Howe Branch closes early at 3 pm on Satuday, Oct. 20. All other branches have regular hours that day.

Adult Services

Free Workshops on Finances & Careers

October 3, 2018 | Adult Services

People who are looking to manage their finances efficiently should plan to attend Albany Public Library’s free financial workshops in  October. Registration is recommended. Please call the host library to sign up for each workshop. FINANCIAL RECOVERY Oct. 3 (Wed) | 6:00-7:00 pm North Albany Br...

Interested in Albany's historic and beautiful buildings? Take a self-guided tour of one of the city's architecturally significant neighborhoods this summer as mapped out in the book Albany Architecture. The book is available to borrow from the Washington Ave. Branch. The book's walking tours inclu...

City voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15, to cast ballots on the library's proposed 2019 budget. Next year's proposed operating budget of $7,153,022 is an increase of 2.0 percent over 2018. If approved by voters, the increase means that the owner of a home assessed at $150,000 would pay...

Sci Fi, Comics & Pop Culture Collide at APL

April 30, 2018 | Adult Services

“May the force be with you” at Albany Public Library as its branches celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4 and Free Comic Book Day on May 5 with special activities and giveaways. The public is invited to participate in these free events. The Star Wars Day activities are for children and teens, while ...

Albany Public Library is hosting two budget information sessions ahead of the May 15 vote on the proposed 2019 budget. The sessions are: • May 1 (Tues) | 6:00-7:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | 2nd Floor Community Room • May 7 (Mon) | 6:00-7:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch | 1st Floor Large Meeting...

May Workshops for Job Seekers

April 23, 2018 | Adult Services

People looking to enhance their job skills or pursue new career opportunities should make plans to attend Albany Public Library’s free employment workshops in May. All workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling the host branch library or clicking on the appropri...