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Albany County Public Library

Press Release: Library announces bill forgiveness

Albany County Public Library announces removal of overdue fines and forgiveness of all existing bills           Albany County Public Library announced Monday that it will no longer charge overdue fines on any check out items. Overdue fines had been temporarily suspended during the pandemic for all patrons. The ACPL Board of […]
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New Mystery Books February 2021

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton A murder on the high seas. A remarkable detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist. It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Put […]
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Children’s books for Black History Month

By Monica Owens This is the first in a series of Library Corner submissions focusing on information, services, and resources for children, families, and those that work with children. We will add new children’s posts on the first Monday of each month. If you have suggestions for future topics or are interested in submitting a […]
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Explore our World Language Collection

Explore our updated World Language collection!

By Kathi Wilhelm International travel may be limited during the pandemic, but you can still have the world at your fingertips with our updated World Language Collection!   Thanks to grant funding from the Wyoming Community Foundation, we were able to purchase dozens of new books in various languages! To celebrate these, I wanted to […]
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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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An image banner with the text And the Wind howls in cursive script, below is a silhouette of a woman exhaling. Text on the right reads: Q&A with Directors Anne Mason and Jared Mohr-Leiva. Join us Sunday, Octobe 11 for a free showing followed by discussion.

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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