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Adult Reading Recommendations

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Book Clubs

Evening Book Club

Tuesday, April 11, 7pm 

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

From James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, comes a wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting.  Told with insight and wit, Deacon King Kong demonstrates that love and faith live in all of us

Noon Book Club
Tuesday, March 21 at 12 pm

Calling for a Blanket Dance by Oscar Hokeah

Book Club Bags

Already in a book club?  You can checkout sets of books from APL’s previous book club selections.  Each bag contains 8-12 copies of the book and check out for 8 weeks.

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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.  Find the list of Kits here Book Club Kits.

Historic Albany Photos Online

Through a joint project between the Albany Regional Museum and the Albany Public Library, approximately 7,000 photos from the Robert Potts Collection were numbered, sorted, and scanned. This project is supported in part by a grant from the State Historic Preservation Office, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The scanned images are hosted online at Google photos. (more…)

Homebound Delivery Application

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New York Times Digital Access

Albany Public Library is excited to offer access to New York Times Digital by remote code activation.  See instruction below to get started.

Remote Access:

  • Click here to redeem the promotional code, you must create or log-in with a account
  • Promotional code is active for 72 hours. After 72 hours, you can redeem a new code by clicking here.


Reading Recommendations for All Ages!

Looking for your next great read but not really sure where to start? Let our librarians help you! Fill out this form and we’ll send a personalized list of titles you, your child or teen might enjoy.

Adult Reading Recommendations click here for suggestions.

Children Reading Recommendations click here for suggestions.

Teen Reading Recommendations click here for suggestions.

Steps to Financial Wellness

Tuesday February 7, 6-7 pm

Presented by Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments.  In this short, informal workshop, learn the 4 basic building blocks of financial wellness (Budgeting, Savings, Credit and Debt) and how OCWCOG’s free financial coaching can help you achieve your financial goals.  OCWCOG’s Stand By Me program is dedicated to helping Oregonians find financial stability and peace.

For more information checkout  or call 541-812-2598


Main Library

Main Library Hours
Tuesday 10-7
Wednesday 10-6
Thursday 10-6
Friday 10-6
Saturday 11-5
Closed Sunday and Monday

2450 14th Avenue SE
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Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library Hours
Wednesday and Thursday 1-6
Friday and Saturday 10-1
Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

302 Ferry Street SW





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