Just for Kids

Family Place (small)We are a Family Place Library!  

Check calendar for all programming.


Saturday, September 26th, 10:30 am – It’s Super Saturday featuring a Johnny Appleseed storytime.

Saturday, September 26th, 1:30 pm – Super Saturday continues with Batman Day! Celebrate the “Caped Crusader”, hero or ultimate inventor- you decide.

Saturday, October 10th and October 24th, 10:00 am – Stop by the Riverplex for a special outdoor Story Time session!

Saturday, October 10th, 1:00 pm – Star Wars READ Day

HalloweenSaturday, October 24th, 1:00-3:00 pm – Come, if you dare, to our Halloween Party for children pre-k through grade 3.  If you wear your costume, try not to be too scary! Contact the youth department, 724-658-6659 ext. 106, for more information and to let us know if you’re coming!


Toddler Family PlaceStarts Tuesday, October 13th!
Tuesdays from 10-11 am with Miss Kathy- a workshop series for children (birth to 3 years) and their caregivers.  The Children’s Story Room will be transformed into a Toyland, where children can play with the toys and other children their age while caregivers socialize with other parents, grandparents, or babysitters.  A very short picture book is read, nursery rhymes are acted out, and songs are sung.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Call 724-658-6659 ext. 106 for information.

Mother Goose Story Time:
Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am with Miss Sharon.  For children ages 6 months to 4 years, activities include nursery rhymes, songs, and finger play.  Older siblings may come along, no reservations required!  Join us for a lively movement–oriented session which features dance, song, and, of course, a story!! Call Sharon at 724-658-6659 ext. 111 for more information. 


Newest Junior Titles- Click for full list.

JR books
and more…




**If you are an educator or librarian, we have a large selection of stuffed toys and puppets for your teaching needs! Talk with the Children’s Department staff, 724-658-6659 ext. 106, for information on checking out these items.**


ABCMouseABC Mouse - An award-winning online curriculum for young learners (ages 2-6+), with 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and more!

Tumble Book Library

Tumblebook Library – Interactive and animated books and games online!


Book Flix

BookFlix – Provided by POWER Library, pairs books with interactive videos of different subjects.


Slime Kids

Slime Kids- A free resource for book reviews, book trailers, games, and more!

DK find out


DK Find Out – A free online encyclopedia that brings DK’s visual approach to learning to the internet using sound, video, animation, quizzes, and interactive features.

Power KidsPOWER Kids –  On the POWER Kids webpage find the POWER Library’s e-resources (Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents) are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.

Check out this site for more great links for kids, parents, and caregivers!