Albany Public Library strives to educate, entertain, and empower the people of Albany.
We inspire and enable young people of the Capital Area to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Promoting, strengthening, and revitalizing the historic downtown Albany neighborhood through public events and projects.
We provide free one-to-one literacy tutoring to elementary school-age children of the South End of Albany.
We lead school gardening programs at Albany schools, focusing particularly on building connections with kids who are not thriving in school and who could benefit from adult connections and experiences in and with nature.