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Enjoy Young Reader’s Celebration

Posted September 26, 2012 in Altoona, Community Featured

Keep reading our science fiction selections for a chance to win an awesome prize — a commemorative set of “Star Trek” the original series glassware.

Enter our science fiction reading contest for patrons ages 13 and older (adults, too) and win a set of “Star Trek” drinking glasses. For every science fiction book you check out (from the adult science fiction section), you earn an entry. Yes, adults may enter, too. The more sci-fi books you read, the better your chance of winning. The contest runs until Oct. 31.

Young Readers’ Celebration
Come celebrate the joy of reading at the library from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. There will be all kinds of games to play. Learn some karate (maybe break a board or two), enjoy some pizza and other tasty treats, and who couldn’t use a massage to relieve daily stress? Come on down and have some fun.

Lego Club
The Lego Club will start up on Wednesday, Oct. 10, for ages 5 and older. We are limited to 15 children. Call or stop by the desk

Meetings are from 4 – 5 p.m. on Nov. 7, Dec. 5 and Jan. 2.

Teen Read Week
We have an abundance of teen activities in October. Come to the library at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 for Zombie Craft-pocalypse.

The next day, Oct. 5, prepare to be scared at the “Dark Shadows” movie (rated PG-13). Showtime is 5 p.m.

We wrap up Teen Read Week with “Make and Take Edible Books” from 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18. You’ll understand that books can really nourish the body as well as the mind.

Haunted House Program
Do you like being scared? Come to “Iowa’s Most Haunted,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.

The program will be presented by Chad Lewis, co-author of “The Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations.” Join Lewis on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in our state.

Reservations are required. Call 967-3881 or stop by the circulation desk.

Book Club
The next book discussion group meets Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Call 967-3881 to join.

Learn infant massage
Learn how to help your little baby relax and other benefits of baby massage with a class offered at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20.

Space is limited. Sign up now at the circulation desk or you may call library.

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