Baby Sprouts is the library’s Toddler Time for children ages 18 months-3 years. Families can join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM through May 30th for stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! New families are always welcome.
Tai Chi is a gentle and slow practice with numerous health benefits, and we’re excited to announce that Blair Senior Services is presenting FREE Tai Chi classes for individuals age 60 and over at the library this summer. Tai Chi classes will begin on Wednesday, June 12th at 1 PM and continue every Wednesday at 1 PM through July 31st. Sign up at the checkout desk, or by messaging us on Facebook.
On Thursday, April 25th at 6 PM, the library will host a partial screening of the WPSU documentary American Creed followed by a discussion of local issues and how they impact our shared sense of American identity. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. William J. White of Penn State Altoona.
This program was made possible by Penn State Altoona, the Blair County Library System, and WPSU.
The Bellwood-Antis Public Library’s annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held from 11 AM-2 PM at Grace Lutheran Church (1114 N Cambria St, Bellwood, PA 16617). Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children, and can be purchased at the library.
At our May Lego Club on Saturday, May 4th from noon-2 PM, we’ll be unveiling the Super Ultra Deluxe Big Bag of Mystery: reach inside, and whatever you pick from the bag will determine your challenge for the day! Lego Club is for kids for ages 5-15. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that parents stay in the build while children construct.
It’s sticky. It’s oozy. It’s disgusting. It must be…SLIME TIME! At our first ever all slime, all the time program on Tuesday, May 7th at 6 PM, we’ll be opening a page in the slime cookbook with two exciting recipes kids can mix up: unicorn slime and GACK. This program is for kids ages 5 and up, but kids under 10 will need an adult helper to assist with measuring. Dress to get slimy! If you are concerned about your child’s allergies/chemical sensitivities and slime ingredients, message us on Facebook for more details.
Knitters, crocheters, weavers, and other fiber artists are invited to the next Fiber Arts group meetup on Monday, May 13th from 6-8 PM. This month, Abby Creek will be helping people with fiber arts she’s given tutorials on at past sessions. Bring your projects and questions on knitting, tatting, and felting! Bring your own materials and get to know your fellow fiber artists. All levels of ability and all styles of fiber art welcome!
At our May Lego Night on Monday, May 13th at 6 PM, kids are challenged to build a Rube Goldberg machine out of Lego bricks, other blocks, and recyclables. Learn more about the amazing history of Rube Goldberg and his inventions at https://www.rubegoldberg.com/.
Not quiet? Not able to sit still? Not a problem! The library will present a free Sensory Saturday Story Time especially for children ages 2 and up with Autism, special needs, and sensory concerns on Saturday, May 18th at noon. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each child will receive a free book from the Central PA Autism Society for attending.
The library is home to a number of community organizations with meetings and programs that are open to the public. Visit our community meetings page for information on these programs.