Literary Legends, APL Foundation’s signature event, takes place the 3rd Saturday of October. Each year, the Foundation selects a new outstanding person of letters in our community, and invites the community to celebrate them with a cocktail reception in their honor.

Our new Legends visit the Library in May or June for An Evening with the Authors, a wine-and-dessert reception and reading. Further events celebrating our   

The APL Foundation also organizes small gatherings and special events, which you may find listed on our Google Calendar (below) or on our Facebook page.

Save the Date:
Literary Legends Gala – October 19, 2019 [FB]
An Evening with the Authors –  May 30, 2019 [FB]
Leaves of Grass / Whitman Bicenentennial – May 31, 2019 
Lyn Lifshin: Not Made of Glass (Film Screening) – June 13, 2019 [FB]
Poets of Albany Read Their Favorite Lyn Lifshin Poems – June 14, 2019 [FB]