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Spacewalking

Float in a most peculiar way with the Carnegie Science Center. On June 29 at 10 AM, students in grades 2-5 will learn about the effects of pressure, gravity, high-speed impacts, and more. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Giraffes Can’t Dance

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Gateway to the Arts StoryCorner presents Giraffes Can't Dance. On June 28 at 6 PM, families will join a professional storyteller while the bring the book to life and participate in a craft inspired by the story! Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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PJ Family Bingo

On June 27 at 6:30 PM, wear your PJs and bring the family for some B-I-N-G-O and hot popcorn fun! Small prizes will be awarded to winners. Families with children up to the fifth grade are welcome. Please register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Summer Afternoon Movie Series: Early Man

Beat the heat and enjoy a newly released DVD each week! On June 25 at 3 PM, we'll be showing Early Man (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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Life of a Soldier

What is it like to be a soldier? On June 25 at 1 PM, children in grades 4-8 will learn about the life of a soldier and explore museum artifacts from the Soldiers and Sailors Museum of Pittsburgh. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Ballet FUN-damentals

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is coming! On June 21 at 6 PM, children 3 to 8 years old will meet a dancer, hear a story, explore ballet and pointe shoes, and learn the five basic ballet positions. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Coming Soon

Spacewalking

Float in a most peculiar way with the Carnegie Science Center. On June 29 at 10 AM, students in grades 2-5 will learn about the effects of pressure, gravity, high-speed impacts, and more. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

Giraffes Can’t Dance

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Gateway to the Arts StoryCorner presents Giraffes Can't Dance. On June 28 at 6 PM, families will join a professional storyteller while the bring the book to life and participate in a craft inspired by the story! Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

PJ Family Bingo

On June 27 at 6:30 PM, wear your PJs and bring the family for some B-I-N-G-O and hot popcorn fun! Small prizes will be awarded to winners. Families with children up to the fifth grade are welcome. Please register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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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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