Celebrate National Library Week April 13 - 17, 2014. Lives Change @ the
Altoona Area Public Library! Join us for special programs! This week we offer free
replacement for damaged Library Cards. Bring a friend to become a new member and
you will both receive one free DVD rental.
• Exquisite Corpse Poetry Game for Teens – Tuesday April 15, 2014 at 3:30 in
the Altoona Area Public Library Board Room. Collaborate with your friends to create a
unique, absurd, yet surprising poem. Play the Altoona Library Teen Services’ Exquisite
Corpse poetry game. The crafted poem will be displayed in the Young Adult area of the
Library for all to enjoy.
• Children ages six and under and their caregivers are invited to join us at the
Altoona Area Public Library for a special event, PA One Book Every Young Child on
Friday April 11, 2014 at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, activities, give-a-ways
and more! Registration is required; please call 814-946-0417 ext. 123.
• The Altoona Area Public Library/Altoona District Center is proud to announce
the presentation of 7 Independent films through FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural
Dialogue, a partnership of Sundance Institute and four U.S. federal cultural agencies.
Only eight locations in the world were selected to host this prestigious program and, by a
grant to the State Library, Pennsylvania was among them. Libraries throughout the state
and their partners are presenting these films during the month of April. Free screenings
and discussions of the thought-provoking films are scheduled at the Altoona Area Public
Library and the Devorris Center via a Partnership with Penn State-Altoona. Please check
the Altoona Area Public Library website for a complete listing at www.altoonalibrary.org
• Teen Coding Party – Wednesday April 16, 2014 at 3:30 in the Altoona Area
Public Library Board Room. Come and have some snacks and fun at our Teen Coding
Party! We will be using M.I.T.’s Scratch online to program your own interactive
stories, games, and animations — and to share your creations with others in an online
• Silent Library Game for Teens– Thursday April 17, 2014 at 3:30 in the Board
Room. Relax, hang out, and play our Silent Library Game (based on the MTV game
show). The challenges are funny – but you can’t laugh!
• The Altoona Area Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 18 and
Saturday, April 19, 2014 for Easter. Have a safe and happy holiday.