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Summer Reading Program 2024

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Dormont Library's Summer Reading Program for 2024 runs from June 15 to August 10. This year's theme is "Adventure Begins at Your Library."We have a lineup of special events for all ages; please take a look around this calendar or stop in at the front desk for a paper schedule!

Open STEM Lab

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Try out one of our STEM toolkits and learn while you play! Building kits, circuits, robots, and more, supervised by a volunteer.

Origami Club

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Recommended for middle school age children and up, including teens and adults. Practice the classic Japanese art of folding paper. Participating is free; for a $3 materials fee, we’ll provide enough paper and beads to create a beaded streamer of 5 origami creations.Each month has a unique theme; contact us for this month's theme!

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade. All weekday storytimes for a given week have the same story and craft, so feel free to attend whichever works best for you.Week 1: CampingWeek 2: SlothsWeek 3: OttersWeek 4: SnakesWeek 5: TigersWeek 6: AlligatorsWeek 7: ButterfliesWeek 8: Pandas

Finding Your Creative Voice: Adult Arts & Crafts

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Socialize and get creative with Finding Your Creative Voice, our monthly arts and crafts program for adults! Each month we'll be trying out a different craft technique. No experience is required, so take it easy and have fun!July: Colorful SuncatchersAugust: Honeybee HivesSeptember: Sand and Bead SunflowerOctober: Balloon Yarn PumpkinsNovember: Fall Leaf BowlDecember: Bead Wreath Ornaments

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Morning)

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade. All weekday storytimes for a given week have the same story and craft, so feel free to attend whichever works best for you.Week 1: CampingWeek 2: SlothsWeek 3: OttersWeek 4: SnakesWeek 5: TigersWeek 6: AlligatorsWeek 7: ButterfliesWeek 8: Pandas

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade. All weekday storytimes for a given week have the same story and craft, so feel free to attend whichever works best for you.Week 1: CampingWeek 2: SlothsWeek 3: OttersWeek 4: SnakesWeek 5: TigersWeek 6: AlligatorsWeek 7: ButterfliesWeek 8: Pandas

Summer Reading Saturday Storytime

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

A story and craft for children and families of all ages to enjoy together. Saturday Storytimes are a little longer and the crafts are a little more complex than Weekday Storytimes.June 22: DragonsJuly 13: Jungle AdventureJuly 27: Space AdventureAugust 10: Dinosaurs (Part of the Ending Party; we will also show The Land Before Time)

Kids’ Cupcake Decorating Class

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Create a one-of-a-kind treat for a child you know!¬†Work with cupcakes and buttercream. Learn from a professional a variety of techniques to decorate cupcakes similar to the photo, or use your imagination and create your own designs. Creativity is encouraged, but not required!In this hands-on workshop, all materials are provided.No prior experience is necessary!Take home 4 beautifully decorated cupcakes in a container to enjoy!Tickets are $30; please pay at the library.Tickets cannot be refunded, so please be certain you can … Read More

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade. All weekday storytimes for a given week have the same story and craft, so feel free to attend whichever works best for you.Week 1: CampingWeek 2: SlothsWeek 3: OttersWeek 4: SnakesWeek 5: TigersWeek 6: AlligatorsWeek 7: ButterfliesWeek 8: Pandas

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