Welcome to the Albany Public Library!
Albany Public Library educates, entertains, & empowers our community.
We offer a range of traditional and innovative library resources – physical and downloadable books and audiobooks, computers, WiFi, meeting rooms, databases, research tools, storytimes, and tutoring – plus bike repair stations, a makerspace, museum passes, and a variety of classes.
Books, Magazines & MoviesAvailable to download and stream
From the Ground Up
Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong
Albany Public Library Budget Vote is May 16
Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 16, 2023, to vote on the Albany Public Library (APL) 2023-2024 tax levy. The budget plan was unanimously approved by the library’s Board of Trustees at …
Deadline Extended to April 15 to Apply for Paid Summer Equity Internship
UDPATE: Deadline for application to this internship is now April 15, 2023. Albany Public Library (APL) is seeking applicants for the 2023 Touhey Library Equity Fellowship. The paid internship gives recent Black graduates of library school …