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Need help filling out the 2020 U.S. Census? We put together this step-by-step video that guides you through the process of filling out the census form online. This 12-minute video is a great tutorial to watch before you do the census. When you're ready to complete your census questionnaire, go to ...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees has called a special meeting on Tuesday, March 24, at 6 pm to discuss how the coronavirus closure is impacting library services and staff. The meeting will take place virtually. The board will discuss several items: (1) an updated continuation of service ...

Trustee Election Postponed NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.13 postponing library board, school board, and village elections until at least June 1, 2020. We don't yet know when the APL trustee election will be held, or if the due date for petitions will change.  Read the candidate ...

APL Gears Up to Assist in 2020 Census

February 27, 2020 | Adult Services

As the nation gets ready to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census, Albany Public Library APL is gearing up to provide assistance at the local level. Several library branches will host community conversations during which the public can learn more about the census, why it’s important, and where to f...

Women’s History Month Programs in March

February 24, 2020 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library is celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating the important role of women in our nation’s history with special activities at select branches. All programs are free and open to the public. PHOTO EXHIBITION “Object Lessons” Opening Reception | March 6 (Fri) | 6:...