March Homeschool Hub

Homeschooling children in grades K-6 can come in to our Homeschool Hub at 1:30 PM. Here are the Hub dates for March. March 6: 3D Pen Workshop March 10: Disaster Island Use LEGO to create your own island and then wait for disaster to strike! What will you do to Read More

Xavier Riddle & the Wright Brothers

With the help of PBS Kids’s Xavier Riddle, we’ll visit the Wright Brothers and learn how they pioneered flight on March 4 at 4:30 PM. Grades K-3 will create their own planes and experiment with other propulsion methods. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.

February Homeschool Hubs

Homeschooling children in grades K-6 can come in to our Homeschool Hub at 1:30 PM. Here are the Hub dates for February. Feb. 7: X-Treme Science Feb. 11: Build a City Feb. 21: Celebrating Black Artists Feb 25: Fakemon Pokemon! Register by clicking the appropriate link or by calling 412-269-0334.

Homeschool Hub: Disaster Science

Homeschooling children are invited to this special programming just for them! Each week will feature a different activity and age group. On October 8 at 1 PM, kids 7-10 years old will examine historic events such as earthquakes and The Titanic and then simulate their own science experiments based on Read More

Club Tween: What a Disaster!

Learn about some of the biggest disasters in history. On September 19 at 4:30 PM, tweens in grades 5 & 6 will examine the Titanic, the Hindenburg, and the Roman city of Pompeii. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.

Exploring Ancient Egypt

Join the Carnegie Museum of Natural History on August 2 at 6 PM for Exploring Ancient Egypt. Unearth the wonders of ancient Egypt by linking its art, architecture, writing, artifacts, and mummies with the unique desert landscape along the Nile. Grades 3-5 welcome with registration. This event is WAIT LIST Read More

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.

The Butterfly Project

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh will be here on June 20 at 10 AM for a very special event: The Butterfly Project. Participants in this inter-generational project will learn about children who died in the Holocaust. Each participant will receive a card with the story of a specific child and Read More

American Indian Adventures

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History presents American Indian Adventures! On June 15 at 10 AM, kids in grades 3-5 will go on an adventure across North America and discover diverse Native American cultures. They will explore their daily lives and beliefs by learning about tools, homes and other anthropological Read More

If you like historical fiction…

Looking for good period pieces? Here are our picks for historical fiction novels. Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford (2017) Available as a book, large print book, CD audiobook, ebook, and digital audiobook.