NOTICE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, the library has cancelled all in-person programs until further notice. Watch the website or our Facebook page for information on rescheduled programs and meetings.



For safety reasons, we’ve canceled regular children’s programs, but we post weekly Challenges kids can do from home on our Facebook page, and online storytime videos, including a Toddler Tuesday. Watch storytime videos at






Boscov’s (139 Falon Lane, Altoona, PA 16602) is doing their Friends Helping Friends sale a little differently this year: they’re spreading it out over two days and instead of selling sale passes, 20% percent discounts will be available for all shoppers on Wednesday, October 14th and Thursday, October 15th from 9 AM-9 PM daily. Mention the Bellwood-Antis Public Library as your cause at checkout, and Boscov’s will donate 5% of your purchase back to the library!



We are offering families customized grab and go book bags with books on children’s favorite characters and subjects. To request a book bag for your family, e-mail a list of your children’s favorite characters, subjects to read about, or series to If you would like to request specific titles, visit our online catalog at

Free e-books for children are also available on our website. Visit for access to free e-books collections.


Due to ongoing concerns about Coronavirus, the library’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser has been postponed until 2021. Any sold tickets will be honored at the rescheduled dinner. Please watch our Facebook page and website for information on the new date.










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.