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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!

DPL Book Club: The Vanishing Half

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

June's selection for the DPL Book Club is The Vanishing Half, written by Brit Bennett. In 2020, the book debuted at the #1 spot on the New York Times Fiction Best Seller list and was named one of President Barack Obama's favorite books of the year.From the publisher: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily … Read More

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

Rainbow Cupcake Decorating Class

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Put a little color into your life! 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; register at the library.Tickets cannot be refunded, so please be certain you can attend before … Read More

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)

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

Pittsburgh to the Moon Lecture with Moonshot Museum (Adults)

2950 West Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Moonshot Museum will discuss Pittsburgh’s contributions to the future of space exploration.  Meet the fleet of robotic landers and rovers, under construction on Pittsburgh’s Northside, that will return America to the lunar surface. Using astronomy visualization software, explore lunar craters, mountains, and “seas.”  Explore the predictive power of science fiction in shaping visions for future lunar settlements. This program is intended for adults, but young adults with an interest in space exploration are also welcome.

Open STEM Lab (Evening)

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.

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

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