Legos @ the Library

We'll have another drop-in Lego program at the library on Wednesday, November 19th, starting at 12:30 pm. The program is free and open to children in grades 1-8. You may come and go as you like until 3:30 pm.

After School Book Club Rescheduled for Nov 19

We will have After School Book Club on Wednesday, November 19th from 3:30-4:30 pm, to discuss Castle in the Attic. This will be right after our Lego program, which starts at 12:30 pm following early release from school. 

Credit Cards Now Accepted

We now accept major credit and debit cards for fine payments! Simply visit the "Pay My Fine" tab at the top of this webpage for instructions and link to the fine payment page. You may pay online from home, or stop in the library for help with payment.  

Literacy Programs

Albany Library Book Club for adults meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm at the library. The library provides the books and meeting space, while the book club members choose and lead the book discussions. Membership is open to the public.

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. We meet the first and third Fridays during the school year and every week during the Summer Library Program. Ages 0-5 are welcome at storytime.

After School Book Club for 4th-6th graders meets the second Wednesday of the month throughout the school year. No registration is required, but you do need to read the book to join our monthly discussion! 

 

Borrow E-Books and Audiobooks

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!

 

 
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