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Sensory Discoveries Storytime

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

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What’s Hoppin-ing?

       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.

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Rachel Renée Russell @ CLP

         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

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Making a list…

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

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Slippery Fish

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

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Waddle, waddle

          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

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Sunday Storytime

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!

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If a toucan can…

…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

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Monday Evening Storytime

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

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Squish!

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.

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