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Monday June 1, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Open Art Night    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

The first Monday of every month is now Open Art Night! Use our supplies to make any creation your mind can imagine. We will also have some craft kits and small crafts prepared for anyone who likes more structure to their creativity.

Open Art Night is open to all ages, birth to 18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Art Night. Stop by anytime between 5:00 and 5:45 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
Tuesday June 2, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Scratch Coding    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday for STEM Adventures.

This week we will be exploring the world of coding with Scratch

This class is appropriate for children ages 8-16, and will meet upstairs in the library to use the children's computers.

Registration is required for this class, as we only have 6 computers available. If you register and find out you cannot attend, please email Miss Christy as soon as possible so she can remove you from the list and free up a spot for someone else!

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday June 3, 2020 Go To Top
rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Thursday June 4, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Monday June 8, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Tie Dye    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be doing tie dye! We will be having this program in the lower parking lot, or on the lawn in front of the library, weather permitting.

We ask that you bring your own item that you want to tie dye for this project to ensure you have the right size of whatever it may be. We recommend white cotton items like t-shirts, bandanas, socks, etc. or white or tan canvas items like tote bags, drawstring backpacks, hats, etc. 

We will provide all the dye materials.

This class is appropriate for ages 6-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult who is willing to help them. We will need extra pairs of hands for this fun but messy activity.

Registration is REQUIRED for this event so we buy enough dye. To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 9, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Dash & Dot Robots    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for STEM Adventures.

This week, we will learn coding with Dash & Dot Robots.

This class is appropriate for ages 3-14.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
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anim_dino.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Meet Mr. McSlithers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Come to the library to meet Mr. McSlithers, the official mascot of the Allegheny County Park Rangers!

Mr. McSlithers is a black rat snake. His favorite part about being the educational animal of the Allegheny County Park Rangers is that he gets to teach kids all about local snake species, why snakes are important to the ecosystem and how they are beneficial to people. 

The visit with Mr. McSlithers will take place in the library lower parking lot, weather permitting. If there is rain or dangerous weather the visit will move indoors to the library community room. 

This event is for families and children of all ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required and the event is limited to 25 people, both children and adults. To register, please click the button below.

    Location: Online
       
Wednesday June 10, 2020 Go To Top
rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Thursday June 11, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Monday June 15, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Collage    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making collage art with pictures from magazines and fun printed paper!

This class is appropriate for ages 4-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 16, 2020 Go To Top
nat_rainbow.png 2:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Summer Reading Kickoff Event    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us to kickoff summer reading at Castle Shannon Library!

Summer reading is open to any child or teen, ages Birth-18.

Stop in today to sign up, get your welcome packet, do some fun activities that follow the theme "Imagine Your Story", and earn your first prize tickets!

If you can't come to the kickoff event you can sign up at any time during the summer. Just ask Miss Christy how to do so the next time you visit the library.

No registration is required to attend the kickoff event.

    Location: CS Library Upper Level
 
lib_writing_book.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tween Time: Paper Games    
    Contact: Miss Christy     waltersc@einetwork.net
   

The Allegheny County Library Association proudly presents Tween Paper Games with Castle Shannon Library for the 2020 Summer Reading Program. Tune in at 3 p.m. on the ACLA Youth Services Facebook page to learn how to make cootie catchers, play MASH or learn other fun paper games!

No registration necessary! Visit the Facebook event or the Children's & Teen Department website to participate!

 

    Location: Online
Wednesday June 17, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
lib_writing_book.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Jr. Writers Club    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Jr. Writers Club.

Jr. Writers Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 9-14) of all skill levels and interests. Whether you're already a writer who is looking for a place to share your work, whether you have ideas bouncing around in your head but you don't know how to get them on paper, or you're more interested in the editing and publishing side of writing, you can do it all at Jr. Writers Club!

Jr. Writers Club is also a great place to get homework help for papers, essays, and other English and literature assignments.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is encouraged, especially to learn about your writing interests. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday June 18, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday June 19, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday June 22, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Magic Mirrors    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making fairy tale magic mirrors!

This class is appropriate for ages 4-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 23, 2020 Go To Top
nat_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Open Tech    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for STEM Adventures every Tuesday afternoon.

The third Tuesday of every month is now Open Tech! You choose the fun, from Dash & Dot robots, coding with Scratch on the laptop, Code-A-Pillar and more. 

Open Art Night is open to all children 2-18, as each piece of equipment is appropriate for different age levels.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Tech. Stop by anytime between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

    Location: CS Library Lower Level
 
symbols_pi.png 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Mathmagicians    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month for Mathmagicians!

Math is so much more than just solving equations. It comes into play in many games, tricks, brainteasers, and everyday life.

In Mathmagicians club we will learn math in the best way: without even knowing it's happening! Though games, puzzles and more we will build basic math skills and strategy each week and have fun along the way.

Mathmagicians is most appropriate for students in grades 1-8 (ages 6-14).

No registration is required for Mathmagicians. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
people_sherlock.png 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Brain Games    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of every month for Brain Games!

If you like solving tricky riddles, mastering mind-numbing puzzles, and putting your critical thinking skills to the test, you'll love brain games!

This club is most appropriate for ages 5-15.

No registration required.

    Location: CS Library lower level
Wednesday June 24, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
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people_lincoln.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Famous Figures    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for Famous Figures.

This class will allow you to explore, create, and collect. Learn about different famous figures from scientists, musicians, sports heroes, and more. After learning about a new person each week, we will do an activity based on his or her line of work through projects, games, and experiments.

For each Famous Figures session you attend, collected a trading card and add it to your famous figures binder, which you will receive the first time you attend. How many can you collect?

This club is most appropriate for ages 6-18.

Registration is encouraged. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday June 25, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday June 26, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday June 29, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Tissue Paper Rainbows    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making tissue paper rainbows!

This class is appropriate for ages 3-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 30, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Fairy Tale Simple Machines    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for STEM Adventures.

This week, we will learn all about simple machines through popular fairy tales. We will read a story and then build a contraption that fits the story.

This class is appropriate for ages 3-12.

All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
people_wonderwoman.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Princess & Superhero Party    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your best dress or your cape and join us for a Princess and Superhero party at the library!

We will have crafts, snacks, and activities fit for princesses and exciting enough for superheroes. We hope to secure a real princess and/or superhero to join us, but with the world in an ever-changing situation at this time they might all need to be called away for problem-solving and crime-fighting duties.

You are encouraged to dress as your favorite superhero or princess for the party, or a combination of both!

This event is for families and all ages.

Registration is encouraged. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
       
Wednesday July 1, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
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rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Thursday July 2, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Monday July 6, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Open Art Night    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

The first Monday of every month is now Open Art Night! Use our supplies to make any creation your mind can imagine. We will also have some craft kits and small crafts prepared for anyone who likes more structure to their creativity.

Open Art Night is open to all ages, birth to 18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Art Night. Stop by anytime between 5:00 and 5:45 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
Tuesday July 7, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Scratch Coding    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday for STEM Adventures.

This week we will be exploring the world of coding with Scratch

This class is appropriate for children ages 8-16, and will meet upstairs in the library to use the children's computers.

Registration is required for this class, as we only have 6 computers available. If you register and find out you cannot attend, please email Miss Christy as soon as possible so she can remove you from the list and free up a spot for someone else!

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
holiday_sparkler.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fourth of July 'Cookout'    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a belated Fourth of July celebration at the library!

Join us for outdoor games, snacks, and fun! Wear your red, white, and blue, and maybe if we're lucky someone will be shooting off leftover fireworks that we can see from the library!

This event is for families and all ages. All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is encouraged. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library Lower Parking Lot
       
Wednesday July 8, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
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Thursday July 9, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday July 10, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday July 13, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Bubble Painting    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be using bubbles to make paintings!

This class will take place outside in the lower parking lot, weather permitting.

This class is appropriate for ages 2-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 14, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Solar Ovens    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for STEM Adventures.

This week, we will be learning about thermal science and making solar ovens!

This class is appropriate for ages 7-18.

All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
symbols_pi.png 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Mathmagicians    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month for Mathmagicians!

Math is so much more than just solving equations. It comes into play in many games, tricks, brainteasers, and everyday life.

In Mathmagicians club we will learn math in the best way: without even knowing it's happening! Though games, puzzles and more we will build basic math skills and strategy each week and have fun along the way.

Mathmagicians is most appropriate for students in grades 1-8 (ages 6-14).

No registration is required for Mathmagicians. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
nat_chemistry_flask.png 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Mad Scientists    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second Tuesday of the Month for Mad Scientists!

Science can be fun and easy! In Mad Scientists, we will do quick hands-on experiments that show us the wonders of the world around us using chemistry, physics and other scientific principles.

Mad Scientists is most appropriate for kids ages 2-12. While the youngest members of the group may not be able to do the hands-on activities, they're welcome to join siblings and older children to watch and wonder as the experiments unfold.

Because Mad Scientist will include mostly group work, registration is not required. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
Wednesday July 15, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
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lib_writing_book.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Jr. Writers Club    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Jr. Writers Club.

Jr. Writers Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 9-14) of all skill levels and interests. Whether you're already a writer who is looking for a place to share your work, whether you have ideas bouncing around in your head but you don't know how to get them on paper, or you're more interested in the editing and publishing side of writing, you can do it all at Jr. Writers Club!

Jr. Writers Club is also a great place to get homework help for papers, essays, and other English and literature assignments.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is encouraged, especially to learn about your writing interests. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 16, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday July 17, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday July 20, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Zantangles    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be learning the drawing art of Zentangles!

This class is appropriate for ages 7-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 21, 2020 Go To Top
nat_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Open Tech    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for STEM Adventures every Tuesday afternoon.

The third Tuesday of every month is now Open Tech! You choose the fun, from Dash & Dot robots, coding with Scratch on the laptop, Code-A-Pillar and more. 

Open Art Night is open to all children 2-18, as each piece of equipment is appropriate for different age levels.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Tech. Stop by anytime between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
objects_wizard_hat.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Science of Magic with the Carnegie Science Center    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join the Carnegie Science Center to learn all about the science of magic! This program fits perfectly with our summer reading theme, "Imagine Your Story."

This program is appropriate for children ages 5-12.

Registration is required for this event and limited to 30 kids. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
       
Wednesday July 22, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
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people_lincoln.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Famous Figures    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for Famous Figures.

This class will allow you to explore, create, and collect. Learn about different famous figures from scientists, musicians, sports heroes, and more. After learning about a new person each week, we will do an activity based on his or her line of work through projects, games, and experiments.

For each Famous Figures session you attend, collected a trading card and add it to your famous figures binder, which you will receive the first time you attend. How many can you collect?

This club is most appropriate for ages 6-18.

Registration is encouraged. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 23, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday July 24, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday July 27, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - DIY Sidewalk Paint    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making our own sidewalk paint and decorating the sidewalks around the library!

This class is appropriate for ages 5-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 28, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Float Your Boat Challenge    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for STEM Adventures.

This week, we will see how many of you can build an unsinkable ship with the Float Your Boat Challenge!

This class is appropriate for ages 7-18.

All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
symbols_pi.png 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Mathmagicians    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month for Mathmagicians!

Math is so much more than just solving equations. It comes into play in many games, tricks, brainteasers, and everyday life.

In Mathmagicians club we will learn math in the best way: without even knowing it's happening! Though games, puzzles and more we will build basic math skills and strategy each week and have fun along the way.

Mathmagicians is most appropriate for students in grades 1-8 (ages 6-14).

No registration is required for Mathmagicians. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
people_sherlock.png 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Brain Games    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of every month for Brain Games!

If you like solving tricky riddles, mastering mind-numbing puzzles, and putting your critical thinking skills to the test, you'll love brain games!

This club is most appropriate for ages 5-15.

No registration required.

    Location: CS Library lower level
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Wednesday July 29, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
Thursday July 30, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday July 31, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday August 3, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Open Art Night    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

The first Monday of every month is now Open Art Night! Use our supplies to make any creation your mind can imagine. We will also have some craft kits and small crafts prepared for anyone who likes more structure to their creativity.

Open Art Night is open to all ages, birth to 18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Art Night. Stop by anytime between 5:00 and 5:45 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
Tuesday August 4, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Scratch Coding    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday for STEM Adventures.

This week we will be exploring the world of coding with Scratch

This class is appropriate for children ages 8-16, and will meet upstairs in the library to use the children's computers.

Registration is required for this class, as we only have 6 computers available. If you register and find out you cannot attend, please email Miss Christy as soon as possible so she can remove you from the list and free up a spot for someone else!

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
symbols_pi.png 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Mathmagicians    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month for Mathmagicians!

Math is so much more than just solving equations. It comes into play in many games, tricks, brainteasers, and everyday life.

In Mathmagicians club we will learn math in the best way: without even knowing it's happening! Though games, puzzles and more we will build basic math skills and strategy each week and have fun along the way.

Mathmagicians is most appropriate for students in grades 1-8 (ages 6-14).

No registration is required for Mathmagicians. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
nat_chemistry_flask.png 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Mad Scientists    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second Tuesday of the Month for Mad Scientists!

Science can be fun and easy! In Mad Scientists, we will do quick hands-on experiments that show us the wonders of the world around us using chemistry, physics and other scientific principles.

Mad Scientists is most appropriate for kids ages 2-12. While the youngest members of the group may not be able to do the hands-on activities, they're welcome to join siblings and older children to watch and wonder as the experiments unfold.

Because Mad Scientist will include mostly group work, registration is not required. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
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Wednesday August 5, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Thursday August 6, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday August 7, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday August 10, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Melted Crayon Art    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making art out of melting crayons!

This class is appropriate for ages 8-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 11, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Alka Seltzer Rockets    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for STEM Adventures.

This week, we will be building our own rocket designs and seeing if we can make them fly using alka seltzer tablets!

This class is appropriate for ages 8-18.

All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday August 12, 2020 Go To Top
lib_reading_together.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Grades 1-5)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Grades 1-5 will consist of reading a chapter or two of an juvenile chapter book while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Grades 1-5 because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
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rec_lego_head.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Library LEGOLand    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month for Library LEGOLand.

At each session we will use different building prompts and challenges to see just how many things we can do with LEGOs! We will be using the book 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks by Simon Hugo and Alice Finch to come up with some of our design ideas.

This club is most appropriate for children ages 4-18.

Registration is no longer required for LibraryLEGOland, just show up and build!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Thursday August 13, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Friday August 14, 2020 Go To Top
rec_basketball.png 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Recess at the Park    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on Fridays during the summer for Recess at the Park!

Join us before the KO Summer Lunch Program arrives at the library to play games like Horse and Four Square, play with bubbles, jump rope, or just play on the park playground equipment!

In the event of bad weather we will move into the library community and do "indoor recess" activities. 

Recess at the Park is for all ages, but like all library programs, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Registration is not required for Recess at the Park.

    Location: Chestnut Park
Monday August 17, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_letters.png 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunch Bunch (Birth-Kindergarten)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Grab your lunch from the KO Free Lunch Program and join us in the gazebo and on the front lawn to read a story while you eat!

Lunch Bunch for Birth-Kindergarten will consist of reading one or two picture books or easy readers while you enjoy your lunch. Feel free to bring a blanket to spread on the grass and make a picnic out of it!

In the event of inclement weather we will move indoors to the library community room for an indoor picnic. 

This Lunch Bunch is geared toward Birth-Kindergarten because of the nature of the books we will be choosing, but it is absolutely open to older and younger students as well. 

No registration is required for Lunch Bunch.

    Location: CS Gazebo & Front Lawn
 
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Sidewalk Chalk    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be chalking the sidewalks and parking lots around the library!

In the event of bad weather this event will become an indoor open art night.

This class is appropriate for ages 2-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 18, 2020 Go To Top
ent_projector.png 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Summer Reading Closing Event - Drive-In Movie Night    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us to close out summer reading at Castle Shannon Library!

We will be having a "Drive-In Movie Night" outside in the lower parking lot. We will have a $1 snack bar and will show a family-friendly movie on the big screen. We will also announce the winners of the summer reading prizes.

Though this is a "drive-in" movie you will not be sitting in your cars. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on/in

In the event of bad weather we will move everything into the community room.

This event is for families and all ages.

No registration is required to attend this event.

    Location: CS Library Lower Parking Lot
Wednesday August 19, 2020 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Jr. Writers Club    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Jr. Writers Club.

Jr. Writers Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 9-14) of all skill levels and interests. Whether you're already a writer who is looking for a place to share your work, whether you have ideas bouncing around in your head but you don't know how to get them on paper, or you're more interested in the editing and publishing side of writing, you can do it all at Jr. Writers Club!

Jr. Writers Club is also a great place to get homework help for papers, essays, and other English and literature assignments.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is encouraged, especially to learn about your writing interests. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 20, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
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lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
Monday August 24, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Pastels    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be creating with pastels!

This class is appropriate for ages 8-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 25, 2020 Go To Top
nat_physics.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM STEM Adventures - Open Tech    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for STEM Adventures every Tuesday afternoon.

The third Tuesday of every month is now Open Tech! You choose the fun, from Dash & Dot robots, coding with Scratch on the laptop, Code-A-Pillar and more. 

Open Art Night is open to all children 2-18, as each piece of equipment is appropriate for different age levels.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required for Open Tech. Stop by anytime between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. when it's convenient for you and stay as long as you like.

 
symbols_pi.png 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Mathmagicians    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month for Mathmagicians!

Math is so much more than just solving equations. It comes into play in many games, tricks, brainteasers, and everyday life.

In Mathmagicians club we will learn math in the best way: without even knowing it's happening! Though games, puzzles and more we will build basic math skills and strategy each week and have fun along the way.

Mathmagicians is most appropriate for students in grades 1-8 (ages 6-14).

No registration is required for Mathmagicians. 

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
people_sherlock.png 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Brain Games    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of every month for Brain Games!

If you like solving tricky riddles, mastering mind-numbing puzzles, and putting your critical thinking skills to the test, you'll love brain games!

This club is most appropriate for ages 5-15.

No registration required.

    Location: CS Library lower level
Wednesday August 26, 2020 Go To Top
people_lincoln.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Famous Figures    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for Famous Figures.

This class will allow you to explore, create, and collect. Learn about different famous figures from scientists, musicians, sports heroes, and more. After learning about a new person each week, we will do an activity based on his or her line of work through projects, games, and experiments.

For each Famous Figures session you attend, collected a trading card and add it to your famous figures binder, which you will receive the first time you attend. How many can you collect?

This club is most appropriate for ages 6-18.

Registration is encouraged. To register, click the button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 27, 2020 Go To Top
lib_storybook.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs & Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Songs & Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Songs & Stories is designed for children ages birth-3. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Songs & Stories, but we still hope to see you there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_reading.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read & Grow Stories    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Read & Grow Stories at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Read & Grow Stories is designed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Read & Grow Stories but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_comic_book.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookworm Buddies Storytime    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Thursday for Bookworm Buddies Storytime at the library. 

Each week we will read a book, listen to music, and do other fun and exciting age-appropriate activities. 

Bookworm Buddies is designed for children ages 4-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is no longer required for Bookworm Buddies Storytime but we still hope to see you all there!

    Location: CS Library lower level
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Monday August 31, 2020 Go To Top
symbols_star.png 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Sensory Centers    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us every Monday for Sensory Centers.

Bring your child to the library to explore centers that help children use their senses, develop motor skills, and encourage child/caregiver bonding.

The centers will include toys, puzzles, crafts, and other manipulatives for hands-on play.

Sensory Centers is most appropriate for children ages birth-5. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration required. Drop in and out as you please. 

Some sensory centers may include food items like rice, beans, or dough. Though registration is not required, if your child has any allergies please contact Miss Christy the day of sensory centers or the day before you plan to attend so that any potential hazards can be avoided.

    Location: CS Library lower level
 
lib_book_bookshelf.png 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Junior Book Club (Grades 3-8)    
    Contact: Miss Christy   412-563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Junior Book Club every Monday afternoon.

In each class we will read a chapter of a book, engage in group discussion, and do fun, themed activities such as games, crafts, or other projects based on the book.

Junior Book Club is designed for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13). 

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you attended Junior Book Club in the spring, please re-register for the summer session. Once you have registered once for the spring session, you will not have to re-register again until the summer session. 

To register, click the register button below.

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
 
objects_paint_bucket.png 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Arts & Crafts - Paper Plate Fans    
    Contact: Miss Christy   (412) 563-4552   waltersc@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Arts & Crafts every Monday evening.

This week we will be making paper plate fans!

This class is appropriate for ages 4-18.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, please click the button below.

 

    Location: CS Library lower level
        There are many spaces available.
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