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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Shimmie Shake

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Shimmie Shake

Come dance, groove, and learn at this interactive storytime filled with songs, dance and fun stories! Parents are encouraged to come ready to work out and dance along with their kids.
 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Preschool Picasso

10:00am - 11:00am
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Creative Makers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Discover famous artists through a story and then create your own masterpiece! Creating masterpieces can get messy, so dress accordingly.  

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for Tales around Town where we take Storytime to a different venue each week.  We will have a fun interactive Storytime followed by a firsthand experience of what each location offers our community!

Disclaimer(s)

This program is off-site

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

LEGO Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

LEGO Club

Do you like building with LEGOs? Then you'll love LEGO Club! Come build a masterpiece; we'll supply the LEGOs.

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3)
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

Get ready to read, dance, and play at this interactive storytime! Join us for a half-hour of books, rhymes, and music perfect for your little ones. There will be a half-hour of free play time afterwards. 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Pipsqueak Playdate

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Pipsqueak Playdate

Play & socialization are important early literacy skills. Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace. There will be several stations to explore!   

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Shimmie Shake

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Shimmie Shake

Come dance, groove, and learn at this interactive storytime filled with songs, dance and fun stories! Parents are encouraged to come ready to work out and dance along with their kids.
 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.

Fun Size Kitchen

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Creative Makers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

It's lunch time, so let's measure, mix, and make something amazing together!  Preschoolers and their caregivers will prepare a snack based on a story.

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: South Lawn
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for Tales around Town where we take Storytime to a different venue each week.  We will have a fun interactive Storytime followed by a firsthand experience of what each location offers our community!

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather, please check back here for updates.

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

Galaxy Jars

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us to create your very only galaxy in a jar. We'll have all sorts of sparkly bits and bobs- you decide what your universe will look like.

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Pipsqueak Playdate

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Pipsqueak Playdate

Play & socialization are important early literacy skills. Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace. There will be several stations to explore!   

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Shimmie Shake

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Shimmie Shake

Come dance, groove, and learn at this interactive storytime filled with songs, dance and fun stories! Parents are encouraged to come ready to work out and dance along with their kids.
 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

Crafty Kids

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Crafty Kids

Creative crafts for creative kids! Our crafts can get messy sometimes, so please dress accordingly.  

 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

LEGO Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

LEGO Club

Do you like building with LEGOs? Then you'll love LEGO Club! Come build a masterpiece; we'll supply the LEGOs.

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for Tales around Town where we take Storytime to a different venue each week.  We will have a fun interactive Storytime followed by a firsthand experience of what each location offers our community!

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

Meet The Maker Hub- Glowforge

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Get to know all the tools the Maker Hub has to offer. Each session will focus on a different tool- this session is focused on the Glowforge.

Disclaimer(s)

Maker Hub

Maker Hub use is available for ages 18+. Minors must be accompanied by a legally responsible adult with the appropriate training certificate (issued by the library). You will be required to maintain proof of your certification(s). A waiver is required every time you use the Maker Hub. Waivers are available at the front desk, to be signed when you arrive for your Maker time slot.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3)
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

Get ready to read, dance, and play at this interactive storytime! Join us for a half-hour of books, rhymes, and music perfect for your little ones. There will be a half-hour of free play time afterwards. 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)" group.

Crafternoon

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative Makers
Event Details:

Drop in for a quick craft in the Children's Room! Available while supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Pipsqueak Playdate

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Pipsqueak Playdate

Play & socialization are important early literacy skills. Come participate in art, sensory activities, and free play at your own pace. There will be several stations to explore!   

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.

Bluey Party

10:00am - 11:00am
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Hey Mates! Come celebrate everyone's favorite Blue Heeler family with crafts, games and activities inspired by the hit show.

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.

Bluey Party

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Hey Mates! Come celebrate everyone's favorite Blue Heeler family with crafts, games and activities inspired by the hit show.

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Residency Registration Limit

Registration is open to Altoona and rural Polk County residents 4 weeks before the event. Registration will be open to the general public 3 weeks before the event.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.

Shimmie Shake

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime

Shimmie Shake

Come dance, groove, and learn at this interactive storytime filled with songs, dance and fun stories! Parents are encouraged to come ready to work out and dance along with their kids.
 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.
This event is in the "PreK (Ages 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Early Elementary (Grades K-3)" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3), PreK (Ages 3-5), Early Elementary (Grades K-3)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for Tales around Town where we take Storytime to a different venue each week.  We will have a fun interactive Storytime followed by a firsthand experience of what each location offers our community!

Disclaimer(s)

This program is off-site

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "0-24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddler (Ages 2-3)" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Altoona Public Library
Room: Meeting Room Full (A&B)
Age Group: Children, 0-24 Months, Toddler (Ages 2-3)
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

Get ready to read, dance, and play at this interactive storytime! Join us for a half-hour of books, rhymes, and music perfect for your little ones. There will be a half-hour of free play time afterwards. 

Disclaimer(s)

Parent Supervision

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is Not Required