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Experiences in the west

Experiences in the West

The Albany County Public Library is pleased to announce our fall series. Steven Dunn: A Fiction Reading  Tuesday, October 4th @ 7:30 PM  Shortlisted for Granta Magazine’s “Best of Young American Novelists,” Steven Dunn is the author of two books “water & power” and “Potted Meat.”  “Potted Meat” was a co-winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin [...]
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Kali Fajardo-Anstine Author Talk

The Albany County Public Library is pleased to welcome Kali Fajardo-Anstine, bestselling author of Woman of Light and Sabrina and Corina, for an engaging book talk on September 30th at 6:30 p.m.   Fajardo-Anstine earned her MFA from the University of Wyoming and has lived across the country, from Durango, Colorado, to Key West, Florida. Fajardo-Anstine is […]

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Reading Recommendations: Are You Feeling Spooky-Ooky?

Are You Feeling Spooky-Ooky? By: Robyn Jauregui  I write to you all on this chilly August 15th as a fully realized spooky woman, desperate for the comforts of Halloween. Though premature Halloween propaganda is typically reserved for grocery stores in need of sales after the back-to-school craze, the internet has helped foster an entire generation […]

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Banned Books Reading Challenge — 2022

Banned Books Week   During the last week in September, libraries will be participating in Banned Books Week. This week was created to raise awareness of censorship and to highlight books that are frequently challenged and sometimes banned. In 1982, after an onslaught of challenges and bans, Judith Krug, the Director of the Office of […]

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GoWyld – Bookflix

With the State Libraries new revamp, they have been highlighting some of the amazing things they offer. For this month, GoWyld is highlighting its free early childhood reading program, Bookflix. Primarily for PreK – 3rd grade, Bookflix focuses on developing key literacy skills in a fun and engaging way.  Broken into multiple sections like animals, […]

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WYLA 2021-2022 Winners

Each year Wyoming students select their favorite books to read this year. These are the winners of this year’s WYLA Awards.   WYLA – Soaring Eagle   The Soaring Eagle Nominees are selected by Wyoming students from 7th to 12th grade.     Winner- Dear Martin by Nic Stone Following an african american highschool student […]

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League of Women Voters Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters is partnering with the ACPL to host a series of forums featuring candidates for the upcoming elections. The forums will be hybrid. They will be hosted in the Library's Large Meeting Room and will be live-streamed on YouTube. There will also be a video of the forum available after the [...]
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Summer Reading 2022 — The Great Outdoors

Summer is almost here and the great outdoors are calling! Join us for our Summer Reading Program from June 11th to August 19th. This summer we will have reading logs, events, and storytimes in celebration of our theme: The Great Outdoors.    Summer Reading Program   Track your reading and earn badges this summer with […]

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Free Meditation Workshop

Learn to Meditate Course  This course describes mindfulness meditation and ways that meditation practice can improve the quality of our daily lives. By deepening our experience and understanding of ourselves through the practice of meditation, we become more fully aware of who we already are.    Leslie Waggener has been a practitioner of mindfulness meditation […]

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Black History 101 Mobile Museum

The Albany County Public Library is pleased to welcome Dr. Khalid el-Hakim, the founder and curator of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum on Tuesday, March 22nd. The museum is the nation’s premier Black history traveling exhibit. It contains a collection of over 10,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade […]

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