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StoryWalks in 3 Locations During Summer 2021

July 23, 2021 | Youth Services

StoryWalks are back!! Walk around your favorite park while reading one of our favorite picture books! This summer, we've got three StoryWalks for you and your family to enjoy: (1) Read "Rain!" at Black Lives Matter Park (corner of Livingston and N. Lake). It starts near the basketball court and pr...

The Delaware and Pine Hills branches are participating in the summer food distribution program and have free lunches available to those ages 18 and under on certain days of the week this summer. Free lunches are available a these branches through the week of Aug. 23: Mondays at 12 pm to 1 pm | ...

North Albany Branch Undergoing Renovation

July 21, 2021 | Library News

Albany Public Library’s North Albany Branch is undergoing a renovation that will add space and amenities to the smallest location in the seven-branch district. Once complete, the North Albany Branch will have a new program room, small meeting room, staff workroom, two bathrooms, and dedicated entr...

CONTACT US: Call the branches. Phone numbers can be found here.  Email askalibrarian@albanypubliclibrary.org   Reminder: Masks covering the mouth and nose are to be worn by everyone (age 2 and older) in the library. Anyone who won't wear a mask will be asked to leave. Washington Ave. Open...

Great news for patrons: Washington Ave. Branch is now open and five branches are adding hours starting today, June 1! With these changes, APL is operating at 93% of its pre-pandemic capacity. “The COVID-19 numbers, vaccination rates, and operational capacity are finally at a place where we are al...

Albany Public Library will open the Washington Ave. Branch and add hours at five branches starting Tuesday, June 1. “We are pleased to be at a stage in the pandemic where it is safe and viable to open our largest location, the Washington Ave. Branch, for full in-person services,” said APL Execu...