Friends of the Library Book Sale

Find great books and support the library at the Altoona Public Library Friends of the Library Book Sale. Hardcovers are $1, softcovers are $.50, and kids' items are $.25. Great deals and a great cause. 9 am - 3 pm

TAB Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting at the library.

Adult Coloring Program

Take a break from the hustle & bustle and relax while coloring!  Come on in to the library for some coloring, coffee, and conversation.  We will have a variety of coloring pages to choose from and colored pencils to use.  Snacks included! 12:30 pm - 2:00 p.m. 

Teen DIY Projects Fair

Teens!  Are you strapped for cash and stressed out about what to get your friends and family for Christmas this year?

No worries!  Join us in the library's community room for a make and take DIY session featuring jewelry, Sharpie mugs, bookmarks, and more.

Refreshements served.

No sign up - just show up!

Food for Fines

November 2 - 7, for every one non perishable food item you bring in, get $1 off your fines!  Give back to the community while getting rid of your fines. The food will be donated to the Altoona Compassion Coalition. 

We cannot waive replacement fees or fines from certain libraries.  Please feel free to ask us how much of your fine we can waive during Food for Fines week.

TAB Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting at the library.

CANCELED: Hunger Games Trilogy Teen Trivia Party

Test your knowledge on Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay at the library's fourth and final book trivia party for the series.

Top trivia team wins Action Ctiy All Day Passes at the Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire.

Refreshments served.

Sign up begins November 2nd and is required for teams of 2-4 players. 

For students ages 12 - 18.

TAB Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting at the library.

3:30p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Author Visit: Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman: Thrillers, Publishers, and the Write Stuff

Join us at Altoona Public Library for this Chippewa Valley Book Festival event with author Brian Freeman!  Mystery and thriller lovers - and aspiring writers - will want to mark their calendars for this event.  Freeman's novel Spilled Blood won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the International Thriller Writers Awards, and his ten books have been sold in 46 countries and 20 languages. His latest thriller is Season of Fear.