Author Archives: clpchildrens

Feliz Día de los Niños!

There’s a special event coming to the Children’s Department this Sunday! Every April in Mexico, el Día de los Niños is celebrated. In 1997 children’s autor Pat Mora had the idea to celebrate el Día de los Niños with books. … Continue reading

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You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild to pick up a book and read to a child.

As our colleagues in Teensburgh remind us, the National Educators Association urges us to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2 by reading to a child. Dr. Seuss himself provides plenty of options: There are lots of other wacky books … Continue reading

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October at Green Gables and Here

“October was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were royal crimson and the wild cherry trees along the lane put out the loveliest … Continue reading

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El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)

Miss Janina reads a book in English and Spanish to celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day.) What book is she reading? Click on the picture to find out!

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Book Fiesta!

El Dia de los Niños/El Dia de los Libros = Children’s Day/Book Day

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When You Are Camping

Author, illustrator, and LIBRARIAN Anne Lee presented her new book, When You Are Camping here in the Children’s Department on Sunday.

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Things in Stories and Stories of Things

  Inspired by Studio 360′s Significant Objects project, the members of the Show; Don’t Tell writing workshop wrote and shared the stories of an array of things yesterday.

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Storyteller Alan Irvine

Storyteller Alan Irvine told stories of Joe Magarac for Iron and Steel Community Day yesterday.

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Steely McBeam in the Library!

Steely McBeam was here for Iron and Steel Community Day!

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Joe Magarac stories with Alan Irvine

You’ve heard of Paul Bunyan, but have you heard tales of legendary Pittsburgh super steelworker Joe Magarac?

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