Registration is required for some children and teen programs as noted. You may register online, in person at the children and teen reference desk or call 412-366-8100 extension 123.
**Reminder: If there is a delay in the Library’s opening due to inclement weather, morning programs will be cancelled.
Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m.
Through May 22
Bring your baby (6 months through 12 months, or not yet walking) to enjoy a short storytime filled with songs, rhymes, movement, bubbles and parachute fun, then stay and play. No registration necessary, just drop in.
Tuesday Mornings at 9:30 a.m.
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
Toddlers (12 months through 36 months, with a parent or caregiver) are invited to join us under the tree in the Children’s department for songs, rhymes, tickles, bounces and library fun! No registration necessary.
Every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. OR 10:30 a.m.
Through April 26
Meeting Room 148-2
A “wiggler” program of songs, action rhymes and stories for parents, toddlers and young preschoolers who might not be ready to be on their own in the Preschool Storytime. This program runs at the same time as our regular preschool storytime, but is just a tad shorter. No registration required.
Storytime for Little Wigglers
Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 p.m.
February 1 through April 19
Library fun for babies, toddlers and their grownups! Rhymes, stories, tickles, bounces, music and movement to promote prereading and beginning social skills. No registration needed, just drop in. Pajamas welcome.
International Carrot Day
April 4 between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Drop in to see how we are celebrating all things carrot! Face painting and carrot science (10:30-11:30 a.m.; 1:30-2:30 p.m.), carrot snacks, carrot coloring, carrot hat contest*, and other carrot activities.
*Carrot hat contest-make a carrot hat, take a picture of yourself or someone else wearing the hat, email the picture to Jeanne Bondi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pictures will be posted to Wilbur Fezziwig’s Facebook page for voting! Pictures must be received by April 1.
*Hats can be made from carrots or to simulate carrots.
Tuesday, May 16
All day in the Children’s Room
It’s Spring, and we are celebrating all things BUG. Crafts, games and other activities to highlight the fascinating world of insects.
Thursday Under the Tree
Begins June 8 – August 3 between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m
Each Thursday we will make something fun. We will try our hand at some crafts, science experiments and other tinkering types of activities. Drop in for some fun under our very own tree in the Children’s Department. Children of all ages are welcome to be a maker during our Summer Reading Program.
Picture Book Picnic
Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
June 14, 21 and 28
July 5, 12, 19 and 26
Bring a blanket, pack your lunch and listen to stories while you eat! Storytime will be held outside on sunny days and in our meeting rooms if it is stormy (or too hot!) outside. No registration required.
Wednesdays from 1 -2 p.m.
July 5, 12, 19 and 26
Do you like Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math? STEAM Monday is for you! IF you are going into third, fourth or fifth grade, you will enjoy the five activities related to Build a Better World. You won’t want to miss out on our five STEAM Wednesdays for an hour of STEAM fun.
Harry Potter Day!
Monday, July 31 from 1 – 3 p.m.
Families with children of all ages can join us at the library for a day of all things Harry Potter! Crafts, games, trivia and fun surprises! No registration required.
Fourth Annual Mother Goose Olympics!
Wednesday, August 2 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Please drop in for the Fourth Annual Mother Goose Olympics! This program is for all ages and no registration is required. Rain date will be Thursday, August 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
When you see this image displayed next to a program, it is an indication that the program has been sponsored in part by the Northland Public Library Foundation.