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Family Time Family Time
Featured Collection May 2010

Spend time together as a family at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Discover new family programs, find unique dinner ideas and explore books, movies and music to enjoy together.

Puzzles, Picture Books, Classics and More
Sharing books can be a wonderful way for parents and kids to connect. Whether practicing skills, puzzling over a mini-mystery, revisiting old favorites or finding new ones, the titles below offer plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy a good book together.
 
Family Meals
Enjoying a home-cooked meal is a great way for a family to spend time together. Find ideas in these cookbooks from our extensive collection.
 
Families in Fiction
These fiction titles celebrate the ups and downs of family life.
 
Family Ties
These books contain all types of families, from fantastic to dysfunctional. Do you recognize yours?
 
Songs about Dysfunctional Families
In the 1970s and 80s, American punk bands' version of family life was full of henpecking parents, rebellious kids, and suburban boredom. Get your fill of dysfunction with these albums.
 
Hapless Horror Film Families
The next time you're dreading a family reunion or trying to avoid dinner with your cousins, just remember - other families have problems, too. Aren't you glad these people won't be invited to your little brother's graduation party?