Best Books for Babies 2018

Mon., Apr. 16
The Best Books for Babies list has been created annually since 2000 by a committee of local librarians, child development experts, and community members. Check out this year's Best Books for Babies list, and start reading today!

A Baby Book Shower x 2!

Tue., Apr. 10
Learning begins at birth! Not only are our Best Books for Babies Baby Book Showers a fantastic way to jump start your child's education, they are fun, too! Join us Saturday, May 5th at CLP – Hazelwood and Saturday, May 12th at CLP – Allegheny, from 1:30-2:30pm to celebrate this year's Best Books for Babies!

5th Grade Battle of the Books!

Mon., Apr. 9
What happens when teams of middle and high school students read a list of 10 books, drill each other, and remember as much as they can about the stories? They come together for a trivia competition where one team is crowned champion...

One Book, Every Young Child 2018

Mon., Apr. 2
Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child celebrates early literacy during the month of April. Read on to learn more about this important initiative and how you can get involved.
Child playing with bubbles.

Play! : Bubble, Bubble, Pop!

Thu., Mar. 29
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.

Meet the 2018 Newbery Award Winners

Tue., Mar. 27
Being a Children's Librarian is amazing work and a job that I truly cherish! This past year, I was honored to participate on the 2018 Newbery Medal Selection Committee. Read on to learn more about this year's award winning books.

Celebrate One Book, Every Young Child with Momo!

Thu., Mar. 15
April is known as the Month of the Young Child and, although as Children's Librarians we focus on young children every day, April has special meaning to us. Children's Librarians, in partnership with early childhood educators and museum educators across the state of Pennsylvania, will be on a mission to share one very special book with every young child we meet.

Feminist Booklist to Inspire Young Readers

Mon., Mar. 12
Each year I get to be part of the Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of librarians that chooses amazing books with significant feminist content. The annual list is meant to inspire and advocate for the equality of people of all sexes and genders through well-written and well-illustrated books for ages birth - 18.

STEM All Hands on Tech: Black History Month

Mon., Feb. 19
Museum apps often provide children with the opportunity to explore art and objects without ever traveling. In support of our celebration of Black History Month, here are two free apps and books to share during your next library visit or from home.