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Local musicians Robert Haigler and Roald Henderson will perform a Christmas Concert at their home on December 15th at 1:30 pm as a library fundraiser. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the library until December 10th. Only 30 seats available. All proceeds benefit Albertson Memorial Library. Contact us at 862-3491 with questions or to reserve seats.
Friends of Albertson Memorial Library, Village of Albany, and Albany Lion's Club hosted their annual Snack with Santa fundraiser at the Albany Lions Club on Saturday, December 7th. It was a huge success, as always! Thank you to everyone who volunteered or attended to help make this event a success!
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program for children under age 5. Each child receives a packet of reading records to track their progress toward reading and interacting with 1,000 books. At milestones of 250, 500, 750 books they receive incentive prizes upon turning in their reading records. At program completion they receive a special gift and a certificate.
Preschool Storytime is 45 minutes to an hour of stories, fingerplays, rhymes, dances, and other activities to entertain and educate youngsters. No registration is required for our bimonthly sessions on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month.
After School Book Club for 4th-6th graders meets one Wednesday a month throughout the school year. No registration is required, but you do need to read the book to join our monthly discussion!
Click on the icon above to borrow e-books and audiobooks from Wisconsin's Digital Library. You must have a library card* and your own device such as a computer, Kindle, Nook, the library's Nook that you've check out, an Ipod/Ipad/Iphone or other smartphone to access and read or listen to the books. Each device is different, so stop in if you have questions.
*Your library card number must be preceded by Albany's zipcode for the digital download to work*
Our simple touch e-reader is pre-loaded with fiction, non-fiction, romance novels, and some classics. . Check it out today!