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Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 8 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, to reflect upon the loss of 6 million Jewish people and many thousands of other groups, including Roma and people with disabilities. Author-librarian Rebecca O’Connell compiled a short list of books to help adults … Continue reading

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We’re proud of our local authors! Baby Parade by Rebecca O’Connell

We’re so proud of our local authors (and librarians)! Rebecca O’Connell, author of The Baby Goes Beep and Danny Is Done with Diapers, has written another fun book for busy babies.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Author/Illustrator Anne Lee

Enjoy a storytime featuring Anne’s newest book, When You Are Camping, and outdoor-inspired activities. Even if you’ve never gone camping (or wanted to!) you’ll love this story about splashing in puddles, chasing fireflies, and other outdoor delights.

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Happy Birthday, Margaret Hodges

Librarian, professor, storyteller, and award-winning author Margaret Hodges would have been 100 years old today.

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Listening Counts as Reading, Too!

Come to the Winter Read-a-Thon Read-In on Saturday, January 8 and hear local authors read their books aloud. If your friends and neighbors have pledged to support you in the Winter Read-a-thon, coming to this program helps you help the … Continue reading

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Best Children’s Books of 2010

What were your favorite children’s books of 2010? CLP’s own Lisa Dennis writes about some of  her favorites here in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

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Advice to Aspiring Illustrators

“Become a children’s librarian.” That’s what illustrator Anne Lee recommends to children who want to be illustrators.  At the Meet Your Neighbor program yesterday, Anne explained that becoming a children’s librarian is a great way to learn about books, illustration, … Continue reading

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E. B. Lewis at the Fall Festival of Children’s Books

When Pittsburgh author Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard presented a program here in June, I was lucky enough to get her to autograph my personal copy of Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys.   I’m going to bring that signed copy … Continue reading

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Re-reading a Childhood Favorite

Have you ever re-read a childhood favorite and been disappointed to find it no longer means as much to you?   I’m sorry to say, I’ve been there. Every so often, books I remember as dear friends, as portals to … Continue reading

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Meet Your Neighbor: Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard!

  Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard,  award-winning author—and Pittsburgher!—brings her family stories to life in an interactive program featuring books, stories, and lots of fancy hats.  Sunday, June 20 at 2:00  Dr. Howard’s books will be for sale at the event, and … Continue reading

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