Youth Services

If there's a teenager in your life, then you've probably heard a lot about Miles Morales, Spider-Man, and "Into the Spider-Verse" over the last few months. This super-popular character, comic book, and movie are the genesis of the new Read-It-Forward book for teens this summer -- Miles Morales: Spid...

School is (almost) out and summer reading is in! From June 17 to Aug. 30, Albany Public Library encourages kids and teens to read by providing prizes and hosting special activities.   This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories,” so we’ll be hosting a number of programs related to plane...

Albany Public Library is celebrating two pop culture holidays—Free Comic Book Day and Star Wars Day (aka May the Fourth Be With You)—on Saturday, May 4, with special activities and giveaways. The public is invited to participate in these free events. COLLECT COMICS 10:00 am-3:00 pm | North Al...

Spring Break Activities April 22-27

April 17, 2019 | Youth Services

It’s almost spring break, and the Albany Public Library has lots of fun and free activities planned to keep kids and teens entertained during their time off from school. All library activities are free and open to the public. Here are just a few of the free programs planned for kids and teens at ...

Growing Readers Baby Shower April 28

April 17, 2019 | Youth Services

Helping parents raise a generation of readers is the goal of Albany Public Library’s annual baby shower event and ongoing early literacy initiative. The Growing Readers Baby Shower takes place on Sunday, April 28, from 1 to 3 pm at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch at 148 Henry Johnson Blvd. The fr...

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...