Visiting the Library

Library Hours

The library is open Thursday afternoons 1 pm to 4:30 pm, and by pre-scheduled appointment.

Library Admission

Albany Institute members: free
Nonmembers: adults $10, seniors and students with ID $8 (includes admission to museum galleries)

Services

Research: The library welcomes research questions by e-mail, letter, or telephone. Inquiries requiring more than one hour of research time will be charged $25 per hour for members and $30 per hour for nonmembers. Research is conducted at the discretion of the librarian.

Photocopying Materials

Photocopies of general collection materials: 25 cents per page plus shipping and handling
Photocopies of photographs: 50 cents per page plus shipping and handling
Photocopies of special collection materials: $1 per page plus shipping and handling (photocopying of special collection items is contingent upon condition)
Digital camera: Patrons may bring a digital camera for research purposes only