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What Have You Learned This Summer?

As part of the library’s summer reading program, we encouraged everyone to dream up a learning goal, alongside a reading goal. Setting a learning goal gets to the heart of what summer reading programs are about: combatting summer learning loss … Continue reading

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Spend an International Day at the Library

Do you yearn for far-off lands? Or is Pittsburgh a far-off land for you? Do you miss home? Do you want your kids to learn a new language? Whatever form of wanderlust you’re suffering from, the Children’s Department has the … Continue reading

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International Family Day: The Spirit of Día

International Family Day is coming on October 13. It will be an afternoon of languages, stories, crafts, food, and dance from all over the world. It will be a chance to meet your neighbors from other countries. It will be … Continue reading

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Share language, food, and culture at International Family Day

This October, something special is happening in the Children’s Department! Something to do with food, crafts, stories, and the world. It’s the first International Family Day! International Family Day is about meeting, listening, and learning about your neighbors. The main … Continue reading

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We Had a Great Time!

Thank you to Playhouse Jr. and Point Park University for a wonderful afternoon.  Laura, Katie , Sonny, and Elena provided an imaginative and engaging presentation of dramatic readings and thought-provoking activities.  Everyone is looking forward to their next visit!

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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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Children’s Book Day: El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros

Join us Saturday at 2:00 PM. Celebrate children and books. We’ll read in English and Spanish. You’ll get a chance to make  an animal mask and take that part in our play based on a traditional Latin American folk tale. Best of all … Continue reading

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DRAWING TOGETHER at the LIBRARY

Do you, or a child you know, like to draw? On Monday afternoons, from 2:00 to 3:30 we’ve been Drawing Together at the Library. Weather permiting we go outside to sketch. When rain threatens we stay indoors and sketch specimens … Continue reading

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