Albany Public Library educates, entertains,
and empowers our community.

Welcome to the Albany Public Library! Our seven neighborhood branches are not just places to grab your next great read (although we’ve got plenty of books!). We offer lots of fun and educational programs for all ages, and all of our events are free and open to the public. Looking for a story time or a safe place for a playdate for your child? We’ve got that. Love art and live music? We’ve got that too. Visit us and learn more about how your library adds value to life, work, and play in the Capital Region. 

Summer Staff Picks

July 29, 2015 | Uncategorized

Summer is such a busy season, especially when you live in upstate New York and you are trying to fit in every possible outdoor activity you can while you have the chance. Here at APL, we spend our summer encouraging kids and teens to read, and of course, trying to find time to devote to our own read...