Featured Kids & Family Programs


Click to see all of our upcoming youth programs, including our monthly Book Cooks &  Brushes Before Bedtime.

Monday Morning Masterpiece
Mondays @ 10:30 am: Jan. 13, Feb. 10;  March 16; April 13
Registration?: No
Ages: Birth – 3 years

At each session, children can participate in a sensory art project geared for small hands and experience play time and socialization with other children.

Toddler Tech
Mondays @ 10:30 am: Jan 20, Feb 17. March 30
Registration?: Yes
Ages: 2-5 years old

Each month we will introduce children ages 2-5 to a new hands-on STEM early learning program!

Learn Lawn Games
Saturday March 21 @ 11:00 am 
Registration?: No
Ages: 7+

Children are taught how to play fun lawn games inside the library.  All lawn games are available for checkout after the program.

All about Bats
Tuesday February 27 @ 6:30 pm
Registration?: Yes, beginning January 15
Ages: All ages

The Allegheny County Park Rangers will present a program all about bats and local bat species! Participants can test their bat skills through fun activities!


Click to see all of our upcoming family programs, including our monthly pop-up Movie Nights and special events!








Family Karaoke Night
Friday, Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm
Registration?: Yes and begins January 15
Ages: All ages

Come sing some of your favorite songs while your friends and family cheer you on!

Will you be our Valentine?
Wednesday, February 12 @ 6:30 pm
Registration?: Yes and begins January 15
Ages: All ages

Come and celebrate this special day of love with arts and crafts, games, stories and snacks! Don’t forget to wear your red and/or pink!

Family Board Game Extravaganza
Saturday, February 15 @ 10:30 am
Registration?: Yes and begins January 15
Ages: All ages

Dress up as your favorite board game character, play some classic board games, and make your way through a life-sized Candyland game!

Family Disney Trivia Night
Friday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm
Registration?: Yes and begins January 15
Ages: All ages

Join us for a fun evening of Disney trivia hosted by Buzz Worthy Trivia! Bring your entire family and test your knowledge of all things Disney! Prizes awarded to the top two teams!


Mom’s Pamper and Paint Night
Friday, January 24 & March 20 @ 6:30 pm
Registration?: Yes
Ages: Adults 21 and older
Cost: $10/person

All of you moms are amazing, and we think you deserve a night out! Relax with some cool beverages, cheese, crackers and fresh fruit while you learn how to make a beautiful art project to take home with you! Don’t miss a night of great food, friends, conversation and relaxation! This event is BYOB (must be 21 or older).

Date to Create Paint Night
Saturday February 8 @ 7:00 pm
Registration?: Yes
Ages: Adults 21 and older
Cost: $15/couple

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by bringing your spouse, significant other, best friend or favorite date (21 or older) to create a unique art project led by local artist Michelle! You paint one canvas, they paint the other. Choose either a co-joined or individual project. See website for complete details.

Time Out Evening Book Club
Registration?: Yes,
Ages: 18 and older

Take some time out for yourself and join our new book club just for moms/caregivers! Simply register, and a book will be ordered for you to pick up at the library.

March 4, 2020: When All Is Said by Anne Griffin
Meeting at Mindful Brewing – 3759 Library Road


Bouncing Babies & Books:
Tuesdays @ 10:30 am, year-round

Tales for 2s and 3s:
Thursdays @ 10:30 am: Jan 16 – April 16

Preschool Story Explorers:
Fridays @ 10:30 am: Jan 17 – April 24

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
The concept is simple but the rewards are priceless! Read any book to your infant, toddler or preschooler — the goal is to have read 1,000 books before they enter the door of kindergarten!

Just reading 1 book a day is:365 books in a year

  • 730 in two years
  • 1,095 in three years!

You have plenty of time, so take advantage of this wonderful early literacy reading program!

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Check out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Best Books for Babies, which contains materials to share with babies age birth to 18 months. This is a cooperative project of CLP, The Fred Rogers Company and Trying Together (formerly the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children.)


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