Adult Services

Albany Public Library is hoping an expanded service can provide a safety net for people struggling with food insecurity, stable housing, mental health, and other issues during the pandemic. The library is now providing case management and advocacy services to the public through its community and ser...

APL is thrilled to add Hoopla to our digital collection for you! Patrons can now download and stream movies, television shows, music, comics, books, and audiobooks from the Hoopla platform. You can enjoy these items on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! There is no waiting, so ti...

Need help filling out the 2020 U.S. Census? We put together this step-by-step video that guides you through the process of filling out the census form online. This 12-minute video is a great tutorial to watch before you do the census. When you're ready to complete your census questionnaire, go to ...

APL Gears Up to Assist in 2020 Census

February 27, 2020 | Adult Services

As the nation gets ready to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census, Albany Public Library APL is gearing up to provide assistance at the local level. Several library branches will host community conversations during which the public can learn more about the census, why it’s important, and where to f...

Women’s History Month Programs in March

February 24, 2020 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library is celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating the important role of women in our nation’s history with special activities at select branches. All programs are free and open to the public. PHOTO EXHIBITION “Object Lessons” Opening Reception | March 6 (Fri) | 6:...

Black History Month Programs

February 4, 2020 | Adult Services

We're celebrating the achievements of African Americans during a series of Black History Month programs at our branch libraries during February. FOR ADULTS Black History Documentary & Discussion | Every Monday in February 6:00-8:00 pm | Howe Branch + Feb. 10 | "The Brothers: The Forgotten St...