May 28, 2019

Carnegie Library Summer Reading Extravaganza

Join the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on Sunday, June 9 from Noon – 5 p.m. in Oakland for its annual Summer Reading Extravaganza to kick things off. Families can enroll in the Summer Reading program and enjoy music, crafts, games, storytelling, food trucks, and more.


Library activities include:

    • Family PlayShop,
    • Global Library,
    • Bouncy House,
    • Inflatable Games,
    • Chess Club,
    • DataBurgh,
    • Creative Tech and Super Science,
    • Historical Tours of Main Library (offered in English and in Chinese),
    • and more!

Learn More

To learn more about the Summer Reading Extravaganza, visit the event website.


April 8, 2019

Fred Rogers: Be My Neighbor Day

Are you interested in volunteering small acts of kindness towards your neighbors this April?

Children and families are invited to join Fred Rogers Productions on Saturday, April 13th for a day filled with fun family volunteer activities that aid neighbors in need, including:

  • Washing fire trucks,
  • Cleaning a park or playground,
  • Making greeting cards,
  • Play games with seniors, and
  • Helping out at a library!

Volunteering stations range in location, time slot, and task, please visit their volunteer information page for more details and registration links.

Learn More

To learn more about this opportunity, visit the event website!

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April 5, 2019

Jeremiah’s Place: Block Party & Resource Fair

Join Jeremiah’s Place on June 22 for a fun-filled day of festivities at their Block Party and Resource Fair.


This year’s event will include:

  • Resource tables,
  • Storymobile,
  • Fire truck tour,
  • Face painting,
  • Arts and crafts,
  • Free picnic and carnival food,
  • Free wellness sessions,
  • Raffle prizes, and much more!

This event is FREE and open to the public, rain or shine!

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