Services by Appointment

The Albany Public Library is excited to open our doors for visits by appointment!

Browsing appointments

  • These 20-minute appointments are designed to provide quick access to browse the collections and pickup holds.
  • Similar to our curbside service, you can come ANYTIME during the 1-hour window.  Once you arrive, you will have 20 minutes to browse the shelves, pickup holds, and use self-checkout.
  • Computers and study rooms are available for use.
  • We can accommodate up to 4 people from the same household per reservation.
  • Use the calendar below to make an appointment or click here

What to Expect on your visit:

Our goal in this phase of reopening is to get you in and out of the Library as quickly and safely as possible.
Lounge seating has been temporarily removed.
All toys, games, puppets, and furniture have been temporarily removed.

 Only need to print?

Please don’t schedule a computer! We are now offering remote printing that can be picked up during curbside hours. Follow this link for instructions on how to upload your documents:

Mobility issues?

If you have mobility issues and cannot use stairs, we can accommodate your reservation at the Main Library.  The Carnegie Library is not handicap accessible.

By registering you agree to the following:


Main Library

Carnegie Library

302 Ferry Street SW
Staff Directory




Albany Library Foundation
City of Albany, Oregon
Friends of the APL
Library Board
Linn Genealogical Society

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