Albany Public Library Programs 

Go to our ONLINE CALENDAR to register for activities & programs

View the May & June program guide

When you think about what Albany Public Library offers our community, we want you to think about our great programs, services, and knowledgeable staff in all seven of our branches! Whether you want to learn a new skill or about a specific subject, make something creative, or just relax and take in a great performance, Albany Public Library is the place to visit. Be sure to check our calendar so you’re not missing out!

Find Educational & Entertaining Programs for All Ages

Whether kids and teens wish to spark their imaginations during our science and technology activities, or create imaginative during our arts and crafts programs, our Youth Services librarians develop great programs that are always dynamic and social.

Albany Public Library also offers a wide variety of programs for our adult members, including fine art exhibitions, music performances, book discussions, local history tours and hands-on opportunities for artistic expression. We also offer programs that empower adults, like credit repair and homebuyer workshops, legal consultations, English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency classes, and our annual Tax Assistance Program.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Albany Public Library is unable to host in-person income tax preparation assistance this year. You can get help from the CA$H Coalition and VITA: These sites may offer in-person, drop-off, or virtual tax preparation options. Appointments are required for all serv...

The Creative Lab at Washington Ave. is temporarily closed due to staffing constraints. Calling all makers!  Albany Made Creative Lab at our Washington Avenue Branch gives adults access to creative arts materials and digital technology.  Our space supports art-entrepreneurs who are looking to empo...

View May & June program guide Search online calendar for upcoming programs & activities Try out CREATIVEBUG for free arts & crafts classes Albany Public Library’s mission is to educate, entertain, and empower our community, and our talented Adult Services librarians extend our missi...

View May & June program guide Search online calendar for upcoming programs & activities Try out CREATIVEBUG for free arts & crafts classes Albany Public Library's Youth Services programs focus on literacy, arts, science, and technology. Our story times, creative play activities, and ...

PIECED TOGETHER  |  Through May 7, 2022 | Pine Hills Branch The exhibit showcases artists who transform cut paper and other discarded materials into new compositions. Whether through model making or collage, these artists find inspiration in scrap paper, fabric remnants, old maps, photos, or maga...