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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Tuesday, December 26

10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near Media Room, main floor

12:30-3:30 pm: Craft Soup. Make a magical winter-themed craft or a snowman friend to take home. Kid’s Space, main floor

Wednesday, December 27

10 am-12 noon: Information Table: Health Home Partners of WNY. Near Media Room, main floor

10 am-4 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor

11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Price Protection on Electric & Gas (PTM Consulting). Near computers, main floor

12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

12 noon-1 pm: Information Table: Job Club. Near Media Room, main floor

12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Emerson and the Idea of America. Speaker: Dennis Galucki, Founder, C-SAAHN and ImagineLifelongLearning.com. Join us in celebrating the 8th anniversary of the IMAGINE Series! Ring of Knowledge, main floor

12:30-3:30 pm: Craft Soup. Rummage through our treasure trove of craft supplies. Use your imagination and the sky is the limit! Kid’s Space, main floor

Thursday, December 28

12:30-3:30 pm: Make a Bird Feeder. Make two easy bird feeder crafts! We will be using pinecones, sunflower seed butter, birdseed and Cheerios, so please be aware of potential allergens. Kid’s Space, main floor

3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: Despicable Me 3 (2017). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, December 29

9 am-4:30 pm: Information Table: Oishei Healthy Kids-Health Home. Near Media Room, main floor

10 am-4 pm: Information Table: SafeLink. Near computers, main floor

1-3 pm: Information Table: Fidelis Care. Near computers, main floor

1:30-3:30 pm: Take Flight! Build a plane and a rocket to learn about the four forces of flight: lift, weight, thrust and drag. Kid’s Space, main floor

Saturday, December 30

10:30 am-2:30 pm: Noon Year’s Eve Party. Join us for crafts, stories, refreshments and a countdown to NOON, followed by dancing, games and an animal presentation by Hawk Creek at 1 pm. Ring of Knowledge and Kid’s Space, main floor

11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Price Protection on Electric & Gas (PTM Consulting). Near computers, main floor

2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided exhibition tour. Collections Gallery, second floor


Sunday, December 31 Library Closed


Monday, January 1 Library Closed

Tuesday – Thursday: Information Table: GBUAHN. Health management help for Medicaid recipients. Near computers, main floor

The Library will reopen Tuesday, January 2 @ 8:30 am.

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours

3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Fables Café

Monday Closed 12/25 & 1/1

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

Sunday Closed 12/24 & 12/31

Currently on Display

Collections Gallery, second floor: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I

Rare Book Room, main floor: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings. More material @ Ring of Knowledge

Whisper Space, main floor: Out of the Shadows: John Edmonson Brent, Architect (through January 19)

Whisper Space & Fables Café display windows, main floor: Autism Services, Inc. Art Works display (through January 15) r Medicaid recipients. Near computers, main floor

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