Hours & Locations

MAIN 541-917-7580
2450 14th Avenue SE, Albany, OR 97322
Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

CARNEGIE 541-917-7585
302 Ferry Street SW, Albany, OR 97321
Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • January 28, 2015 10:30 amPreschool Story time with puppets
  • January 28, 2015 12:00 pmGardening in the Pacific Northwest Brownbag Series
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Join a Book Group without buying a book!

The Albany Public Library offers two Book Groups that read and discuss both fiction and non fiction. 15 copies of the current title for each book group is available for borrowing, no Library card required.  Simply go to the Reference Desk at the Main Library and ask for the current book for either the evening or the noon book groups.  

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Tax Information

Make the Library “Tax Central” this year Tax forms are made available at both Libraries as they are received.  If you do not see the form you need, it may be on its way.  If you need it sooner, you can print tax forms and instructions for 15 cents per page. Tax Update Due to limited funding the IRS is no longer sending tax instruction booklets to libraries.  The Library…

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Library Uncorked gala event

Join the Friends of the Albany Public Library at the Main Library for a wine tasting and silent auction. Tickets are available at the Main Library, Downtown Carnegie Library, and Browsers’ Bookstore; they are $25 each. Proceeds go to the Youth Reading Scholarship Fund. For more information and to see the fabulous silent auction donations, visit the Library Uncorked Facebook page, or call 541-990-7257.  

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Mr. Lizard’s Reptile Zoo at Carnegie Library
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Want to hold a Tarantula in you hand?  Or pet a lizard?  Come see and touch all of the reptiles in Mr. Lizard’s Reptile Zoo! Students in kindergarten or school grades are invited to Mr. Lizard’s Reptile Zoo at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry Street SW.  A…

Billie & Michael Moore Art Show in the Library
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Billie & Michael Moore’s art is featured on the second floor of the Albany Public Library through December 2014.  Please stop by the Library to see their work!  For more information on the artists, continue reading their artist statements, Billie Moore artist statement and 2014 Michael Moore Artist Statement.

Book Club Kits check out!

If you, or your club or organization, have an established book club (or wish to start one), the Albany Public Library can help! As the Library’s Book Clubs finishes their own selections, we are making available Book Club Kits to support other reading groups. The Kits contain multiple copies of the titles that have been…

Bill Marshall Art Show on First Floor of Albany Library

Bill Marshall has several new works on display in the  Meeting Room Lobby, on the first floor of the Albany Library.  Please stop by the Library to see this  new art show!