Library News

Community Report Shares 2017 Highlights

March 16, 2018 | Library News

2017 was an exciting year for Albany Public Library. We expanded some services, brought on new partners, were honored for our programs, and reaffirmed our commitment to the Albany community. Read our 2017 Community Report to learn more!...

Library Budget Vote is on May 15

March 16, 2018 | Library News

Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 15, to vote on the Albany Public Library 2019 tax levy. Next year's budget plan was approved by the library’s Board of Trustees at its March 13 meeting. There is no trustee election this year as no board terms are expiring. The proposed 2019 op...

New Online Events Calendar Available

January 5, 2018 | Library News

Looking for information about library programs and activities? Check out our new online events calendar! The new system is easier and simpler to use. You can quickly look at a day's events, or the entire month. You can also filter your search by program type, age range, and library branch. We hope...

Remember the Library on Giving Tuesday

November 22, 2017 | Library News

We are participating in #GivingTuesday—Nov. 28—this year through the Albany Public Library Foundation. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This is the first year that the library is participating. Albany Public Library and Foundation lea...

The library's Board of Trustees continues to discuss the future of the North Albany Branch and collect feedback from the public. You can fill out a feedback form online or at the North Albany Branch. The public can also provide comments directly to the trustees at several upcoming meetings: • N...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees invites library patrons and community members to provide input about the future of the North Albany Branch library. People can share comments about the North Albany Branch via a form that is available online. “The library trustees and administration ha...