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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link to ereading room for kids

What’s New

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Library collections

Online collections

eBooks and eReaders come in many flavors.  The following resources may vary both in their presentation and on the platforms that may, or may not support them.

  • eReader comparison – scroll down the page to see the side-by-side comparison chart.
  • Google ebooks – Google has quite a few free ebooks. (The free ones are listed at the bottom of the Google ebook link).
  • Amazonprovides access to over 15000 free ebooks (these are for their Kindle).
  • Freebook Sifter – makes it easy to find over 35,000 free eBooks on Amazon.com for your Kindle or eReader.
  • Internet Archives - Over 2,500,000 titles!  If you have not been here, go now. Free and fun!
  • Digital Public Library of America – contains metadata records—information describing an item—for millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Each record links to the original object on the content provider’s website
  • Open Library – Find 1,000,000 free titles.
  • Project Gutenburgthe place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC or portable device.
  • Free-ebooks.net.  Discover great fiction, from romance to mystery, or non-fiction, from business information to self-improvement. Simply Log in or Register now. Easily browse Categories & Authors. Or type in your query above to search.
  • HathiTrust – a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible.