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Trustee Election is May 18

May 10, 2021 | Library News

5/21/21 Update: The two winners are Jah-Raii Gause (declared candidate) and Matthew Finn (write-in candidate). Both of their terms take effect July 1. Read the election and candidate information sheet  Watch a video where the candidate answers questions about her background and the library For t...

Reminder: Masks covering the mouth and nose are to be worn by everyone (age 2 and older) in the library. Anyone who won't wear a mask will be asked to leave. Albany Public Library is greatly expanding access to services by adding evening and Saturday hours at select branches starting April 12. A to...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a 2021-2022 budget with no tax levy increase. The new budget starts July 1 and runs through June 30, 2022. The 2021-2022 library operations budget is $7,153,022 — the same amount as the current spending plan. Because the budget does not rai...

(Updated 4/24/21) If you've ever thought about serving the Albany community as a member of the library's Board of Trustees, here's your chance! There is a library trustee election on May 18. Two seats are available, both of which carry full five-year terms. Nominating petitions, qualifications, an...

Albany Public Library’s largest branch is opening today, March 15, for curbside pickup of materials. The Washington Ave. Branch, at 161 Washington Ave., is hosting drive up service as well as walk up service. “We are thrilled to be welcoming patrons back to the Washington Ave. Branch for the fi...

Five Albany Public Library branches are adding services starting today, March 8, including browsing the collections. “We’re now more open and are welcoming an increased number of people into our buildings to use added library services. The biggest change is that patrons are now able to browse s...