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Goodbye Summer Book Day

Summer reading is coming to a close but you still have time to earn a free book! On August 17 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, children from birth to 5th grade can turn in their free book ticket for completing their summer reading goals. Get a BINGO on that card while you still can! ...
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Summer Afternoon Movie Series: Hedgehogs

Beat the heat and enjoy a newly released DVD each week! On August 13 at 3 PM, we'll show Hedgehogs (PG). All ages are welcome but children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Get ready because the zoo is coming to you! On August 16 at 11 AM, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is bringing some of its animals to the library! All children from birth to 5th grade are welcome. This program is wait list only, so register online or call 412-269-0334 to get your spot ...
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Science Sleuths

Be a Science Sleuth! On August 15 at 6:30 PM, kids in grades K-5 will learn science through fun experiments. This program is wait list only, so register online or call 412-269-0334 to save your spot in line ...
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Spinecrackers Book Club: The Only Thing Worse than Witches

Join the Spinecrackers, a summer reading book club just for kids! Our next club meeting is August 9 at 2:00 PM and we will be reading The Only Thing Worse than Witches by Lauren Magaziner. Read the book and hang out for awesome activities with friends. Sign up to be a Spinecracker (grades 3-5 only) by registering online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Whippersnappers Kids Concert

Get ready to rock out on August 11 at 11 AM with a musical concert just for kids! All ages through 5th grade are welcome with registration. This event is wait list only, so register online or by calling 412-269-0334 to get your spot ...
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Coming Soon

Goodbye Summer Book Day

Summer reading is coming to a close but you still have time to earn a free book! On August 17 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, children from birth to 5th grade can turn in their free book ticket for completing their summer reading goals. Get a BINGO on that ...
Read More

Summer Afternoon Movie Series: Hedgehogs

Beat the heat and enjoy a newly released DVD each week! On August 13 at 3 PM, we'll show Hedgehogs (PG). All ages are welcome but children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Get ready because the zoo is coming to you! On August 16 at 11 AM, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is bringing some of its animals to the library! All children from birth to 5th grade are welcome. This program is wait list only, so register online or call ...
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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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