Albany Public Library

“My children and our family have always loved going to the library. There are not only books, but programs that really engage the whole family.”  — APL patron
eNotes | February 17, 2017
This week, we’re talking about how you can:
Winter Vacation Fun for Kids & Teens
Beat the winter break blues with some fun and educational activities at the library! All activities are free and open to the public.

  • Cooking Club | 2:00-3:00 pm | Delaware Branch | Register at 463-0254 | For ages 6-10
  • Tube Speakers | 2:00-3:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch | No registration | For ages 11-17
  • Movie Double Feature: “Finding Nemo” & “Finding Dory” | 12:30-3:00 pm | Howe Branch | No registration | For ages 17 and under
  • Movie: “Pete’s Dragon” | 2:00-3:30 pm | Pine Hills Branch | For ages 10 and under
Price Chopper Job Clinic at Washington Ave. on Feb. 23
Are you looking for a job at Price Chopper, Market Bistro, or Market 32? Make plans to attend our free job help clinic on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch.
A Price Chopper representative will be on hand to help you file an online application and give job searching tips.
This is a drop-in session in the Washington Ave. Branch’s Tompkins Digital Lab on the second floor. Help will be given on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please call 427-4303.
Opportunity to Join APL as Community Engagement Clerk
Are you interested in joining the library and working with the public? We are currently hiring a part-time community engagement clerk to work on Saturdays at the Washington Ave. Branch.
Applications may be picked up in any branch, or downloaded as a PDF and returned to the library.
Please call the Human Resources Department at 427-4336 for more information.

Get details about this library job opening

Upcoming Activities
There’s always something interesting going on at the library! Here are just a few of our upcoming activities. All programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
FEB. 17 (Fri)
+ One-on-One Tablet, Laptop & Device Help | 2:00-4:00 pm | Bach Branch | For adults | Please call 482-2154 to reserve a 30-minute appointment
FEB. 18 (Sat)
Still Life Painting Class | 2:00-3:30 pm | Bach Branch | For adults

+ History of Chinese Paintings Lecture | 3:00-4:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch | For adults | Please register at 482-7911 x233
FEB. 19 (Sun)
+ Both the Bach and Washington Ave. branches are open | 1:00-5:00 pm
FEB. 20 (Mon)
+ All branches are open on Presidents’ Day
The Nurse Is In | 1:00-2:00 pm | Bach Branch | For adults | Drop in for free blood pressure screening

+ HVCC Academic Advisement | 5:00-7:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | For ages 16 and older | Make an appointment by calling 629-7338
FEB. 21 (Tues)
Book Review: “Staking a Claim: Jake Simmons and the Making of an African-American Oil Dynasty” | 12:15-1:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | For adults | Hosted by Friends of APL

+ Knitting & Crocheting Group | 6:00-7:30 pm | Bach Branch | For adults | Bring your own project
FEB. 22 (Wed)
+ Sew! What? | 6:00-7:30 pm | Howe Branch | For ages 9 and older | Adults can drop in to work on own projects | Kids need to register at 472-9485 to make a “busy bag”

+ Herbal Teas & Tisanes | 6:30-7:30 pm | Pine Hills Branch | For adults | Enjoy a lecture and tasting | Register at 482-7911 x230
FEB. 23 (Thurs)
Price Chopper Job Application Help | 1:00-3:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | For adults | Drop in for help applying for jobs at Price Chopper, Market Bistro & Market 32 and job searching tips from Price Chopper insiders

+ Yoga for Beginners Class | 6:00-7:00 pm | Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch | For adults
+ Documentary & Discussion: “Surprising Transformations of People” | 6:00-7:45 pm | Bach Branch | For adults
Albany Public Library | 518-427-4300 |
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