Albany Public Library educates, entertains,
and empowers our community.

Welcome to the Albany Public Library!


Our seven neighborhood branches offer fun and educational programs for all ages, and all of our events are free and open to the public.  We have print, digital, and online resources to meet everyone’s needs, plus unique services like 3D printing, sewing machines, museum passes, and bike repair kits.  Visit us and find out everything your library has to offer!


If you're interested in children's literature, you'll want to listen to the latest episode of the Albany Made podcast! Two of our youth librarians, Christina Stenson-Carey and Stephanie Preston of our Pine Hills Branch, discuss the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books list for 2017. ...