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Rumble in the Jungle

Join on January 20 at 2:00 PM us as we travel deep into the jungle to discover all the amazing creatures who call it home. Explore books, songs, games and crafts as we learn all about this awesome environment. You never know what we'll find under the canopy! Children 3-6 years old are welcome with registration. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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STEM Building Challenge

On January 19 at 11 AM, kids in grades K-5 can join us for a STEM Building Challenge and play with LEGO, MagnaTiles, Playstix, and more. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Harry Potter Science

Calling all Potterheads! We'll be making potions, wands, and other wizardly wares during Harry Potter Science on January 29 at 6:30 PM. Grades K-5 welcome. Get on the wait list by registering online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Craft Blast

Kids in grades K-5 can make some winter-themed crafts on January 15 at 6:30 PM. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Battle of the Books 4th Grade Practice Night: The Last Dogs – The Vanishing, Pilfer Academy, & Bob

Students participating in the 4th Grade Battle of the Books event are invited to a practice night! Find out how the battle works and try your hand at some sample questions. On January 17 at 7:00 PM, battlers will practice with the books The Last Dogs - The Vanishing, Pilfer Academy, and Bob. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334. Questions used at this practice session will not be used during the official Battle of the Books. Practice questions will not be distributed at any time other than during this practice session. Not all team members need to be present to register. However, we request that each battler only registers for one practice session. If you try to register for more than one, you will be placed on the wait list for the additional practice sessions ...
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Battle of the Books 4th Grade Practice Night: The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other), The Wishmakers, & Cardboard Kingdom

Students participating in the 4th Grade Battle of the Books event are invited to a practice night! Find out how the battle works and try your hand at some sample questions. On January 17 at 6:00 PM, battlers will practice with the books The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other), The Wishmakers, and Cardboard Kingdom. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334. Questions used at this practice session will not be used during the official Battle of the Books. Practice questions will not be distributed at any time other than during this practice session. Not all team members need to be present to register. However, we request that each battler only registers for one practice session. If you try to register for more than one, you will be placed on the wait list for the additional practice sessions ...
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Coming Soon

Rumble in the Jungle

Join on January 20 at 2:00 PM us as we travel deep into the jungle to discover all the amazing creatures who call it home. Explore books, songs, games and crafts as we learn all about this awesome environment. You never know what we'll find under the canopy! Children 3-6 ...
Read More

STEM Building Challenge

On January 19 at 11 AM, kids in grades K-5 can join us for a STEM Building Challenge and play with LEGO, MagnaTiles, Playstix, and more. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

Harry Potter Science

Calling all Potterheads! We'll be making potions, wands, and other wizardly wares during Harry Potter Science on January 29 at 6:30 PM. Grades K-5 welcome. Get on the wait list by registering 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.
  • 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.
  • NoveList Plus K-8: Information about over 38,000 children’s books.
  • Select Reads: A library book recommendation website and newsletter for a variety of age groups and subjects.
  • 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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