Albany Public Library Locations

Call the library at (518) 427-4300.

 

APL branches have updated hours (effective 11/6/23). See the listings below for current hours.

 

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!

 

2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday closures

Summer Hours: All branches closed on Sundays in July and August

Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

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

Hours:

Monday 12-8 pm
Tuesday 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday 12-8 pm
Thursday 10 am-6 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday Closed 
Sunday* 1-5 pm 
* Closed Sundays in July and August
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures
 
BRANCH MANAGER: NOLAN DOROSKI

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 Closed
Sunday* 1-5 pm
* Closed Sundays in July and August
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures
 
BRANCH MANAGER: ANTHONY STENTA

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 Closed
Sunday* 1-5 pm
* Closed Sundays in July and August
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures

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 10 am-5 pm
Sunday Closed
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures

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 12-6 pm
Wednesday 12 pm-8 pm
Thursday 12-6 pm
Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures

BRANCH MANAGER: HANNAH RICOTTILLI

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 10 am-5 pm
Sunday Closed
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures

BRANCH MANAGER: DEANNA DICARLO

pinehills@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Washington Avenue Branch

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

Hours:

Monday 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday 12-8 pm
Wednesday 10 am-6 pm
Thursday 12-8 pm
Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday Closed
 
2024 Service Schedule | Includes holiday hours and closures

CO-BRANCH MANAGERS: ALEXANDRA BERNAT CARDINAL AND WILL TAKACH

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org