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Budget Vote & Trustee Election Results

May 17, 2022 | Library News

Albany city residents voted today to approve a 2.5% increase in the tax levy to support the Albany Public Library. The 2022-23 budget was approved by a final vote of 2001 (yes) to 458 (no). The approved 2022-23 library operating tax levy is $7,372,420. The owner of a $150,000 home in the city of Al...

Albany Public Library is returning to normal operations after the Board of Trustees removed the State of Emergency that was enacted at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. The board unanimously voted to rescind the State of Emergency at its regular meeting on May 10. The move takes ...

May 17 is Budget Vote & Trustee Election

May 10, 2022 | Library News

The library's budget vote and trustee election are set for Tuesday, May 17, from 7 am until 9 pm. Read the voter information packet   BUDGET VOTE Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 17, to vote on the Albany Public Library 2022-2023 tax levy. The budget plan was unanimously a...

Voter Information Packet Now Available

May 10, 2022 | Library News

We've got all of the information you need to get prepared to vote on the library budget and trustee candidates on Tuesday, May 17. The voter information packet contains the budget, tax impact, explanation of the budget plan, FAQs, plus biographical information and photos of the candidates. Polls a...

Ten candidates will be on the May 17 ballot for four seats on the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees. The following Albany residents submitted valid nominating petitions to the City School District of Albany and will appear on the ballot in this order: (1) Sarah Macinski of Edgewood Ave. (2...

Albany Public Library patrons now have more eBook and eAudiobook options thanks to a new partnership with the Upper Hudson Library System, of which APL is a member, and the Mid-Hudson Library System. The two systems teamed up to create a Reciprocal Lending Agreement with Overdrive (our primary digi...