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Love Manga? The Library is the Place to be...

The Altoona Library will host a Mini Manga Con on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 2PM-5PM on the ground floor. Barnes & Noble will be selling Manga (buy two get one free); Gamestop will be hosting a gaming tournament featuring the new Manga game J-Stars Victory; Cutie Pie Kawaii will be selling Japanese candy and other items too; participants can have their picture taken in front of our green screen in our Creation Lab or get a 3-D print out of a Manga symbol.


Plant Clinic to be held by PSU Extension Office

Come to the Library for a Plant Clinic! Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions on Saturday, August 1, 2015 9AM-1PM.


AASD Enrichment Students Promote Summer Reading Program with Video

The library would like to say THANK YOU to all of the AASD Enrichment students who helped to promote the 2015 Summer Reading program!


See the video on YouTube