Do you have questions? Please call Ms. Dani at 412-655-2424 or send an email to
We look forward to hearing from you!

Monday, August 26, 2013

Back to School Fun

Does going back to school got you down? No need to frown!
Join in on the fun happening at the library!

Teen Craft: Duct Tape Art - Monday, August 26 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Learn how to make a wallet and more using duct tape! Bring a roll or use ours! For students in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary.

Bug Hunt @ the Pleasant Hills Arboretum - Saturday, September 7 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm
With the weather getting cooler, will bugs be easier or harder to find? How many bugs will you find? Join Chad Gore, local entomologist, at the Pleasant Hills Arboretum to learn more about bugs in our area! Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at

Music Together: Family Music Class - Saturdays, September 14 - November 16 from 9:30 - 10:15 am
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood program that, for over 25 years, has been bringing mixed-age families together to sing, dance, and enjoy making music with other families! Sing songs, play instruments, dance, and have pure fun with your child every week for ten weeks! Enjoy a special tuition offer good thru September 3rd - $160 with NO registration fees for the first child and $120 with NO registration fees for each additional child. Classes are limited to 12 children so don't delay!! For children ages birth to five, with a caregiver. Please register by visiting, emailing, or calling 412-943-7668.


Thursday, August 22, 2013

What do you think about Summer Reading?

Allegheny County Library Association wants to hear from you!
Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey about Summer Reading Club. Your answers will help us improve Summer Reading Club next year all across the county!

(Paper copies are available in the library)

Monday, August 19, 2013

September Fun!!!

The weather might be changing,
but the fun isn't stopping!
Weekly storytimes continue
throughout the month of September!
No registration necessary - just drop by ready for fun!
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - Explore different themes through stories, songs, a craft, and a snack! For children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays @ 10:30 am - Nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver.
TOT Time - Thursdays @ 10:30 am - Learn and grow with stories, songs, finger plays, fun activities, and a snack! For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.
After School Adventures continue!
For children in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Please register!
Sink or Float Science - Wednesday, September 11th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Think you know what will sink and what will float? You might be surprised! We'll test various materials for buoyancy, then make a variety of boats and test them on the open waters!
Fall Art - Wednesday, September 25th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Autumn is now officially here! Let's celebrate the changing of the seasons by creating beautiful art using natural items only seen in the Fall.
Check out these awesome family programs coming up soon! Please register!
Bug Hunt @ the Arboretum - Saturday, September 7th TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON - With the weather getting cooler, will bugs be easier or harder to find? How many bugs can you find? Join Chad Gore, local entomologist, at the Arboretum to learn more about bugs in our area! Fun for the whole family! *This program will take place at the Arboretum, located at 181 West Bruceton Road*
PJ Storytime: Spectacular Superheroes - Monday, September 9th from 7:00 - 7:45 pm - It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's a library superhero! Join us for exciting superhero stories, fun and fantastic games, a super craft, and a delicious snack sure to get you flying! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family!
Handprint Flower Fundraiser - Monday, September 23rd from 5:30 - 7:30 pm - Would you like to help the library while also being a part of library history? Join Lynne Mack, local artist, for a spectacular evening of handprint art! For a donation of $25, your handprint will grace our walls as a beautiful flower forever! Enjoy fun crafts and activities while you wait your turn! Fun for the whole family!
Hey teens!
There's awesome stuff happening here just for you!
For students in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!
Teen Craft: Candy Sushi - Wednesday, September 18th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Do you like candy? Who doesn't?!? Learn how to transform ordinary candy into sushi lookalikes! Eat your creations or share with friends, it's up to you!
Teen Talk - Saturday, September 21st from 1:00 - 2:00 pm - Stuff your face with delicious pizza while enjoying conversation with friends and a variety of games! Have a favorite game? Bring it with you! Tell your friends!
Teen Craft: Nail Art - Monday, September 30th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Learn how to style your nails with a variety of fun and unique techniques. We'll have a plethora of nail polish to choose from, but feel free to bring your favorite!
To register for any program please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at

Monday, August 5, 2013

SRC Ends Soon!

Summer Reading Club ends on Saturday, August 10th!!!!
This is your last week to earn instant prizes* and raffle tickets!!! Redeem your reading log today!!
Celebrate all of the amazing reading you've done this summer by attending one of our awesome SRC Finale events! 

TEEN & ADULT SRC FINALE: ZOMBIE PARTY - Thursday, August 8th @ 6:30 pm - Adults and Teens who participated in the Summer Reading Club programs are invited to join us for this undead celebration! Dress up as a zombie or a survivor and enjoy games, crafts, favors, prizes, food and more! Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Please register!
CHILDREN'S SRC FINALE: MAGICMAN TJ HILL - Friday, August 9th @ 1:00 pm - Children who have participated in Summer Reading Club, along with their families, are invited to enjoy this one of a kind magic show! Sure to make you laugh and scream, Magicman TJ Hill will bring the magic of SRC to a delightful conclusion! Fun for the whole family! Please register!
Join us at Community Day on Saturday, August 10th for more Summer fun!
Watch for the Library's Peter Pan float in the parade and visit the Library's booth at Mowry Park. The booth will have crafts and games for the kids and a used paperback book sale. Take a chance on a raffle to win a pirate Jolly Rodger flag!
To register for any program, please visit the Library circulation desk, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at
*You must have your reading log with you to earn an instant prize. One prize a day per person.