The Albany Public Library has updated our Continuation of Services Plan. This plan ensures that patrons can access core services in person during any stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. We do not, unless the state calls for it, foresee a shutdown as we did in the winter. Why the change? We have learned...

APL Enters HIGH Phase of Pandemic Operations

August 25, 2021 | Library News

(Updated 9/14/21) Restrooms are now available upon request by library patrons. We remain in the HIGH phase of operation. Albany Public Library’s new Continuation of Services Plan begins Wednesday, Aug. 25, with the suspension of some in-person services due to the high community transmission of CO...

Albany Public Library has updated its Continuation of Services Plan in an effort to ensure that patrons can access core services in person during any stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. The updated plan follows Centers for Disease Control (CDC) metrics and guidance regarding community transmission of th...

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. We will give you a mask if you don't have one. Anyone who refuses to wear ...