Albany Public Library Locations

Call the library at (518) 427-4300.

 

We have seven branches 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!

2023 Schedule of Service

Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

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

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:

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:

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:

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: Stephanie Dudek

howe@albanypubliclibrary.org

North Albany Branch

616 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12204
518-427-4300 ext. 6

Hours:

Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday 12 pm-8 pm
Thursday 12-6 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
 

Branch Manager: Rebecca Lubin

northalbany@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Pine Hills Branch

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

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: Kate Smith

pinehills@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Washington Avenue Branch

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

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:

Alexandra Bernat 

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org