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Albany Public Library Budget Vote is May 16

March 20, 2023 | Library News

Albany city residents go to the polls Tuesday, May 16, 2023, to vote on the Albany Public Library (APL) 2023-2024 tax levy. The budget plan was unanimously approved by the library’s Board of Trustees at its March 14 meeting. There is no trustee election this year as no board terms are expiring. ...

View agenda for the March 14 board meeting View the meeting livestream or video on YouTube The APL buildings are closed due to the ongoing snowstorm today, Tuesday, March 14, but the Board of Trustees meeting will be held as scheduled at 6 pm, now in a hybrid format. This means that the meeting wi...

Most Checked Out Books of 2022

January 4, 2023 | Adult Services

We're taking a look back at the most popular books at Albany Public Library in 2022. These are the books that YOU -- our wonderful patrons -- loved and borrowed from us the most! If you haven't read these titles yet: Visit a branch to check them out Request them from our collection Most Ch...

Our Favorite Books, Music, Movies & TV of 2022

December 19, 2022 | Library News

We polled APL staff recently and asked them to share their favorite books, movies, tv shows, and music from this year. We hope this list gives you inspiration for what to read, watch, or listen to next! APL's Favorite Books, Music, Movies & TV from 2022 You can browse for these items: In o...

Albany Public Library (APL) welcomed the community back to the newly renovated and expanded North Albany Branch with an open house celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The open house activities included: a ribbon cutting ceremony with remarks from library and community officials, tours of the renovat...

Albany Public Library is welcoming the community to the newly renovated North Albany Branch for an open house celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 4 pm to 7 pm. The open house activities include: A ribbon cutting ceremony with remarks from library and community officials at 5:30 pm Tours o...