Need help with a research project? Have questions about books or other materials? A Children’s Librarian is always happy to help you out in person, by phone, or by e-mail.
In-House Programming and Outreach
Library tours, booktalks, storytelling, special programs and storytimes are available for children ages 2-18 years old. Call (412) 531-1912 for more information or to schedule a visit.
Designed for nursery schools, daycare centers, and home daycares, these themed kits contain 20 items that include picture books as well as videos, music CDs, and puppets. Kits may be reserved in advance, and they circulate for three weeks. On the online catalog, do a title search for “Storytime Kit” for a complete listing.
Book Bags for Grandparents, Babysitters, Vacations, and Sick Days
We will create a personalized bag of fun with books, CDs, videos, magazines and audiobooks for your visiting grandchildren, sick children, vacation trips, or babysitting adventure. Please call at least 24 hours in advance for Vacation Bags and Grandparent Bags.
No time to look for books? Just stop at the children’s desk to pick up a bundle of 5 pre-selected books geared to your child’s age. Age ranges are 0-2 years, 2-4 years, and 4-6 years.
Share your favorite things with the community! Bring in your special collection to display for a month in one of our secure display cases. Please call (412) 531-1912 to be added to our waiting list of collectors.
Learn tips and tricks to help you become a computer whiz. Classes are offered on a continuing basis and are geared to one student at a time. For all ages. To arrange a time, please call the Reference Desk at (412) 531-1912.