Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Ocean Creatures

In this Knock-Out Non-Fiction, Miss Megan and Miss Nicole swim with the creatures of the ocean. In this video, Miss Megan reads A Baby Sea Otter Story by Martha EH Rusted, Baby Dolphin’s First Swim, and The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmond. In the second video, Miss Nicole demonstrates how Read More

Science Experiments with Miss Sarah: Eggscellent Science

With Easter on the way, Miss Sarah shows you the effect vinegar has on calcium in these eggs-periments. Share your comments, including what you’d like to see, on our Children’s Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online.

Science Experiments with Miss Sarah: Daffodil Dissection

Miss Sarah is back with a scientific demonstration about plant anatomy. Share your comments, including what you’d like to see, on our Children’s Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online.

Green Thumbs DIY: Harvest & Propagation

Save some green with Green Thumbs DIY! Whether it’s saving money or the environment, you’ll learn green-friendly techniques in gardening, creative reuse, and everyday DIY. On August 27 at 6:30 PM, you’ll learn how to harvest seeds and propagate plants from cuttings or kitchen scraps. We’ll have some plant cuttings 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 Read More

Perch Like a Peregrine

Some animals slither on the ground while others soar through the clouds. On August 1 at 10 AM, kids 4-7 years old will learn what it’s like to be a Peregrine Falcon with the Humane Animal Rescue! This event is WAIT LIST ONLY so call 412-269-0334 or register online to Read More

Animals with the Humane Animal Rescue

On July 27 at 10 AM, the Humane Animal Rescue will teach kids 3 to 7 years old about the animal kingdom by meeting some members in person. This program is currently WAIT LIST ONLY. Reserve your spot in line online or by calling 412-269-0334.

Inside Out

What are your insides like? The Carnegie Science Center will bring the inside out on June 27 at 10 AM. Kids 3 to 6 years old will use pretend and dramatic play to learn about their amazing human bodies. Space is currently very limited, so register online or by calling Read More

Animal Tracks

Can you identify a bear track? On June 30 at 11 AM families can get up close and personal with a variety of strange and awesome animals! This program is currently WAIT LIST ONLY. Reserve your spot online or by calling 412-269-0334.