Join us for a sensory friendly movie. This safe and accepting environment will have the lights turned slightly up, and the sound turned slighty down. Movie viewers are welcome to move and talk. All movies are G rated.

Need to remove some stress from your life? Join Carol Scarbro for Essential Oils for Stress Relief on March 23rd at 5:30pm. She will be discussing stress oils and doing scans. Registration in advance is required. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

Local author, Sue Partenheimer, will be here to introduce her book, “The Castor Oil Rig Tales”. We will have games and crafts related to the story. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

Join us for an all ages/all abilities sensory story time. Enjoy short stories, movement activities, songs, and sensory activities. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

Calling all little princesses ages 5 & under (Princes welcome, too!) join Miss Greater Juniata Valley, Abigail Bachman, for a very special story time. She will even bring crowns and sashes to try on! Children are welcome to come in costume. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

The 9th Annual Shamrock Basket Bingo Fundraiser to benefit the Altoona Area Public Library will be held at 2 p.m. on March 15 at Jaffa Shrine, 2200 Broad Avenue, Altoona. The doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

This year, products from Coach, Stella & Dot, Pampered Chef, Dooney & Bourke and Kate Spade will be given away along with everyone’s favorites Longaberger baskets and Vera Bradley bags. General admission tickets are $25, and Super Value Pack tickets are $60. Dinner, dessert and wine is included. Tickets will be available at the door and are on sale now at the library. Charge tickets by phone by calling 946-0417 ext 125. All proceeds raised enable AAPL to continue to offer free programs and services such as educational preschool story times, ebooks, Wifi and computers with free internet access.


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.

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.

Girls ages 1-5 are invited to join us to build amazing creations with our new STEM Duplo Bricks. This is a free program but please call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

All Homeschool Families are invited to the Homeschool Hub from 1pm – 3pm at the Altoona Area Public Library. Come to the library to meet with other homeschool families for fun educational and social opportunities. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.