Albany Public Library Locations

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!

 

Please note, the library is no longer operating under pandemic restrictions as of May 11, 2022. 

 

Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22) |  2023 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: Stephanie Buist

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
 
Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22) 

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 
 
Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22) 

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
 
Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22) 

Branch Manager: Stephanie Dudek

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
 
Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22) 

Branch Manager: Deanna DiCarlo

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
 
Current Schedule of Service (updated 9/13/22)  

Co-Branch Managers:

Alexandra Bernat and Julia Pinto-Martin

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org