Albany Public Library Locations

Updated 6/1/21:

  • Browsing of collections | Available at all branches (except North Albany)
  • In-building services | Available at all branches (except North Albany) | Browse collections, pick up material curbside or in-building, computer use by appointment, purchase/replenish CDTA Navigator bus pass, fax/scan/copy/print documents, get reference and research assistance.

North Albany is closed for construction. This branch is projected to open in 2022.

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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!

2021 Schedule of Service

Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

148 Henry Johnson Boulevard Albany NY 12210
518-427-4300 ext. 2 (NEW!)

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 10 am-5 pm 
 
CURRENT SERVICES (Updated 6/1/21)
NEW phone number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 2
 

Branch Manager: Alexandra Bernat

arborhillwesthill@albanypubliclibrary.org

Bach Branch

455 New Scotland Avenue Albany NY 12208
518-427-4300 ext. 3 (NEW!)

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

CURRENT SERVICES (Updated 6/1/21)

New phone number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 3
 

Branch Manager: Christina Stenson-Carey

bach@albanypubliclibrary.org

Delaware Branch

331 Delaware Avenue Albany NY 12209
518-427-4300 ext. 4 (NEW!)

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 

CURRENT SERVICES (Updated 6/1/21)

New phone number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 4
 

Branch Manager: Julia Pinto-Martin

delaware@albanypubliclibrary.org

Howe Branch

105 Schuyler Street Albany NY 12202
518-427-4300 ext. 5 (NEW!)

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

CURRENT SERVICES (Updated 6/1/21)

NEW phone number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 5
 

Branch Manager: Tor Loney

howe@albanypubliclibrary.org

Pine Hills Branch

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

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

CURRENT SERVICES (Updated 6/1/21)

NEW Phone Number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 7
 

Branch Manager: Lauren Cardinal

pinehills@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Washington Avenue Branch

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

Hours:

CURRENT HOURS 
Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday 12 pm-8 pm
Thursday 10 am-6 pm
Friday 10 am-6 pm
 
CURRENT SERVICE (Updated 6/1/21)
NEW phone number: (518) 427-4300 ext. 1
 

Co-Branch Managers: Jim Davies & Lisa Neuman

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org