Adult Services

We've got two "out-of-this-world" special evenings coming up where we'll sample locally produced adult beverages and enjoy a star show at the Henry Hudson Planetarium! Pints & Planets | July 18 (Thurs) | 6:30-8:00 pm We'll meet at Albany Pump Station for light refreshments and beverage samples...

The Bach Branch story garden is the setting for the Bach Live concert series premiering this summer! Join us for these all-ages, live performances by talented local musicians. All concerts are on Thursday evenings and begin at 6:30 pm. Kitty Rodeo | June 27 This all-female band plays roots rock, ...

Summer Reading is for Adults, Too

June 18, 2019 | Adult Services

You know you're going to read this summer, so why not win some prizes for it? That's the premise of our adult Summer Reading Challenge! Between June 17 and Aug. 30, all you have to do is track what you read and share the titles with us. The more you read, the more prizes you earn. Read 3 books ...

Albany Public Library announced a new partnership with Opalka Gallery to curate two art exhibitions each year as part of the Art at APL program. Art at APL is a curated fine arts exhibition program at the Pine Hills Branch showcasing the work of contemporary artists connected to the Capital Region....

2020 Census Forum Set for May 20

May 14, 2019 | Adult Services

The League of Women Voters of Albany County and Albany Public Library are hosting “Shape Your Future: The 2020 Census and You” on Monday, May 20, at 6-8:30 pm at the library’s Washington Ave. Branch. People will learn about the 2020 census operation to ensure a complete and accurate count in ...

Local History Explored in Upcoming Programs

April 29, 2019 | Adult Services

Albany street names, Underground Railroad stations, and long-ago authors are topics of upcoming local history programs at Albany Public Library. **5/1 UPDATE: This program has been canceled due to unforseen circumstances**  "Cradle of the Union: Albany History Uncovered" May 1 (Wed) | 6:30 pm | P...