Celebrate Día

Día is an annual celebration of literacy, culture and diversity. Celebrate Día on April 30 with a stack of good books!

Finding the Right Books for Beginning and Emerging Readers

One of the most common requests that children’s librarians get is for help finding books for beginning and emerging readers. At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the children’s collections hold books for readers and listeners birth to 11, so there’s a lot to explore.

We’re Having a BLAST with Northside Third Graders!

Did your child come home this year excited about a visit from a local Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff member? If you’re a Pittsburgh Public School parent, then chances are, the visit was from a member of our BLAST (Bringing Schools and Libraries Together) team. Read on to learn more about the BLAST Northside Project.

STEM: All Hands on Tech – Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play with Books and Apps

Librarians can serve as media mentors for families by suggesting apps and media use tools. Very young children learn best from real world interactions, and we give parents the tools they need to connect the learning happening in apps to everyday activities. Here are a few of our favorite apps for little learners, along with tips and activities to support early literacy.

Play! : Bubble, Bubble, Pop!

Blow bubbles with the Carnegie Library at two exciting events this spring! Read on to learn more about these events and the benefits of bubble play.