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

By Joy Testa Cinquino

Monday, October 8
10 am-12 noon: Information Table: United Healthcare. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Starlight Studios. Outside Media Room, main floor

Tuesday, October 9
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Community Services for Every1. Outside Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: IMAGINE Buffalo Series. Video: What is a Cathedral? Speaker: Chuck LaChiusa, Explore Buffalo and BuffaloAH.com. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
3-5 pm: Maker Tuesday: Jack-O-Lanterns. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Wednesday, October 10
10 am-2 pm: Information Table: Kalos Health. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Center for Self-Advocacy. Outside Media Room, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Working for Downtown Buffalo Talks: Alicia Fahrner, WNY Land Conservancy on plans for a new connective “Rail Park.” Ring of Knowledge, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Express Group of AA. West Room, main floor

Thursday, October 11
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Parent 2 Parent of NYS/WNY. Outside Media Room, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: UB Educational Opportunity Center. Near computers, main floor
12 noon-1 pm: Mala Contemplative Education program. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor
4-4:30 pm: B&ECPL Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meeting. Joseph B. Rounds Board Room, second floor
5-7 pm: Thursday Movie: Stand and Deliver (1988). Ring of Knowledge, main floor
5:30-7:30 pm: Computer Training: Microsoft Excel Basics. TechKnow Lab, second floor
6:30-7:30 pm: Teen Science Café Meeting. West Room, main floor

Friday, October 12
8:30 am-12:30 pm: Information Table: WNYIL Mental Health Peer Connection. Near computers, main floor
11 am-2 pm: Information Table: Parent Network. Outside Media Room, main floor
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Take Apart Friday. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
1-3 pm: Literacy NY Buffalo Niagara Drop-In Tutoring Center. West Room, main floor

Saturday, October 13
10-11 am: Medical Mile Talks & Walks: Focus on Elm Street. Discussion followed by walking tour. Ring of Knowledge, main floor
10 am-4 pm: Buffalo Niagara Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Meeting. Central Meeting Room, second floor
11 am-2 pm: Third Annual Indie Author Day. Presentations in Ring of Knowledge, author tables throughout main floor
12 noon-3 pm: Preservation Buffalo Niagara: She Walks Here Tour Check-In. Reading Park ramp, outdoors at Washington Street
1-2 pm: Toddler 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
2-3:30 pm: LEGO Club. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor
2-4 pm: Adult Coloring. West Room, main floor
3-5 pm: Just Buffalo Literary Center Writers Critique Group. Collections Gallery Conference Room, second floor

Sunday, October 14
12 noon-4:30 pm: Learn to Play Chess Workshop. Café area, main floor
1-4 pm: VR: Google Tilt Brush Art Showcase. Launch Pad MakerSpace, main floor

Coming Sunday, October 28: Fall in Love with Buffalo’s Reading Park. Family fun 12:30-5 pm

Launch Pad MakerSpace Hours
3D printing, Sphero Ball & recording studio
Main floor by Washington Street
Mon—Wed 9 am—5 pm
Thursday 9 am—7:30 pm
Fri—Sat 9 am—5 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: Omar Khayyám’s Rubáiyát: The Persian Poem That Became a Sensation in English Translation

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