- Thanksgiving Hours
- The library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26 and be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28. All city offices are closed on the 27th and 28th. The drive-up drops will be locked but you can return materials using the drops near the south doors. As always, you can check your account, download music, eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as doing research using one of databases 24/7!
- Cookie Decorating for Kids
- 3rd-6th graders join us November 25th at 6pm to learn some easy but impressive cookie decorating techniques. Please register, space and supplies are limited.
- Gingerbread Contest Returns!
- Brush off your aprons and wield your spatulas, the Gingerbread Contest returns! Entries are accepted during library hours from December 1st through 12th with voting taking place December 13th through the 28th. Rules and information will be available in the library, at our website (www.altoona.lib.ia.us), and on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AltoonaPublicLibrary) on November 24th. Prizes awarded in age groups and a grand prize for overall fan favorite! Grand prize possible thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library.