Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

It’s never too early to start taking steps for a sustainable future. The titles on this list can serve as inspiration, spark conversation and spur action that children of all ages can partake in. If we all work together, we can see a brighter future that is sustainable for generations to come!

Stories That Pop!

Here is a list of beautifully bold illustrated picture books that capitalize on color in a way that makes the stories pop!

Recommended by PittEd Justice Collective

The PittEd Justice Collective and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh aim to make information and resources available to those seeking to self-educate and engage in productive dialogue around systemic oppression and antiracism.

Celebrate Women’s History Month

This list showcases a few of the singers, artists, dancers, writers (and one zookeeper) who helped shape our culture. Check out their stories in these beautifully illustrated books.  

To Vanessa, With Love

Neurodiversities refer to different ways people experience the world. Check out the following books to immerse yourself in children’s author, Vanessa Brantley-Newton’s kind and vibrant world.


Lots of things can make us bloom. Family, friends, nature, love. Check out these titles for 3 to 5-year-olds about things that bring us joy and help us grow!