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Summer Reading Extravaganza 2022

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Open book with sea life, coral and bubbles with text reading: Extravaganza Sunday June 12, 12 - 5 pm

Dive into a good book to prevent the summer slide!  

Make a splash and kick off Summer Reading in a big way! Join us at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Summer Reading Extravaganza, a family-friendly outdoor festival for all ages. Grab your friends and head to the Library in Oakland for music, crafts, games, activities, storytelling, food trucks and so much more! While you’re there, enroll in Summer Reading and pick up your materials.


  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Historical Tours
  • Kids Club
  • Teen Time
  • Storytimes
  • Sensory Friendly Space
  • Bouncy House and Inflatable Games
  • Balloon Artistry by Mike the Balloon Guy
  • Used Book Sale
  • Summer Reading Enrollment/Library Card Sign-Ups
  • And more!

Food & Drink: 

  • Decorate and enjoy your own Eat’n Park Smiley Cookie
  • Grab a granola bar and piece of fruit from the snack tent courtesy of Giant Eagle
  • Purchase food from local food trucks donating a portion of proceeds to the Library



This event is held rain or shine. No event registration is required.
Find driving directions, bus routes and parking details here.


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June 12
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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CLP – Main (Oakland)
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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