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.