¡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, February 20 at 3:30 p.m. This month’s book is, “Just Grace” by Charise Mericle Harper.  Grace is full of big ideas and LOVES cats–so when one goes missing, will she be able to solve the mystery? Copies are available in the Children’s Room—reading ahead is encouraged!

The Chapter Book club meets every third Wednesday for fun discussions and activities.


Consumer Reports Database

You now have access to Consumer Reports with your Albany Public Library card! Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace.

In the Garden of Beasts

Join the discussion Tuesday, February 19 at 12:00 p.m. The Modern Voices Book Group will be discussing “In the Garden of Beasts”  by Erik Larson.

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

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, February 6 at 3:30 p.m. for a fun craft program. Hands on crafting for all ages!  February craft day is love, love, love!


Lego at the Library!  March 14 @ 4:30 p.m.

Maker Day

Wednesday, January 23 at 3:30 p.m.  Dip your toes into the worlds of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (aka STEAM)! This month we are exploring ice and water.

Pay Library Fees Online

Checkout our new online payment feature!  Login to your Library account and securely pay fees and fines with a debit or credit card.

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!

Tween Movie Day

Saturday, December 29 at 2:00 p.m.  You voted and the winner is Diary of a Wimpy Kid!  Popcorn and drinks provided. For ages 9-13.

Winter Reading BINGO for all ages!

How to play Winter Reading BINGO :

    • Pick up a BINGO card and mark off the spaces as you complete the activities



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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.