All branches are closed July 3-5 (Friday-Sunday) for the Independence Day holiday.

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. 

Stories & Art in the Parks

June 30, 2015 | Youth Services

We had such a great time venturing out of the library and into Washington Park for story time yesterday! Did you miss it? Don't worry--we're doing it again every Monday this summer. APL is partnering with the City of Albany's Department of Recreation and Albany Barn for a six-week series of story...