sidewalk leading to the Colonie Library building showing green trees and blue sky

629 Albany Shaker Road

Loudonville, NY 12211

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Hours >


circulation desk and front entrance
Front entrance and circulation desk
Gallery space and seating
Gallery space and seating

Children’s Room & Services

Children's Information Desk
Information Desk
Children's Lego table, doll house, books, toys
Indoor play space
rows of children's picture books
Picture books
row of children's books
Nonfiction books
lactation room
Lactation room
Outdoor play space and Story Walk
  • Certified Parent Child play space with gross motor and early literacy focus; books for parents and teachers are nearby
  • Lactation room
  • Fenced outdoor play space with gross motor toys and family-friendly StoryWalk
  • Computers available for children to do homework and web-based games. Printing >
  • Current events are posted on the calendar >
  • Other services include:
  • Please read our Code of Conduct policy > regarding unattended children and age requirements

Teen Room (The Cube) & Services

Door to the Cube Teen Room
The Cube
Teen Book Collection and Seating
Seating and book collection
tables, chairs in teen room
Small group study tables and computers
  • Comfortable space for group work, studying, and relaxing
  • Collection focused on ages 12-18 but anyone is welcome to browse and borrow
  • Seating, tables, computers, study guides, and board games reserved for ages 12-18
  • School buses drop off students at the library
    • Colonie High School – Bus #49; and late bus 15
    • Shaker High School – #111, Old Maxwell Rd and Serviceberry; and Late Bus #6
  • Current events are posted on the calendar >
  • Other services include:
  • Students in grades 7-12 have many opportunities to volunteer > throughout the school year and summer

Quiet Spaces

Reading Room

Quiet Reading Room
Cushioned chairs, tall and regular tables
Quiet Reading Room study tables
Study tables
  • Designated quiet space
  • Individual sized tables and cushioned chairs
  • Standing desk with charging and power outlets, tall chairs available
  • Newspapers, magazines and reference materials
  • Book sale space

Semi-Quiet Spaces


Tutoring Policy >

Tutoring tables
Tables for tutoring
study tables on mezzanine
Study tables on the mezzanine
  • Second floor; accessible by elevator or stairs
  • Semi-quiet space with larger tables equipped with power outlets


tables in chairs
Tables for individuals and small groups
Commons and Mezzanine
Small group tables in Commons and Mezzanine
  • Semi-quiet space
  • Located downstairs, outside The Cube
  • Small group tables for individual or quiet group work

Outdoor Reading Garden

reading garden table chairs bench
Pergola over tables and chairs
pollinator garden
Pollinator Garden
reading garden benches
Benches in Reading Garden
  • Outdoor space with a table, chairs, benches
  • WiFi
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