The library is teaming up with Lightning Bug Gifts in Hollidaysburg to sell t-shirts.  For every shirt sold, Lightning Bug is donating $10 back to our library! Child sizes are also available.

Click here to order.

The Altoona Area Public Library is very excited to welcome back our patrons. Currently we are planning for a structured and tiered reopening.  Administration is reviewing the guidelines from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries for reopening the facility and serving our community. The health and safety of our staff and patrons is our top priority.  Please continue to check our Facebook page and website for our reopening status.

Basket Bingo has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 17th at the Jaffa Shrine. Doors will open at 12:30pm and Bingo begins at 2pm. Already purchased tickets will be honored on this new date. Any questions? Please call 946-0417 ext 120, ext 122 or ext 130.

Due to the library parking lots being repaved, book drops will be unavailable from May 12th through at least May 22nd. No fines will be accrued.  

Please be advised that the Altoona Area Public Library will remain closed till further notice.

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Education and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries have instructed all public libraries to close temporarily in response to COVID-19. These measures are an effort to be mindfully proactive to ensure a healthy environment for our communities.

We apologize for the inconvenience this is causing our community. Please understand that all fines will be waived during this period. Please visit our digital collection at https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/AltoonaAreaPublicLibrary/Browse

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: In the best interest of public safety and our sense of responsibility to the health of our community, we regretfully have decided to postpone Shamrock Basket Bingo this Sunday. The new date is Sunday, May 17th and all previously purchased tickets will be honored. Doors will open at 12:30pm and bingo begins at 2pm at the Jaffa Shrine.

We thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 946-0417 ext 120, ext 122 or ext 130.

 

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet — high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization. Rated PG. 2019.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education and Office of Commonwealth Libraries are recommending that all libraries close to the public as a precaution to prevent the spread of Covid-19 or the Coronavirus. Following this recommendation the Altoona Area Public Library will be closed for routine, in-person library services. The library will close at 5 pm Monday, March 16th and will be closed until further notice.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: In the best interest of public safety and our sense of responsibility to the health of our community, we regretfully have decided to postpone Shamrock Basket Bingo this Sunday. We will reschedule at a later date and all previously purchased tickets will be honored. Please be patient while we work to reschedule the […]

Hop on in to Fired Up Ceramics on March 12th at 6pm to make an Easter inspired ceramics. $6.00 choice of eggs, cross, peep bunny or $17 for egg box, cross votive, basket, cross plaque, egg plate or Easter plaque. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.