The library is closed on August 31st.

Join the Altoona Area Public Library with Carol Scarbro on August 19th at 5:30pm for “Essential Oils for Stress Relief”. This is a free program but registration in advance is required. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

Looking to discuss your next good read with a group of like minded individuals — join us on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room for the Altoona Area Public Library Book Club. August selection is “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah

What is Zentangle? It is a form of artistist doodling. There are some health benefits. It helps you sleep better at night and it brings down your blood pressure. Come and give it a try. Cost for the materials is only $10.00. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register! Space is limited. You will need to pay ahead of time to secure your spot.

As part of our Summer Quest, join us for a free movie: “Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D” on July 24th at 11am in the Altoona Area Public Library Theater. No registration is necessary.

Join us on Monday, July 22nd at 6pm for another Fired Up Ceramics Class. Cost is $6.00 for smaller items and $17.00 for larger ones. Children are welcome with adult supervision. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

Three local poets, Brian C. Miller, Rebecca Holland, and Erin Kelly, will be signing/selling their latest poetry chapbooks at the Altoona Public Library’s board room on Saturday, July 20th from 1-4PM. Miller’s chapbook is called “The Cosmic Tour.” Holland’s chapbook is titled “Looking Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse.” “How To Wait” is the title of Kelly’s chapbook.

Learn how to make your own wire-wrapped jewelry on July 18th at 6pm at the Altoona Area Public Library. The cost for materials is $10.00. Registration is required. This is an adult only class. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

Children ages 6-9 (plus caregivers) are invited to get crafty with Miss MaryKay during Make-and-Take with Miss MaryKay! This class lasts 4 consecutive weeks. Please plan to attend all 4 classes. Registration is required and spaces are limited. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

Make Your Own Tote at this recycling event. Choose from July 15th or July 29th at 6pm. Space will be limited. You will need to bring an old t-shirt and a pair of scissors. Registration in advance is required for this adult/teen program. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.