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All ages are welcome to join us for a special morning activity with holiday-themed crafts, a story, and refreshments. Registration is requested for this program; to register, please call 412-531-8754 or ask at the front desk.
Dormont Public Library will be closed all day on Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. We will re-open with our regular hours on Thursday, December 26.
Spanish Storytime for December 26 and Saturday Storytime for December 28 have been cancelled.
We will also be closing at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, and will be closed all day on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. We will re-open with our regular hours on Thursday, January 2.
The outside drop box will be open during library holidays, but returns will not be processed until the day we re-open. To avoid fines, please return or renew your items ahead of time.
The board and staff of Dormont Public Library would like to wish all of our patrons a safe and happy holiday season and a happy New Year.
The Adult Evening Book Group discussion that was to have been held on December 25 will now instead be held on December 5. We hope to see you there.
Dormont Public Library is now accepting donations of expired manufacturer’s coupons. Overseas military commissaries will accept expired coupons for up to 6 months after their printed expiration date. We will take the expired coupons and donate them to a servicemember’s family stationed overseas. All you have to do is drop them off at the front desk.
For more information on this program, see the Coupons for Troops web site.
The 2014 Enjoy coupon book is now on sale at Dormont Public Library through December 30th. This locally-owned and operated coupon book offers huge savings on dining, theaters, recreation, and services in the greater Pittsburgh area.
A portion of the proceeds goes to support Dormont Public Library and allows us to continue providing programs and services to the community. The 2014 Enjoy book is on sale at the front desk now.
Dormont Library is now holding an all-ages storytime at 10:30 AM on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Each session features a story read out loud and a themed craft project. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required.
Don’t forget our other storytime offerings as well. Read To Me Storytime, for preschool and K-2nd grade, is held at 10:30 AM each Tuesday and Wednesday for six weeks, then takes two weeks off. (Call 412-531-8754 for details.)
All-ages Spanish Storytime is held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 PM, and Tail Waggin’ Storytime for K-5 on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM.
Spanish Storytimes are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 PM. This is an all-ages storytime, where stories are read in both Spanish and English. No registration is necessary for this program.
Did you know the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s online catalog apps for iOS and Android also work with your library card at any of the Allegheny County libraries? You can search for items, place holds, and renew your checked out items from any Allegheny County library using the free app.
Download the app for iOS or Android devices.
OneClickDigital (formerly NetLibrary) downloadable audiobooks work with most computers, tablets, and smartphones. The OneClick library includes close to 3000 titles from Recorded Books, with additional titles added quarterly. There is no limit to the number of people who may check out an item at one time, and you can set your own checkout period, from 1 to 21 days.
For more information, or to start checking out items today, visit the OneClickDigital site for the Allegheny County library consortium.