Albany Public Library Locations

Masks are not required and we are no longer under pandemic restrictions. | Updated 5/11/22

Call the library at (518) 427-4300.

We have seven award-winning neighborhood libraries across the city of Albany, NY where you can read, learn, and interact with a wide variety of great resources. In addition, we offer fantastic programs for all ages! Our libraries are open to everyone, though you will need a library card to borrow materials and use certain services. Learn more about what you’ll find at each of our branches, and visit us today!

2022 Schedule of Service

Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

148 Henry Johnson Boulevard Albany NY 12210
518-427-4300 ext. 2

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS
Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 12-8 pm
Wednesday 10 am-6 pm
Thursday 12-8 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm 
Sunday 1-5 pm
 

Branch Manager: Alexandra Bernat

arborhillwesthill@albanypubliclibrary.org

Bach Branch

455 New Scotland Avenue Albany NY 12208
518-427-4300 ext. 3

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS
Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 12-8 pm
Wednesday 10 am-6 pm
Thursday 12-8 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm
Sunday 1-5 pm
 

Branch Manager: Christina Stenson-Carey

bach@albanypubliclibrary.org

Delaware Branch

331 Delaware Avenue Albany NY 12209
518-427-4300 ext. 4

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS
Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 12-8 pm
Wednesday 10 am-6 pm
Thursday 12-8 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm 
 

Branch Manager: Daniel Barker

delaware@albanypubliclibrary.org

Howe Branch

105 Schuyler Street Albany NY 12202
518-427-4300 ext. 5

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS
Monday 12-8 pm
Tuesday 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday 12-8 pm
Thursday 10 am-6 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm
 

Branch Manager: Tor Loney

howe@albanypubliclibrary.org

Pine Hills Branch

517 Western Avenue Albany NY 12203
518-427-4300 ext. 7

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS
Monday 12-8 pm
Tuesday 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday 12-8 pm
Thursday 10 am-6 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm
 

Branch Manager: Julia Pinto-Martin

pinehills@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Washington Avenue Branch

161 Washington Avenue Albany NY 12210
(518) 427-4300 ext. 1

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS 
Monday 10 am-8 pm
Tuesday 10 am-8 pm
Wednesday 10 am-8 pm
Thursday 10 am-8 pm
Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm
 

Branch Manager: Lisa Neuman

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org