free fun activities for the whole family.
Our online calendar has a full listing of this week’s events. If you need more details, please call the host branch.
Here are just a few highlights for the week of July 26:
Monday, July 26
6 pm. Monday Movie at Main Library. “The Losers” details a mission by an elite Special Forces unit.
6 pm. Family Movie Night at Bach Branch. Watch modern animated classic “The Iron Giant” and enjoy free popcorn too.
Tuesday, July 27
12:15 pm. Friends of APL Speaker at Main Library. Melanie Trimble of the Capital Region Chapter of the NY Civil Liberties Union discusses “Comprehensive Immigration Reform.”
2 pm. Cupcake Cram at Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch. Kids decorate and eat your own dessert masterpieces. Ages 5+.
2 pm. Design What You’d Catch in McElligot’s Pool at North Albany Branch. Listen to Dr. Seuss’ story and create what you would catch in McElligot’s pool. Ages 6+.
Wednesday, July 28
1:30 pm. Scavenger Hunt for Kids at Main Library. Register at 427-4310. Ages 5+.
2 pm. Kids Get Crafty at Bach Branch. Make a peek-a-boo pet to take home. Ages 5+.
5:30-7:30 pm. Purl Jam at Delaware Branch. Bring your knitting and crocheting projects. All levels welcome. No formal instruction, but plenty of advice.
5:30 pm. Wednesday Movie at Pine Hills Branch. Follow the struggles and triumphs of a female professional baseball league in “A League of Their Own” and enjoy free popcorn.
6 pm. Teen Tokyo at Bach Branch. Learn about Japanese culture, anime, food, and more. Ages 12-18.
Thursday, July 29
10 am. Local Gardening for Kids at Howe Branch. Learn about growing delicious, health food in your own backyard. Lessons and snacks from Youth Organics. Register at 472-9485. Ages 5+.
2 pm. Flip Flop Flippers at Pine Hills Branch. Fun craft for kids presented by Tang Teaching Museum. Register at 482-7911. Ages 6+.
4:30-5:30 pm. Making Change at Main Library. Drop-in money matters counseling sessions.
Friday, July 30
10:30 am. Open Computer Lab at Delaware Branch. Work on your projects on our computers. Register at 463-0254.