Calendar

Nov
14
Thu
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am

Bring your babies to the Altonna Public Library for a fun and interactive storytime! We will work on early literacy skills, sing songs, dance, and play together.

Ages 0-18 months

Nov
15
Fri
Pipsqueak Playdate @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am

Play is an important early literacy skill.  Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace at the Altoona Public Library.  We’ll have a number of stations to explore.  Children and adults will enjoy the opportunity to socialize.  This program is intended for children ages 0-5.

Nov
18
Mon
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Nov
20
Wed
Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Nov
21
Thu
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am

Bring your babies to the Altonna Public Library for a fun and interactive storytime! We will work on early literacy skills, sing songs, dance, and play together.

Ages 0-18 months

Nov
22
Fri
Pipsqueak Playdate @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am

Play is an important early literacy skill.  Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace at the Altoona Public Library.  We’ll have a number of stations to explore.  Children and adults will enjoy the opportunity to socialize.  This program is intended for children ages 0-5.

Nov
23
Sat
Sensory Spaces in the Metro @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am

The Altoona Library will be open for an additional hour before opening so that our patrons who appreciate a sensory friendly environment can enjoy the library! Patrons will be able to browse the library’s collection and check-out materials.

This location offers the following services:

  • Computer access
  • Quiet rooms
  • Dimmed lights
  • Noise-canceling headphones
  • Sensory play room
  • ARL Therapy Pets (8:30-9:30 AM)

*Please note: This time is for our patrons with special needs and their families. If you and your family do not meet these requirements, please visit us during our normal hours of operation. Thank you for your understanding.

For more information about this program and the other libraries that participate in Sensory Spaces, please contact Sheila Olson via email at solson@altoona.lib.ia.us.

Nov
25
Mon
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Nov
27
Wed
Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Dec
2
Mon
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Dec
4
Wed
Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Dec
5
Thu
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am

Bring your babies to the Altonna Public Library for a fun and interactive storytime! We will work on early literacy skills, sing songs, dance, and play together.

Ages 0-18 months

Dec
6
Fri
Pipsqueak Playdate @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am

Play is an important early literacy skill.  Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace at the Altoona Public Library.  We’ll have a number of stations to explore.  Children and adults will enjoy the opportunity to socialize.  This program is intended for children ages 0-5.

Dec
7
Sat
Gingerbread House Workshop @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am

Come construct your very own gingerbread house at our seventh annual gingerbread decorating program. Come alone or bring the whole family for some festive holiday fun. We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! You will have two hours to construct your creation.  Will you build a traditional cottage, or go with something completely unique? It’s up to you! You may enter your house into our annual contest, or take it home to enjoy right away.

Registration required.