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Retirement of Mrs. Catherine Burr

Mrs. Catherine Burr has served the Altoona Area Public Library for over 30 years. She recently retired and the Library staff had a party for her at Hoss's on Valley View Boulevard in Altoona. Mrs. Burr is very near and dear to the hearts of the staff at the Library. She will be missed!




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Altoona Area Public Library supports the Lights On Afterschool Initiative

We at the Altoona Library support the Lights On Afterschool Initiative and its powerful message that millions more kids need quality after school programs. "Every day across this country, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and helping working families. Given the economy, it is more important than ever that we sustain the quality afterschool programs we have and support new ones.