AHS Library

Parent/Student Newsletter, Spring 2015

Free Comic Book Day!

Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books! Free Comic Book Day takes place annually the first Saturday in May. On Free Comic Book Day, participating comic book shops and libraries across the US give away comic books absolutely free! Albany High Library's event will be be Monday, May 4th. Students, stop by the library during your lunch or study hall for a free comic book by Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and more. Also be sure to check out other activities occurring throughout the day such as candy sushi, a makerspace project, and gaming.

Skype Author Visit

Save the date! Tuesday, May 19th we will be hosting a Skype event for AHS students with local teen author, Maya Van Wagenen, co-sponsored by the Albany Public Library. Maya wrote the memoir, Popular chronicling her unique social experiment. She spent a school year following a 1950s popularity guide found at a thrift store, written by former teen model, Betty Cornell. This event will be held in the UN Room at Albany High School from 1:30-3:00 pm. AHS students register here: bitly.com/popularevent

Reading is Social

Students, parents and faculty are invited to join our Goodreads online book discussion group @ bit.ly/ahsbookclub. Discuss books we are reading in addition to conversations about new releases and popular titles.


Attention Falcons: the Albany High School Library is now on Twitter. Check back for updates, announcements and upcoming events! We post the daily schedule of classes in the library on our Twitter account as well as time-sensitive details regarding study halls and lunches. Follow us here: @AlbHSLib


Would you like to get involved?

We have multiple opportunities for parents and families to volunteer for upcoming library and book club events. We welcome parent chaperones at all of our events and are actively seeking volunteers. If interested, please feel free to text or call (518) 703-6031 for more details.

Summer Movie Release

Calling all John Green fans! Paper Towns arrives in theaters Friday, July 24th. Contact Mrs. Majkut in the library about attending the movie premiere at Colonie Center.

Contact Us:

Mrs. Alicia Abdul & Mrs. Kristen Majkut, AHS Librarians

Library Website: www.ahs.albany.k12.ny.us/library