Ice Cream for Books Story Time

Join us for some extra "sweet" stories and songs in the library's community room.

Ice Cream Sundae bar served afterward.

Teen Fandom Fest

Calling all fans! Teens are invited to join us for Fandom Fest on Friday, November 18th at 6pm after the library closes! We will have pizza, crafts, and games including a library wide scavenger hunt! Costumes are encouraged!

Please register at the library. For grades 6-12

“Read to Me” United Way Book Day

“Read to Me” United Way Book Week is making a stop at The Altoona Public Library! City administrator Mike Golat will be here as our celebrity reader on 

Author Visit: Sandra Stanton

Join us at the Altoona Public Library if you’d like to “Fight the Fade” and “Bless the Boost” as we all grow older. Sandra Stanton, author of Max Your Mind: The Owner’s Guide for a Strong Brain will be here 6:00-7:30 for a Brain Chat.

Bike-Packing with Becca

In September, nine year old Altoona resident Rebecca Roth bicycled and camped her way nearly 350 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the US Capitol in Washington, DC with her dad.   Months before her trip even started, she had to learn Math, History, Geography and Internet research.  Rebecca would like to tell you about her trip; the equipment, the journey, the scenery and the planning needed to make it happen.

Trick or Eat?

Teens are invited for this Halloween event at the library! Come for an afternoon featuring a Food Fear Factor Challenge, a Halloween movie, and spooky crafts! Friday, October 21st at 1:30pm. For grades 6-12, please register at the library 

Food For Fines

Food for Fines is November 7-12!  Receive $1 off your fine* for every nonperishable food item you bring in to the library.  Reduce your fines and give back to the community at the same time! 

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe.

Parents/caregivers of readers ages 11 and under may sign-up for 15 minute sessions starting October 1st.

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe.

Parents/caregivers of readers ages 11 and under may sign-up for 15 minute sessions starting October 1st.

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