Library Programs Focus on Music This Week

We’ve got some wonderful live musical performances, and other great programs, planned for the week of Dec. 10. Please plan to stop by and enjoy these library events!

MONDAY, DEC. 10

+ The Main Library’s Public Computing Center (on the second floor) is open from 9 am til 5 pm. You can use a computer and get help with basic computer skills and job searches.

+ Singer/songwriter Matt Durfee performs a solo acoustic show at the Main Library at 6 pm.

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

+ Albany Medical College Prof. Myron Gordon reviews “Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President” by Candace Millard. The review starts at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the Main Library.

+ The APL Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 pm at the Main Library.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

+ The Neil Brown Duo plays jazz in this mid-week concert that starts at 6 pm at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch.

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

+ The Public Computing Center at the Main Library hosts a hands-on introductory class on Microsoft Word from 1 to 3 pm. Please call 427-4324 to register.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

+ Join us for the “Unofficial Hobbit Appreciation Day” at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch starting at 4 pm. We’ll listen to a reading of Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and make a craft. Participants can enter for a chance to win a Regal gift card too.

+ Finish the work week with a lively performance of  popular jazz standards and holiday music by Michael Benedict. The show is at 5 pm at the Delaware Branch.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

+ Classical harpist Dahr returns to the Pine Hills Branch for a 2 pm performance.

+ Kids can pass the time Saturday afternoon making sparkly snow globes at the Main Library Children’s Room starting at 2 pm.

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

+ Bring the kids to the Main Library for a showing of “Arthur Christmas” on the big screen in the large auditorium at 2 pm. The sweet and funny animated movie answers the question: just how does Santa deliver all those presents around the world in just one night?

As always, library programs are free and open to the public.

For more information about a program, please call the host library.

More details — and many more program listings — can be found on the online calendar.

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