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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...

APL to Honor CDTA with Community Partner Award

September 27, 2019 | Library News

Albany Public Library is proud to honor CDTA with the 2019 Community Partner Award. The award presentation will take place at the Albany Public Library Foundation’s Literary Legends Gala on Oct. 19. “Albany Public Library has long been a partner with CDTA. Our branch libraries piloted the sale ...

North Albany Branch Going Strong

September 20, 2019 | Library News

Even though the North Albany YMCA has closed, our library branch in the building at 616 North Pearl Street is still going strong! The North Albany Branch continues to operate with regular hours: Mondays & Tuesdays | 10:00 am to 6 pm Wednesdays | 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursdays and Friday...

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...