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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...

Albany Public Library is entering a new stage of pandemic operations this week. Staff have returned to the buildings full time to prepare for the addition of new services, including browsing the collection, and the opening of the Washington Ave. Branch for curbside pickup. “We are pleased to be ...

Albany Public Library resumes in-person appointment services at three locations — Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch, Howe Branch, and Pine Hills Branch — starting Monday, Feb. 15. “With the Covid numbers continuing to drop in Albany County, and in accordance with our Continuation of Service Plan, A...

A statement from Albany Public Library Executive Director Scott C. Jarzombek: Our democracy has been challenged in a way it has never been before. As scary as the world is right now, there is light at the end of this tunnel. And, there is work that Albany Public Library can do to help get our com...

We invite you to view the new Creative Curbsides art exhibitions at our Bach and Arbor Hill/West Hill branches! This new public art project was done in partnership with Opalka Gallery as part of the Art at APL program. The art graces the front windows of the Bach Branch and the Arbor Hill/West Hill...