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We’re back! Sensory Discoveries has returned as a weekly storytime on Sundays at 2pm. Join us for hands-on sensory experiences, stories and songs. For more information, click here. At this week’s storytime, we used paint and bubble wrap to create works of art! … Continue reading
Children at today’s Sensory Storytime created these bunny finger puppets! Join us next Sunday at 2:00 PM, or view our Events Calendar for more information on other upcoming programs and events.
Rachel Renée Russell, author of The Dork Diaries, visited the Children’s Department today! Her daughters Nikki and Erin accompanied her as part of the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Series. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a … Continue reading
Do you have a summer To-Do List? How about a summer To-Read List? These siblings have read 118 books so far for our Summer Reading Program! Look at that list! Have you signed up for our Summer Reading Program? It’s … Continue reading
Take your mind off the heat wave and cool down with some books about fish. During our Inclusive Storytime today we listened to the following stories and songs: We also decorated ‘touch and feel’ fish. What a catch! … Continue reading
Whether it’s their waddle, timeless attire, or those happy feet, most everyone can agree that there is something about penguins that brings a smile to your face. At a recent Inclusive Storytime, children enjoyed hearing stories about these chipper … Continue reading
Inclusive Storytime is now held on Sunday afternoons at 2:00 PM. This storytime is designed for children with special needs, their friends, and family members. Join us for stories, music, sensory exploration and crafts!
…so can you! A young bird enthusiast visited the Children’s Department on Sunday! She wore a brightly colored costume as she browsed our collection of books and DVDs. Some birds may fly south for the winter, but this toucan … Continue reading
Inclusive Storytime is now being held on Monday evenings at 6:30PM. Please join us for stories, songs, and sensory activities! This program is designed for children aged 3-6, but all ages are welcome. To learn more about Inclusive Storytime, or … Continue reading
You can roll it, pat it, and stamp it with a dinosaur–It’s salt dough! The children at this week’s Inclusive Storytime heard stories about dinosuars and made their own “fossils” out of dough.