Finding the Right Book for Beginning and Emerging Readers

Mon., Aug. 19
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.
Colorful silhouettes of four people jumping with the Pittsburgh skyline in the background.

Summer Reading is Here!

Mon., Jun. 5
School ends, summer vacation begins and suddenly kids are free to play, be outside, go to the pool or do fun things. Here at the library our favorite season is just beginning. That means we are gearing up for Extravaganza and the start of Summer Reading.

The Importance of Play

Wed., Mar. 8
Play supports literacy and learning; it is the conduit through which children develop both the ability and readiness to learn.

Kindergarten Transition

Mon., Aug. 1
Preventing a rocky start to school for your child will set them on the right path towards school success.