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Remember the Library on Giving Tuesday

November 22, 2017 | Library News

We are participating in #GivingTuesday—Nov. 28—this year through the Albany Public Library Foundation. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This is the first year that the library is participating. Albany Public Library and Foundation lea...

The library's Board of Trustees continues to discuss the future of the North Albany Branch and collect feedback from the public. You can fill out a feedback form online or at the North Albany Branch. The public can also provide comments directly to the trustees at several upcoming meetings: • N...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees invites library patrons and community members to provide input about the future of the North Albany Branch library. People can share comments about the North Albany Branch via a form that is available online. “The library trustees and administration ha...

Can't make it to a forum?  Click here to let us know your thoughts!  Albany Public Library is hosting two community forums in an effort to gather neighborhood and patron input about the future of the North Albany Branch library. Community members are encouraged to attend one or both of these s...

Local author Athena V. Lord will be honored at the fourth annual Literary Legends gala on Saturday, Oct. 21, hosted by the Albany Public Library Foundation. The event will start at 7:00 pm at the library’s Bach Branch, which is located at 455 New Scotland Ave. Tickets are $75 per person and can b...

Silent Film Spectacular Returns

October 2, 2017 | Adult Services

The award-winning Silent Film Spectacular series returns to Albany Public Library in October with three performances. The 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. &n...