Do you have a television that needs recycled, questions about your yard waste collection, or not sure what can go in your recycling bin?    If you have trash and recycling questions then stop by on August 10th at 5pm to chat with Katrina Pope, IRC Recycling Education Coordinator.  Katrina will be at the library to talk about the ins and outs of recycling in our area and to answer all of your questions.  If you have wondered what to put in the recycling bin, stop by for this program.

Are you new to computers? Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows during this 4-week series, held Wednesdays 2:30-3:30PM 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, Suite 2B at the Altoona Area Public Library. Topics include file management, word processing, accessing the Internet, and email. The cost for this course is $10.00, due upon registration. Please call 814-946-0417 x129 to register.

Unleash the world of walking, talking and thinking robots! Weds-Friday, August 9-11, 2017 (3 days) from 9:30-11:30am: Children ages 8-12 (plus caregivers) are invited to participate in LEGO Robotics. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

Hop into Story Time with Leapin Lily on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 10:30-11:30am ! Children ages 12 and under (plus caregivers) are invited to Story Time with FROGGY 98 Radio Personality Leapin Lily. Leapin Lily’s storytime visit is provided courtesy of Commonwealth Charter Academy. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

Leap into Science: Design it, Build it! Children will learn about the importance of everything from foundations to shape strength, and work together to build their own stable structures. For children ages 6-12 (plus caregivers). Registration is required. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

There will be three Essential Oils Programs to choose from in August, Cleaning Oils on August 7th at 5:30pm, Back to School Oils for Health on August 14th at 5:30pm and Endocrine on August 21st at 5:30pm. All of these programs are free and can be reserved by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

All You Need are Books! Cruise down Penny Lane and come help us celebrate the Snazzy 60’s from 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 12 and under are invited to attend as well as wear their favorite 60’s attire. Children will learn about famous people and events of the 60’s, enjoy crafts and participate in other activities. Participants must be registered. Call 814-946-0417 ext. 123 to register.

The Altoona Area Public Library will offer a Beginner Zentangle Class on August 3rd 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. The class is $10.00 and includes the kit. Please call 946-0417 ext 125 to sign up.

Get creative with Fired Up Ceramics on August 3rd at 6pm at the Altoona Area Public Library! Choose between a flower, butterfly or school bus. Cost is only $5.00 per item. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

Learn how to make jewelry on July 27th at 6pm. This class will be making bracelets. The cost of materials is $10.00. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.