Summer Reading: Parking Lot Sale
Kids up through age 18 are invited to practice their business skills at the annual Summer Reading Program Parking Lot Sale from 9:00 a.m. until noon Saturday July 12 at Albany Public Library. Young entrepreneurs are invited to label their toys, books, and other items with a selling price as they set up and manage their own booths. Learn more.
The Library would like to invite parents to share their feedback on the Summer Reading Program. A 5 minute survey is available to gather your suggestions and ideas. Thank you for helping us to make this program even better! Take the survey now.
Join local artist Cheryl French for an art workshop at 2:30 p.m. Tues. July 15 at the Carnegie Library, or 2:30 p.m. Thurs. July 17 at the Main Library. Learn about color mixing by experimenting with acrylic paint. Learn more.
Little Kids Jamboree
This month’s selection, Wednesday July 9th: The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht.
The Albany Public Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the meeting room at the Main Library at 2450 14th Avenue SE. Everyone is welcome to attend and discuss the current book the group is reading. No registration is necessary; just show up with your ideas and enthusiasm. There will be 15 copies of the next book selection available for loan at each meeting. Learn more.
This month’s selection, Tuesday July 15th: John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire by Kim Heacox.
The Modern Voices Reading and Discussion Group is held at noon in the meeting room in the Albany Public Library. Don’t worry if you miss a meeting or if you didn’t get a chance to read the book. Copies of the monthly titles are handed out during the meeting. You may request a copy of the current title at the Reference desk on the second floor at the Main Library. If there are no copies available, we will gladly take your contact information and let you know when a copy is available. Learn More.