On Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00pm, the library will be holding a class to teach library patrons how to take advantage of our OverDrive and Zinio services.
Learn how to access Overdrive to check out free ebooks and stream or download them to your digital device. In addition, get information on how to check out free digital magazines. No signup is needed, all are welcome. Bring your current Blair County library card and your digital device.
Join us for Cosmic Treats: Wind Power! on Thursday, December 15 at 6:00pm.
Wind energy is one of the fastest growing sources of electricity generation. Learn how wind power is used and how turbines are sited in Pennsylvania. During hands-on activities, audience members will generate electricity with model wind turbines to power motors, lights, and play music. The presenter is Michael Sell, Coordinator, Institute for Energy, Saint Francis University. No signup is needed, all ages are welcome. This free family science program is given in partnership with Dr. Lanika Ruzhitskaya, Director of Saint Francis University’s Science Outreach Center.
Want to learn more about all of the cool things you can do with our new Spark library system? Presenter Rachael Hartman invites Blair County library card holders to learn how to use their free online library account including searching the catalog, placing holds, renewing items, getting free ebooks, and more! No signup is needed. Participants are encouraged to bring a device (smartphone, tablet, laptop) to use, but it is not required.
This program will take place on Wednesday, November 30 at 3:00pm. Bring your questions!
Want to know more about the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site and the Hollidaysburg Canal Basin?
On November 8, 2016 at 6:30pm, National Park Service Ranger Doug Bosley will be at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library to give a talk about both of these historic sites, and to answer any questions you might have.