Kids


Storytimes

  • Monday Preschool Storytime: Mondays at 12:00 PM with Miss Kim
  • Baby & Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 AM with Library Director Walker
  • Thursday Preschool Storytime: Thursdays at 11:30 AM with Miss Kathy
  • Arabic/English Bilingual Storytime: Fourth Fridays at 4:30 PM. Watch via Facebook Live!
  • Saturday Storytime: Saturdays at 11:30 AM with Miss Kathy

Arabic/English Bilingual Storytime

ةيزيلجنإلاو ةيبرعلا نيتغللبا ةصقلا تقو

Explore world languages and cultures! Join Rema Abdin of the Attawheed Islamic Center, Miss JoLynne of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, and Miss Mikayla of the Crafton Public Library for our monthly Arabic/English Bilingual Storytime! Hear stories and songs in both Arabic and English, and learn more about your neighbors. Intended for ages 4-8.

When: Fourth Friday of each month, 4:30 PM.
Where: Watch live on Facebook here!


Bilingual for kids

Arabic and Bilingual Books for Kids

Did you know that the Library has over forty children’s books written in Arabic or both Arabic and English?

Browse our Arabic collection!


Online Resources

Allegheny County’s eLibrary for Kids

Carlynton School District

Carnegie Museums Family Access Membership
If your family is eligible for public assistance, you can get a $20 Family Access Membership to the Carnegie Museums, including free admission to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum!

Best Books for Babies
An annual list compiled by panel of Pittsburgh-area librarians and child development experts of the best books for kids from birth to 18 months old.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Expert guidance, resources, and apps to help you meet the goal of reading 1,000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten. Every 100 books, stop by the library to get your sticker and update your progress!

PBS Kids
Fun games and activities featuring your favorite PBS characters!

Kidsburgh
Explore Kidsburgh! You’ll find a great calendar of kid-friendly events around Pittsburgh, a directory of child-serving organizations, and plenty of parenting resources about creative learning and health.

Building Your Family’s Home Library
Looking for your kid’s next favorite book? Check out these recommended book lists by age!