Adult Services

Social Justice Film Series Continues This Winter

December 31, 2018 | Adult Services

The library's popular Social Justice Film Series continues at the Howe Branch this winter. Participants at the monthly programs watch a screening of a topical documentary film, followed by a moderated discussion. Jan. 7 (Mon)|“Of Men and War” | 6:00-8:00 pm | Howe Branch The 2014 documentary...

Arts & Crafts Workshops Offered in January

December 19, 2018 | Adult Services

We’re hosting a series of activities in January for adults who love to craft! STITCH ‘N’ SIP Jan. 5 (Sat)|10:00 am-12:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch Knitters and crocheters can bring their own projects and meet other local fiber crafters for this popular Stitch ‘n’ Sip session. Ligh...

You can learn the "full story" about "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and the nation's first Christmas card in a special Albany Archives program on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch. Matt Malette, @AlbanyArchives creator and curator, will share the local history of these...

Free Workshops on Finances & Careers

October 3, 2018 | Adult Services

People who are looking to manage their finances efficiently should plan to attend Albany Public Library’s free financial workshops in  October. Registration is recommended. Please call the host library to sign up for each workshop. FINANCIAL RECOVERY Oct. 3 (Wed) | 6:00-7:00 pm North Albany Br...

Interested in Albany's historic and beautiful buildings? Take a self-guided tour of one of the city's architecturally significant neighborhoods this summer as mapped out in the book Albany Architecture. The book is available to borrow from the Washington Ave. Branch. The book's walking tours inclu...

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...