Rev Up for Reading
It’s our annual dice run, and this year we’re opening it up to classic cars as well as motorcycles! On Saturday, August 9th, take a 100 mile scenic ride through Central Pennsylvania and support the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library at the same time. Cash prizes for the high and low scores. $20 registration includes dinner at the Bull Pen to follow the ride. Registration will be at the library from 11:30 AM-1 PM. For more information, call 682-1016 or 682-1017.
Many thanks to our Generous Rev Up For Reading Sponsors:
Paws to Read Adult Summer Reading Program
Why should the kids have all the fun? The Friends of the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library will be running Paws for Reading, a summer reading program for adults from June 2-August 9th. Sign up at the checkout desk, and pick up your reading log. We’ll have weekly prize drawings for participants, and there will be a reception on August 14 to recognize the participants that read the most books and checked out the most books from the library. We’ll also be collecting pet & cleaning supplies for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society during the program.
Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Program: Babies Boogie
We’ll be holding a special summer session of Babies Boogie, our free story time, music, and dance program for babies & toddlers on Thursday, July 24th at 10:30 AM.
Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Program: LEGO Night
Our first ever Lego Night, complete with a building competition and prizes, will be held on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 PM.
Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Program: The Scoop on Poop
You can learn a lot from a pile of poop! Join the Blair County Conservation District’s Creature Teacher on Thursday, July 31st at 6 PM and learn about the secrets of wild animal droppings. This program is free and open to the public, but we ask that caregivers stay with their children.
Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Program: Closing Ceremony
Children & teens who completed their summer reading program requirements can celebrate their accomplishments at our annual closing ceremony on Tuesday, August 5th at 6 PM. Prizes for all participants who turned in their completed reading log and read the required amount of books, and ice cream sundaes for all!
Free Cushion Concert for Children Presented by the Altoona Symphony Orchestra
We will be hosting a free cushion concert for children presented by the Altoona Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, August 7th at 6 PM. This concert is free and open to children of all ages, but we ask that caregivers stay with their children.
Careerlink Services Available
A Careerlink representative will be at the library on Wednesday, August 13th from 2-4 PM. Our Careerlink representative can help you update your resume, apply for jobs, and navigate the Careerlink website. This service is free and open to the public. No appointments are necessary, but we recommend calling the library at 684-1133 to confirm availability.
SeniorLife Presents: Establishing & Maintaining a Power of Attorney
SeniorLife will be presenting a free workshop on Establishing and Maintaining a Power of Attorney in the Library’s community room from noon-2 PM on Thursday, August 14th. A free lunch will be provided during the program.
Thursday Morning Family Play Group
Our playgroup for children ages birth-3 years, is every Thursday morning from 10:00-11:30 AM. No registration is required–just bring your kids! This program is free and open to the public, but caregivers must stay with their children.
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.
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