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Infant - Preschool



Read on your own or with older kids or grown-ups in your life and complete activities listed in the squares on your Summer Reading Quest sheet in your folder! Note what you read or did as you go. Turn your card in to the library or email it to us by August 13th. You may continue earning points by completing additional activities. 

Earns You:

1  prize ticket per square
15 extra tickets for completing the whole sheet1




For 2022, we are enjoying the ocean during story time! Join us on Wednesdays at 11:00am for animal-themed adventures that include stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft activity.

  • 6/15: Small Sea Creatures

  • 6/22: Tales of the Ocean

  • 6/29: Sailboats

  • 7/13: Big Sea Creatures

  • 7/20: Fish and Coral

  • 7/27: Pirates



Each Tuesday we have a new Ocean Adventure planned for our

participants ages birth through middle school! All events are free

at begin at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted. Preregistration is

required for some events, as noted.


  • 6/14 Sea Turtles, Save Turtles  The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG

     Aquarium are helping sea turtles in a big way! Come join us as

     we learn about some of the challenges sea turtles are facing.

     Held at the PROSPECT FIRE HALL.

  • 6/21   Let's Build Atlantis! Come to the LIBRARY and help build

     Atlantis with Legos! All creations will be displayed throughout the summer for 

     patrons of all ages to enjoy.

  • 6/28  Family Fishing at Moraine Join us as we learn how to fish at McDANIEL'S LAUNCH PAVILION #6, MORAINE STATE PARK. Fishing licenses are not required.  All equipment and bait will be provided.​ For more specific directions , call 724-865-9718 or email us at

  • 7/12   Orca Stuffed Animal Workshop 11am and 1pm at the LIBRARY. Come find out about one of the most recognizable sea creatures in the world, then stuff your own orca buddy! Stuffed orcas available to the first 30 registrantsRegistration for this event will begin on June 13th.

  • 7/19  Exploring the Pond at JENNINGS. Meet us at the park office at Jennings Environmental Center as we go on a short hike to the pond to discover what lives there!

  • 7/26  Cartoon Academy LIVE! at the PROSPECT FIRE HALL. Join us for a hands-on cartooning workshop. Children will learn the basics of cartooning and how to create characters! Recommended for ages 6 and up.

  • 8/3  Finale Picnic & Wacky Science Magic Show at the PROSPECT FIRE HALL. Come celebrate you Summer Reading  achievements at our potluck lunch and magic show! Professor Steve and The Cat in the Hat will be performing at noon.



Come into the library for weekly STEAM and Building Challenges - or email us and we'll send them to you! Work at your own pace here or at home, using household materials and all sorts of building items. Complete one challenge of each type per week. You can send us pictures if you complete them at home.


Visit or virtually tour libraries in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Westmoreland Counties and make a PBS character badge for your Library Explorer lanyard. As part of our Summer Reading Program, you get a ticket for every library you explore. Go to the PBS Library Explorers website to get started.

Library Explorers LOGO with WQED.JPG
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