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The Altoona Public Library is providing a Frost Free February

Dave Wanamaker/Particular to the Register
Printed 3:25 p.m. CT Feb. 13, 2020


Feeling artful? Check out Creativebug, the brand new database provided free of charge from the Altoona Public Library for Altoona and rural Polk County residents.

Select from hundreds of lessons with new content material being added each week. There are initiatives for all ability ranges together with buyer help for customers.  Obtain patterns, templates and recipes which can be sure to unleash the artist inside you.

There are grownup on-line lessons and methods provided in artwork and design, paper craft, stitching, quilting, knitting and even jewellery. Courses for youths vary from slime-making to origami and mask-making to manga drawing.

Customers can save favourite lessons and obtain customized suggestions. Go to to get began. You have to your library barcode and PIN to create your account.

Grownup Programming

Senior Set: Film Matinee: Feb. 25 from 1-Three p.m. Get pleasure from a winter film matinee and beat cabin fever. Popcorn and drinks are offered. No registration required.

Grownup Coloring at Brightside Aleworks: Feb. 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Be a part of us at Brightside Aleworks (480 Heart Pl in Altoona) at 6:30 p.m. for a enjoyable evening of coloring. We are going to carry the artwork supplies-you carry your mates and cash for drinks. No registration required.

Board Video games for Grownups: Feb. 28 from 6-Eight p.m. Be a part of Sport Grasp Jeff as he introduces the principles of the board sport, Dominion. Whether or not you’re new to the sport or it’s one in all your favorites, be prepared for a fun-filled evening. Snacks and drinks are offered. For ages 18+ solely and registration is required.

Guide vs Film Guide Membership: Mar. Three from 7-Eight p.m. Be a part of us on the Altoona Cinemark & HD as we debate which model of The Name of the Wild is healthier, the guide by Jack London or the film starring Harrison Ford. Copies of the guide can be found on the library or at and the film will be seen at Altoona Cinemark & HD beginning on Feb. 20. Popcorn will likely be offered. No registration required. For ages 18+.   

Teen Programming

Out-of-the-Field Teen Video games: Feb. 20 from 6-7 p.m. Select from our number of traditional and loopy board video games like Exploding Kittens, Sorry and The Sport of Life. You’re positive to discover a favourite. Grades 7-12; no registration required.

Tech Take-Aside: Feb. 13 from 6-7 p.m. Ever marvel what’s inside a pc or a phone, or a speaking toy? We now have every kind of tech simply ready to be taken aside to fulfill your curiosity. Grades 7-12; registration required.

Tween Programming

Learn how to Make Sweet: Feb. 27 from 6-7 p.m. Discover ways to make chocolate and different candy treats. Eat your creations or give them to a good friend. Ages 10-18. Registration is required.

Youngsters’s Programming

Slime Science: Feb. 19 from 3-4:30 p.m. Discover ways to make your personal slime. It might get messy, so gown accordingly. It is a drop-in occasion for grades kindergarten by means of sixth. Restrict of two batches of slime per youngster.

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