Directions

The William K. Sanford Town Library is strategically located in the center of the Capital District, an area rich in history, cultural resources, and a diverse population of 450,000. The Town of Colonie is the center of this area, surrounded by the cities of Schenectady, Albany, and Troy.

Directions to the Library. For a map to find us, click here.

The library is located off exit 4 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87) at 629 Albany-Shaker Road. Coming from the SOUTH take Exit 4 and turn left at the ramp onto Wolf Road at the next light take a right onto Albany Shaker Road. Follow Albany Shaker Road past the library to the traffic circle. Exit the circle onto New Maxwell Road. Take your first left onto Field Drive to enter the library parking lot.

Coming from the NORTH take exit 4, where the road splits bear right. At the light at the end of the ramp turn left onto Rt. 155. At the next light turn left onto Albany Shaker Road. Follow Albany Shaker Road past the library to the traffic circle. Exit the circle onto New Maxwell Road. Take your first left onto Field Drive to enter the library parking lot.

When coming south on Maxwell Road, bear left and enter the new road going toward the library; pass the sign for the Times Union on the right; watch for a large blue sign on the right announcing the entrance to the library; turn right into the library entrance.