CDs & DVDs

Looking for a great movie to watch at home this evening? Want to explore the latest in popular music? Do you enjoy listening to classic novels or contemporary nonfiction on your way to work? Albany Public Library carries thousands of CDs and DVDS in each of our branches for our members to check out.

An Extensive DVD Collection

Did you know we made binge watching your favorite TV shows cool long before paid streaming services? It’s true! We’ve got an extensive collection of DVDs you can check out with your library card. Love a good drama with memorable characters you can really identify with? What about action films that keep you on the edge of your seat? Maybe you’re a science geek or a history buff and documentaries are your thing? Or, perhaps you are looking for family films to watch with your young ones this weekend? Whether you enjoy comedy, science fiction, musicals, or foreign films, from the latest blockbusters to beloved cult classics, our extensive DVD collection offers something for everyone.

CDs For Any Listener

Albany, NY is a city that truly loves music, so we stock our CD collection with you in mind! Whether you’re a pop music fan and enjoy rock, R&B, hip hop, or dance music, or you’re more into jazz, blues, reggae, country, gospel, spiritual, or folk, our seven neighborhood branches collect the latest in these genres and more. Our Washington Avenue Branch even supports the “Local 518” music scene with a collection of CDs by regional artists.

In addition to music CDs, we have extensive collections of fiction and nonfiction audiobooks for all ages. 

How To Find Our CDs and DVD Collections

Visit any one of Albany Public Library’s seven locations to check out our CD and DVD collections, or search our online catalog by title or musical group. If you need help finding your next great audio experience, ask any of our librarians.