Summer Reading Program

HOW IT WORKS!

  1. Grab a Reading Record from the library.
  2. Read books and mark them down on your Reading Record
  3. Bring your Reading Record back to the library throughout the summer to earn prizes!

KICK OFF: FURRY CON!

Join us for the beginning of Summer Reading with a Furry Con! Dress up as an animal and join us on the lawn of the library for activities and a costume contest!

June 12th 12-2pm

STORYTIMES

Stop by Facebook Live every Monday for a storytime! Also keep an eye out for some outdoor storytimes this summer which we will announce closer to the date!

Mondays 11am

TAKE HOME KITS

Check in for Take Home Kits! We’ll have kits for all ages including Teen and Adults!

LET’S DRAW ANIMALS!

Learn how to draw animals every Thursday throughout the Summer
Reading Program!

Thursdays 11am

DISCOVERY DAY

Stop by Facebook Live every Wednesday for a Discovery Day! With a focus on STEAM concepts, we’ll be discovering something new each week!

Wednesdays 11am

popsicle and watermelon

PAGE TURNER ADVENTURES

For four weeks in the Summer Reading Program, Page Turner Adventures will be providing a fantastic all-encompassing series of shows, crafts, experiments, stories,
and fun with Animal Adventures!

June 14-18, July 5-9, July 19-23, and August 2-6

CREATE YOUR INNER FURRY

Ever wanted to create your inner furry? Join us for a Zoom to learn all about it! Come armed with your favorite animals, a pencil, and a paper! Sign up to receive the Zoom Link by emailing fgelsimino@carnegieofhomestead.org

June 25th 7pm

BE AN ENGINEER WITH THE CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER

Let’s be an Engineer! The Carnegie Science Center will be hosting a Zoom program to learn about engineering. Each participant or family will receive an activity kit to use with the program beforehand. At least one of the participants in a family must be entering 2nd-6th grade. Sign up by emailing fgelsimino@carnegieofhomestead.org

July 21st 1-2pm
July 22nd 11-12pm or 1-2pm

ADULT MURDER MYSTERY WEEK

Let’s solve a mystery! Follow the clues on our Facebook throughout the week to try and discover who done it! People who figure it out will win a prize.

June 28th-July 2nd

ADULT STORYTIME

Adults need storytimes too! Join us for a fun Adult Storytime this summer on Facebook Live.

July 23rd 12pm

TWEEN/TEEN JUGGLING WORKSHOP

Ever wanted to learn how to juggle? Or make your own juggling balls? Look no further than the Tween/Teen Juggling Workshop! Watch the video on our Summer Reading section of our website.

July 9th

snake on a tree branch

HEALTH WEEK

Stop by our Facebook to watch fun health-centered videos each day this week!

July 26th-31st

PET PARADE

Bring your pets to the library for a Pet Parade! Take a stroll up and down the sidewalk with your pet and win awards!

July 17th 12-2pm

SUMMER READING END

Let’s have another party for the end of the Summer Reading Program, this time with Reading Ready Pittsburgh! Join us outside on the Library grounds for a great time. Don’t forget to bring your reading records in on August 14th or throughout the
following week to get your prizes!

August 14th 12-2pm