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Bookmark Design Contest! | ¡Concurso de diseño de marcapáginas!

Visit the Main or the Carnegie Library to pick up a contest form. Decorate the included bookmark template with your interpretation of our Summer Reading theme, “Can you catch the reading bug?” or with the general theme of books and libraries. Return your entry to either library by July 31. Winners will have their design reproduced to be handed out at the library. This contest is open to all ages. 

Visita la Biblioteca Main o Carnegie para recoger un formulario del concurso. Decora la plantilla de marcapáginas incluida con tu interpretación de nuestro tema de lectura de verano: “¿Puedes contagiarte con el bicho de la lectura?” o con la temática general de libros y bibliotecas. Devuelve tu entrada a cualquiera de las bibliotecas antes del 31 de julio. Se reproducirá el diseño de los ganadores para distribución en la biblioteca. Este concurso está abierto a todas las edades. 

Author Talk: Tribal Histories of the Willamette Valley

Wednesday, July 24, 6 – 7 p.m.

Please join the City of Albany Landmarks Commission for a talk by Dr. David G. Lewis, author of “Tribal Histories of the Willamette Valley”, as he discusses the tribal history of the Albany area, including Indigenous perspectives on the natural resources and land uses of the area.

Copies of Dr. Lewis’s book will be available for purchase after the talk.

Community Movie Night: The MEG 2

Friday, July 26 @ 5:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited! Celebrate shark week with the heartwarming story of a giant prehistoric shark eating a bunch of tasty crunchy humans and engaging in wanton destruction of property – PART 2!

The MEG 2 is rated PG-13, parents & families should check ratings & content warnings before deciding to watch: Meg 2: The Trench Movie Review | Common Sense Media

Summer Reading!

For all ages!

The Albany Public Library invites you to catch the reading bug this summer—come by either library to register for our Summer Reading Program. Track your reading all summer long and come back periodically for fun prizes!

Summer Reading is for all ages so there are lots of fly events scheduled for everyone to enjoy! Check our online calendar for all the details.

Main Library

Main Library Hours
Tuesday 10-7
Wednesday 10-7
Thursday 10-6
Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-5
Closed Sunday and Monday

2450 14th Avenue SE

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Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library Hours
Wednesday and Thursday 1-6
Friday and Saturday 10-1
Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

302 Ferry Street SW




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