Items tagged "eResources"

Online COVID-19 Resources for Kids

As librarians, we mostly believe that almost any problem can be solved—or at least better understood—through reading. The current pandemic is testing that belief (along with lots of others), but we are still searching for and sharing good resources as much as possible. If you also turn to books to help make sense of the world and you are trying to figure out how to explain the new reality to your kids, consider sharing some of these very recently published online titles with the children in your lives.

“Book a Librarian” During the COVID-19 Library Closure

Our physical locations may be closed, but the Library is still here for you! We are now offering one-on-one telephone appointments with CLP staff. Contact us via chat,, or leave a message at 412-622-3114 to schedule an appointment with a librarian. We are currently offering the following services over the phone: Business A business […]

May’s Virtual Lineup

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Rediscovering Childhood Favorites on Hoopla

Seeing as we are watching a little more television than normal, my son has really taken an interest in hearing about the shows and cartoons we liked to watch growing up. Over lunch the other day, he asked if there were any shows that we watched as a kid that he could still see today. I was amazed at how much I rediscovered on Hoopla. Maybe you’ll go down a rabbit hole too and discover some of your own nostalgic favorites!

School at Home During COVID-19: Resources for Parents

It’s been weeks since my kids’ schools closed. While adjusting to this new “normal,” I’ve also been trying to figure out how to be a teacher for my first grader and preschooler. Here are some resources I’ve found useful in figuring out how to keep my kids happy and engaged—with schoolwork and other activities—during this time. Hopefully something on here can help you out too. 

Always Available on Hoopla: Mindfulness and Meditation

Sometimes current events can feel overwhelming. Practicing mindfulness and meditation can help reduce anxiety and boost resilience. These self-care titles are always available as eBooks through Hoopla. You can link to Hoopla through our eResources page and view a Hoopla tutorial here. The Art of Breathing: The Secret to Living Mindfully by Danny Penman A concise […]