Adult Services

April Book Talks

April 3, 2017 | Adult Services

Liven up your lunchtime in April by attending a book talk hosted by the Friends of APL! The group hosts regular book and author events every Tuesday at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the library’s Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave.). The programs feature reviews of popular books by ...

Friends of APL Book Talks in March

March 3, 2017 | Adult Services

Liven up your lunchtime in March by attending a book talk hosted by the Friends of Albany Public Library. The programs feature reviews of popular books by local speakers, as well as author talks and other special presentations. The talks are free and open to the public, and include light refreshment...

Hudson Valley Community College is now offering academic advisement sessions at APL's Washington Ave. Branch. The free sessions will take place in library study rooms on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. and are part of the college’s effort to enhance accessible educational opportuniti...

Fort Frederick Building Focus of Jan. 18 Talk

January 13, 2017 | Adult Services

The Fort Frederick Apartment building, which was picked up and moved an entire city block in the mid-1920s, is the subject of a special Friends of Albany Public Library program on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 pm at the Pine Hills Branch (517 Western Ave.). This local history program is free and open ...

New Podcast Episode about Music Pioneer

January 9, 2017 | Adult Services

The latest installment of our Albany Made podcast is a special episode about the life and legacy of electronic music pioneer Pauline Oliveros. At the time of her death last November, Oliveros was a distinguished research professor of music at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Oliveros will be cel...

Listen to the APL Podcast

January 3, 2017 | Adult Services

Tune in to our new ALBANY MADE podcast about the city of Albany and the library’s place in it. With the help of our staff and the local community, we will explore everything from local history, to arts and culture, to the function of the library in the community.The first episode features intervie...