Closed for Hoopsfest
The library will be closed during Joshua House’s Hoopsfest basketball tournament on Saturday, July 23rd.
Ready, Set, Read! 2016 Summer Reading Program
Our Ready, Set, Read Summer Reading Program for kids and teens is happening now! Sign up, get your reading log, and track your reading over the summer to win prizes! Be sure to pick up a summer reading program schedule to see all the cool events that will be going on at the library in June and July!
Exercise Your Mind Summer Reading Program for Adults
Why should the kids have all the fun? We have a summer reading program just for grown-ups, and participants can get entries towards weekly prize drawings and coupons for free books from our used books section. Sign up at the checkout desk!
Equip Our Eagles School Supply Drive
The library is currently holding a school supply drive to benefit students in grades K3-4 living in the Tyrone Area School District. Collection boxes are set up at local businesses and churches, or you can bring donations directly to the library. The distribution will happen on Saturday, August 13th from 10 AM until supplies last.
Summer Story Time
On Monday, July 25th there will be a special summer story time in our community room at 10:30 Am. Stories, crafts, songs, and activities to move to for ages 18 months-5 years.
Kids and teens ages 8-14 can do hands-on STEM related activities at our Tech Tuesday happening on July 26th from 5-7 PM. Explore circuits, computer programming, robotics, engineering, science, and more!
Meet Miss Lana at the Train Park (located across from the Tyrone History Museum, which is at 850 Pennsylvania Ave) on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:30 AM to go on a scavenger hunt and win prizes! This program is for kids ages 6-12.
Drop-In Art Days
On Friday July 29th the library will have special art projects kids of all ages can complete from 1-3 PM. Drop in and make art!
Club LEGO: THE SUMMER LEGOLYMPICS
Our July Club Lego will be happening on Saturday, July 30th from noon-2 PM. Let the games begin! Our July Club Lego celebrates the summer Olympics! Build your favorite Olympic game in Lego form, or create future games! This program is free and open to kids ages 6-13, but we ask that caregivers stay in the building while the kids construct.
Our next Pokemon Club meetup will be on Saturday, August 6th from noon-2 PM. Pokemon club is for kids ages 6-10, and is free. At the August Pokemon Club meetup we’ll be going on a walk around downtown Tyrone to collect Pokemon in the Pokemon Go iphone/iPad game.
Summer Reading Program Closing Ceremony
Kids and teens who completed the summer reading program can have their accomplishments recognized with a certificate, prize, and an ice cream social on Tuesday, August 9th at 6 PM.
Procraftinators Crafting Meetup
Procraftinators: Procrastinating Crafters! Join your fellow crafters and tackle those unfinished projects at our Procraftinators Craft Meetup on Thursday, August 11th from 5-7 PM. Crafters are responsible for bringing their own materials/projects. All crafting types and levels of ability are welcome!
Teen Trivia Night
Teenagers can meet in the community room on Thursday, August 18th at 6 PM for our Teen Trivia Night! Trivia in multiple categories, free snacks, and prizes for the winners!
Club LEGO: Minecraft Edition
Our August Club Lego will be happening on Saturday, August 20th from noon-2 PM. This month we pay tribute to everyone’s favorite game in Lego form! Build your favorite Minecraft characters, places, and moments in Lego form! This program is free and open to kids ages 6-13, but we ask that caregivers stay in the building while the 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.
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.