Pittsburgh Ready: Early Literacy, Community and Joy

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.


Media Literacy for Kids

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.



Screens and Social Experiences

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. 


Choosing High-Quality Children’s Books

What makes a book high quality? How do you choose the best titles to read with kids? Here are some tips to help you select great books for your preschoolers, and kids of any age!