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Our latest podcast episode features an interview with talented local musician and filmmaker Bobby Kendall, who was featured in this fall's Silent Film Spectacular. Listen to this Albany Made podcast episode and learn more about Bobby's longtime involvement in the film series, which features live, o...

APL celebrates “Rear View: Life Examined” with an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 6, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Pine Hills Branch. The art exhibit is a partnership with APL and Opalka Gallery as part of the Art at APL program. The reception will include the unveiling of “A Melody with Embe...

Sample Our Food Programs

November 8, 2019 | Adult Services

Foodies will enjoy our programs where adults can learn about and sample various foods. From chocolate to cheese, we've got something for everyone! Upcoming food programs include: Dark Chocolate Tasting | Nov. 9 (Sat) at 2:00-3:00 pm | Bach Branch | Register online Cook the Book Recipe Swap & ...

November/December Program Guide Available

October 28, 2019 | Library News

Have you seen the latest program guide yet? We've got tons of great activities planned for you in November and December. Here are just a few of our upcoming programs: Lantern Making for the Albany Lantern Parade at multiple branches National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo): Write-In at North ...

Patron Alert: Temporary Delay in Deliveries

October 16, 2019 | Library News

OCT. 28 UPDATE: The issue has been resolved and delivery is back to normal! We appreciate your patience. OCT. 21 UPDATE: The situation is improving, but we will continue to have limited deliveries for the next couple of days. Thanks for hanging in there with us! Oct. 16, 2019 -- The system courier...

Halloween Fun for Kids & Teens Oct. 19-Oct. 31

October 16, 2019 | Things To Do

There’s a ton of Halloween fun to be had at Albany Public Library this month. From “Spooky Taxidermy” to “Halloween Hauntings” and “Witches, Goblins, and Ghosts, Oh My,” kids and teens have a number of activities to enjoy. All programs are free and open to the public.   Hallowee...