¡Bienvenidos! Bilingual Story Time!

Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Lunes por la noche a las 6:30 p.m. ¡Cuentos en español e ingles para toda la familia!   Our Spanish & English bilingual story time! Bilingual story time is for everyone.

Chapter Book Club

Wednesday, October 17 at 3:30 p.m. This month’s book is, “Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist: Lunch Walks Among Us,” by Jim Benton. The kids in Franny’s class think she’s weird–but when a monstrous fiend attacks, only a Mad Scientist can save them! Copies available to take home- no reading ahead required. The Chapter Book club meets every third Wednesday for fun discussions and activities.


Fly Girls

Join the discussion Tuesday, October 16 at 12:00 p.m. The Modern Voices Book Group will be discussing “Fly Girls”  by Kieth O’Brien.

Everyone is welcome!  Pick up a copy of the book at the Reference Desk.

Game Night — New Time

Tuesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m.  Board game fans ages 12 and up are invited to Game Day. Bring your favorite game, or play with one of the Library’s games. If you love Settlers of Cataan, or Checkers, this is the program for you. The event lasts two hours and is free of charge.

Game Day takes place the third Tuesday of each month.  No registration is required.

Join us at Story Time!

Join the fun at the Library! Story Times are listed below, in Calendar.

Kid’s Craft Program

Join us on Wednesday, October 3 at 3:30 p.m. for a fun craft program. Hands on crafting for all ages!  October craft day is all spiders. Spiderrific. Spiderama. Spiderpalooza. Spiders.


Lego at the Library!  October 11 @ 4:30 p.m.

Reading Girl Statue Vandalized

The Library’s marble statue was vandalized on Friday, June 23, 2017, between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.  We know our patrons take great pride in our Library as we do.  We would appreciate any assistance in finding out who committed this act.  If you saw someone vandalizing the statue on the date of the incident, please contact Officer Ken Fandrem at the Albany Police Department.  Contact Officer Fandrem by phone (541) 917-7680 or email ken.fandrem@cityofalbany.net

Saturday Summer Hours at the Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library open Saturdays this summer!

Teen User Experience (TUX)

Wednesday, October 24 at 6:00 p.m.  Teen User Experience [TUX] – Go ahead, boss us around! Share your thoughts and opinions with the Teen Librarian on books, programs, and the Teen Corner of the library.

World Cultures and Travel Series

The World Cultures and Travel Series continues on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m. with “La Belle Provence “Experience the wonder and diversity of our planet! Join retired travel photographer Don Lyon for a historical and geographical exploration of cultures and countries across the globe. For the whole family. Refreshments provided.



2450 14th Avenue SE

Staff Directory

Monday — Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday — Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday — Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


302 Ferry Street SW

Staff Directory

Monday — Friday
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday Summer Hours (June-August)

10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.