Albany Public Library Programs 

Visit the new and improved EVENTS CALENDAR to register for activities & programs

See the November and December program guide

Participate in APL’s 100th anniversary with special Centennial events

 

Try out CREATIVEBUG for free arts & crafts classes | Must be an APL cardholder (Albany resident) to use Creativebug

 

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 events 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.

Calling all makers!  Albany Made Creative Lab at our Washington Avenue Branch offers a variety of creative arts materials and digital technology.  Our space supports beginners as well as art-entrepreneurs who are looking to empower themselves artistically and economically and build businesses arou...

November and December program guide Search the NEW events calendar for upcoming programs & activities Participate in the library's 100th anniversary with special events   Creativebug | Take free arts and crafts classes via this site. Must be an APL cardholder (Albany resident) to use C...

November and December program guide Search NEW events calendar for upcoming programs & activities Participate in the library's 100th anniversary with special Centennial events Try out CREATIVEBUG for free arts & crafts classes | Must be an APL cardholder (Albany resident) to use Creativeb...

UPCOMING EXHIBIT | "EXTRA/ORDINARY" Opening Reception: Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 | 6-7:30 pm | View the exhibition and enjoy light refreshments and live music by the Albany High School Jazz Band. We'll also unveil fabric artist Victoria van der Laan's new installation located in the library’s atrium. ...