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PJ Family Art

Families are invited to join us for awesome art activities on October 24 at 6:30 PM. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Bookies Book Club: Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol

Join a kids only book club! On October 11 at 6:30 PM, children in grades 1-3 will read Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol: The Haunted House Next Door by Andres Miedoso and hang out for fun activities. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Battle of the Books Launch Party

For the first time in battle history, we will be holding a huge event to kick off the Battle of the Books! On October 22 at 5 PM, be the first to hear the library's best kept secret: the announcement of titles. Enjoy snacks and book trailers, and get all of the information that you need to participate. Books will be available for check-out and Barnes & Noble will be here with books for purchase. A Team Manager information meeting will take place at 7:00 PM. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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PJ Family Cooks

What's more fun that cooking in your pajamas? Families with children of all ages up to the 5th grade can join us on October 10 at 6:30 PM to cook some no-bake pastries. This event is already full, so get on the wait list by registering online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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STEM Saturday Spooky Science

We're going to blow your mind with some amazing Halloween-themed science experiments on October 20 at 11 AM. Grades 1-5 are welcome. This program is wait list only, so get on the list by registering online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Reading with Ruby

Ruby the miniature collie therapy dog is coming! On Wednesday, October 10 from 7 PM to 8 PM, kids in grades K-5 can practice their reading skills by picking their favorite book and reading with Ruby. Call 412-269-0334 or click one of the links below to reserve a spot on the wait list. 7:00 PM - Wait List Only 7:20 PM - Wait List Only 7:40 PM - Wait List Only ...
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Coming Soon

PJ Family Art

Families are invited to join us for awesome art activities on October 24 at 6:30 PM. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Bookies Book Club: Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol

Join a kids only book club! On October 11 at 6:30 PM, children in grades 1-3 will read Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol: The Haunted House Next Door by Andres Miedoso and hang out for fun activities. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

Battle of the Books Launch Party

For the first time in battle history, we will be holding a huge event to kick off the Battle of the Books! On October 22 at 5 PM, be the first to hear the library's best kept secret: the announcement of titles. Enjoy snacks and book trailers, and get all ...
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Our Picks

Our Picks: Mother’s Day Picture Books

Here are our picks for Mother's Day picture books. The Night Before Mother's Day by Natasha Wing (2010) ...
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Children’s Choice Book Awards 2018: 5-6th Grade

We want you to vote for your favorite books for the Children's Choice Book Awards! Here are the summaries for the 5-6th grade finalists. You can vote online or if you write your name on the back of your paper ballot, you have a chance to win a book from ...
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Children’s Choice Book Awards 2018: 3-4th Grade

We want you to vote for your favorite books for the Children's Choice Book Awards! Here are the summaries for the 3-4th grade finalists. You can vote online or if you write your name on the back of your paper ballot, you have a chance to win a book from ...
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Storytimes, Clubs & Kits

 

Reading Challenges

 

Homework Help

  • BookFLIX: Interactive children’s books to read online.
  • CyberSmarts: Short online books for kids and adults about internet safety.
  • Elementary Student Search: EBSCOHost’s database for elementary school students.
  • Little Pim: Interactive online language learning for all ages. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and English as a Second Language. Log in as a guest or by creating an account using your email address. You must have an account to save your progress.
  • Middle School Search: EBSCOhost’s database for middle schoolers.
  • NoveList Plus K-8: Information about over 38,000 children’s books.
  • SIRS Discoverer: ProQuest’s database for students.
  • TumbleBook Library: Interactive fiction and non-fiction books for children.

 

Fun & Games

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to one of our children’s department staff members.

 

Megan Goode (Email: goodem@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Kids events and programs, collection development, general questions

 

Nicole Beatty (Email: beattyn@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Kids events and programs

 

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