Albany Public Library Locations

Changes due to COVID-19:

  • Branches providing CURBSIDE PICKUP only — Arbor Hill/West Hill, Bach, Delaware, Howe, Pine Hills.

  • Branches that are closed — North Albany, Washington Ave.

(Updated 9/7/20)

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!

2020 Schedule of Service

2021 Schedule of Service

Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

148 Henry Johnson Boulevard Albany NY 12210
518-694-0596

Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 8 pm
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m.– 5 p.m. 
Sunday: Closed
 
 

Branch Manager: Alexandra Bernat

arborhillwesthill@albanypubliclibrary.org

Bach Branch

455 New Scotland Avenue Albany NY 12208
518-482-2154

Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(Closed Sundays in July & August)
 
 

Branch Manager: Christina Stenson-Carey

bach@albanypubliclibrary.org

Delaware Branch

331 Delaware Avenue Albany NY 12209
518-463-0254

Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
 
 

Branch Manager: Julia Pinto-Martin

delaware@albanypubliclibrary.org

Howe Branch

105 Schuyler Street Albany NY 12202
518-472-9485

Hours:

Monday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
 
 

Branch Manager: Tor Loney

howe@albanypubliclibrary.org

North Albany Branch

616 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12204
518-463-1581

Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
 
 

Branch Manager: Rebecca Lubin

northalbany@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Pine Hills Branch

517 Western Avenue Albany NY 12203
518-482-7911

Hours:

Monday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
 

Branch Manager: Lauren Cardinal

pinehills@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

Washington Avenue Branch

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

Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(Closed Sundays in July & August)
 
 

Branch Manager: Jim Davies

washingtonave@albanypubliclibrary.org