New Albany Central Library is now open for in-person visits, computer use, and browsing on the Upper Level only. Updated hours: M-TH: 9 AM – 8 PM, Friday & Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM. Masks are required for entry. To make a computer appointment, click here.
Curbside service is available now at our Central Library location and Galena Digital Library. Click here for more details.  New Albany Curbside service hours: M – Sat: 9 AM –  Dusk. Galena curbside hours are Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM.
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Carnegie Center for Art & History

Carnegie Center for Art & History
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Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, a branch of the Floyd County Public Library, serves as a cultural resource for the education and enjoyment of the citizens of Floyd County and the surrounding metro area. To fulfill that mission we collect, preserve, and interpret the history and heritage of Floyd County; promote an appreciation of and participation in the visual arts; and preserve the historic Carnegie Library building in which the museum is housed.

The Carnegie Center is open to the public with limited access to gallery spaces to provide safe social distancing in accordance with CDC recommendations and Floyd County Library policies. In anticipation of your visit, please be aware that masks will be required, and social distancing enforced.

Upcoming Exhibit:
2020 Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie
August 15th – October 31st

Since its founding in 2004, this exhibition has become one of the premiere exhibitions of contemporary art quilts in the nation. This year, 19 art quilts were selected from 265 quilts submitted by over 110 artists from across the United States.

16October 16, 2020

Scary Flicks for Halloween you can Borrow from Hoopla

One of my favorite parts of Halloween is turning off all the lights in my house, curling up with a blanket and some snacks, and watching a scary movie, or two. With Hoopla, a digital media service, you can download and stream free movies, TV shows, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks, and comic books on your computer, mobile device, and even [...]

13October 13, 2020

Virtual Stage Combat on October 19

October 19 at 5:30 PM we'll be offering a virtual version of the Stage Combat Workshop from Kentucky Shakespeare Festival.  This program is limited to 30 students in grades 4-12, so if you're interested register here and you'll receive a link to the event before the meeting.  In this live virtual workshop you'll learn how to perform a staged fight [...]

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New Albany Central

180 West Spring Street

New Albany, IN 47150

(812) 944-8464

Open for Computer Use, Holds Pick-Up, and Upper Level Browsing

Monday – Thursday: 9 AM – 8 PM
Friday & Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Curbside Service Hours

Monday – Saturday: 9 AM – Dusk

Carnegie Center for Art & History

201 East Spring Street

New Albany, IN 47150

(812) 944-7336


Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Galena Digital Library

6954 Hwy 150

Floyds Knobs, IN 47119

(812) 949-3060


Temporarily Closed

Curbside Service Hours

Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM