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.

Teen Media Awards 2019

Fri., Jul. 19
Every creative act is, in some way, a reflection on our world. No matter how fantastic a piece of science fiction or dreamy a painting, everything we create says something about our lives, our experiences and our societies. The Teen Media Awards offers a panoramic view of the insightful ways that teenagers interpret this present age.
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Summer Fun with Summer Dreamers

Fri., Jun. 21
School’s out for summer, but summer camps are about to begin! Many summer camps across the city visit Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations as part of their camp schedule. Because of this, campers participate in the Summer Reading program, win free books, learn and play in our spaces and strengthen relationships with our staff. 
Teens participating in PhenomeCON.

Celebrate Your Fandom at PhenomeCON!

Mon., Jun. 10
Are you itching to dress up as your favorite character? Do you want to show off your Smash Bros skills or make new friends to discuss your latest fanfiction and fanart? Then check out PhenomeCON-- Pittsburgh’s free, city-wide, teens-only fandom convention!
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Sensory Support at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Mon., Apr. 22
As this month of Autism Awareness draws to a close, I want to celebrate some of the ways Carnegie Library supports children with autism and sensory needs throughout the year. Read on to learn more.
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Summer Meals Are Making a Comeback at the Library!

Thu., Apr. 11
This summer, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will continue its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in order to ensure even more Pittsburgh youth have access to free food during summer vacation. Read on to learn more about summer meals at the Library.

PA One Book 2019

Mon., Apr. 1
For the past 14 years, Pennsylvania has celebrated the importance of early literacy development in young children through its One Book, Every Young Child initiative. The One Book program encourages families to bond through books and reading while engaging children in conversation and other activities around books.  It also highlights the importance of reading early and often to young children.