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. 

Albany Public Library’s award-winning Silent Film Spectacular is back! This four-event series offers a truly unique film-going experience as silent movies are screened alongside live performances of original soundtracks crafted by talented Capital Region bands. This season’s films range from the...