Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading for Kids and Teens

Summer Reading for Adults

Summer Reading Program Guide

SummerFest Celebration

Summer Reading for Kids & Teens
June 28 to August 16mad scientist with book stack

Summer Reading on Instagram

Teens, earn Summer Reading activity bubbles toward great prizes by posting to Instagram! Get snapping and remember to use #aplsrp.

Summer Reading Program Guide

Check out the summer reading program guide with all of our special summer activities and events for kids and teens.

Summer Reading Program Guide


Summer Reading for Adults

Book Swap at SummerFest

July 12 (Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Delaware Branch

Meet other readers and bring a gently used book to swap at the SummerFest outdoor celebration.

Goodreads Group

Adults can participate in summer reading too—using Goodreads! Here’s how you can read along with us this summer.

Join our group at and share reviews and recommendations with other Albany readers. You may even win prizes for participating in themed reading discussions, games, and trivia for the duration of the summer reading program, including a grand prize of a Kindle Paper White.

To join:

Moonlight Movie

August 14 (Thursday) at 8:00 pm
Delaware Branch Parking Lot

To wrap up our summer reading program for adults, we're hosting our first ever outdoor movie event and you get to vote on the feature film! We'll post the choices on our Facebook page in early August.



Last updated: September 12, 2014