We’ve got lots of great programs and activities for you at the library coming up over the next two weeks. Here are just a few of our scheduled events:
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26
+ Join the Delaware Branch for a showing of “Brave” and popcorn, courtesy of Spectrum 8 Theatres, at 3 pm. The brave Scottish princess with fiery hair and a great arm uses her brain and her archery skills to battle an evil curse.
+ Come to the Bach Branch at 6:30 pm and learn how to use that new tablet or e-reader you got for Christmas. Bring your device and get one-on-one help loading it up with free library e-books.
THURSDAY, DEC. 27
+ Kids build and battle their own bots in a LEGO Mindstorm NXT Robotic Workshop at the Main Library from 2 to 4 pm. For ages 7-14. Must register online or at 427-4310.
FRIDAY, DEC. 28
+ Watch family-friendly flick “ParaNorman” at the Pine Hills Branch at 2 pm. Little Norman must use his power to speak to the dead to save his town from an awful curse.
+ Guitarist Rich Donnelly entertains us with a live musical performance at 5 pm at the Delaware Branch.
SATURDAY, DEC. 29
+ Bring the kids to the Main Library Children’s Room any time today for board game fun. We’ve got Uno, Monopoly, Othello, Go Fish, and more.
SUNDAY, DEC. 30
+ Watch Pixar’s “Brave” on the big screen at the Main Library at 2 pm. Princess Merida clashes with her parents and must save her kingdom from an ill-fated wish fulfilled by an eccentric witch.
MONDAY, DEC. 31
+ All locations CLOSE EARLY at 5:30 pm — Have a safe and happy new year!
TUESDAY, JAN. 1
+ All locations CLOSED today – Welcome to 2013!
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2
+ The Bach Branch hosts after-school art for pre-K to 5th grade at 4 pm. We ask that you register your child for this weekly program.
THURSDAY, JAN. 3
+ It’s Baby Bouncetime at 10:30 am at the Main Library and the Pine Hills Branch. Little ones ages 0-2 enjoy fun short stories, songs, and movements.
FRIDAY, JAN. 4
+ Kids 5 and up enjoy table crafts at the North Albany Branch after school from 3 to 5 pm.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5
+ Join fellow knitters and crocheters at the Frequent Fibers group at the Pine Hills Branch or the Knit2Gether group at the Bach Branch. Both fiber arts groups meet at 2 pm.