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. 

Winter Art Show Opens at Pine Hills

November 6, 2015 | Art & Music

Albany Public Library celebrates its winter art exhibition, “Through the Looking Glass,” with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Pine Hills Branch (517 Western Avenue). The opening reception is free and open to the public, and includes light refreshments and live...