Albany Public Library is hosting “Lasting Impression,” a new Art at APL exhibit curated by Opalka Gallery, at its Pine Hills Branch. The exhibition opens on Friday, June 3, with a reception from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. The opening reception includes light refreshments and live music by the Albany High...

APL Names New Executive Director

May 24, 2022 | Library News

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Andrea Nicolay as the organization’s new executive director at a special meeting on May 24. Nicolay currently serves as director of libraries in the town of Arlington, Mass. She will start at APL on August 1. Nicolay replaces Scott...

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...