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  • Nominate a Legend! - Nominate a writer or publisher by January 31st for 2018 APL Literary Legends! Each year, the Albany Public Library Foundation selects a new outstanding person of letters in our community, a Literary Legend. Our annual¬†Literary Legends¬†gala is a celebration of these writers, honoring their contributions to the community. This year, for the 5th annual Literary Legends gala, we have formed …
  • Librarian Action Figure: Caped Crusader v Anti-Intellectualism, Ignorance & Censorship - A world where information swirls around us like a tornado,
  • Thank you to our donors! -   We heartily thank all of the donors who make it possible for us to strengthen and support our wonderful Albany Public Library!
  • Angriest Librarian blasts journalist’s suggestion to close all libraries - The ALA added, "Access to library and information resources, services, and technologies is essential for all people, especially the economically disadvantaged, who may experience isolation, discrimination and prejudice or barriers to education, employment, and housing."
  • Remember APL on #Giving Tuesday - Save the Date – November 28th! #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. It is celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. APL Foundation will be raising money to support the Raising a Reader early literacy program, and APL Youth Services will be pushing to double the participation in Raising a Reader! Challenge …