An educational screening of the movie Concussion will be shown 5:30 PM at the Altoona Library on Thursday, September 21 with special guest Kerrie Kinzle, board member of the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation. This film explores major head injuries and their lifelong effects sustained by American football players. There will be limited time for questions following the two hour feature with library closing at 8 PM. Literature and light refreshments provided. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will present special guest speaker Elaine Conrad “Exploring Wopsy: A Visual Journey” during their Friends Tea on Thursday, September 21st at noon. Conrad is consider an ultimate authority on Wopsy. There will be refreshments served. Please join the Friends for this informative event on local history. All are welcome.

Join the Altoona Area Public Library for “Who Chose this Book?” Club, a monthly morning book discussion, September 19th at 11:00am. They will be discussing “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 133 for more information.

Tour AAPL’s Creation Lab and see our 3D Printer in action. Learn how to create simple 3D designs using Tinkercad. Call 946-0417 x129 to register or for more information.

Families of young children are invited to check out the Altoona Area Public Library’s FREE educational story time programs for caregiver and child to enjoy together! Registration is required. Please call the library at 946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

Story Hour is an exciting story time program for children ages 3 to 5 years old and caregiver.

The Altoona Area Public Library will offer Beginner Zentangle Classes on September 16th at 10am and September 28th at 6pm with Shelley Williams, CZT.  Zentangle is an easy to learn drawing method that uses simple, structured patterns to create a piece of art. The process of creating a Zentangle is a form of “artistic meditation” as one becomes completely engrossed in making each pattern. Each class is $10.00 and includes the kit. Please call 946-0417 ext 125 to sign up.

Children ages two to 12 and adult chaperone are invited to the third annual Super Mega Fun Day on Saturday September 16, 2017! For a ten dollar ticket fee, participants can visit up to five local family friendly attractions! Please call the Youth Room desk at 946-0417 ext. 123 for more information on this multi-organizational event.

Join Keep Blair Beautiful and the Blair County Conservation District for a free bat box building workshop at the Altoona Area Public Library, September 14, at 6pm. All materials will be provided! Limited spots available, sign up today by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

Children ages 6-12, you are invited to join a Lego Club at the Altoona Area Public Library! All you need is your imagination. Registration is required. Please call the library at 946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

Families of young children are invited to check out the Altoona Area Public Library’s FREE educational story time programs for caregiver and child to enjoy together! Registration is required. Please call the library at 946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

Toddler Time is for special music and movement story time for children ages 2 to 3 years old and caregiver.