Library News: Albany

The Friends of the Albany Library are having a book fair at the St. Cloud Barnes & Noble on Monday, Dec. 14. Stop in to the Albany Public Library to pick up a book fair slip, and a percentage of any purchases you make at the St. Cloud Barnes & Noble on Dec. 14 will go to support the Friends of the Albany Library. If you can't attend our book fair, visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online from 12/14/15 to 12/19/15 by entering Book Fair ID 11643822 at checkout.
If all you have is questions and what you want is answers, you should talk to a librarian. Lucky for you a new service called “Book A Librarian” is being offered at Albany Public Library. Visiting librarians from Great River Regional Library headquarters in St. Cloud will be available by appointment to meet one-on-one with library patrons to answer their questions. You’ll have their undivided attention. So if you want to make your own shampoo and need a recipe. Or you want to know the sea...
Minnesota author Diane Kasulis will talk about her book "4 Letters" and about the writing and publishing process on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Public Library. Diane was encouraged by her high school teachers to become a writer 30 plus years ago. However, writing took a backseat to her first passion, art. After many years and other life-enriching experiences (such as raising five children, and driving semi-tractor trailers cross country with her husband) Diane has...
If you like to read, play games and eat pizza, grab your friends, sign up at the Albany Public Library and start reading. Students may sign up in groups or individually to participate in the Battle of the Books for Teens. The event, in which teams compete to see who remembers the most about the books they have read, will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Albany library. The titles this year are "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton, "Princess Bride" by William Goldman, "Hoot" by...