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

Monday, August 7
11:30 am-1 pm: Simple Coding for Kids: Ozobots. Launch Pad, main floor
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
1-3 pm: Information Table: Olmsted Center for Sight/Statler Center. Near escalators, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Mondays. Launch Pad, main floor

Tuesday, August 8
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Microsoft Word Intermediate. Computer Training Lab, second floor
10 am-12 noon: Engineering with Strawbees. Learn to build mechanical objects by connecting straws. Launch Pad, main floor
10 am-1 pm: Information Table: Veterans Outreach Center. Near Media Room, main floor
11 am-1 pm: Flight of Five Outdoor Chess. Open to all! At Washington Street main entrance
11 am-1 pm: See the Library @ Canalside for Build a Better World Summer Reading fun! Every Tuesday this summer!
12 noon-2 pm: Information Table: Community Action Organization (CAO) Head Start. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
1-4 pm: Virtual Reality For All: An HTC Vive Demo. Launch Pad, main floor
3-4:30 pm: WNY Book Arts Center Printing Partners Program. Ages 6-13. Kids’ Space, main floor

Wednesday, August 9
9:30 am-3:30 pm: Young Audiences of WNY ArtWorks Summer Program. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
10-11 am: Build a Better World: The Checkers Show. All ages entertainment! Ring of Knowledge, main floor
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: Health Home Partners of WNY. Near Media Room, main floor
10:30 am-2 pm: Wellness Wednesday: Start the School Year Off Right. Learn about back-to-school vaccines, lead exposure and other safety issues, Information Services, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Information Table: Job Club. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor
4-5 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Budget & Finance Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor

Thursday, August 10
9:30 am-3:30 pm: Young Audiences of WNY ArtWorks Summer Program. Central Meeting Room, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
1:30-3 pm: Maker Camp. Ages 8-12. Registration: 858-8900. Launch Pad, main floor
3-4:30 pm: WNY Book Arts Center Printing Partners Program. Ages 6-13. Kids’ Space, main floor
3-5 pm: Coding for Teens: HTML. Learn to develop a simple website. Register: 858-7132. West Room, main floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose (2017). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, August 11
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
1-3 pm: Information Table: Fidelis Care. Near escalators, main floor
1-4 pm: Virtual Reality for All: An HTC Vive Demo. Launch Pad, main floor

Saturday, August 12

11 am-12 noon: Toddler Storytime. Kids Space, main floor
2-3 pm: Teen Advisory Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
2-3 pm: Milestones of Science: Books that Shook the World! Free public guided exhibition tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
2-3:30 pm: Lego Club. Launch Pad, main floor
3-4:30 pm: Teen Manga Club. West Room, main floor

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball and recording studio!
Main floor by Fables Café

Monday 11 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 11 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

Currently on Display:
Collections Gallery, second floor: Milestones of Science: Books that Shook the World!
Rare Book Room, main floor: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings
Ring of Knowledge, main floor: Building Buffalo
Whisper Space, main floor: Artwork from Starlight Studio

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