Children’s programming is the backbone of library services. We offer four different storytimes throughout the week for various age groups, as well as special one-time events and our annual Summer Reading program.
Preschool storytime meets each Monday at 10:30 AM. Join Sara for stories, songs, and silliness suitable for preschool children ages 3-5.
Family storytime meets each Tuesday at 6:30 PM. This is a mixed-age group with stories, songs, and a craft suitable for all ages.
Books & Babies lapsit for children up to 24 months of age and their caregivers meets every Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 AM. Janice will lead our youngest patrons in fingerplays, rhymes, and songs.
Mother Goose on the Loose meets every Wednesday at 12:30 PM. Join Sara for nursery rhymes, music, and movement at this award-winning program specifically designed for those under age 3 and their caregivers.
All storytimes take place in the children’s room.
Family Movie Matinee
Bring the whole family for a recent family film! Family Movie Matinees are on the 3rd Saturday at 1 PM. Be sure to check the homepage or the monthly newsletter for the next release!
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Kids in grades 2-5 can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Allie, a certified reading therapy dog! She loves to hear stories on the 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:30 PM!
For more information about the Tail Waggin’ Tutors program and Therapy Dogs International, click here.
Kids ages 3-6 can learn STEAM and social skills through play at our monthly block parties on the 2nd Saturday at 10 AM!
Play with 300+ blocks, animal and people figures, toy cars, and more!
Program made possible by the State Library of Pennsylvania Cruise into Kindergarten Grant.
Visit RC’s Clubhouse to find out about children’s events happening at Allegheny County libraries!
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