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  • Happy Thankgsiving Happy Thanksgiving! - Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for! Thanks to all of the donors and supporters of the Albany Public Library Foundation. Your Annual Appeal gifts supported almost two dozen library programs this year, from one-on-one career coaching at Pine Hills to the popular Teen Chef program at Delaware Ave to a Spa Day for little kids at …
  • 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 …
  • Opening Reception for new Art At APL Exhibition - Come celebrate the new Art at APL exhibition! There will be live jazz and refreshments, and a provocative show exploring the power of our memory. “Rearview, Life Examined” Opening: December 6, 2019 6:00-8:00 pmOn view until May 2, 2020Pine Hills Branch of the Albany Public Library517 Western Ave. Exhibition Artists: David Austin, Leona Christie & Gavin Christie, Daesha Devón-Harris, Meighan Gale, …
  • Remember APL on #Giving Tuesday - Save the Date – December 3rd, 2019 #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 this year to support Music Programs at the Albany Public Library. From African drumming classes to the Silent Film Spectacular to the Garden Series, …
  • Blaze Pizza Fundraiser - Dine at Blaze Pizza at Stuyvesant Plaza on November 12th and support the Albany NY Library at the same time! Show the cashier the attached flyer below and 20% of the proceeds will benefit the Albany Public Library Foundation! 4:30pm – 8:30pm on November 12 only.  See you there! Printable PDF version of the flyer–>  11-12.pdf (PDF) Facebook link
  • Silent Auction baskets Thank you to our Silent Auction sponsors! - Thank you to all of the businesses and individuals who have donated to our Literary Legends 2019 Gala Silent Auction! We have received so many exciting gifts to auction off this year: basketball and restaurant tickets, signed books, a night at the Hilton Garden Inn, Capitol Masquerade tickets, opportunities to wine and dine, jewelry and much more! None of this …