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  • The South End and the South End Scene - Yesterday morning on Twitter, we shared news from the Howe branch and some of the wonderful friends we’ve made in the South End.   Despite what you may have read this week on social media, there are some great things happening in #AlbanyNY‘s #SouthEnd. We celebrated our 5th Annual Literary Legends gala there last year at @AlbanyNYLibrary ‘s historic Howe …
  • Libraries: spaces that transform into what you need - After January 1, any record label can issue a dubstep version of the 1923 hit 'Yes! We Have No Bananas'
  • Happy New Year! -   Happy New Year from the APL Foundation! Thanks to all of our donors who help us to #FundInnovationAtAPL. Thanks to the wonderful staff at the Albany Public Library who serve our city so well. See you at the library in 2019!
  • Gala New Logo Nominate a Legend! -   Nominate a writer or publisher by January 31st for our 2019 Literary Legend! Each year, the Albany Public Library Foundation selects a new outstanding person of letters to be honored as our Literary Legend. Our annual Literary Legends gala celebrates these writers and their contributions to the community. APL Foundation invites the public to nominate writers for the selection …
  • A Message from the President of APL Foundation - Happy New Year! The Albany Public Library Foundation had a great year in 2018 raising awareness and funds to support the tremendous services and programs at the Albany Public Library. Thanks to your past contributions to the APL Foundation’s Annual Appeal we were able to do so much to help the APL and now we need your new donation to …