Announcements

The Altoona Area Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 23, 2015 and Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The Library is closed on Sundays.

Latest News & Information

Teens from Goodwill Donate Bookmarks

Teens from Goodwill donated all natural bookmarks containing seeds for planting to celebrate Earth Day. The bookmarks were then given out to Library patrons. Thanks to Steven Rosepink and Damon Lynn who are featured in the picture with Teen Services Librarian Amy Horell.

Audience: 
Everyone

Friends of the Library to hold program

The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library present their Annual Spring Program: Sheep A Rare Opportunity.  Guest Speakers are William Churchill and Fred Stowell of Underhill Farm. Knitters, felters, & crochet enthusiasts will especially enjoy getting acquainted with the heritage Breed of sheep, Leicester Longwools, & Angora goats that produce beautiful, lustrous yarns! 

Audience: 
Adults

Library offers new online database - NewspaperARCHIVE

The Altoona Area Public Library is very excited to announce the addition of NewspaperARCHIVE to our growing list of products available to our patrons. You can now search over a hundred Pennsylvania newspapers, including the Altoona Mirror, for FREE. All you need is an Altoona card.

Audience: 
Everyone