The library will be closed for the holiday on December 31st and January 1st. We will reopen on January 2nd.

The library is closed for the holiday on December 24th and December 25th. We will reopen on December 26th.

Start your engines! Children ages 8 & under are invited to design their very own cardboard car to “drive-in” to our theater on December 21 at 10:30am. We will be watching Cars 3. Automotive supplies will be supplied. Registration is required, call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

Join Carol Scarbro at the Altoona Area Public Library on December 16th at 5:30pm for Essential Oils – Make & Take Rollerball. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

For all of our Homeschool Families – Homeschool Hub will be held on December 16th from 1pm – 3pm. This month’s theme: “Cryptology: Secret Code Making and Breaking”. There will also be a seasonal craft, toys for littles, and Phys Ed Fun. This is a free program. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 123. All ages welcome

Join us for our free family movie: “Family Movie: Frozen” on December 14th at 1pm in the library theater. When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

Holiday Origami for Kids! Children ages 8 – 12 are invited to learn how to make Holiday Origami on December 14th at 10:30am. This is a free program but registration is required. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

A special music and movement story time for children ages 2 and 3 years old and caregiver. Registration is not required but is recommended. Call 946-0417 ext 123.

Looking to discuss your next good read with a group of like-minded individuals — join us on December 9th at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room for the Altoona Area Public Library Book Club. December’s selection is “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro.

An exciting preschool story time program for children ages 3 to 6 years old and caregiver. Registration is preferred but not required. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.