Why We Love Talking Animals

There’s a long tradition of anthropomorphic animals (animals that act like humans) in fiction. From mice to elephants and everything in between, they’re all over our books and movies. I began to wonder why so many people love these stories.

Digital Skills Basics: Using a Mouse

Double or single click? Right or left side? The mouse can seem confusing, but here are some simple tips to have you clicking confidently every time.   Single clicking: This is the mouse skill … Continued

Daydream About PhenomeCON With These Book Suggestions

This week, Teenspace staff would normally be polishing logistics for PhenomeCON, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh teens-only fandom convention. Even though we can’t get together this year, we still want to celebrate love of fandoms. Read on to find book suggestions.

Keeping Kids Busy This Summer

Many of us are staying home right now, but that doesn’t mean families can’t have a good time. There are lots of ways to keep kids happy and entertained, even if the call of the playground can’t be answered. If you need a little inspiration, try these ideas…

More Virtual Program-alikes

Allegheny County has moved into the yellow phase of reopening. Many of you may be wondering what this means for your Library—and, maybe even more so, your favorite Library program. … Continued