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. 

Baby Shower Aims to Raise Readers

April 20, 2015 | Youth Services

Typical baby showers are full of fun and games, and celebrate the promise of a new life about to enter the world. We put a twist on the traditional shower by highlighting how parents can help their precious little ones get a great start through the power of reading. The Raising a Reader Baby Shower...