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Jay Paterno to give presentation at Altoona Library

Jay Paterno, author of Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father will be at the Altoona Area Public Library on Thursday, February 19th at 6pm in the library theater for a presentation and book signing.  All are welcome to attend.  Books will be available for purchase.

Jay is offering the library a portion of the sales from the evening.

Audience: 
Everyone

Friends of the Library Present Check

On February 9, 2015 “Friends” Helen Gorsuch (left) and Ann Wolf (right) presented a check for $50,000.00 to Executive Director, Jennifer Knisely (center) for the Altoona Area Public Library. The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library are always seeking new "Friends" to assist with fund raisers and semi-annual used book sales.

Audience: 
Everyone

Basket Bingo to Benefit the Library

Its coming! The Altoona Library's annual Shamrock Basket Bingo on March 15th, 2015 at 2PM in Father Kelley Hall, 5th Street & 25th Avenue in Altoona. Fabulous bingo prizes will include the world-famous Longaberger Baskets & Vera Bradley products. Support the Altoona Area Public Library while having a great time. Stop by the Library and get your tickets today. They sell fast!

Featured in photo: Event coordinators Nanci Hall and Barbara Knopp

Audience: 
Adults