We are excited to welcome you back into the newly renovated and expanded Guilderland Public Library!

Browsing, photocopying, printing on demand, reference, and curbside services are currently available (kindly allow 24-hours notice for filling curbside requests). Up to 100 patrons may browse the library at once.  We ask that you please limit your visit to 30 minutes.

Programs are available in person at Tawasentha Park with masks and distancing required, or virtually.  We are not currently offering in-person programs at the library, per our Pandemic Operations Plan, updated 9/2021.

Services to be added:  meeting / study rooms, new public computers, exhibits, car charging stations, cafe’.





Monday – Thursday:  9:30 am – 9:00 pm

Friday:  9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday:  9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday:  1:00 – 5:00 pm



circulation desk                                                       curbside pick up in lobby 


  • Request materials by searching the UHLS catalog at the top of our home page here; through the UHLS app; or by calling 518.456.2400 ext. 3.
  • We’ll notify you when your items are ready for pickup at the holds shelf, in front of the circulation desk.  You may check these items out at the circulation desk, or use a self-checkout machine.
  • If you prefer to pick up your items in the lobby (“curbside”), call 518.456.2400 ext. 2 to schedule your pre-checked-out pick up for the following day.  Pick up your materials inside the library’s lobby, making sure to wear a mask.  Hand sanitizer is available.  

NO FINES are being assessed at the present time. If you happen to receive a UHLS notice regarding a fine owed, please email us at: ask.circ@guilderlandlibrary.org.   

Questions?  Call us at 518.456.2400 or email us at ask.librarian@guilderlandlibrary.org.

We look forward to serving you!


holds shelf                                           self-checkout


Q:  What are the details on the library’s construction project?

A:  This extensive building project, approved by Guilderland voters in May 2019, officially began in October 2020, and essentially concluded in September 2021 – 10.5 months ahead of schedule, and about $250,000 under budget.  More information may be found here.

Q:  Do you offer public browsing?

A:  YES!  See current hours above.

Q:  Are you offering programs at this time?

A:  YES!  Please check our Events calendar for virtual program options.  Programs are currently offered virtually or offsite.  We’re constantly adding new offerings, so check back often!

Q:  How do I keep updated on library happenings?

A:  We encourage you to stay tuned for updates on our web page, Facebook, GPL Kids and Families Facebook page, Instagram and in weekly eNews blasts and monthly newsletters.  To subscribe to our weekly e-news and monthly newsletters, click here.  Also, check out our YouTube channel.

Q:  How can I get in touch with you?

A:  Call us at 518.456.2400, or email ask.librarian@guilderlandlibrary.org.

Q:  How can I submit public comment for a board meeting?

A:  Public commentary may be submitted to pc@guilderlandlibrary.org at any time.

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you.  Hope to see you here soon!


Updated 10.8.2021 – LMN