Attention Teens or parents/caregivers of teens: the library is now offering a Teen Book Club to be held outside of the AAPL 5th avenue facility. Topic for this month will be “Love is Love”. When you sign up, Miss Rachel will send a suggestion sheet of books you choose from. Participants must be between the ages of 14-18. For questions, please email email@example.com.
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Attention Teens or parents/caregivers of teens: the library is now offering a Teen Book Club to be held outside of the AAPL 5th avenue facility. Topic for this month will be YA Fantasy. When you sign up, Miss Rachel will send a suggestion sheet of books you choose from. Participants must be between the ages of 14-18. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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DIY String Light Mason Jar
This program has a one time fee of $7 per kit. This cost must be paid in advance. This Make & Take project is for Adults 18+. Please fill out the form below in order to receive a DIY String Light Mason Jar kit. Pick up between July 12-16 at either the Altoona Area Public Library on 5th Avenue or the Transportation Center Satellite Library (1231 11th Avenue). Register online and make you pick up location selection here:
Teens of the Altoona Area Public Library are invited to sign up for our Bookend Painting Program to be held outside the library (1600 5th Avenue location) on July 7th from 10am – 11am. Teens will be able to paint one bookend each and label it with their initials. The bookends will then be displayed on the library shelves when we’re open to the public.
RAIN DATE: JULY 9th at 10am.
Miss Rachel will be holding a paracord bracelet event for teens on June 25th at 3pm outside the Altoona Area Public Library. Registration is required by calling 946-0417 ext 125. This program is $3.00 and limited signups are available.
Come learn the science behind animal survival. We’ll investigate the funny and the weird of survival of Pennsylvania animals! This program will be held at the Logan Valley Mall (2nd floor, across from the food court) and is perfect for children in 2nd – 6th grade. Pre-registration is required, please call 814-946-0417 ext 125 to sign up or for more information.
Spice it Up is held on the 3rd Monday of every month. Each month we will be featuring a different spice. Pick up your free spice sample, make a dish with it, and share your recipe with others during our virtual meeting.
Spices can be picked up at
Altoona Transportation Center
1231 11th Avenue, Altoona
Monday – Friday, 9AM -4PM
Space is limited! Registration is required for each month you would like to participate. Register online now at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBUoeOh_wecMQhTQVNKoNsJo8PnJtWEn50WdY9huF870TvgA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2z_myE9lYiMNAL7rROxgW2fYH_6oaXCQnb1_JQ8BPPGH1t3hs56c_4QiM
Falconry with Jody Wallace, the Creature Teacher
Meet a real falcon! Experience how birds of prey and people cooperate to hunt live game. Learn about the unique features that make the falcon such an excellent hunter. This is an all ages program that will be held at the Heritage Plaza in Downtown Altoona, weather permitting. Pre-registration is required, please call 814-946-0417 ext 125 to sign up or for more information.
A unique one-on-one lap-sit program for children 12-24 months and caregiver. Due to social distancing requirements, space is very limited and registration is required for each 4 week session. Masks are required for all adults and children ages 2 and up. This program is held at the Logan Valley Mall, 2nd Floor, across from the Food Court. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.
Join our Youth Room library staff for a fun family story time full of books, songs, and rhymes! This is an all ages program to be held in Pavilion 9 at Lakemont Park. No registration is required, stop on by!
Library Hours (Downtown Location Only)
Monday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Tuesday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Thursday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 5PM
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1600 5th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602