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.
Visit the Summer Reading webpage to learn about upcoming events and important dates.
The whole family is invited to learn about music and world history at “Steel Drums Then and Now” at Albany Public Library. The program is scheduled at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. Mon. July 21 and 2:30 p.m. Thurs. July 24; and at the Carnegie Library at 2:30 p.m. Tues. July 22. Learn more.
Lego Brick Building
5th Wednesday Open Mic Literati
Adult and teen writers and literature fans are invited to participate in the Fifth Wednesday Literati at 6:30 p.m. Wed. July 30 at the Main Library. Participants may sign up at the door for a time slot to read aloud a piece of prose or poetry they have written. Authors of songs are invited to sing their creations, using an acoustic musical instrument if desired. Participation and attendance are free of charge and no pre-registration is required. Learn more.
This month’s selection, Wednesday August 13th: Everest: The First Ascent by Harriet Pugh Tuckey.
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 August 19th: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.
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.