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Library News

Library Board Elects Officers

July 13, 2017 | Library News

The APL Board of Trustees has a new slate of officers. Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of the following officers at the July 11 meeting: President Karen Strong Vice President Andrew Bechard Vice President for Finance Alison Calacone Secretary Brenda Robinson These officer...

Library Budget Approved

May 16, 2017 | Library News

Albany city residents voted May 16 to approve a 1.5 percent increase in the annual tax levy to support the Albany Public Library. The 2018 budget was approved by a final vote of 2,165 (76%) to 691 (24%). The approved 2018 operating tax levy is $6,981,873. The owner of a $150,000 home in the city ...

Albany voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 16, to cast ballots on the library's budget and trustee candidates.   The proposed 2018 budget of $6,981,873 carries a tax levy increase of 1.5 percent. If approved, this means that an Albany resident with a home assessed at $150,000 will pay about an...

5 Candidates for Library Trustee

April 18, 2017 | Library News

Five candidates will be on the May 16 ballot for three seats on the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees. The candidates in ballot position order, which was randomly selected, are as follows: (1) Brenda J. Robinson of Livingston Ave. (2) Arlene C. Way of Second St. (3) Sarah Shearer of Prospe...

Library Budget Vote is May 16

March 23, 2017 | Library News

Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 16, to vote on the Albany Public Library 2018 tax levy and choose three new members for the Board of Trustees. Next year’s budget plan was approved by the library’s Board of Trustees at its March meeting. The proposed 2018 operating tax levy of...

Apply for Exams to Work for Us

January 30, 2017 | Library News

One of the first steps to joining the staff at Albany Public Library is taking an employment exam through the city of Albany Municipal Civil Service Commission.Exams for several positions -- librarian I, librarian II, librarian III, and library assistant -- are coming up in March, so now's the time ...