Learn how to use stencils on glass jars to etch and create your own unique design. Due to the materials, you will need to wear latex gloves the entire time while working on this project. This is an adult program. The cost for materials is $5. Registration in advance is required. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register or register online now at https://forms.gle/rp5ir59pN1PzuZSi9

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff, adults and children over the age of 2 are required to wear masks at all indoor library programs. Activities will be spaced out and limited to the number of active participants. Crafts will be individually set up with no sharing of materials, or will be bagged to be taken home.

The Altoona Area Public Library is currently hiring a full-time Administrative Assistant.

The position works closely with the admin team to ensure smooth business office functions, grant management, with human resources and payroll responsibilities.

Candidates should excel at multitasking, verbal and written communications, time management, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office.  A knowledge of QuickBooks and E-rate are desirable.

A current driver’s license and the ability to obtain the Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal Record Check, and FBI Fingerprint Clearance is mandatory.

Benefits package includes generous paid time off (including vacation, sick and holidays), health insurance at no cost to employee, vision and dental insurance at no cost to the employee, life insurance, and retirement plan.

Minimum starting salary (with Associates Degree) $27,040.00

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Jennifer Knisely

Altoona Area Public Library

1600 5th Avenue

Altoona, PA 16602

OR

director@altoonalibrary.org

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! Registration is required. Call 946-0417 ext 123 or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScbkdyc6yoMTyA6B1UP2qLZhjmS0FXxAocnB4DnF-GHogYRtw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Join Miss Rachel after school on January 5th starting at 3:30pm and running till 4:30 at the Altoona Area Public Library to create a paracord bracelet. This event will take place on the 2nd floor of the library in Suite 2B. The event is free and any teens who are signed up will have their materials reserved with a choice to pick their colors first. The rest will be on a first come first serve basis. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register or register online now at https://forms.gle/pd88H2wY9tBferxWA

 

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff, adults and children over the age of 2 are required to wear masks at all indoor library programs. Activities will be spaced out and limited to the number of active participants. Crafts will be individually set up with no sharing of materials, or will be bagged to be taken home.

Have you ever wondered what the Pharaohs ate while planning monuments? What George Washington dined on while planning his daring battles, or even why ice cream is our go to summer treat? Then come join us here at the Altoona Area Public Library and sample Food Through the Ages! The First Tuesday of each month from 6:00PM to 7:00PM come experience a historical presentation on our food topic for the month, followed by a cooking demonstration. This Month’s topic is the History of Pizza! Samples and recipes will be given out at the end of the program for all attendees to enjoy! Registration and a $3.00 fee is required please call 946-0417 ext 125 or register online now at https://forms.gle/3y46ug2rPdngLnKZ6

 

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff, adults and children over the age of 2 are required to wear masks at all indoor library programs. Activities will be spaced out and limited to the number of active participants. 

The Library will be closed Dec 31, Jan 1, and Jan 3 for the New Years holiday.

The Library will be closed Dec 24, 25, and 27  for the holiday.

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. Sign up online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqGE5jagHamfe2s_r9P1yPQ8yXTIj8W4B37oLwAoNuBid3jA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Children ages 8 & up are invited to join us to create a beaded snowflake ornament, glittery ball ornament, and scratchboard snowflake. This program is free but registration in advance is required. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register or sign up online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxwZ60_iYrLRBJ8hWZA6bukdhgaYUnK-HlFLHX8CjHAVKgcw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Join Miss Rachel for a Teen Book Club. We will send you a suggestion list of books to choose from. This month’s topic will be Graphic Novels. Sign up online at https://forms.gle/3CcdVrbhEp13hvN17