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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, January 8
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Price Protection on Electric & Gas (PTM Consulting). Near computers, main floor
2-3 pm: Maker Monday: Paint Scrape Art. Launch Pad, main floor

Tuesday, January 9
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near Media Room, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: Gothic Styles in Iberia and the New World. Speaker: Chuck LaChiusa on “Otto Andrle, Buffalo’s Renaissance Man.” Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Wednesday, January 10
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: Working for Downtown Buffalo Talks. Speaker David Swarts, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens on “Lumagination.” Ring of Knowledge, main floor
2-4 pm: Computer Training: Computer Basics. TechKnow Lab, second floor

Thursday, January 11
9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Say Yes Buffalo. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Near Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1:30 pm: 40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
3-7 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
4:30-6 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: Citizen Kane (1941). Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Friday, January 12

8:30 am-4:30 pm: Starting and Managing Your Own Business. Presented by SCORE. Central Meeting Room, second floor
1-3 pm: Information Table: Fidelis Care. Near computers, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, January 13
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Price Protection on Electric & Gas (PTM Consulting). Near computers, main floor
12:30-3 pm: Teen Advisory Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
1-2 pm: Information Table: Persistence Preparatory Academy. Near Media Room, main floor
1-2 pm: Toddler Storytime. Kids’ Space, first floor
1-2 pm: Young Audiences 2nd Saturday. Bubble Mania! with Doug Rougeux. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
1-3 pm: Adolescent Advocacy Program. West Room, main floor
2-3 pm: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I. Free public guided exhibition tour. Collections Gallery, second floor
3-4:30 pm: Teen Manga Club. Central Meeting Room, second floor

Sunday, January 14
12:30-4:30 pm: Chess Open House. Fables Café, main floor
1-5 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Monday, January 15: Library Closed. Visit us virtually at www.BuffaloLib.org

M-F: Information Table: GBUAHN. Health management help for Medicaid recipients. Near computers, main floor

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & 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
Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm

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)

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