September is Duck Tape Month! What will you create with this versatile material?

S.T.E.A.M and Snack

September 18th & 25th
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

The afterschool program formerly known as Craft and Snack has a new name! S.T.E.A.M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Join Miss Elizabeth afterschool for fun activites like DIY crafting and coding robots!

Grades 5-8.
Snacks provided for participants.
Elizabeth Shedlock
412.276.3456 x11

Banned Books Week 2017- September 24-30

“Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” — Article 3, Library Bill of Rights

Banned Books Week gives families a chance to celebrate reading, talk about censorship, and decide for themselves what’s appropriate for kids to read.

Join us for RADical Days at the Carnegie Carnegie featuring Tuesday Musical Club and Chatham Baroque

Saturday, September 30, 2017
We’ve got an exciting day for the whole family that starts with a free concert with Tuesday Musical Club. After the concert, grab a bite at one of the great Carnegie restaurants or join us for free family activities and sing along to silly songs or make your own instruments. At 3:00pm join us in the Music Hall for a very special concert with Chatham Baroque.

12:00pm: Tuesday Musical Club (Music Hall)
1:00pm: Family Activity: Make your own instrument (Library/Studio)
2:00pm: Family Activity: Interactive family storytime (Library/Studio)
3:00pm: Chatham Baroque (Music Hall)

Tuesday Musical Club   Noon    FREE
The String and Wind ensembles of the Tuesday Musical Club will present a program of light classical, Broadway and popular tunes that you are sure to recognize and enjoy. Members of the Club have delighted audiences with their music making in the Pittsburgh area for 128 years.

Run-time: 45-50 minutes.

Chatham Baroque: Fan Favorites         3:00pm    FREE
Chatham Baroque presents a fun, family-friendly concert for ages 4-104. The musicians lead a musical tour of some of the best music of the Baroque, talk about their unique gut string instruments (including the six-foot long theorbo), and tell amusing stories about composers who lived more than three hundred years ago. Featuring music of well-known composers J.S. Bach, Buxtehude, and Corelli, as well as lesser known gems of Matteis, Kapsberger, and Sanz.

Run-time: 50 minutes.

Park for free on Main Street and enjoy our complimentary shuttle service during construction. See map.

Other Upcoming Events:

Lego Club
– 2nd Wednesday of the month 4-5:30 pm. Create with Legos! Free play or tackle a build challenge! Ages 5-10.

S.T.E.A.M. and Snack– Monday, September 18th & 25th  4pm – 5:30pm. Grades 5-8. Create your own slime, silly putty, and more! Snacks provided.

Story Time
Baby Story Time – Tuesdays at 10:30 for ages 0-2 1/2
Preschool Story Time – Thursdays at 10:30 ages 0-6; crafts and stories


Building Your Family’s Home LibraryAges 8 - 11

The ALA-Children’s Book Council (CBC) Joint Committee has created this bibliography to provide guidance to parents, grandparents, and others interested in assembling a high-quality library for their children at home, or request to borrow from us!

Ages 0 -3
Ages 4 – 7
Ages 8 – 11
Ages 12 -14 

Fun & Games with Angelina Ballerina             






Games and pictures with Bob the Builder, Wendy and Pilchard

bob the builder

PBS Kids – Lots of activities full of your favorite PBS characters



A site for kids’ activities, experiments, games, magic tricks, jokes and more. For ages 9 and up.




Children’s Resources to Online Databases

Access additional resource at home, outside the library, using your library card number. Click on the icon.




Cruise Into Kindergarten

Cruise into kindergarten online game designed by Pennsylvania Public Libraries to strengthen early literacy, math, and science skills.