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Altoona Area Public Library

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1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
814-946-0417 altoonalibrary.org

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January 2022

Mother Goose on the Loose

January 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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A unique one-on-one lap-sit program for children 12-24 months and caregiver. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Rocks & Minerals

January 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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This is a FREE program appropriate for children in grades 3rd - 6th grade. Rocks and Minerals is a 4 week science unit where we will explore the similarities and differences between many samples. We will perform tests similar to geologists' field tests to determine hardness, luster, streak, and other identifying properties. We will learn how some of these materials are used in our daily lives as well as their interesting history. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online…

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Toddler Time

January 25 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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A special music and movement story time for children ages 2 and 3 years old and caregiver. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Cozy Craft Night

January 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Join us for a one-night craft and create a no-sew tied fleece pillow, perfect for cold winter nights! This free program is geared towards children ages 8 and up. Registration is required due to limited space and material quantities. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrfLULIbFaX9SmENWmVhjhTkle_VYTW5aRYwg7GLNDwwf8PA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Toddler Time

January 26 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on February 23, 2022 at 10:30 AM

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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A special music and movement story time for children ages 2 and 3 years old and caregiver. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Story Hour

January 27 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on January 27, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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An exciting preschool story time program for children ages 4 years old and up plus caregiver. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Crochet Club

January 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on February 24, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Join us for a 6-week learn to crochet program designed for beginners age 12 and up (adults encouraged!). We will be learning several basic crochet stiches and will complete a hat by the end of the program! Participants must attend all 6 classes. This is a FREE program. Crafting materials will be provided for each participant to take home and bring to each class. Registration in advance is required. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register or register online now at…

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Egyptian Stone Inscription – Teens

January 28 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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TEENS AGES 13-18 Does the cold winter weather have you looking for a change in scenery? Then come join us on January 28th from 3:30PM to 4:30PM and take a trip through the history of the Land of the Nile! Learn about Egyptian History, monuments, and receive a gift once reserved for only the Pharaohs. Each participant will learn to write their name in hieroglyphics and inscribe it into a stone tablet to keep! Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125…

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February 2022

Food Through the Ages

February 1 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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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…

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First Friday Fun

February 4 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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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

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Mother Goose on the Loose

February 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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A unique one-on-one lap-sit program for children 12-24 months and caregiver. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Book Rose Bouquet (adults)

February 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Create beautiful roses that will last by coming out to our rose making program. You will be able to create roses out of book pages or maps, then decorate the petal edges with paint, glitter, or turn it into black out poetry. If you'll miss the smell of roses, feel free to lightly spray the roses in essential oils or perfume once you take it home. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 946-0417 ext 125 to register…

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Book Rose Bouquet (teens)

February 10 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Create beautiful roses that will last by coming out to our rose making program. You will be able to create roses out of book pages or maps, then decorate the petal edges with paint, glitter, or turn it into black out poetry. If you'll miss the smell of roses, feel free to lightly spray the roses in essential oils or perfume once you take it home. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 946-0417 ext 125 to register…

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Story Hour

February 10 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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An exciting preschool story time program for children ages 4 years old and up plus caregiver. Call 814-946-0417 ext.123 to register or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGB57CfqwD0-8Gz5B4A-xyk8ohlc5fF9XLEcYZGlvclbjWBg/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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Super Saturday – Percy Jackson/Greek Mythology

February 12 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Children ages 6 & up, if you enjoy Greek Mythology and Percy Jackson, this is the Super Saturday for you! Come complete various challenges and test your mythology knowledge to earn your gods and goddesses badges. Registration in advance is required. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register or register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBiS3GrHw05bE22qWV5bPsyk8evDS9GFJaeRL0UjK0oQktew/viewform?usp=sf_link 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…

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A.R.F. Animal Reading Friends

February 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on February 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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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. registration is required. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register or sign up online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYhmzJVY60dN3yeDZeDGkgJ7Npbh2BA84QctmIsixBB7glqg/viewform?usp=sf_link

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LEGO Club A

February 14 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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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. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 123 or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYpMOORJJZ3LDhsNuQHMTAzS6WrXpq9nZGlCqrvZK1yFOb2Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Teen Library Scavenger Hunt

February 15 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Participants will use a list of clues to explore the library and complete a puzzle. Finish the puzzle and find the final location to claim your prize! Meet at the back tables on the first floor. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125.   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…

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Lego Club B

February 17 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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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. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 123 or register online now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYpMOORJJZ3LDhsNuQHMTAzS6WrXpq9nZGlCqrvZK1yFOb2Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

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AAPL Teen Book Club

February 18 @ 3:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Are you interested in joining a teen book club sponsored by the Altoona Area Public Library? The club will meet the 3rd Friday of every month at 3:30pm at the back tables on the first floor in the library. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125 or online at https://forms.gle/3CcdVrbhEp13hvN17 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…

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Super Saturday – Healthy Teeth & Healthy Smiles

February 19 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Children ages 8 & under are invited to join us for a fun and educational dental program with special guest from UPMC Dental! Register in advance by calling 946-0417 ext 123 or register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJUVe4cmH-yyyEt-VLxVkDRxq11XBr5wcupyLMkGag5BoIyw/viewform?usp=sf_link   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…

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Closed

February 21
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Library Closed

The library is closed today.

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Homeschool Hub – Growing up During the Civil War

February 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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What was life like for children during Civil War times? What did they do for fun? What did they wear? What did they eat? Come try out some of the foods and fun from that time period! This program is geared toward ages 5 and up. Younger children are invited to play in the play area if the material covered is too advanced to hold their attention. Registration in advance is required. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register or register…

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