Monday, April 19, 2010

"Sneak a Peak" at the Bach Branch Library

From Elissa Kane, APL:

You've been so patient! Lot's of you have been slowing down when driving by to see what's new and a few of you have been seen peaking in the windows to check out the furniture and new books.

Well, we're almost ready to open the Bach Branch Library to the public on May 15th. But before we do, we're giving you a special opportunity to "sneak a peak" and help raise support for the special children's and teen programs at the library.

We invite you to join:

New Scotland Area Neighbors
Dennis Gaffney, President of the Library Trustees
Andy Bechard, Library Trustee
Holly McKenna, Library Trustee
Lenny Ricchiuti, Library Trustee
Al DeSalvo, President of the Library Foundation

(on New Scotland Avenue, next to Engine 11 Fire Station)
Thursday, April 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
$50 per person — Families welcome for $125
For this special evening, each guest will receive a bookplate to place in a book of choice

RSVP Requested - 427-4346,, or mailed to APL Foundation, 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210
Secure Online Donations accepted at (just indicate "Bach Sneak Preview" in note.

Join us for tasty treats from your favorite neighborhood eateries including:
+ Ragonese Imports
+ Graney's
+ Quintenssence
+ Layla's Pizza & Falafel
+ Perfect Blend
+ Isn't It Sweet

Preview the:
+ Beautiful view of the New Scotland neighborhood from inside the library’s signature rotunda
+ Inspiring, modern design by Hom & Goldman
+ Robust collection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more
+ Scholars Garden featuring a grove of old-growth black walnut trees
+ Outdoors brought inside via the expansive windows throughout the public spaces
+ “Green” construction of what is expected to be Albany’s first LEED silver municipal building
Enjoy the music of:
+ Geo

And the flowers by:
+ Clas Florist

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