Dormont Public Library offers a variety of programs for children, young adults, and adults. Regular, recurring programs are listed here. For more information on any of these programs or to register, please contact us at 412-531-8754.
Origami Paper Crafts Workshop
Held on the fourth Saturday of each month, from 1-2 PM. Learn the ancient Japanese art of origami in this unique paper crafts workshop, in partnership with the Origami Club of Pittsburgh. We’ll be making a variety of origami items. This program is recommended for adults, teens, and children 3rd grade and up
Read To Me Storytime
Stories and crafts for children in preschool through 2nd grade. Read To Me Storytime runs at 10:30 AM every Tuesday and Wednesday for six weeks and then takes two weeks off.
Stories and crafts for children of all ages. Saturday Storytime is held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 10:30 AM.
Tail Waggin’ Storytime
Tail Waggin’ Storytime is for children in kindergarten through 5th grade who would like to practice their reading skills with special storytime listening dogs. The group meets on the third Tuesday each month at 7 PM. Registration for this program is required, and there is a limit of 16 participants.
Storytime listening dogs provided by Therapy Dogs International, Golden Triangle Chapter.
Colorful Conversations Coloring for Adults
Everyone loves to color… why not do it at the library? Relieve stress and bring out your inner child with a fun and relaxing evening surrounded by markers and mandalas the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6 PM!
Admission to this program is $5 and includes light refreshments and two coloring pages. Coloring supplies are provided by us. This event is BYOB and is intended for individuals 21 years old and older; bring a friend and your favorite beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and make the library your Wednesday night go-to spot for chilling, coloring, and conversation!
Book Discussion Group
The Adult Evening Book Discussion group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7 PM to discuss books on a wide variety of topics.
South Hills Dormont Book Club
This group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 PM.
Join us the first Wednesday of each month from 12:30-2:00PM, for a relaxing and restorative session of Tai Chi, specially designed for seniors. This class is taught by former LifeSpan instructor, Judy Crow, in the Yang-style long form and will feature a “meditation in motion” approach. The cost for this class is $3 per class.
Senior Afternoon Book Discussion (Formerly LifeSpan)
This group meets every other month on the third Monday of the month from 12:30 to 2:30 PM.