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Express Library Services

Welcome to Express Library Services!  Patrons are welcome to drop-in to browse the collections and pickup holds- no appointment necessary.  Please see Express Hours below for days and times.  All visitors must follow these guidelines:

  • Limit visits to 20 minutes or less
  • Masks required for ages 2+, regardless of vaccination status
  • Maintain 6 feet physical distancing with those outside of your household
  • Toys, games, puppets, and furniture are not available
  • If we reach capacity, there may be a wait to enter the library
  • Computers are available during Express hours.
  • Study rooms are available by appointment: https://cityofalbany.libcal.com/reserve/studyrooms

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Summer Reading Program!

Go to cityofalbany.beanstack.org to register yourself and your family for our reading challenges.   As always, the Summer Reading Program is fun for all ages!

This year, we are working together as a city to read 4,000,000 minutes in one summer!  Click here for more information.

Road Construction

Road Construction near the library, May 26 through mid-July.
This road work will begin on Davidson St. Access to the back parking lot (curbside pickup area) via Davidson will be blocked much of the time during the road work.
Please use the 14th Avenue access to reach the back parking lot for curbside pickup, browsing and book store appointments.

Holds pick-up at the Albany Farmers’ Market

Get your fresh picked library holds at the Albany Farmers’ Market! Make an appointment to pickup holds any time between 9-11 a.m.

NOTE: Your holds must be ready to pick up by Thursday to be able to pick-up on Saturday. You will receive an email notice that your holds are ready or you can check your account through our website or calling the library at 541-917-7580.

Please wear a mask and observe physical distancing at your pick-up, as well as observing the rules of the market, which can be found here.

Main Library

Express Library Hours
Tuesday 10-2
Wednesday 3-7
Thursday and Friday 1-5

2450 14th Avenue SE

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Carnegie Library

Express Library Hours
Monday 2-5pm
Wednesday 10am-1pm
Thursday 11am-1pm

302 Ferry Street SW





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