Today and USA Today are among some media outlets addressing the unique challenges parents of children with special needs face during the pandemic. Without the support schools can provide: special education teachers, reading specialists, classroom therapists and more, services are missing for these kids. With that in mind, here are some light ideas and gentle suggestions specific to ADHD. These are not substitutes for the services currently missing from our lives as we navigate the pandemic. The intent is to connect parents to library resources that may support you at home, while homeschooling or learning with kids with ADHD.
The definition of sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to thrive. But what can we as individuals do to help improve the environment so that future generations have a safe and healthy planet? Check out these books and other resources for suggestions on sustainable living and ways to go green.
FOLLOW US! Facebook Twitter Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube Activities Video Book Reviews: Up close and personal book talks with some of your favorite library staff. The next best thing to coming in and getting a recommendation. Short videos are posted through Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories. Teen: Mondays Kids: Wednesdays Adults: Fridays Book Blurbs: Short and engaging book […]
If you’re looking for an action-packed, robot-filled, cat-tinged but realistic story, check out “Catfishing on CatNet.”
Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly ideas about how to connect virtually, high-quality materials that spark social experiences, or just looking to learn more about the importance of social connection, the Library has you covered.
You may have your own craft that you do, but you can always expand and enhance your art by mixing in images and photos. If you’re a needlework crafter, try doing an image transfer and then embroidery around the image! Or maybe you want to try putting an image on an old wooden box you […]
Learn about the specifics of the First Amendment, how censorship has been defined and challenged over time, and what all of this means to private companies and on social media.
In 1895, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) opened its doors as one of the first public libraries to give all people free access to art, music and literature – a pioneering concept at the time. In 2020, the Library asked four highly esteemed Pittsburgh artists to design a library card based on their interpretation of […]
FOLLOW US! Facebook Twitter Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube While we know Black History Month at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will look a little different this year due to limited in-person services, we’ve developed a robust lineup of virtual programming and resources to engage our city remotely and safely. A directory of this year’s Black History […]
International storyteller Donna Washington and Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of civil rights advocate and Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, will headline Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s (CLP) Black History Month celebration. The Association for the Study of African American Life and History has named the theme for 2021 “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” This […]