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

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Monday, October 16

9-11:30 am: Erie County Department of Social Services/Managers Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Catholic Charities. Near Fables Café, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Monday: Strawbees - Build a Catapult. Launch Pad, main floor

Tuesday, October 17
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Parent Network. Near Fables Café, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: The 1892 Homestead Strike. Speaker: Dr. Howard Stanger, Canisius College. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Literally Speaking Book Club: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. West Room, main floor
12 noon-1:30 pm: Information Table: Learning Disabilities Association of WNY. Across from Launch Pad, main floor

Wednesday, October 18
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: Health Home Partners of WNY. Near Media Room, main floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: People, Inc. Near Fables Café, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Information Table: Job Club. Across from Launch Pad, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Civil WRITES Project: William Wells Brown: From Fugitive Slave to Abolitionist. Speaker: Eva Doyle, author/historian. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, October 19
9:30-11:30 am: Buffalo Public Schools Literacy Club. West Room, main floor
9:30 am-1 pm: Disability History Awareness Kickoff. Main Concourse & Ring of Knowledge, main floor
4-5 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-6 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Building Oversight Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Matinee: Frankenweenie (2012). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
6-7:30 pm: Queer History for the People Community Class. Speaker Dr. Jeffry Iovannone, SUNY Fredonia. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

Friday, October 20
10 am-12 noon: Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor
10 am-12 noon: Computer Training: Microsoft Excel Basics. Computer Training Lab, second floor
10 am-2 pm: Disability Awareness Month Information Table: Cantalician Center. Near Fables Café, main floor
1-3 pm: Drop-In Tutoring Center by Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara. West Room, main floor

Saturday, October 21
10-11:30 am: ILR School at Cornell University—Saturday Visit Day. Central Meeting Room, second floor
11:30 am-12:45 pm: L is for Library Baby Shower. Lunch and learn about ways to help your baby grow in literacy. Registration: 858-8900. West Room & Fables, main floor
1-2 pm: Preschool Storytime. Kid’s Space, main floor
1-2 pm: Young Audiences Saturday Program Power of Words with poet-performer Aitina Fareed Cooke. Ring of Knowledge, main floor

Sunday, October 22
1-4 pm: Virtual Reality Open House. Launch Pad, main floor

M-F: Information Table: GBUAHN. Health management help for Medicaid recipients. Near escalators, 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
Rare Book Room, main floor: Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings. More material @ Ring of Knowledge
Whisper Space, main floor: Hauptman-Woodward Institute Exhibit
Opening November 18, Collections Gallery, second floor: Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I

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