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MAIN 541-917-7580
2450 14th Avenue SE, Albany, OR 97322
Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

CARNEGIE 541-917-7585
302 Ferry Street SW, Albany, OR 97321
Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • October 1, 2014 10:30 amPreSchool Story Time with Puppets
  • October 7, 2014 10:30 amDowntown preschool story time with puppets
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Albany Wildlife Photographer, Dileep Nageswara presentation tomorrow

Award winning photographer, Dileep Nageswara will be holding an interactive presentation at  the Albany Public Library at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 1 , 2014 at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE. Attend this interactive 15 minute informal presentation and learn how you can step-up your skills using your Digital SLR camera to a higher level. This presentation is about an LBCC Albany Campus evening class called “Enhance your DSLR…

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eResource Survey

The Albany Public Library is conducting an online survey of eResource usage by patrons. The survey will be available on the Library’s website until Sunday, October 12, 2014. All responses are completely anonymous. The purpose of the survey is to better understand how the Library’s online resources are being used, as well as to determine what additional services patrons would like made available. The survey results will directly impact how…

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Friends of the Library Program

Nancy S. Weber, a  local mushroom expert will speak at  the Albany Public Library at 12:00 noon, Friday, October 10 , 2014 at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE. Weber has identified over 350 kinds of easy-to-spot mushrooms and conspicuous fungi in her quarter-acre wooded yard in Corvallis.   She will discuss the challenges involved in identifying Oregon’s mushrooms and determining their edibility and toxicity. The lifestyle of mushrooms including…

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
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Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President…

Book Club Kits check out!
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If you, or your club or organization, have an established book club (or wish to start one), the Albany Public Library can help! As the Library’s Book Clubs finishes their own selections, we are making available Book Club Kits to support other reading groups. The Kits contain multiple copies of the titles that have been…

Bill Marshall Art Show on First Floor of Albany Library
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Bill Marshall has several new works on display in the  Meeting Room Lobby, on the first floor of the Albany Library.  Please stop by the Library to see this  new art show!

Patricia Young Art Show at the Albany Public Library
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I enjoy painting landscapes en plein air or in the open air.  It gives me an opportunity to truly enjoy the surroundings and to observe nature. Mixing colors and matching them to the scenery that constantly changes with the suns light is always a fascinating challenge.  I also enjoy painting still life, attempting to capture…