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Activities and Services for Kids

As the weather gets colder and days get shorter, families find themselves spending more time together indoors. Finding things to do all day can be difficult for parents and caregivers with young children at home. Adding to the challenge this winter is an ongoing pandemic which has limited visits to favorite indoor destinations. For many […]
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Native and Indigenous films to celebrate Native American Heritage Day

Once again, our resident movie expert, Tyler, has some great suggestions for films to celebrate Native American Heritage Day on November 27th.    November is Native American Heritage Month, and I would like to present you with some amazing films from Native filmmakers that display the rich culture and powerful history of the Indigenous peoples […]
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Hidden Gems in our DVD Collection

By Tyler Brown Last year, there were 786 movies released in the USA and Canada—France and Germany match that number each year. In a normal year, there are thousands of movies released into the world. How do you know which ones you should watch, and how do you know which to avoid? I watch nearly […]
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And the Wind Howls: Q&A and Free Screening

One hundred and fifty years ago, in 1870, thousands of women showed up at polls in Wyoming to cast their vote, thanks to a bill passed the previous year extending suffrage to women. This year also marks the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. Relative Theatrics’ production of And the Wind Howls […]
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A Quick Guide for Voting

Election Day is right around the corner. There is an abundance of information to sort through, and it can sometimes be hard to find and identify reliable and trustworthy information on candidates and voting. ACPL is here to help. Candidate Information Resources Candidate Forums: Albany County Public Library is proud to partner with the League […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of August 9–15

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, August 10 Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 2:00 […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of August 2–8

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, August 3 Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 2:00 […]
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Our Rewrite a Fairy Tale Competition Winners

This summer we held a Rewrite a Fairy Tale competition for teens ages 12-18. We received so many great entries all of whom had wonderful and fresh interpretations of classic fairy tales. We were blown away by all of the fairy tales and had the very difficult task of picking our winners. However, without further […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 26–August 1

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Dragon I Spy Dragons have invaded the library! […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 19–25

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, July 20 Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 11 […]
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