Storytimes, Clubs & Kits

Storytimes

Learning Launchpad

We’re launching into learning with our WQED Education Inquire Within partnership! Kids ages 4 & 5 years old will attending this storytime on their own each Tuesday at 10:30 AM with the help of some of our favorite PBS Kids characters. They will explore theme-related books, activities, crafts and games to reinforce skills such as number and letter recognition, scissor cutting, listening and following directions.

Mother Goose on the Loose

An award-winning early literacy program for children up to 3 years old emphasizing one-on-one interaction with the child and caregiver.

Preschool Storytime

Storytime for children 3 to 5 years old with stories, songs, and crafts. Children will attend on their own.

Reading with Ruby

One Wednesday a month kids can sign up to read with Ruby, a certified therapy dog. Register to read with the miniature collie by calling 412-269-0334 or online.

Toddler Storytime

A storytime held on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM for children 2 & 3 years old with a caregiver featuring stories, songs, and crafts.

Clubs & Kits

ABC Open Play

A playtime for kids up to 5 years old every Monday at 11 AM.

Birthday Bunch

During the month of birth, your child will receive a free treat bag and a selection of handpicked books to borrow. You’ll receive an email when your birthday bag is ready for pick-up. Come to the library and fill out a registration card today!

Block Party

Kids ages 2-8 years old build with blocks and other creative toys on the first Monday of the month. Please register by calling 412-269-0334 or online.

Club Lego

Once a month, kids can build using our Lego and have a chance at being our featured Lego Artist. Please register by calling 412-269-0334 or online.

Kinder Krafts

Every Monday from 10-12, we invite parents and children to come to the library’s craft room and create a unique artwork or craft.

Miss Megan’s Page-a-Palooza

Stop by the Children’s department to get a customized book suggestion list from our kids librarian Miss Megan. Please allow for a few days for the list to be created.

Mystery Bags

Sign up for a blind bag of library books based on age and reading level. Bags are usually available the next business day after you turn in your sheet.

Take-N-Make Kids Craft

Our popular Take-N-Make craft kits are now available for kids! Once per month, the children’s department will provide a craft kit for your family to take home and complete in your free time. No registration is required so get them while supplies last.

Vacation Kits

Going on a trip this summer? Visit the library and get a kit designed special for you! The kit includes handpicked books, and activity packets to take along for the long haul.