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LOTE4Kids is here 🦉
Posted 31 January 2024 LOTE4Kids is here 🦉

EXCITING NEWS - NEW FREE LANGUAGE RESOURCE FOR LIBRARY MEMBERS! 

New way to book Library Meeting Rooms
Posted 29 January 2024 New way to book Library Meeting Rooms

We have an all-new way for you to hire our Library Meeting Rooms.

New way to book Library events!
Posted 11 December 2023 New way to book Library events!

Booking into library events has changed.

Library supports Summer Reading Quest
Posted 07 December 2023 Library supports Summer Reading Quest

Albany Public Library is thrilled to announce its participation in the third annual Summer Reading Quest, urging the entire community to dive into a literary adventure this summer.

Summer Reading Quest is back!
Posted 06 December 2023 Summer Reading Quest is back!

Readers have the freedom to choose their own adventure this summer at Albany Public Library

Digital Drop In is taking a break!
Posted 30 November 2023 Digital Drop In is taking a break!

The Digital Drop In team will be taking a short break over the festive period.

Christmas Lights Trail shines bright with interactive map
Posted 13 November 2023 Christmas Lights Trail shines bright with interactive map

The holiday season is set to shine even brighter in the heart of Albany as the highly anticipated Christmas Lights Trail returns for 2023.

Regional Showerhead Swap is back!
Posted 11 October 2023 Regional Showerhead Swap is back!

Have you made the swap yet?

Albany Airport Micro Library now open!
Posted 28 September 2023 Albany Airport Micro Library now open!

Heading to the airport and need something to read? Our newest Micro Library is for you!

Scribblers Festival Golden Feather Hunt
Posted 21 September 2023 Scribblers Festival Golden Feather Hunt

The Scribblers Festival (a festival celebrating stories, creativity and imagination) is being held in September and in the lead up we participate in the Golden Feather Hunt!

Albany's BIG Sleep-Out 2023
Posted 10 August 2023 Albany's BIG Sleep-Out 2023

Albany Public Library is supporting Albany's BIG Sleep Out 2023.

Monthly Library Newsletter
Posted 08 August 2023 Monthly Library Newsletter

Miss the library newsletter this month? Catch up now!

Compassionate Communities Collection
Posted 07 August 2023 Compassionate Communities Collection

City launch study to shape the future of ALAC
Posted 06 July 2023 City launch study to shape the future of ALAC

The City of Albany is undertaking a feasibility study into Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre (ALAC) and is seeking community feedback from users, spectators, parents, and community groups from across the region.

Item Requests - Update
Posted 21 June 2023 Item Requests - Update

The process for item requests has changed

Library Use and Outcomes Survey 2023
Posted 30 May 2023 Library Use and Outcomes Survey 2023

We want to hear from you!

Suspension of Inter-library Loans and Consortium Reservations
Posted 26 May 2023 Suspension of Inter-library Loans and Consortium Reservations

Inter-library Loans and Consortium Reservations are suspended from 1st June 2023. 

Share Your Palliative Care Experience - Submit Your Photo Today
Posted 15 May 2023 Share Your Palliative Care Experience - Submit Your Photo Today

Share a snapshot of your role as part of a palliative care team, and show us why it is important to you.

State Records Office Visit
Posted 09 May 2023 State Records Office Visit

Missing Williams Police Occurrence Book from 1879-1881 digitised and returned to State Records Office.

Library launches After Hours Study Space
Posted 02 May 2023 Library launches After Hours Study Space

Albany Public Library has expanded its offering for students, launching an After Hours Study Space that supports Albany’s academic community.

Celebrating nature at the WA Tree Festival
Posted 17 April 2023 Celebrating nature at the WA Tree Festival

Albany’s natural spaces will be put on the map this month as the WA Tree Festival returns for a second year, highlighting the intrinsic value of our trees and natural surroundings.

Youth Week celebrates Albany talent
Posted 13 April 2023 Youth Week celebrates Albany talent

The talent of Albany’s youth will be celebrated during the annual City of Albany Youth Week program this month.

Human experience explored at Albany Public Library
Posted 20 March 2023 Human experience explored at Albany Public Library

Life, death, and the depth of human connection will be explored at Albany Public Library this month when author Vivien Stuart presents an in-depth discussion about her novel Acacia House.

Sketchbook Project 2023: Time to return your completed Sketchbooks!
Posted 14 March 2023 Sketchbook Project 2023: Time to return your completed Sketchbooks!

Get your completed Sketchbook back to the library before 21 March.

Community invited to score their City
Posted 16 February 2023 Community invited to score their City

City of Albany residents are invited to have a say about their City when the 2023 Community Scorecard hits letterboxes, email addresses and online platforms this week.

Library Lovers' Scavenger Hunt
Posted 14 February 2023 Library Lovers' Scavenger Hunt

February 14 is Library Lovers' Day and we have a challenge for you!

Binalup sky lights up over Easter
Posted 13 February 2023 Binalup sky lights up over Easter

The City of Albany and Lotterywest are bringing a drone light show spectacle to Binalup / Middleton Beach this Easter to entertain, engage and delight audiences of all ages.

Time to switch to Libby
Posted 12 January 2023 Time to switch to Libby

The OverDrive app will be retiring soon. Find out why Libby is the most user-friendly reading experience for digital book fans and library patrons!

Introducing Emerging Minds Families
Posted 11 January 2023 Introducing Emerging Minds Families

Emerging Minds has recently launched Emerging Minds Families – a brand new range of resources for parents and families looking for information and support about infant and child mental health.

Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall
Posted 05 January 2023 Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall

Art meets marine science when MIX Artists present their new exhibition, Immerse, at the Albany Town Hall this month.

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