“Talk About a Good Book” Discussion Group, held every 2nd Monday of the Month will take place on September 11th at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room at the Altoona Area Public Library. September’s selection is “The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis.

There will be two Essential Oils Programs to choose from in September, “Men’s Oils” on September 11th at 5:30pm and “Essential Oils for Everyday Life” on September 25th at 5:30pm. These programs are free and can be reserved by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

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.

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.

Mother Goose on the Loose is a unique one-on-one lap-sit program for children 12 months to 24 months and caregiver.

Families are welcome to enjoy a FREE movie on the Altoona Area Public Library BIG screen, “Boss Baby” (2017) (PG) Running time 97 minutes, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1pm in the library theater

The Altoona Area Public Library will be hosting an All Day Knit-In on Saturday, from 9am – 4pm in the Boardroom. Come for a few hours or stay all day. Enjoy the company of others who enjoy doing handiwork. If you have question or would like to learn, there will be teachers available. Beginners bring size 8 needles, and some light colored yarn. This is a free program.

Thinking about sowing the seeds of change by turning a vacant lot into a beautiful, bountiful garden? Learn how urban soils can be contaminated by lead and other heavy metals, get a free, fast soil screening for your lot, and find out what to do if it is contaminated! The Blair County Conservation District’s Urban Agriculture program in cooperation with the Altoona Area Public library, presents: Urban Soil Seminar and Soil Screening Tests, Thursday, September 7th, 6:30-7:30PM at the library theater. Space is limited. Reserve by contacting Beth Futrick 814-696-0877 x3329.

Get creative with Fired Up Ceramics on September 7th at 6pm at the Altoona Area Public Library! Cost is only $5.00 per item. We will be making a football coaster or a leaf. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

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.

Continue learning computer and Internet basics during this 4-week series, held 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 from 2:30pm – 3:30pm at the Altoona Area Public Library. Topics include file storage, Internet Safety, Social Media 101, and iPad basics. The cost for this course is $10.00, due upon registration. Please call 814-946-0417 x129 to register.