May

Library Closed Memorial Weekend from May 25, 2013 12:00 AM to May 27, 2013 11:00 PM
The library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24th. It will remain closed on May 25th through May 27th. The library will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th at 9:00 a.m.
Dinner and a Movie 4Teens - Beautiful Creatures May 29, 2013 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Join us for pizza or subs, chips, dessert and drinks while we watch Beautiful Creatures (PG-13).
Book Club May 21, 2013 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Book selection: Irresistible Henry House by Lisa Grunwald
Tech Lab May 02, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Have a tech issue you'd like to work on? We're here to help with basic computer use, Internet searching, email, social media account use and eReading devices. Laptops provided -- hardware issues will not be covered.
Star Wars Origami May 04, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
May the force be with you as fold Star Wars inspired paper crafts!
Official Opening of Ironwood Park May 18, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Come celebrate the official opening of Altoona's newest park!
Laugh and Craft: Superhero Bookmarks (2nd-5th) May 02, 2013 from 07:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Children in grades 2nd-5th are invited create Superhero Bookmarks.
Preschool Storytime (4-6 years) May 06, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft!
Toddler Storytime (2-3 years) May 07, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Not great at sitting still? Come move with us while we play, dance, sing and read!
Bedtime Stories May 07, 2013 from 06:30 PM to 07:15 PM
Snuggle up! Wear your jammies and join us for a bedtime storytime at the library. Kids of all ages are invited.
Bouncing Baby Storytime (0-24 months) May 08, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Children are learning from birth, so bring your little one to a baby lapsit! We'll tickle, play, bounce, sing, and read together in a program that supports early literacy. Can't sit still? No problem!
Preschool Storytime (4-6 years) May 13, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft!
Toddler Storytime (2-3 years) May 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Not great at sitting still? Come move with us while we play, dance, sing and read!
Bedtime Stories May 14, 2013 from 06:30 PM to 07:15 PM
Snuggle up! Wear your jammies and join us for a bedtime storytime at the library. Kids of all ages are invited.
Book Buzz Kids Club (K-2nd) May 16, 2013 from 06:30 PM to 07:15 PM
Too old for storytime? Early readers (grades K-2) are invited to take the next step. We’ll read together, play together, and craft together. If your child is just learning or still getting comfortable with reading, they will find encouragement; and youngsters who are already confident readers will enjoy digging deeper with activities about their favorite books in this fun new book group. Please sign up at the library or by calling 515-967-3881.
Fun With Colors! May 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Little ones are invited to learn more about color with hands on activities and art! Come get messy at our color mixing station, make art with melted crayons, ice, and even marbles, and try your hand at scratch art. This colorful open house is sure to be a hit with the whole family!