Teens of the Altoona Area Public Library are invited to sign up for our Bookend Painting Program to be held all day on November 29th. 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. Stop in at anytime (during business hours from 8:30am – 8pm) on November 29th during the day off from school. Limit is 1 bookend per teen.

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Join us for a day full of choices as you write your own story in our Choose Your Own Adventure-themed Super Saturday! Travel around to different stations collecting book pages as you decide which hero to create and which path to follow. By the end of the program you will have created a short storybook that is unique to you! This program is geared towards ages 4 and up. Registration in advance is required. Register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6Xab4eAk-0HPwCTWdavrfQT3_bO7McTZbeNXKjpLhBJyVSA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Teens are invited to join Miss Rachel on Friday, November 18th at 3:30pm for Teen Book Club to be held on the first floor, rear tables. This month’s topic will be science fiction. Registration in advance is required and Miss Rachel will send you a book list.

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***THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. We will reopen registrations for the next segment by the end of the year. Thank you for your support of our library programming***
Children Ages 5 & up are invited to take the plunge and join our LEGO Club! If you have already signed up and have questions regarding your registration, call our Youth Room at 946-0417 ext 123.

Hello Cowboys and Cowgirls! Giddy up to the Altoona Area Public Library for the coolest book signing event featuring the love of horses. Altoona’s own author/illustrator Rachel DiAndrea invites you and your family to “lasso your signed copy” of the new release children’s book, THE FAT HALFIE. This delightful new release features Annie Fannie, a little horse destined to find her true calling. We all dream of someday owning a Pony. Rachel will be joined by Melony Wagner from Shadow Acre Stables to teach kids some galloping fun facts and pony fun activities about the real Annie Fannie. Come learn about the real Annie Fannie, along with the fun and responsibilities of horse ownership. Experience an evening of Pony fun! Dreams do come true.

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All Homeschool Families are invited to fly on in for a day of feathered friend facts…and fun! Registration in advance is required. Register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdyFk1-DpBVLEFGb6XH8Bwo_1sdPwSISQZb6bmLIyVcklKPVg/viewform

If you would like to join us for November’s A.R.F., it will be held on November 13th from 2pm – 3pm in the Youth Room. Children ages 5 & up (plus caregivers) are invited. Sign up for a 10 minute time slot to read with a very special four-footed friend from the Central PA Humane Society. The animal friend for this program will normally be a dog, though a cat might come in place of the dog. You may bring a favorite book from home or choose one of our books.
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Join us for a fun morning of dinosaur-themed games, activities, and crafts. Geared for ages 8 and under. Registration in advance is required. Register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeKrc3-_7LkRtm9FX1_s-a4JDVUopjARLp2QIgdH97KUGwDCA/viewform?usp=sf_link

This special play time is for children ages 3 and under. Come in clothes that can get messy because we’ll have a variety of fun sensory stations to explore!

**NOTE: due to a scheduling conflict, this program will be held on the SECOND Friday in November.

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Teens (ages 13-18) will be able to create their own unique cup by marbling it with nail polish. This is a FREE program but pre-registration is required. This event will be after school on Nov 10th from 3:30-4pm. The cup will need a longer time to dry than to create.

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