The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a 2021-2022 budget with no tax levy increase. The new budget starts July 1 and runs through June 30, 2022. The 2021-2022 library operations budget is $7,153,022 — the same amount as the current spending plan. Because the budget does not rai...

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 ...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a 2020 budget with no tax levy increase. The 2020 library operations budget is $7,153,022—the same amount as the 2019 spending plan. Because the budget does not raise the tax levy, the library is not required to put it out for a public v...

Voters Approve 2019 Library Budget

May 15, 2018 | Library News

Albany city residents voted today, May 15, to approve a 2.0 percent increase in the annual tax levy to support the Albany Public Library. The 2019 budget passed with a final vote of 2,385 to 846, which is an approval of 74 percent.   The approved 2019 library operating tax levy is $7,153,022....

City voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15, to cast ballots on the library's proposed 2019 budget. Next year's proposed operating budget of $7,153,022 is an increase of 2.0 percent over 2018. If approved by voters, the increase means that the owner of a home assessed at $150,000 would pay...

Albany Public Library is hosting two budget information sessions ahead of the May 15 vote on the proposed 2019 budget. The sessions are: • May 1 (Tues) | 6:00-7:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | 2nd Floor Community Room • May 7 (Mon) | 6:00-7:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch | 1st Floor Large Meeting...