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Parents

Rhyme Time
Learn how to use rhymes and songs to incorporate fun early learning experiences into your child's day.

 

6 Early Learning Skills
Learn about the six early learning skills your child needs for school success.
 
Bibliotherapy Bookshelf
When young children are experiencing difficulties in their daily lives, reading about characters with similar problems can help them cope.
 
My StoryMaker
Help your kids increase their reading and writing skills while having fun by creating stories online!
 
Databases Especially for Kids
Does your child need an encyclopedia for homework but can't get to the Library? Find trustworthy information online!
 
Library Programs for Children
All library locations offer special programming for children and their families.
 

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Educators

K-5 Lesson Plans
Theme-based booklists and activities that complement classroom learning for grades K-2 and 3-5.
 
Early Learning Lesson Plans
Theme-based booklists and activities that complement classroom learning for grades K-2 and 3-5.
 
BLAST: Bringing Libraries And Schools Together
The Library's school outreach program for Pittsburgh Public Schools.
 
SuperScience @ Your Library
Expanding on the Pittsburgh Public Schools curriculum, the Super Science program provides hands-on experiments for K-5 students that demonstrate the importance of science in their lives and encourage them to think critically and creatively.
 

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RSS Feed Story Pockets

The blog of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Children's Department
(Thursday November 13, 2014)
(Friday November 07, 2014)
(Thursday October 30, 2014)
(Thursday October 23, 2014)
 

Parents, teachers, librarians, those who work with children and anyone interested in children's literature will find useful links to a wide variety of resources here. Services and materials available from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh are outlined, local and national websites offering information for teachers and parents are included and the important issue of internet safety is addressed.