Library History

Altoona Public Library
This is a picture of the current library located at 700 8th St. SW in Altoona, Iowa.
Altoona's First Library
This is Altoona's first library, located at 700 1st Ave. South, that was donated by Zilla Hicks in 1969.
Old Altoona Library (Police Station)
This is the location of the library until 1997. It now houses the Altoona Police Department.
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.