The library will be closed today, November 29th

The library will be closed today, November 28th.

Assassination of JFK: A Missing Witness, a free program presented by the Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library. Thirty-five years ago, a tip from a friend started Barry Ernest on a quest to find a missing witness to the JFK assassination. Ernest, author of the book “The Girl on the Stairs”, will discuss his findings during this Friends of the Library program on November 21 at 6:30pm in the Altoona Area Public Library Theater. Ernest, originally from Altoona, now lives with his wife in Harrisburg.

Do you love snowmen? You have a chance to make your own on November 21 at 6:00pm. The cost will be $3.00. Sign up to reserve your space. Limited seating. Registration is required. Sign up at the Adult Circulation Desk or call 946-0417 ext 125 to register. This is an adult/teen program.

Join us for a Waldorf inspired time of storytelling, fingerplays, movement and songs, art, and creative play celebrating nature and the seasons during “A Magical Garden”. Recommended for ages 2-7 (though all are welcome). Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

Looking to discuss your next good read with a group of like-minded individuals — join us on November 18th at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room for the Altoona Area Public Library Book Club. November’s selection is “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens.

Pokemon Swap Meet: November 18 @ 6:00pm – Come and swap Pokemon cards. Get a chance to meet some new people. Kids/Adults of all ages are welcome to come.

Come to our Girl Scout sign up night on November 18th at 6pm to hear more about how you and your daughter can join us as we build girls of courage, confidence and character through Girl Scouting. We will talk about available troops in the area as well as starting new troops.

Join Carol Scarbro and the Altoona Area Public Library on November 18 at 5:30pm for Essential Oils for the Digestive System. This is a free program but registration in advance is required. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

Join us for our free family movie: “Family Movie: Yogi Bear” on November 16th at 1pm in the library theater. Jellystone has been losing business, so conniving Mayor Brown has decided to shut it down and sell the land. Faced with the loss of his home, Yogi must prove he really is ‘smarter than the average bear’ as he and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to save the park from closing forever.