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Youth Services

Winter Vacation Fun for Kids & Teens

February 17, 2017 | Youth Services

Beat the winter break blues with some fun and educational activities at Albany Public Library. The library’s branches are hosting close to 30 programs Feb. 20-25 to keep kids and teen entertained during school vacation. All activities are free and open to the public.Here is a sampling of the free ...

Youth FX invites the community to attend an open house at its new home base at Albany Public Library’s Washington Ave. Branch on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 6:00-8:00 pm. During the open house, Youth FX leaders will provide tours of the office and project space, filmmakers will discuss upcoming worksho...

New Nov & Dec Program Guide

November 7, 2016 | Adult Services

We've got a new program guide, covering November and December, for all of you library fans out there in Albany-land! There are some interesting activities and events on tap at APL branches in November and December. Here are just a few:Family Cocoa & Paint Afternoon | Nov. 12 | Delaware Branch...

Halloween Hijinks for Kids

October 25, 2016 | Youth Services

We've got lots of great Halloween activities for kids and teens over the next week. Please join us for the spooky and kooky fun! Movie Showing of “Hocus Pocus” | Oct. 26 (Wed) | 5:00-7:30 pm | North Albany BranchIn this kooky Disney comedy from 1993, three youngsters and an immortal cat tr...

Girls Who Code Comes to APL

September 22, 2016 | Youth Services

Albany Public Library is launching the city’s first Girls Who Code club at the Delaware Branch this month. Girls in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in this free, after-school program where they’ll learn computer programming skills from professionals in the field.Girls Who Code participant...

SummerFest Party for Families is July 9

July 6, 2016 | Library News

Enjoy fun in the sun with Albany Public Library at the seventh annual SummerFest outdoor family party this Saturday, July 9, from 12 pm to 2 pm at the Delaware Branch (331 Delaware Ave.). This free outdoor family-friendly festival features bounce houses, activities, games, close-up magic, a robot da...