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Library System Upgrade
Posted 17 May 2022 Library System Upgrade

We will be offline on Thursday 19 May while the Library system is upgraded.

Albany Public Library joins hoopla
Posted 17 May 2022 Albany Public Library joins hoopla

Albany Public Library members can instantly read, watch and listen to over 900,000 titles for free thanks to the City of Albany partnership with content platform hoopla.

LEGO Competition Winners!
Posted 27 April 2022 LEGO Competition Winners!

Congratulations to the lucky winners of the LEGO Competition!

ServiceWA Support
Posted 28 March 2022 ServiceWA Support

Use this step-by-step guide to set up MyGovID and ServiceWA.

Story Box Library App
Posted 24 March 2022 Story Box Library App

The first ever StoryBox app is here!

LEGO Competition
Posted 22 March 2022 LEGO Competition

Win a Family Pass for four to experience the amazing Brickwrecks exhibition at the Museum of the Great Southern.

Public Libraries Strategy Survey
Posted 16 March 2022 Public Libraries Strategy Survey

This is your opportunity to have your say about what libraries can do for your community!

Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits
Posted 01 March 2022 Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits

Albany Public Library is proud to be a collection point for Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits.

ALAC Micro Library
Posted 01 February 2022 ALAC Micro Library

ALAC Self Service Micro Library now open!

Mask Mandate Great Southern
Posted 28 January 2022 Mask Mandate Great Southern

Mask wearing is now required to enter and use Albany Public Library.

Albany Library Christmas Opening Hours
Posted 16 December 2021 Albany Library Christmas Opening Hours

Library Carpark Closure
Posted 01 December 2021 Library Carpark Closure

Please note that the rear library carpark will be unavailable from 𝟳:𝟬𝟬𝗮𝗺 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟯 𝗗𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿.

Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future
Posted 25 November 2021 Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future

Following several months of community engagement, consultation and workshops across the region, the Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Draft Strategy is now available for public comment.

Library challenge gets levelled up
Posted 24 November 2021 Library challenge gets levelled up

As the school year ends, Albany Summer Reading Club is getting ready to return to Albany Public Library with a new challenge for the summer holidays.

Christmas Storytime
Posted 18 November 2021 Christmas Storytime

The festive season is here and it's our job to bring the excitement and magic of Christmas to your little ones

Mango Languages
Posted 18 November 2021 Mango Languages

Our newest eResource is now live and ready for you to start learning!

City awarded gold for a compassionate community
Posted 15 November 2021 City awarded gold for a compassionate community

The City of Albany has won gold in the Local Government Authority Supporting a Compassionate Community Approach category of the WA Palliative Care Awards.

City of Albany lights up for Christmas
Posted 10 November 2021 City of Albany lights up for Christmas

The City of Albany’s Christmas festivities are double in size this year, combining the community’s traditional pageant with a new Christmas attraction that is sure to engage the whole family.

Call for Access and Inclusion Working Group Members
Posted 05 November 2021 Call for Access and Inclusion Working Group Members

To ensure our city is accessible to residents living with a disability the City is seeking community representation on the Access and Inclusion Working Group.

Expanded Library Hours
Posted 03 November 2021 Expanded Library Hours

Albany Seed Library
Posted 27 October 2021 Albany Seed Library

Did you know that Albany Public Library now has a Seed Library?

Be Connected & Win
Posted 27 October 2021 Be Connected & Win

Win a Clever Fox password book!

Exam Support Available
Posted 30 September 2021 Exam Support Available

Exam support and tutors available at the library until 9 October.

Australian Reading Hour 2021
Posted 07 September 2021 Australian Reading Hour 2021

Share what you’re reading at home to bring you comfort, inspire and entertain you @australiareads

Bicentenary book bound to happen
Posted 02 September 2021 Bicentenary book bound to happen

With the Albany Bicentenary less than five years away, the City of Albany has commenced planning to publish a commemorative book to coincide with the Bicentenary in 2026.

Community called on for Bicentenary planning
Posted 02 September 2021 Community called on for Bicentenary planning

Planning for Albany’s Bicentenary is underway with the City of Albany seeking expressions of interest from local residents to form project reference groups over the next five years.

Adult Learners Week
Posted 01 September 2021 Adult Learners Week

September 1 - 8 is Adult Learners Week, time to try something new!

Albany’s digital library bound for success
Posted 31 August 2021 Albany’s digital library bound for success

The Albany Public Library has seen a surge of interest in online book borrowing, taking advantage of borrowing app Libby to meet local demand.

2021 Christmas Pageant registrations now open
Posted 30 August 2021 2021 Christmas Pageant registrations now open

Schools, community groups, businesses and everyone in between are now invited to register their floats for this year’s Christmas Festival and Pageant.

Albany's BIG Sleep-Out
Posted 17 August 2021 Albany's BIG Sleep-Out

Albany Public Library is supporting Albany's BIG Sleep Out 2021. From Monday 16th August – Saturday 28th August Albany Public Library will be a collection point for items that will be passed on to Foodbank, Anglicare and PIVOT.

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