Entries by maNageApl

Thank You To Our Friends!

The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library presented a check for $50,000 to the Altoona Area Public Library. The friends work year round to raise money for the library through the Spring and Fall book sale, pecan sale and other activities. The Friends are always looking for new members to join them! Pictured Left to right: Altoona Area Public Library […]

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 […]

Engage for Health

Today, as part of our PA Forward health literacy initiative, we were happy to have Christopher Holland, Physician Assistant at the UPMC Altoona Emergency Department, to assist in presenting a new pilot program titled, Questions are the Answer. The program was developed by The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania and its Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement […]

The Great Migration

Behind the scenes, over the past several months the staff of the Altoona Area Public Library have been preparing for a big move. The move has nothing to do with our physical location; it has to do with our data. On June 16th the library will officially be using a different ILS (Integrated Library System). […]