Mobile Resources

Connect with your library through your mobile device -- phone, iPod or tablet. Use your library card for access to eBooks, audiobooks, and research tools.


Albany Public Library Mobile

Android * - iPhone/iPad/iPod

APL Mobile is your starting place for accessing the library's mobile resources. Find locations and hours, check your library card account, learn about upcoming events, download eBooks, audiobooks, and more. Check ISBN barcodes on books, DVDs and CDs to see if the library owns what you're looking for.

* Please note: not all Android tablets' manufacturers make devices that fully support all Android apps; although APL Mobile is compatible with most Android tablets, it may not be available or fully compatible with every Android device.

No mobile device? Try out the app on your desktop or laptop computer: APL Mobile

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Android - iPhone - iPad/iPod

Search for and download audiobooks and e-books from the library. Install this app to search for and read them. More...


Databases & Research Resources

Android - iPhone/iPad/iPod

Find what you're looking for right now! More...



Android - iPhone/iPad/iPod

A great app for finding reading suggestions from friends, rating books you've read, keeping a wish list, or maintaining a list of books you've read.


Albany: Then & Now

Android - iPhone/iPad/iPod

This app provides a map for a walking tour of Albany's amazing architecture and more than 100 historic photographs of Albany streets. Produced through the cooperation Troy Web Consulting and the Historic Albany Foundation.


Check back for more suggested mobile library resources! We'll update the list as more becomes available.


Last updated: September 12, 2014