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Updated 5/14/24 Twelve candidates will be on the May 21 ballot for three seats on the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees. The following Albany residents submitted valid nominating petitions to the City School District of Albany and will appear on the ballot in this order: (1)    Daniel Sc...

Three Open Seats on APL Board of Trustees

March 5, 2024 | Library News

View/download the trustee nominating packet (PDF) Albany voters will select three trustees for the Albany Public Library Board in the May 21, 2024, election. Two positions carry full five-year terms, which commence on July 1, 2024. The two full terms will go to the two highest vote-getters. There ...

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 voters will select four trustees for the Albany Public Library Board in the May 17 election. Three seats carry full five-year terms, while one seat carries a partial term of four years. Albany residents interested in running for a seat on the board need to complete and submit nominating peti...

View the candidate biographies and photos  Watch the candidate forum (Updated 6/9/20) How to submit ballots: (1) Hand deliver ballot to the school district lock box by 5 pm on June 9 OR (2) Mail ballot so the school district receives it by June 16 There are seven candidates on the ballot for tw...

UPDATE: The library hosted an information session on May 7 about what it's like to be a trustee. You can view the video on YouTube. The APL trustee election will now be held on Tuesday, June 9, via absentee ballot as set forth by an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  There are two trustee s...