North Pole Book Club & Winter Activity Bingo

North Pole Book Club & Winter Activity Bingo

Similar to our Summer Reading Program Bingo, this adult program encourages reading different formats and genres, checking out a variety of materials, and participating in winter activities in our community.   Here’s how it works:   1. Pick up a Bingo card for...
Holiday Giving Tree

Holiday Giving Tree

The Holiday Giving Tree is back! This year we’ve added ornaments for snow pants and coats as well. Donations will support Altoona Compassion Coalition, School District of Altoona Care Closet and Chippewa Valley Street Ministry. Here’s how it works: 1....
Special Saturday Morning Story Time: Surine Mugga

Special Saturday Morning Story Time: Surine Mugga

Saturday, December 16th 10:30 a.m. Professor Emeritus Ivar Lunde, Jr. will share a Christmas story (Surine Mugga) that his mother read to him as a child growing up in Tønsberg, Norway. Mr. Lunde’s oral retelling of the story is accompanied by a slide show set to...
D&D Game Day

D&D Game Day

Sunday, January 7th 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm Altoona Public Library Community Room Ages 16+ Games must be kept “PG-13” The library is closed on Sundays, but come to the front door (Lynn Avenue) and send a text to the number on the door. Someone will come...
Cookie Club

Cookie Club

Kids birth – grade 5 who check out books between Nov 13th, 2023 – Jan 6th, 2024 will receive an official cookie club card that staff stamps once a week. In addition to getting their card stamped, participants will receive a paper cookie that they can write...