Hours & Locations

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

  • December 10, 2014 10:30 amPreschool Story time with puppets
  • December 11, 2014 10:30 amPreschool Story time with puppets
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Imagine giving to every child in our community

A gift that ensures every child has an equal chance in life. You can give that kind of gift by supporting our library’s literacy work with children and families. This year, the Albany Libraries will help thousands of children and adults transform their lives through programs made possible by gifts to the Friends of the Albany Public Library. Your gift can help us provide hands-on programs, books and materials for…

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Both Libraries will be closed December 24-26, 2014

Both Libraries will close at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014.  The Libraries will be closed on December 24-26, 2014.  We will reopen at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 27, 2014.  

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Monday Night Bilingual Story Time

Families with children of all ages are invited to a half-hour program of stories, songs, movement, and puppets in both English and Spanish at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE, at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. With words in both languages used throughout the program, children who speak only English or only Spanish will be able to participate, and everyone should learn some new vocabulary while having a great time together.…

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Drum Circle program for the whole family!
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The whole family is invited to participate in a drum circle at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at the Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE. Michelle Lovrich of Drum Circle Connection will bring a wide variety of drums from around the world for everyone to try out, and she will lead rhythmic activities…

Billie & Michael Moore Art Show in the Library
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Billie & Michael Moore’s art is featured on the second floor of the Albany Public Library through December 2014.  Please stop by the Library to see their work!  For more information on the artists, continue reading their artist statements, Billie Moore artist statement and 2014 Michael Moore Artist Statement.

Toys for Tots Donations at the Library
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The Library is  an official donation location!  You can donate toys at the Library until December 23, 2014.  

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!