The Central Library in downtown Buffalo has a TON of events this week! Check them out and get involved!

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, August 13
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare Community Plan. Near computers, main floor

Tuesday, August 14
10 am-2 pm: Information Table: Kalos Health. Near computers, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Summer Reading Family Fun @ Canalside Buffalo
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Hand Puppets. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3:30-5:30 pm: WNY Book Arts Center Printing Partners Workshop. Make & take paper crafts, ages 6-13. Kids’ Space, main floor

Wednesday, August 15
10 am-3 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Words on the Street: Pink Door Poets with Christine Green and Sabrina Bradley. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
2-4 pm: Computer Training: Excel Basics. Register: 716-858-7132. TechKnow Lab, second floor

Thursday, August 16
8:30-11 am: Annual Used Book Sale Early Bird Preview. First picks with $5 donation. All items 50 cents. Behind Collections Gallery, second floor
11 am-6:30 pm: Annual Used Book Sale. All items 50 cents. Behind Collections Gallery, second floor
10 am-12 noon: Erie County Dept. of Social Services: Get to Know Us: Legal. Central Meeting Room, second floor
1-3 pm: Learn to Play Chess Workshop. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
3-7 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
3:30-5 pm: Teen Thursdays. West Room, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Meet the Robinsons (2007). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, August 17
8:30 am-2 pm: Annual Used Book Sale. All items 50 cents. Behind Collections Gallery, second floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, August 18
8:30 am-2 pm: Annual Used Book Sale. All items 50 cents. Behind Collections Gallery, second floor
1-2 pm: Preschool Storytime. Kids’ Space, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-4 pm: Adult Coloring. West Room, main floor

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Fables Café
Mon—Wed 9 am—5 pm
Thursday 9 am—7:30 pm
Fri—Sat 9 am—5 pm
Sunday Closed

Currently on Display
Collections Gallery, second floor: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I
Rare Book Room, main floor: Omar Khayyám’s Rubáiyát: The Persian Poem That Became a Sensation in English Translation
Behind Ring of Knowledge, main floor: 200 Years on the Erie Canal. Through 8/30/18

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