Summer Reading 2024: Kids Picks

While the 2024 Olympics are happening in Paris, the library’s annual summer reading challenge will be in full swing from June 16 to August 11 here in Pittsburgh.   And just … Continued


Marathon Reads

Whether the Pittsburgh Marathon has you lacing up your shoes to compete, or recommitting to your New Year’s Resolution, these books can keep you on track.   We’ve got experienced marathoners … Continued


Summer Reading 2024: Teen Titles

CLP is pleased to announce this year’s Summer Reading Theme: READ-A-PALOOZA BOOK BOWL! Inspired by the 2024 Olympics, each CLP branch’s community competes in this summer-long program to see who can read the most books! Which neighborhood will be Pittsburgh’s next reading champion? Get in training with the following booklist that features athletes and their adventures both on and off the field (or pool, or track, or court). And be sure to visit CLP’s Teenspace page for the latest on programs, activities, contests, and (of course) more books!


Take a Father to School Day 2024

Pittsburgh Public Schools will be celebrating Take a Father to School Day on May 17th. This annual event invites students to bring a supportive male figure with them to school for the day. The theme this year is “Thriving Fathers: Enhancing Nutritional, Physical, and Mental Health.” Here are some books that celebrate fathers, uncles, and other positive male role models in children’s lives.   


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