Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Recently, autism advocacy groups have been working to highlight acceptance over awareness.  This post from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network explains it beautifully:   “Acceptance and … Continued

Día 2024

  Celebrate family, culture, and reading on Día. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) occurs on April 30 and honors the work that families … Continued

Cold Weather Cooking for Kids

With kids spending more time at home and less outside in the chilly weather, it’s a great time to whip up some delicious meals or bake some sweet treats together … Continued

Black History Month: Middle Grade

Join us as we honor the Black experience through book displays, resources, library programs and community events happening this February and throughout the year!

BHM 30 Books in 30 Minutes Fiction

In celebration of Black writers and Black History Month, staff will be racing against the clock to share their favorite recommendations. Come out to celebrate with us, learn about a new book (or 30) and get a free book and a nice treat from a local bakery, on Tuesday, January 30th at CLP-Hill District and Saturday, February 3rd at CLP-Homewood. 

Black History Month: Teen

For Black History Month 2024, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is celebrating the Black experience in art, centering both Black artists and subjects. Historically, Black artists have and continue to create, … Continued

Riveting Winter Vacation Reads

Winter break can be a great time for kids to get into a good book. Beat cabin fever or take a break from screens with a riveting story from the library! 

Middle-Grade Sci Fi Graphic Novels

Science fiction stories about robots, aliens, and outer space are perfectly suited to the graphic novel format because illustrators can make the impossible feel a little more real through their drawings. 

Spooky Middle Grade Books

It’s officially spooky season, so there is no better time than now to curl up with a good, scary book. Prepare to meet malevolent ghosts, terrifying shape-shifting spirits, murderous scarecrows and more in these stories. That is, if you think you’re brave enough.