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  • Libraries = Strong Communities - It’s National Library Week! National Library Week celebrates the important contributions of libraries and library workers to our country. This year’s theme is Libraries = Strong Communities: Libraries play a vital role in our schools, towns, and communities, welcoming and encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to come together, engage in meaningful discussions, and expand their knowledge. Libraries partner …
  • Upcoming Events To Celebrate Literary Legends - The Albany Public Library Foundation will be hosting several events in the upcoming months to celebrate our 2019 Literary Legends. Save the dates! May 30, 2019 – An Evening With The Authors An Evening With The Authors is the first of several events this summer celebrating our Literary Legends- Peter Golden, Lyn Lifshin, and Dan Wilcox. A wine and dessert …
  • Libraries Bind Us Together - #LibrariesStrong illustrates how today‚Äôs libraries are at the heart of our cities, towns, schools and campuses, providing critical resources, programs and expertise. They also provide a public space where all community members, regardless of age, culture or income level, can come together to connect and learn.
  • Donor Reception this Thursday - fdf The staff and Board of the Albany Public Library Foundation invite friends and supporters to the first annual Funding Innovation Donor Reception on April 4, 2019. This event will recognize and thank APL Foundation donors, and highlight APL programs supported by the Foundation’s Annual Appeal. The event will take place in the Local History Room at the Washington Avenue branch of …
  • The Person Behind: The Silent Disco - Dancing seems to transcend culture and time; we can see it spanning back thousands of years in every corner of the world. But what’s the purpose of moving our arms and legs around to music? And why do we enjoy it? We can see evidence from ancient civilizations that dance has accompanied humanity in one form or another for a …