Pokemon Club & Club Lego Mashup!
“You got your Pokemon in my Legos!” “No, you got your Legos in my Pokemon!” We’re combining our Club Lego & Pokemon Club programs on Saturday, September 24th from noon-2 PM. Build your favorite Pokemon out of Legos! This free program is for kids ages 6-13, and adult supervision is not required, although we do ask that caregivers stay in the building while kids construct.
Ancestry.com Available in the Library
Ancestry.com access is now available at the library! Use ancestrylibrary.com in our computer lab, or access it inside the library via your laptop or ipad. Please note that Ancestry.com access is only available in the library. You will not be able to to access it via this link if you are viewing our website at home.
Procraftinators Crafting Meetup
Procraftinators: Procrastinating Crafters! Join your fellow crafters and tackle those unfinished projects at our Procraftinators Craft Meetup on Thursday, October 13th from 5-7 PM. Crafters are responsible for bringing their own materials/projects. All crafting types and levels of ability are welcome!
Story Hour Starts in September
Story Hour returns to the library on Monday, September 18th and will continue every Monday through mid-December. Story hour is for kids ages 3-5 and incorporates stories, songs, games, crafts, and fun! This program is free and open to all children ages 3-5, but we ask that a caregiver stay in the building while the child attends the program. To register your child, message us on Facebook or call 684-1133.
Babies Boogie, our song and dance themed story time for children ages 18 months-3 years, will be boogieing back to the library on Thursday, September 22nd and continuing at 10:30 AM every Thursday until mid-December. Walk-ins and new families are always welcome! Babies Boogie is free and open to the public, but we ask that a caregiver stay with the child for the duration of the program.
Craft in America Screening & Discussion Series
In October and November the library will be hosting screenings of the PBS documentary series Craft in America followed by an optional discussion. Attendees are welcome to bring a bagged lunch, and the library will provide drinks and a dessert at each screening.
Tuesday, October 18th @ 11:30 AM: The October screening is “Origins.” The American craft tradition didn’t appear fully formed and mature. Where have our practices come from? How are they passed down?
Tuesday, November 29th @ 11:30 AM: The November screening is “Holiday.” Embrace traditions both old and new–all part of our American experience with the handmade, featuring handmade menorahs, hand-blown glass ornaments, hand-carved totems, and a national gingerbread competition.
Each program is an hour long, and the optional discussion that will follow each screening will run from 12:30-1:00 PM. These screenings are free and open to the public.
Ancestry.com for Libraries Class
The library will be presenting a free class on how to use the ancestry.com for libraries database in our community room on Wednesday, September 29th at 11 AM.
Smoothie & Juicing Workshop
We’re having a Smoothie Workshop with an Intro to Juicing for adults and families on Thursday October 6th at 6pm! Our first Smoothie Workshop was so fun and delicious that we’re doing it again! This workshop will include a lot of learning and taste testing. Registration and a $5 program fee are required. To sign up, you can message the library or call 684-1133.
Paint & Sip Party
On Saturday, October 16th at 6:30 PM, we’re hosting another Paint and Sip Party! Spend a relaxing evening at the library sipping wine, snacking, and receiving step-by-step instructions by Two Painting Broads Studio to create your own painting. No painting experience is required. This event is $30 per person and includes wine, hors d’oeuvres, and your finished painting. Please register by messaging the library or calling 684-1133. Payment must be received prior to the event by dropping at library or mailing a check. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Get E-Books With Overdrive
Free e-books are available with your library card through the Altoona District Libraries
Log-in with the barcode on your library card, leaving off the last character unless it’s a number.