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Noted Local Journalists to Speak at APL

September 20, 2019 | Adult Services

**Update: Harry Rosenfeld's talk is postponed until the spring.** Several distinguished journalists will speak at Albany Public Library as part of the Friends of APL book talk series. Howard Healy and Darryl McGrath will discuss the work of late editorial writer Jim McGrath on Sept. 24. Editor Har...

Pet Care Resources Guide Available from APL

August 22, 2019 | Adult Services

Albany Public Library created the Pet Care Resources Guide to give pet owners information about local animal advocacy and assistance organizations. The guide includes information and links about: Animal advocacy groups Animal cruelty investigations Help for domestic violence victims with p...

The Albany Public Library Board of Trustees recently elected officers and set the 2020 meeting schedule. The slate of officers, serving from July 2019 through June 2020, are: President Karen Strong, Vice President Brenda Robinson, Vice President for Finance Sarah Shearer, and Secretary Jenna Pitera...

We've got two "out-of-this-world" special evenings coming up where we'll sample locally produced adult beverages and enjoy a star show at the Henry Hudson Planetarium! Pints & Planets | July 18 (Thurs) | 6:30-8:00 pm We'll meet at Albany Pump Station for light refreshments and beverage samples...

The Bach Branch story garden is the setting for the Bach Live concert series premiering this summer! Join us for these all-ages, live performances by talented local musicians. All concerts are on Thursday evenings and begin at 6:30 pm. Kitty Rodeo | June 27 This all-female band plays roots rock, ...

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...