Friday, February 02, 2007


Don't Forget the Library Vote

February 6th from 12 - 9pm.

Check out for polling locations or call the Albany School District at 475-6010 for more information.

Tuesday, May 02, 2006


North Albany Branch Launches: Our Neighborhood in Posters

This new young adult program gives kids (ages 12-14) the chance to promote their neighborhood using photography and computer software. Teens will learn how to design and layout posters using Microsoft Publisher. The Neighborhood Posters will be on exhibit at the North Albany Branch for the month of July.

Enrollment is limited, so call or e-mail the Branch Librarian Scott Jarzombek at 463.7236 or to reserve your slot.

The program runs for three Mondays in June at 6pm, 6/15, 6/22 and 6/29.

North Albany Branch
Albany Public Library
616 N. Pearl Street

Wednesday, April 26, 2006


Record Crowd for Gregory Maguire at APL

Wow . . . what an evening - standing room only! Gregory Maguire spoke eloquently and with great humor of his remembrances of Albany Libraries of the past and the kind librarians who sparked his wicked imagination. He reminded us of the power of information!

Wednesday, April 19, 2006


You're invited to meet the Author of Wicked

You're invited to a special Staff Reception with Gregory Maguire next Tuesday, April 25th, 3-4pm at the Pine Hills Library. This is an opportunity to meet and talk with the local-boy who made it big with Wicked.

And don't forget to join us at 7pm at Main for his lecture/reading.

Monday, April 17, 2006


Is Medicare Part D driving you or someone you know crazy?

Free Medicare Part D Clinics: Are you confused about the new Medicare benefit that will help pay for prescription drugs? Meet with a counselor at the Main Library and get your Medicare Part D questions answered; make sure you have the coverage right for you. Counselors are from Albany County Department for Aging's HIICAP (Health Insurance Information and Counseling Assistance).

Half-hour individual sessions are available (appointments are required):
Please bring a list of your prescriptions with you.
To make your appointment or for more information, call the Reference Department at 427-4303.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006


There's not much tastier than ice cream and good books

Book Tasting

Get your spoon ready for a combination as good as chocolate chips and cookie dough … a great read and a scoop of Vermont’s finest.

Book Tasting selection:
Good Grief by Lolly Winston

When Sophie Stanton is widowed at thirty-six, instead of cycling through the typical five stages of grief, she careens through fifteen, including Denial, Oreos, Lust, Waitressing, and Acceptance.

When: Wednesday, April 19th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Ben and Jerry’s, 250 Lark Street, Albany

R.S.V.P. to Sarah or Amy at 427-4313

This month’s program sponsored by:

Wednesday, March 22, 2006


Rumor has it extra cheescake for APL Staff

Book Tastings at Main tonight, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Sample a variety of coffees from Albany's very own The Daily Grind and desserts from Cheesecake Machismo.

The suggested book selection is Coffee and Kung Fu, by Karen Brichoux.

And don't forget to save some cheesecake for me!!!!

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