An Overview of the Upper Hudson Library System, Albany, NY

Chartered in 1960 and located in New York State’s Capital District, the Upper Hudson Library System is a cooperative public library system serving 29 autonomous member libraries and two correctional facilities in Albany and Rensselaer County.

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