LIBRARY Thursday Hours

Special Programs, Public Program, Professional Development, Family Programs


The library is open Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4:30 pm. Library collections can be made available other weekdays by pre-scheduled appointment. Requests must be received in writing (either by email or regular mail). Please allow 2 to 4 weeks to arrange special appointments.

Contact: Hannah Cox,

Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Admission to library: $10 ($8 for students and seniors with ID); free to Albany Institute members. Admission to library not included with general museum passes.

Collections include almanacs, architectural renderings, bibles, books, ephemera, certificates and land deeds, manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters and broadsides, scrapbooks, and vertical files. Curatorial and library materials are frequently collected to support and document one another; together they provide a more nuanced picture of the Hudson Valley region over time.

Rights and Reproductions

Permission for use of or reproduction of an image or text related to the Albany Institute of History & Art is available. Please consult the rights and reproductions fee schedule for more information.

Thursday, January 2 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, January 9 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, January 16 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, January 23 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, January 30 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, February 6 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, February 13 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, February 20 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, February 27 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm

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