READ balloons to celebrate BLAST readers at CLP - Woods Run.

We’re Having a BLAST with Northside Third Graders!

Mon., Jul. 9
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.

Be a Nature Explorer

Mon., Jul. 2
Nature is a giant classroom filled with endless possibilities. If you're looking for ways to inspire an appreciation for the environment while having a good time, check out these fun resources!

STEM Rocks! Geology for Early Learners

Mon., Jun. 25
When we think about STEM nowadays, we tend to picture robots rolling around the children’s space, iPads programmed with entertaining apps, or the newest buzzword in STEM: coding. And while, yes, all of those things do currently have the spotlight in STEM education right now, I’d like to talk about a branch of science that you might not think about as being part of STEM.

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

Tue., Jun. 12
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.

Coming Soon : Summer Food Program at the Library

Mon., Jun. 4
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. Stop by the Library on weekdays for hands-on activities, crafts, games and meals with friends!