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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 …
  • Craving New Movies/Movies for your Collection? Visit our CD & DVD Sale! - APL Foundation & Friends don’t just love books…. Larkfest is fast approaching (September 21st) and we’re excited to announce both the APL Foundation and Friends of the APL will be putting on our biggest DVD & CD sale yet! After a huge success at our last DVD sale, we’ve listened to what you guys wanted and will also be including …
  • Share your love with a Program Ad - Share your love for our Literary Legends with a program guide ad! They start at $150, the price of 2 tickets to the gala.
  • The People Behind: Citizen Journalism - Journalism and how we produce and receive news is always adapting and changing; especially in recent times thanks to huge leaps in technology. Nowadays everyone has the ability to create and curate their own stories – it’s as easy as downloading an app, uploading a blog, or sharing a video. At our North Albany Branch, a program has been running …
  • Thank you to our sponsors! - A big thank you to our confirmed gala sponsors Baker & Taylor, Behan Communications, Book House, Brad Rose Landscaping, Carousel Industries, CDTA, Fenimore Asset Management, FirstLight, Global Partners, Key Bank, Kruk Family, MacLeod & Associates, Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Midwest Tape, PNJ Tech Partners, Rakuten Overdrive, Paparone Family, Relentless Awareness, Shenker Russo & Clark, Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna. And thank …
  • Ken Ragsdale installation at Pine Hills this Fall, thanks to Fair Game Arts Grant - Art at APL will present a special installation by Albany artist, Ken Ragsdale. Ragdsale’s work will be installed in the stairwell of the Pine Hills branch, and will be on view for one year. This project is made possible thanks to a Fair Game Arts grant from the Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fair Game. Pacific Northwest native Ken Ragsdale …