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Click here to login and access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.  Discover your family history and start your family tree.

 

Adult Reading Recommendations

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Book Clubs

The Albany Public Library offers two book clubs, an evening and noon group.  We are taking the summer off, check back in September for our selections for the fall.  

 

Join us on August 16 at 12pm for a summer reading discussion, open to all who would like to suggest books they’ve loved and/or would like to hear what others are reading.

 

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.

Questions about APL book clubs?  Email us at librarywebteam@cityofalbany.net

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 NYTime.com account
  • Promotional code is active for 72 hours. After 72 hours, you can redeem a new code by clicking here.

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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.

Main Library

Main Library Hours
Tuesday 10-7
Wednesday 10-6
Thursday 12-6
Friday 12-6
Saturday 1-5
Closed Sunday and Monday

2450 14th Avenue SE
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541-917-7580

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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
MAP / DIRECTIONS
541-917-7585

 

 

 

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