Adult Services

Social Justice Film Series at Howe Branch

January 22, 2018 | Adult Services

The Albany Public Library hosts a Social Justice Film series, which includes documentary screenings and thought-provoking discussions, every month at the Howe Branch. This new program series is a partnership between the library, YouthFX, WMHT, and EquiVisible. The public is invited to participate i...

Winter Art Exhibition Starts 12/8 at Pine Hills

December 6, 2017 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library celebrates its newest art exhibition, “Interwoven,” with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Pine Hills Branch. The reception is free and open to the public, and includes light refreshments and live music. “Interwoven,” which was curated...

Join us for a fun mid-week night out at the Madison Theater for a short book discussion and showing of the movie "Hidden Figures" on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 pm. The event is free, as is a serving of popcorn and a drink for each attendee! If you haven't read the book by Margot Lee Shetterly yet, ...

Can't make it to a forum?  Click here to let us know your thoughts!  Albany Public Library is hosting two community forums in an effort to gather neighborhood and patron input about the future of the North Albany Branch library. Community members are encouraged to attend one or both of these s...

Local author Athena V. Lord will be honored at the fourth annual Literary Legends gala on Saturday, Oct. 21, hosted by the Albany Public Library Foundation. The event will start at 7:00 pm at the library’s Bach Branch, which is located at 455 New Scotland Ave. Tickets are $75 per person and can b...

Silent Film Spectacular Returns

October 2, 2017 | Adult Services

The award-winning Silent Film Spectacular series returns to Albany Public Library in October with three performances. The series offers a truly unique film-going experience as silent movies are screened alongside live performances of original soundtracks crafted by talented Capital Region bands. &n...