Discover fur, feathers, and scales in this introduction to some of the world’s most fascinating animals. Using live animals, staff from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will explore the […]
Summer Reading 2021 kicks off on Sunday, June 13. We are challenging everybody to read five books this summer and support the young folks in our lives to read five […]
From 2019-2021, five child care providers across the city of Pittsburgh teamed up with the Library and Quality Coaches from Trying Together to expand early literacy practices. PNC Grow Up Great funding made this collaboration possible. The results, in a nutshell, include joyous relationships, improved learning spaces and new perspectives for everyone involved.
There is so much information out there, and sometimes it’s not clear if the source is trustworthy and unbiased. This can be confusing for kids, too. Helping them to understand and evaluate what they see and hear will get them on the right track for the future. It will also help them with school assignments where they may have to do research. Here are some tips to help kids develop media literacy.
The Pittsburgh Ready project links the Library with five child care providers to share robust early literacy resources. I began working on this project in July 2020, but the project […]
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.
Not only do these families share a talent for writing and illustrating, they also show that creating books is a great way to come together with loved ones. Collaboration is a common thread among all of these family stories. Celebrate Black History Month by reading some of their awesome books with your child. Maybe you’ll even create your own story together!
The act of sharing stories featuring Black characters results in positive racial identity and joy. When Black children see themselves in stories, they can see themselves as important and can experience a sense of belonging.
Check out some of the local children’s authors who’ve graced Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s shelves over the years.
On Monday, February 1, 2021, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is opening its virtual doors to the international storyteller, Donna Washington!