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Albany Public Library Programs 

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September & October 2017 Program Guide

When you think about what Albany Public Library offers our community, we want you to think about our great programs, services, and knowledgeable staff in all seven of our branches! Whether you want to learn a new skill or about a specific subject, make something creative, or just relax and take in a great performance, Albany Public Library is the place to visit. Be sure to check our calendar so you’re not missing out!

Find Educational & Entertaining Programs for All Ages

Whether kids and teens wish to spark their imaginations during our science and technology activities, or create imaginative during our arts and crafts programs, our Youth Services librarians develop great programs that are always dynamic and social.

Albany Public Library also offers a wide variety of programs for our adult members, including fine art exhibitions, music performances, book discussions, local history tours and hands-on opportunities for artistic expression. We also offer programs that empower adults, like credit repair and homebuyer workshops, legal consultations, English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency classes, and our annual Tax Assistance Program.

Seeking a local coordinator for our 2018 free tax preparation program! If you or someone you know has some time to dedicate to the program, & has good organizational & communication skills, please consider volunteering your time.  The program runs from January - April 2018.  You do NOT n...

Albany Public Library is partnering with the award winning organization Youth FX for an entire year of FREE filmmaking programs for teens in 2016!  Youth FX is an award-winning local organization committed to inspiring and empowering youth in Albany’s under-resourced neighborhoods through a hands...

We created a podcast!  Check out the Albany Made Podcast. Calling all makers!  Albany Made Creative Lab at our Washington Avenue Branch gives adults access to creative arts materials and digital technology.  Our space supports art-entrepreneurs who are looking to empower themselves artist...

September & October Program Guide Albany Public Library’s mission is to educate, entertain, and empower our community, and our talented Adult Services librarians extend our mission by creating dynamic and informative programs that support literacy, financial security, entrepreneurship, and th...

July & August Program Guide September & October Program Guide Albany Public Library's Youth Services programs focus on literacy, arts, science, and technology. Our story times, creative play activities, and programs provide a safe and fun environment. We offer after-school tutoring in mos...

CURRENT EXHIBITION: "Illustrated" | June 2 through Oct. 28, 2017 | Features more than 80 illustrations by 14 artists   Art at APL is a juried fine arts exhibition program at our Pine Hills Branch that showcases the work of contemporary artists connected to the Capital Region. By integrati...