PLEASANT HILLS LIBRARY CHILDREN'S AREA

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

Monday, December 19, 2016

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

2016 is almost over! While we still have a few programs going on in December, we're really gearing up for 2017! Check out eventkeeper for a full list of programs and make sure to check out our January 2017 program newsletter!

Please note the Library will be closed December 24 - 26. The Library will also be closed December 31 - January 2. The Library may close due to severe inclement weather - please call the Library to make sure it is open during harsh weather.


The Pleasant Player’s Readers Theater Presents “A Visit of St. Nick” ~Tuesday, December 20 at 6:30 pm ~ Come listen to this fun radio program, first performed in 1939, about the family from Clement Moore’s famous poem! Peek into the lives of a mouse family as they prepare for a special visitor! Fun for the whole family! Please register!

Learn How to Play Chess ~ Thursdays, December 29 from 2:00—3:00 & January 5 from 4:00—5:00 pm ~ Learn the art of chess from a U.S. Candidate Master! David Donohoe will teach us some basic strategy and tactics then we’ll play a few rounds. For children and teens in grades 4 –12. Please register!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Upcoming Storytime Break...

Our weekly storytimes will be taking a break in December....but don't worry! There's still tons of fun things to do at the library! And our weekly storytimes will resume in the New Year!

The Library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 23. The Library will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25. Normal hours resume on Saturday, November 26. 

Don't miss out on all the fun!
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, November 22 & 29 @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays, November 23 & 30 @ 10:30 & 11:30 am
TOT Time - Thursday, December 1 @ 10:30 am (NO STORYTIME on Thursday, November 24)
*Weekly storytimes will resume the first week in January!*

Anime Club - Thursdays, November 17 & December 15 @ 3:30 pm - Are you an anime fan? Join fellow enthusiasts as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For students in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

No Bake Thanksgiving - Monday, November 21 @ 4:00 pm - Learn how to make tasty treats that don't require an oven just in time for Thanksgiving! We'll make apple pie in a cup, Nutella banana sushi, and chocolate turkey legs, just to name a few! Sample them while you're here and then take the recipes with you to try it again at home! A $2 donation per child is requested and will be collected at the event. For children in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Please register!

Let's Get Messy: A Painting Adventure - Monday, November 28 @ 2:30 pm - Explore the wonders of painting with non-traditional tools in this unique all ages program! Create multiple masterpieces with scented finger paint and unique painting tools such as toothbrushes, marbles, and cotton balls! Fun for the whole family! Please register!

Chick-fil-A Family Craft Night - Tuesday, November 29 @ 5:00 pm - Stop by Chick-fil-A on Route 51 to make a fun craft or two and enjoy a free kids 4 piece nugget or strip meal*! Drop by anytime between 5:00 - 7:00 pm. (*Free kids meal with purchase of adult combo or entree salad). This program will take place at Chick-fil-A Restaurant located at 461 Clairton Blvd (Route 51). Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Lego Extravaganza Club - Wednesdays, November 30 & December 28 @ 4:00 pm - Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! Build whatever you want and when you're done, we'll put it up on display! *The November meeting will meet outside the program room! Look for signs!* For children ages 3 and up. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Long time, no post...

We've been so busy having fun that we totally forgot to post here in our blog! We're sorry! 
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Come see what's keeping us busy at the library...


Weekly Storytimes run NOW through the end of November! Come join in the fun!
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - For children ages 3 1/2 - 6 years old, with or without a caregvier.
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays @ 10:30 & 11:30 am - For children ages birth - 2 years old, with a caregiver.
TOT Time - Thursdays @ 10:30 am - For children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.


THE DOGS ARE COMING BACK TO THE LIBRARY!
Tail Waggin' Tutors - Monday, October 10 @ 7:00 pm - Trained therapy dogs will be here hoping to hear a story or two! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry friends! Make a fun Halloween themed craft or two while you wait for your turn. For children ages 4 and up. Reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register.


HEY TEENS! It's almost

Celebrate Teen Read Week, October 10 - 15, with a different fun and exciting make-n-take in the teen department every day! 

Also make sure to check out 
Teen Games N@ - Thursday, October 13 @ 3:30 pm - Ever played Fluxx? How about Zombie Dice? Coe learn how to play a variety of enjoyable board and card games. And just for fun, we'll est up the Wii too. Plus there will be snacks! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

THERE'S SO MANY FUN PROGRAMS COMING UP! 

We're sorry that we fell behind posting here on our blog. We promise to do a better job in the future. For the most up to date program information, please check eventkeeper

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Time for back to school...

...but it's always time for FUN at the Library! Make sure to check out our program newsletter for all our awesome upcoming programs and events!!


This September, show your love for your library!
Thanks to the generous support of the Jack Buncher Foundation, donations made to PLEASANT HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY throughout the month of September will be MATCHED! This September, libraries across Allegheny County are inviting residents to participate in a special fundraising collaboration to show support for their local library & encouraging residents to show their library love by investing in their libraries. Donate by check, cash, or online through the Library’s website: www.pleasanthillslibrary.org

September is also National Library Card Sign Up Month! Children signing up for their first library card will receive a fun goody bag! Stop at the front desk to learn more!

During the month of September, receive a raffle ticket for every children’s and family program you attend and enter to win one of ten pairs of tickets to either the Citizens Bank Children’s Theater Series or the EQT Bridge Theater Series! This contest runs from September 1—30, 2016.

Popular children’s book characters will be hidden throughout the children’s department during September. Find all of them to earn a small prize! See a staff member downstairs for more details.
When you check out your items upstairs, see if you can find our “Love Your Library” Bear to earn a small prize. See a staff member upstairs for more details.


Monday, June 6, 2016

SUMMER READING CLUB HAS STARTED!!!!



Summer Reading Club started June 4th and runs for 10 weeks, ending August 13th! That's 10 weeks to read and earn awesome prizes!!! We have a reading club for EVERY AGE and READING ABILITY, from babies through adults!

Readers in Training is perfect for babies and toddlers! Read together every day, share a rhyme or song, and visit the library to earn your prize! Complete at least six weeks to earn a board book! Visit the library to see the complete list of prizes.

Varsity Listeners is for children not yet reading on their own OR just learning how to read. Every 10 books that you read or listen to earns you a raffle ticket! Raffle tickets can be used towards any of our awesome weekly raffles. Visit the library to see the complete list of prizes. Also earn an instant prize for each library visit! (Only one instant prize per day)

Olympic Readers is for children reading confidently on their own, up through those going into 5th grade. Earn a raffle ticket for every hour spent reading! Raffle tickets can be used towards any of our awesome weekly raffles. Visit the library to see the complete list of prizes. Also earn an instant prize for each library visit! (Only one instant prize per day)


Get in the Game...READ! is for teens going into grades 6 - 12. Earn a raffle ticket for every hour spent reading! Raffle tickets can be used towards any of our awesome weekly raffles. Visit the library to see the complete list of prizes. Also earn an instant prize for each library visit! (Only one instant prize per day)

Adults can get in the action too! Email Darcy at vergallitod@einetwork.net to learn more about our adult program, called Book Your Summer!!

Visit the library to register and pick up your awesome goody bag! Email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net with any questions, concerns, or suggestions you might have!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

It's not too late for fun!

There's still time to sign up and be a part of our Stuffed Animal Sleepover happening THIS WEEKEND!!! 
Drop-off your beloved stuffed animal friend anytime during normal operating hours (10am - 4pm) on Friday, May 13th in the Children's Department. Return on Saturday, May 14th at 11:30 am for a joyous reunion filled with stories, songs, crafts, and delicious breakfast snacks! A $2 donation per person is requested at drop-off. 
Please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net 

While you're busy registering for our awesome Stuffed Animal Sleepover, please consider attending another one of our wonderful programs! Keep reading to learn more!

Angry Birds Battle - Monday, May 16 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - The movie is coming out soon so let's prepare by having our own Angry Birds battle in the library! Work in teams or on your own to construct a tower. Then see if you can knock down your opponents' tower! Feel free to bring recyclables to help in the construction of your tower. For children in Kindergarten - 5th Grade. Please register!

Taco Tuesday: Teen Book Discussion - Tuesday, May 17 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Bring a friend or two and join Miss Terry for lively discussion and delicious snacks! This month we'll be reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Request your copy at the circulation desk. For teens in grades 6 - 12. Please register!

Anime Club - Thursday, May 19 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm - Are you an anime fan? Join fellow enthusiasts right after school as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Mad Hatter's Wonderland Tea Party - Monday, May 23 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm - Children and grown-ups of all ages are invited to put on their best or silliest hat for a wonderful tea party inside the library! We'll sample various teas, enjoy dainty snacks, play a silly game or two, and even make a fun craft! A $5 donation per person is requested and will be collected at the event. All ages welcome! Please register!

Lego Extravaganza Club - Wednesday, May 25 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! We'll have plenty of Legos you can use, but feel free to bring your own too. All of our creations will be put up on display at the end of our session. For children ages 3 and up. Please register! 

To register for ANY program, please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May fun at the library!

Check out these awesome programs happening SOON!

Tail Waggin' Tutors - Monday, May 9 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm - The dogs are back at the library! Trained therapy dogs will be here hoping to hear a story or two! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry friends! 
For children ages 4 and up - reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register!

Stuffed Animal Sleepover -  
DROP- OFF:Friday, May 13 anytime between 
10:00 am-4:00 pm PICK-UP BRUNCH STORYTIME: Saturday, May 14 from 11:30-12:30 pm - Ever wonder what your stuffed animals get up to when you're asleep? Drop your stuffed friends off in the Children's Department during normal operating hours on Friday and come back Saturday to see what kind of mischief they got into! We'll celebrate the reunion with stories, songs, crafts, and 
scrumptious snacks! A $2 donation, per child, is requested and will be collected at drop-off. Fun for the whole family! Please register!
Angry Birds Battle - Monday, May 16 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm -  
The movie is coming out soon so let's prepare by having our own Angry Birds battle in the library! Work in teams or on your own to construct a tower. Then see if you can knock down your opponents' towers! Feel free to bring recyclables to help in the construction of your tower.For children in Kindergarten-5th grade. Please register!

Taco Tuesday - Tuesday, May 17 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm - 
 
Bring a friend or two and join Miss Terry for lively discussion and delicious snacks! This month we'll be reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Request your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. For students in grades 6-12. Please register!
 
Anime Club - Thursday, May 19 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm - Are you an anime fan? Then please join fellow enthusiasts right after school as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For students in grades 6-12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

To register for ANY program, please visit the library, 
call 412-655-2424, 
or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

For a printable version of our May newsletter - CLICK HERE!

Friday, April 22, 2016

April showers bring May flowers!

The end of April means the end of our Spring Weekly Storytime session. We have ONE MORE WEEK of STORYTIMES until we take a short break! 
Don't fret though - storytimes will resume the week of June 7th!

Preschool Storytime - Tuesday, April 26 @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - For children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.

Baby Book Nook - Wednesday, April 27 @ 10:30 am - For children ages birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver.

TOT Time - Thursday, April 28 @ 10:30 am - For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.

No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Check out our other awesome upcoming programs!

Craft Closet Clean-Out ~ Saturday, April 23 from 12:30—3:30 pm ~ Stop by the library anytime between 12:30—3:30 pm and let your imagination run wild as you make a fun craft or two from our surplus supplies! We have tons of odds and ends you can use to make your very own unique creations!  Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Lego Extravaganza Club ~ Wednesday, April 27 from 4:00 — 5:00 pm ~ Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! We’ll have plenty of Legos you can use, but feel free to bring your own too! All of our creations will be put up on display at the end of our session. For children ages 3 and up. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

PJ Storytime: I Love You, Mom! ~ Monday, May 2 from 7:00 — 7:45 pm ~ Mother’s Day is almost here! Let’s show Mom how much you love her with stories, songs, games, crafts, and a delicious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Terry at riesent2@einetwork.net

Evening Baby Book Nook ~ Tuesday, May 3 from 7:00—7:30 pm ~ Join Miss Terry on the first Tuesday of every month in the evening for nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!

Tail Waggin’ Tutors ~ Monday, May 9 from 7:00—8:00 pm ~ The dogs are back at the library! Trained therapy dogs will be here hoping to hear a story or two! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry friends! For children ages 4 and up — reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

                                                                          

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Springtime fun!

Spring is here! Hooray! We're so happy that Spring is finally here! How about you?

Hop on in to the library and enjoy one or more of our awesome upcoming programs!!

Weekly storytimes will run through May! 
They will take a short break in May, but don't worry - they'll resume in June!
Preschool Storytime  - Tuesdays @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - For children ages 3 1/2 - 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays @ 10:30 am - For children ages birth - 2 years old, with a caregiver.
TOT Time - Thursdays @ 10:30 am - For children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.

Check out these fun programs happening soon!

Lego Extravaganza Club - Wednesdays, March 30, April 27, & May 25 @ 4:00 pm - Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! We'll have plenty of Legos you can use, but feel free to bring your own if you want! All of our creations will be put up on display at the end of our session! For children ages 3 and up. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

PJ Family Storytime: Laugh Out Loud! - Monday, April 4 @ 7:00 pm - Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! You won't stop laughing with Miss Terry as we share ridiculous stories, sing silly songs, and play funny games! We'll even make a comical craft and enjoy an amusing snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Terry at riesent2@einetwork.net

Evening Baby Book Nook - Tuesday, April 5 @ 7:00 pm - Join Miss Terry on the first Tuesday of every month in the evening for nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children birth - 2 years old, with a caregiver. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Storytime at the Book Sale! - Friday, April 8 @ 6:30 pm - Join Miss Dani at the Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale for a special storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs, and make a fun craft! While you're there, peruse the awesome sale to find a book or two to take home with you! Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Tail Waggin' Tutors - Saturday, April 9 @ 2:00 pm - The dogs are back at the library! Trained therapy dogs will be here hoping to hear a story or two! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry friends! For children ages 4 and up - reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

Taco Tuesday: Teen Book Discussion - Tuesday, April 19 @ 6:00 pm - Bring a friend or two and join Miss Terry for lively discussion and delicious snacks! This month we'll be reading Wonder by R. J. Palacio. Request your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. For teens in grades 6 - 12. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Terry at riesent2@einetwork.net

Anime Club - Thursday, April 21 @ 3:30 pm - Are you an anime fan? Then join  fellow enthusiasts as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Craft Closet Clean-Out - Saturday, April 23 @ 12:30 pm - Stop by the library anytime between 12:30 - 3:30 pm and let your imagination run wild as you make a fun craft or two from our surplus supplies! We have tons of odds and ends you can use to make your very own unique creations! Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Thursday, February 18, 2016

March into the Library!

February is almost over which means that March, and warmer weather, is just around the corner!!!
March right into the library and enjoy one, or more, of our awesome upcoming programs!!


Lego Extravaganza Club ~ Wednesdays, February 24 & March 30 from 4:00 — 5:00 pm ~ Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! We’ll have plenty of Legos you can use, but feel free to bring your own too! All of our creations will be put up on display at the end of our session. For children ages 3 and up. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

Evening Baby Book Nook ~ Tuesday, March 1 from 7:00—7:30 pm ~ Join Miss Terry on the first Tuesday of every month in the evening for nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! ~ Saturday, March 5 from 12:00—2:00 pm ~ Join us for a special finale celebration of Read Across America Week with a special birthday party for Dr. Seuss! Enjoy games, crafts, snacks, and other fun activities from 12:00 — 1:30, with stories read by special guest readers from 1:30 — 2:00. Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

PJ Storytime: Colors of the Rainbow ~ Monday, March 7 from 7:00 — 7:45 pm ~ Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and maybe some pink. We will explore the rainbow with stories, songs, games, crafts, and a delicious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Char at mitchellc2@einetwork.net

Taco Tuesdays: Teen Book Discussion ~ Tuesday, March 15 from 6:00—7:00 pm ~ Bring a friend or two and join Miss Terry for lively discussion and delicious snacks! This month we’ll be reading A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin. Request your copy of this month’s selection at the circulation desk. For students in grades 6—12. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Terry at riesent2@einetwork.net

Anime Club ~ Thursday, March 17 from 3:30—4:30 pm ~ IT’S BACK AT A NEW TIME! Are you an anime fan? Then please join fellow enthusiasts as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For students in grades 6—12. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!

Annual Family Egg Hunt Extravaganza ~ Sunday, March 20 from 3:00—4:30 pm ~ A mischievous bunny has hidden eggs throughout the entire library and we need your help to find them! Join us for stories, games, crafts, snacks, and an extreme egg hunt! Fun for the whole family! A $2 donation per child is requested. This is an after hours program—Library doors will open at 2:45 pm! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net


Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Welcome, welcome, welcome!!!

We'd like to extend our most joyous welcome back to Miss Dani!! Miss Dani gave birth to her daughter Corrina on November 18, 2015! Miss Dani is happy to be back and looking forward to resuming storytimes! See below for dates and more information on upcoming programs. Stop in and say hello today!

Corrina loves making silly faces!

We'd also like to extend a a truly heartfelt welcome to Miss Char! Miss Char is excited to work downstairs in the Children's Department on Mondays. Check out some of the awesome programs Miss Char will be doing below! Stop in and introduce yourself today!
Miss Char loves to read!
Click here for a printable version of our February newsletter!

Weekly storytimes with Miss Dani are back!!
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, starting February 2nd @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - Explore different themes through stories, songs, a craft, and a snack! For children ages 3 1/2 - 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.

Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays, starting February 3rd @ 10:30 am - Nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children ages birth - 2 years old, with a caregiver.

TOT Time - Thursdays, starting February 4th @ 10:30 am - Learn and grow with stories, songs, finger plays, fun activities, and a snack! For children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.

No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Check out the other awesome programs happening soon!

Lego Extravaganza Club - Wednesday, January 27 & February 24th @ 4:00 pm - Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! We'll have plenty of Legos you can use, but feel free to bring your own too! All of our creations will be put up on display at the end of each session. For children ages 3 and up. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net 

PJ Family Storytime: Groundhog's Shadow - Monday, February 1st @ 7:00 pm - Are you afraid of your shadow like the Groundhog? Let's find out with stories, songs, games, crafts, and a delicious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Char at mitchellc2@einetwork.net

Evening Baby Book Nook - Tuesday, February 2nd @ 7:00 pm - Join Miss Terry on the first Tuesday evening of every month for nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children ages birth - 2 years old, with a caregiver. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Mad Young Scientists: Valentine Experiments - Monday, February 8th @ 4:00 pm - Fall in love with science as we try some exciting experiments and learn about our hearts, test out some valentine's candy, and create our own secret messages. Just in case, wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. A $2 donation per child is requested. For children in Kindergarten - 2nd grade. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Char at mitchellc2@einetwork.net

Valentine Treats - Saturday, February 13th @ 1:00 pm - Make some yummy treats to keep or share, just in time for Valentine's Day! A $2 donation per child is requested. For children in Kindergarten - 5th Grade. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net 

Mine Crafts: Real-Life Characters - Monday, February 15th @ 4:00 pm - We'll watch some Minecraft videos then make REAL-LIFE Minecraft characters such as Steve, Creeper, Ghast, or make your own skin! For children in Grades 3 and up. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Char at mitchellc2@einetwork.net

Taco Tuesday: Teen Book Discussion - Tuesday, February 16th @ 6:00 pm - Bring a friend or two and join Miss Terry for lively discussion and delicious snacks! This month we'll be reading Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff. Request your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. For teens in grades 6 - 12. Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Terry at reisent2@einetwork.net 

Anime Club - Thursday, February 18th @ 3:30 pm - It's back at a new time!! You won't want to miss the return of our fun anime club! Come watch anime, enjoy Japanese snacks, and talk with fellow enthusiasts! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Dance Party - Monday, February 22nd @ 7:00 pm - Join Miss Char on the fourth Monday evening of every month to turn on your dance moves! Come in your pajamas or dancing shoes! For children ages 2 1/2 and up! No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Contact Miss Dani at 412-655-2424 or danylod@einetwork.net with any questions or concerns!

Monday, January 11, 2016


CHECK OUT THESE AWESOME MONDAY PROGRAMS STARTING IN FEBRUARY!

PJ Family Storytime: Groundhog’s Shadow - Monday, February 1 from 7:00-7:45pm
Are you afraid of your shadow like the Groundhog? Let’s find out with stories, songs, games, crafts, and a delicious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun!  Fun for the whole family!  Please register!**

Mad Young Scientists: Valentine Experiments – Monday, February 8 from 4:00-5:00pm
Fall in love with science as we try some exciting experiments as we learn about our hearts, test out some valentine’s candy, and create your own secret messages.  Just in-case, wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  For students in Grades K – 2.  A $2.00 donation per child is requested.  Please register!**

Mine Crafts: Real-Life Characters – Monday, February 15 from 4:00-5:00pm 
We will watch some Minecraft videos then make REAL-LIFE Minecraft characters, such as Steve, Creeper, Ghast, or make your own skin!  Geared towards students in Grades 3 & up!  Please register!**

Dance Party – Monday, February 22 from 7:00-7:30pm
Join us the 4th Monday evening every month to turn on your dance moves! Come in your pajamas or dancing shoes.  Geared towards children Ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old!  No need to register - just show up for some fun!

**Please register by visiting the library, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Char at mitchellc2@einetwork.net

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Winter Program Schedule coming soon!  Miss Dani is still on maternity leave, but once she returns, storytimes should start soon afterwards.  Stop by the Children's Library to meet Miss Char, who will be helping with programs for the next few months and Miss Terry will be around too!  The EventKeeper on the Library's website will be updated as soon as possible with more details.