Author Archives: Kathy
Halloween was definitely in the air Tuesday evening in the Children’s Department! Great pumpkins . . . Wonderful costumes . . . A fun parade . . . Terrific tellers . . . Plus staff and volunteers!
I love Halloween . . . dressing up, getting candy and especially telling stories! If you feel the same way, you won’t want to miss the Brilliant Bookworms, a youth storytelling group from Winchester Thurston School, telling (slightly) scary stories Tuesday, … Continue reading
We had so much fun today at Baby and Me in the Children’s Department . . . waving scarves and shaking bells, singing the Noble Duke of York, and marching to the drum! Don’t miss out on the fun–Monday mornings … Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Pirates have given us a remarkable season! Keep that spirit alive all year long by reading some of these: Who’s On First? by Abbott and Costello Abbott and Costello’s classic comedy routine has been reissued for children and features a … Continue reading
shimmied, cha-chaed, boogied or done the polka?!? My guess is that you’ve probably done the polka (or at least tried it!) and maybe even attempted the others. We had fun doing them all in Dig Into Stories . . . And More! … Continue reading
Join us on Friday, July 12th at 10:30am as local storyteller Joanna Demarest presents “Digging up Treasures” as part of our Summer Reading Program. She’ll take you underground to find hidden castles, magical creatures and amazing treasure! Open to all ages.
I love it when I find a book that is “new to me” even though the library has owned it for a few years. This happened a few weeks ago when I came upon the book Mary’s Penny The story is … Continue reading
Nationally-known storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston is in Pittsburgh for the Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival. She did a free workshop for folks who attend the program The Art of Storytelling for Educators better known as “the Educators Group.” The group meets once a month … Continue reading
These words are heard quite often in the Children’s Dept, however, they were heard even more this past Sunday when The Art of Storytelling for Educators had their monthly gathering. Stories with “stuff” were told by several folks and many … Continue reading