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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 ...

Mask Mandate Ends March 3

March 2, 2022 | Library News

Albany Public Library’s mask mandate will be eliminated at all locations starting Thursday, March 3. Staff and visitors are no longer be required to wear masks in the library branches. Those who wish to continue wearing masks are encouraged to do so. The library expects all patrons to be respect...

Masks Still Required in Library

February 10, 2022 | Library News

[Updated 2/23/22] When you visit the library, please remember to wear your mask at all times, as the APL’s mask policy has not changed. As of Feb. 10, 2022, the New York State Governor rescinded the indoor mask mandate for businesses, allowing counties, cities, and businesses to make their own de...