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Altoona Area Public Library

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Altoona,PA16602United States
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November 2018

Scholastic Book Fair

November 15 @ 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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One event on November 14, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on November 15, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on November 16, 2018 at 8:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Shop early for the holidays! Families are invited to browse and shop the Scholastic Book Fair that will be at the Altoona Area Public Library from November 10-November 16 – open during library hours in the Youth Room.

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Computer Basics I

November 15 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 8, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Computer Classes

Are you new to computers? Learn the fundamentals of Computers and Microsoft Windows during this 4-week series. Topics include using the mouse and keyboard, internet starter, security, and email. Call the Adult Circ desk to register, 946-0417 ext 125.

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Computer Basics II

November 15 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on November 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Computer Classes

Continue learning computer and Internet basics during this 4-week series. Topics include file storage, Internet Safety, and advanced Windows Techniques.

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Social Media Classes

November 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 29, 2018 at 2:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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It's time to get social! Would you like to learn to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat? We will be having classes on a different app during each class. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

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Crystal Jewelry Making

November 15 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Just in time for Christmas, join us for a class on Crystal Jewelry Making. Learn how to make cup chain crystal jewelry in the Sabika style -- perfect as a Christmas gift or keep it and wear it to your holiday parties. The cost of this class is $10.00 and includes the price of materials. To register, call the Adult Circulation Desk at 946-0417 ext 125.

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Zentangle

November 15 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on November 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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What is Zentangle? It is a form of artistist doodling. There are some health benefits. It helps you sleep better at night and it brings down your blood pressure. Come and give it a try. Cost for the materials is only $10.00. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register! Space is limited. You will need to pay ahead of time to secure your spot.

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Playground Hijinks

November 15 @ 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Join us for a special show with Playground Hijinks and sing along with your favorite preschool songs! Call the Youth Room at 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

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Living a Colonial Life

November 17 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live during colonial times? Children ages 5-14 (plus caregivers), join us with our special guests from Fort Roberdeau to play games and participate in activities to experience colonial life for yourself. Call the Youth Room to register 946-0417 ext 123.

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Around the World

November 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on November 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Children Ages 6-14 (plus caregivers), join us for "Around the World", a program focusing on a different country each month. Learn about the culture of the country through crafts, food, games, and other fun activities! Call the Youth Room to register 946-0417 ext 123.

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12 Sprays of Christmas Make & Take

November 19 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Everyone's favorite is back just in time for gift giving. It's the Essential Oils 12 Sprays of Christmas Make & Take. Carol will be at the library with all of your favorite essential oils. Come in and make and take for $15 each bottle. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

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Fired Up Ceramics

November 19 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Join us for a Thanksgiving Themed Fired Up Ceramics program on November 19th at 6pm at the Altoona Area Public Library! Cost is only $6.00 per item. Larger pieces will be available for $17. Call 946-0417 ext 125 to register.

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Lego Club A

November 19 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on October 8, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 6:30pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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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.

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Pokemon Trading Club

November 19 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on September 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

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One event on October 8, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Calling all Pokemon Trainers! The Altoona Area Public Library Youth Room is launching a Pokemon Trading Card Club for Trainers ages 6-13. Bring your Pokemon cards to trade and play with fellow trainers. Call 946-0417 ext 123 for more info.

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Library Closed

November 21
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One event on November 22, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 23, 2018 at 12:00am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Library Closed

The library is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from November 21-23.

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Family Movie – Lego Batman

November 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Families are welcome to enjoy a FREE movie on the Altoona Area Public Library BIG screen. See "Lego Batman" on November 24th at 1pm. Rated PG.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

November 26 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 22, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 29, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 5, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 26, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 3, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 10, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 9:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

November 26 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 22, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 29, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 5, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 26, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 3, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 10, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 10:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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.

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Story Hour

November 26 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on September 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 24, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 26, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 1, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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

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Learning with LEGOs

November 27 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on September 18, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 25, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 16, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 30, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 6, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 11, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 18, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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There is an exciting new class coming to the Altoona Area Public Library Youth Room for children ages 3-6 -- Learning with Legos! Learning with Legos provides children with opportunities to develop skills of the 21st century: Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving. Classes will be held on Tuesdays at 10:30am or Wednesdays at 1pm. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register.

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Story Hour

November 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on November 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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. Call 946-0417 ext 123 to register. Story Hour is an exciting story time program for children ages 3 to 5 years old and caregiver.

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Toddler Time

November 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 20, 2018 at 9:30am

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One event on June 14, 2018 at 10:30am

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One event on July 11, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 18, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 26, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 26, 2018 at 10:30am

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One event on September 12, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:30am

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One event on September 27, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 4, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 18, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 7, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 28, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 1, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 8, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 5, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 6, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 9:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Toddler Time is a special music and movement story time for children ages 2 to 3 years old and caregiver.

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Story Hour

November 28 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on October 17, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 24, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 31, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 7, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 28, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 5, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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

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Mother Goose on the Loose

November 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on November 8, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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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.

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Toddler Time

November 29 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on November 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 29, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Altoona Library Story Time

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

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December 2018

Knit In

December 1 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 4, 2017

One event on December 2, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on January 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:00am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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All Day Knit

Enjoy the company of others who enjoy doing handiwork.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

December 6 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on December 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 9:30am

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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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.

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Altoona Area Public Library Book Discussion Group

December 10 @ 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Join us on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room for the Altoona Area Public Library Book Discussion Group. December’s selection is "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter

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Minecraft Madness

December 15 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:30am

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Come spend the day playing Minecraft and explore new Minecraft activities!

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Family Movie – Diary of a Whimpy Kid The Long Haul

December 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Families are welcome to enjoy a FREE movie on the Altoona Area Public Library BIG screen. SeeDiary of a Whimpy Kid The Long Haul on December 15th at 1pm. Rated PG.

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Essential Oils of the Bible

December 17 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Learn about Essential Oils of the Bible on December 17th at 5:30pm. This is a free program. Register by calling 946-0417 ext 125.

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Lego Club B

December 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 20, 2018 at 5:30pm

Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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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.

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January 2019

Altoona Area Public Library Book Discussion Group

January 14, 2019 @ 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Avenue
Altoona,PA16602United States
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Join us on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:45pm in the Alumni Room for the Altoona Area Public Library Book Discussion Group. January's selection is "Prodigal Summer" by Barbara Kingsolver.

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