Public Library

About the Library

The Ballston Spa Public Library is a valuable Village resource, with print, video, audio, and other materials available for both adults and children. The Library also has public-access computers for residents who wish to access the Internet, perform word processing, or access databases. A valid library card or ID is required.

The Library maintains a local history collection, including such items as city directories, the Ballston Journal on microfilm, and yearbooks large-print and parenting sections, as well as the Manzer Collection of historical materials concerning Ballston Spa and Saratoga County. The Library hosts regular story times for children and a monthly book discussion group for adults, as well as services such as the Community Room for not-for-profit groups, exhibit space, group visits, tax forms, and remote access to the on-line catalog and research databases.

Individuals interested in promoting the work of the Library may join the Friends of the Library.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Andrea Simmons Library Director (518) 885-5022