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Wednesday April 24, 2019 - Thursday April 25, 2019
AARP Safe Driving Course
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM



This two day safe driving course is for anyone over the age of 50. You may be eligible for a discount from your car insurance company after completing it. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, payable during the 1st class to the instructor.  Registration is required, as seating is limited. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Do you love a good mystery?  Can’t wait to find out ‘whodunnit’? 

We have a great group that is looking to add others who like to talk about books.  No registration required. 


CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for a night of family art using various techniques and leave with a masterpiece designed by your entire family! We will provide all the supplies and art smocks...your family provides the creativity and fun! No age limit requirements.  A "how to draw" segment will be included in each program.  Registration required. 

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: April 24 and May 22

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Thursday April 25, 2019
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing songs, and have plenty of music, movement, and fun that encourages your toddler’s language and development skills! Caregivers are encouraged to actively engage in activities with their child! 

To receive text updates, text @talesfor to 81010


CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning Workshop - Health and Nutrition
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is designed for children ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and are designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on Health & Wellness themed projects and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Nutrition - April 4
  • Session 2: Fit and Fun (exercise) - April 11
  • Session 3: Healthy Habits - April 18
  • Session 4: Safety and Health - April 25

A facilitator from WQED will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the April 4 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Friday April 26, 2019
Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join our preschool program where children ages 3-5 can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft.  Grow your preschooler's love for reading and learning!  No registration required. 

To receive text updates, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Saturday April 27, 2019
Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our Spring program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy dog, hear stories and participate in a literacy activity.  Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed! Because all visits are on a volunteer basis, we ask all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found hereRegistration required. 

Saturday, April 27 @ 11:00 am and Saturday, May 11 @ 2:00 pm

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden with Susan Salis
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Registration required. 

Butterflies and hummingbirds are both aesthetic and ecologically useful additions to the garden. What flowers and shrubs are butterfly and hummingbird magnets? This talk will focus on how the home gardener can attract a variety of butterflies, as well as the Ruby-throated hummingbird, the only hummingbird to nest east of the Mississippi River. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
There are 20 spaces available.
Monday April 29, 2019
Meet Speech-Language Pathologist Jill Shook
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jill Shook, MS, CCC-SLP is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist and mom who loves helping parents and caregivers learn more about their child's language development! She has provided fun, evidence-based speech-language therapy services since 2011, and has extensive experience in literacy-based interventions for many speech and language disorders, including articulation disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, fluency (stuttering) disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disabilities, aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, and speech and language delays. Registration required.


CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 30, 2019
Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves, parachutes and bubbles along with baby playtime/socialization following storytime! Meet new caregivers or meet up with old friends while starting your baby on the rewarding road to reading! No registration required.

To receive text updates, text @bouncingba to 81010


CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Spring Travel Series - Mediterranean Cities
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255

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