Adult Services

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...

Home ownership is the ultimate dream for many families, but buying a home can be a daunting process. Albany Public Library is hosting the Capital Region Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, April 13, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch to provide potential homebuyers with valuable information to...

Women’s History Month Programs

February 20, 2019 | 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. Documentary & Discussion: “What Tomorrow Brings” March 4 (Mon) | 6:0...

Free Income Tax Preparation Help Available

January 30, 2019 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library should be your first stop for income tax assistance and resources this tax season. On select days from Feb. 6 through April 3, the library’s Washington Ave. Branch, Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch, and Delaware Branch provide free federal income tax preparation services. Appoi...