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Our seven neighborhood branches offer fun and educational programs for all ages, and all of our events are free and open to the public.  We have print, digital, and online resources to meet everyone’s needs, plus unique services like 3D printing, sewing machines, museum passes, and bike repair kits.  Visit us and find out everything your library has to offer!


Library Board to Hold Special Meeting Oct. 24

October 18, 2016 | Library News

The Albany Public Library (APL) Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 24, to consider a project to refinance the Branch Improvement Plan (BIP) bond. The special meeting will start at 6:00 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave.) in the Tompkins Digital Lab on th...