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  • Spirit to ride the Whirlwind Honoring Athena V. Lord - The Albany Public Library Foundation takes great pleasure in announcing Athena V. Lord as our Literary Legends honoree for 2017. The Library Foundation will celebrate Athena’s contributions to children’s literature and to the life of the City of Albany at the 4th annual Literary Legends Gala, to be held on October 21st, 2017 at the Albany Public Library’s John J. …
  • Busy Brain Busy Brain Book Fair - Join Reading Duckling on Friday, June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd, 12pm – 5pm, at the Bach Branch of the Albany Public Library. 455 New Scotland Avenue. Shop fun and educational activity books for all ages! Enjoy the sunshine and decorate the library sidewalk with chalk! Sidewalk chalk and instruction sheets provided! Proceeds benefit the Albany Public Library Foundation.  Share it …
  • Jan Steen "The Orator" Literary Libations - Meet up at the Albany Public Library Local History Room and set out for a Literary Pub Crawl led by Maeve McEneny and friends. June 14 and June 17.
  • Library Vote - May 16 Vote Yes! for the Albany Public Library on May 16th - The Albany Library vote will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 7 am to 9 pm in conjunction with the City School District of Albany budget vote. The actual ballot language will be listed in the voting machine as follows: Shall the sum of $6,981,873 be raised by annual levy of a tax upon the taxable real property …
  • Moving Truck (Virtually) Moving this Thursday - The APL Foundation website will be down Thursday, 4/20 for migration to a new server.