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

Adult Services

Capital Region Homebuyer Fair is April 14

April 12, 2018 | Adult Services

Home ownership is the ultimate dream for many families, but buying a home can be a daunting process. Albany Public Library is hosting the Capital Region Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, April 14, to provide potential homebuyers with valuable information to get them started on the path to owning a home. ...

Career Workshops Coming Up

February 22, 2018 | Adult Services

Want to take your career to another level, or make a job change? Plan to attend one of our upcoming workshops. They’re free! Work for Yourself @ 50+ • Part 1 | March 5 (Mon) | 6:00-7:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch • Part 2 | March 7 (Wed) | 6:00-7:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch Have you ev...

We are celebrating author Akum Norder on the publication of her first book—The History of Here: A House, the Pine Hills Neighborhood, and the City of Albany—with a special author talk and reception on Friday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Pine Hills Branch (517 Western Ave.) “Across th...

Social Justice Film Series at Howe Branch

January 22, 2018 | Adult Services

The Albany Public Library hosts a Social Justice Film series, which includes documentary screenings and thought-provoking discussions, every month at the Howe Branch. This new program series is a partnership between the library, YouthFX, WMHT, and EquiVisible. The public is invited to participate i...

Winter Art Exhibition Starts 12/8 at Pine Hills

December 6, 2017 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library celebrates its newest art exhibition, “Interwoven,” with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Pine Hills Branch. The reception is free and open to the public, and includes light refreshments and live music. “Interwoven,” which was curated...

Join us for a fun mid-week night out at the Madison Theater for a short book discussion and showing of the movie "Hidden Figures" on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 pm. The event is free, as is a serving of popcorn and a drink for each attendee! If you haven't read the book by Margot Lee Shetterly yet, ...