Selecting high quality, educational and fun apps is no easy task. These are some of our favorite apps for preschoolers, many of which are completely free!
At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh we continually evaluate the ways we can integrate technology into our libraries and communities. When using technology with school age children, the possibilities are endless!
Selecting high quality, educational and fun apps is no easy task. These are some of our favorite apps for children in grades 3-5, many of which are completely free!
Selecting high quality, educational and fun apps is no easy task. These are some of our favorite apps for children in grades K-2, many of which are completely free!
What goes into selecting an app on the iPads available in each of the Library’s children’s sections? We treat apps and any new media just like the books in our collection. Read on to learn more about this rigorous review process.
This year the Library will continue showcasing interactive technology at various locations across the city during Remake Learning Days. Remake Learning Days takes place May 17th-25th, and is a time for collaboration and exploration. We hope to see you at an upcoming event!
Museum apps often provide children with the opportunity to explore art and objects without ever traveling. In support of our celebration of Black History Month, here are two free apps and books to share during your next library visit or from home.
In December, Children’s Librarians at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh celebrated a year of literacy and learning with the opportunity to explore new STEM programs, including robots and coding activities. Staff learned together as these opportunities allow us to create as a team and share our new knowledge with children in the coming year.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…that’s right, new picture book biographies! A few times a year, Librarians get the opportunity to choose some of the season’s best biographies for their Children’s collections. December’s selections are especially exciting as book awards season approaches and best of lists accumulate.
One look around the children’s room of the Library and you may be inspired by all the different types of learning going on. Children pore over the new Dork Diaries or Pokemon inspired chapter books in one corner, while little ones build a tower from Magnatiles, screaming as it crashes to the ground. But none […]