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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

  • October 21, 2014 10:30 amDowntown preschool story time with puppets
  • October 23, 2014 10:30 amPreSchool Story Time with Puppets
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Tech Savvy Classes

Whether you want to learn to use your new iPad or Kindle Fire, gain basic Mac skills, or make an exciting YouTube video, Albany Parks and Recreation has a class for you! Technology can make life so much easier when you are comfortable with the device. Join us and let’s tackle your tech needs together!  Check out the  Tech Savvy Flier for class descriptions and dates. Register by calling 541-917-7777.…

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Lego Brick Builders Program at Albany Public Library

Children and youth at least six years old are invited to an hour of building their geometry and engineering skills at the Lego Brick Builders program at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE.  The Library will provide Lego bricks in an assortment of sizes and colors for young designers to use individually or in groups, and a locked case for them…

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Modern Voices Book Discussion Group

Join us Tuesday, October 21 at 12:00 p.m. as we discuss The Hundred-Foot Journey, by Richard C. Morais.  Everyone is welcome! “That skinny Indian teenager has that mysterious something that comes along once a generation. He is one of those rare chefs who is simply born. He is an artist.” And so begins the rise of Hassan Haji, the unlikely gourmand who recounts his life’s journey in Richard Morais’s charming…

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Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
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The Friends of the Albany Library are having their annual Book Sale Friday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Linn County Fairgrounds located at 3700 Knox Butte Rd., Albany. Thousands of books, CD’s, DVD’s, talking books, and much more priced .50…

Book Club Kits check out!
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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
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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!

Patricia Young Art Show at the Albany Public Library
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I enjoy painting landscapes en plein air or in the open air.  It gives me an opportunity to truly enjoy the surroundings and to observe nature. Mixing colors and matching them to the scenery that constantly changes with the suns light is always a fascinating challenge.  I also enjoy painting still life, attempting to capture…