Stop by the library this week for a variety of free activities. Here are just a few of the programs we have planned for the week of Feb. 13-19. For a full listing and details, visit our online calendar of events.
MONDAY, FEB. 13
+ Get help with job searches and computer skills at the Main Library from 10 am til 5 pm and at the Delaware Branch from 3 to 5 pm. For more information, call the Working Knowledge Public Computing Center at 427-4325.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14
+ Listen to a review of John Farrell’s “Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned” at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the Main Library. The reviewer is local attorney and crime novelist Robert Knightly.
+ Kids make Valentines using our materials and their imaginations at the Pine Hills Branch at 3:45 pm and at the Main Library from 4 to 7 pm.
+ Get a 30-minute consultation with a professional financial advisor. Call 427-4303 to schedule an appointment from 4:30 to 7 pm at the Main Library.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15
+ Enjoy a night for live jazz featuring the Elizabeth Kasius Trio at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch at 4 pm.
+ APL’s Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 pm at the Howe Branch.
+ Drop into the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch for a Zumba dance-exercise class starting at 6 pm.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16
+ Take an advanced internet class from 1 to 3 pm at the Main Library computer lab. Explore web sites and search engines in more depth. Register at 427-4325.
+ Kids celebrate Black History Month by making mini African drums at the Delaware Branch starting at 4 pm.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17
+ Get a sneak peek of the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s “Cellobration!” concert at this prevue performance hosted by Vanguard. The program starts at 12 pm in the large auditorium of the Main Library.
+ Teens enjoy Wii and other electronic games at 4 pm at the Main Library and at the Howe Branch.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18
+ Learn how to dance the merengue at 1 pm at the Howe Branch in this fun class.
SUNDAY, FEB. 19
+ Watch “Project Nim” on the big screen in the large auditorium of the Main Library at 2 pm. The movie tells the story of a chimpanzee that was raised by a family in New York City. (PG-13, 2011)