¡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.

Check out our Book Club Kits

Are you starting a book club, or already have a book club and need books? We’ve got you covered. The Library checks out Book Club Kits that contain between 8-15 copies of fiction and nonfiction books.  The Kits check out for 8 weeks.  You can find a list of available titles, and more information about the Library’s Book Groups under the “Adults” tab.

Kid’s Craft Program

Join us on Wednesday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. for a fun craft program. Hands on crafting for all ages! This month we are making musical shakers with recycled materials.


Lego at the Library!  July 12 @ 4:30 p.m.

Maker Day

Wednesday, June 27 at 3:30 p.m.  Dip your toes into the worlds of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (aka STEAM)!

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!

Summer Reading Program

Sign-up and read to win at both Libraries.  Fun for all ages!

Thank You to our Summer Reading Program Donors!

A big thank you to all of our Summer Reading Program Donors!  You helped us give out nearly 6,700 books this summer to kids of all ages.  Along with the books, there were fabulous prizes for kids aged 0 – 18, and drawings with great prizes for adults as well.  Thank you for keeping up the reading skills of our community’s children during the summer.  All of the programs are fun and provide a good opportunity for family time.

Watercolor Exhibition

Dominique Bachelet’s watercolors are on display on the second floor of the Main Library through June, 2018.  Bachelet was born and raised in northern France. Bachelet came to the US in August 1979 and moved around the country.  She currently lives in Corvallis and has been painting on and off outside her day job at Oregon State University.  Stop by the Library to see this new exhibit!

World Cultures and Travel Series

The World Cultures and Travel Series continues on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m. with “Creative Travel Photography “.  Join retired travel photographer Don Lyon every third Tuesday for a historical and geographical exploration of cultures and countries across the globe.


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.


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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.