Need something fun to do with the kids this week? Head over to APL and enjoy one of our many free activities.
JULY 25 (MON)
Nature Painting in Our Garden. — 2 pm. Bach Branch. — Paint a picture using our lovely garden as inspiration. Ages 5+.
JULY 26 (TUES)
Chocolate Tasting. — 2 pm. Pine Hills Branch. — Taste-test yummy chocolate treats. Ages 5-11.
JULY 27 (WED)
African Drumming Workshop. — 2 pm. Howe Branch. — Professional drummer John Dickson teaches kids to play rhythms on African djembe drums. Limit 25. Register 472-9485. Ages 7-13.
Sew a Stuffed Llama or Horse. — 2 pm. Main Library. — Make your own stuffed animal to take home and cuddle. Register at 427-4310. Ages 5+.
Origami and Candy Sushi. — 3 pm. Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch. — Make and eat “sushi” treats using your favorite candies. Ages 5+.
Reptile Adventure. — 3 pm. Pine Hills Branch. — See snakes, turtles, and more. Ages 5-14.
Firehouse Field Trip. — 4 pm. Bach Branch. — Meet at Bach and walk to the firehouse next door for a tour and fire safety tips. All ages.
Hat and Glove Buddies. — 4 pm. Delaware Branch. — Make a stuffed buddy from old hats and gloves. Ages 11-18.
JULY 28 (THURS)
Home Depot Workshop. — 3 pm. Delaware Branch. — Build something with us. Register at 463-0254. Ages 5+.
JULY 29 (FRI)
Dollar Origami. — 12-6 pm. North Albany Branch. — Drop in for play money fun. Ages 5+.
Home Plate Trivia Double Header. — 3 pm. Bach Branch. — Test your baseball IQ for prizes. Ages 13-18.
Weekly Story Times & More
We also have more than a dozen story times, reading groups, craft times, and Wii game nights each week for kids and teens. Check our online calendar for a full listing: www.albanypubliclibrary.org/eventcalendar.asp