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The Bach Branch story garden is the setting for the Bach Live concert series premiering this summer! Join us for these all-ages, live performances by talented local musicians. All concerts are on Thursday evenings and begin at 6:30 pm. Kitty Rodeo | June 27 This all-female band plays roots rock, ...

If there's a teenager in your life, then you've probably heard a lot about Miles Morales, Spider-Man, and "Into the Spider-Verse" over the last few months. This super-popular character, comic book, and movie are the genesis of the new Read-It-Forward book for teens this summer -- Miles Morales: Spid...

School is (almost) out and summer reading is in! From June 17 to Aug. 30, Albany Public Library encourages kids and teens to read by providing prizes and hosting special activities.   This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories,” so we’ll be hosting a number of programs related to plane...

Summer Reading is for Adults, Too

June 18, 2019 | Adult Services

You know you're going to read this summer, so why not win some prizes for it? That's the premise of our adult Summer Reading Challenge! Between June 17 and Aug. 30, all you have to do is track what you read and share the titles with us. The more you read, the more prizes you earn. Read 3 books ...

Albany Public Library announced a new partnership with Opalka Gallery to curate two art exhibitions each year as part of the Art at APL program. Art at APL is a curated fine arts exhibition program at the Pine Hills Branch showcasing the work of contemporary artists connected to the Capital Region....

Albany voters selected three trustees for the Albany Public Library board in the May 21 election. The newly elected members of the APL Board of Trustees are: Arlene Way, Sara Dallas, and Thomas McCarthy Jr. The place order and vote totals were: Arlene Way                        1,64...