Read books and complete activities listed in the squares on your Summer Reading Quest sheet in your folder, noting what you read or did as you go. Try to complete a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, or cover each of the four corners. Turn  your card in to the library or email it to us by August 14th. There will be a special prize if the whole card is completed. You may continue earning points by completing additional activities. 

Earns You:

1 Grand Prize Drawing  Ticket

per square


A coupon for every 5 squares completed


A prize for completing the whole sheet1


For 2021, we are enjoying the great outdoors with storytime! Join us on Wednesdays at 11:00am for animal-themed adventures that include stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft activity. In the event of inclement weather, children will be able to pick up a Grab & Go craft at the library and watch storytime via Facebook Live.

  • 6/16    Feathered Friends

  • 6/23    Sea Life

  • 6/30   Forest Creatures

  • 7/14     Desert Dwellings

  • 7/21     Playful Pets

  • 7/28    Jungle Jam

  • 8/4      Insect Inspection

Earns You:

1 Grand Prize Drawing  Ticket


Storytime attended



Each Tuesday we have a new Animal Adventure planned for our participants ages birth through middle school! With the exception of our manatees, events are free at begin at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted. Preregistration is required for some events, as noted.


  • 6/15    Backyard Birding Adventure at JENNINGS ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER 10am, 11am, & 12pm - Learn about birds with a park ranger and take home a bird feeder Grab & Go kit provided by PBS. Call the library to register by June 11, 2021!

  • 6/22    Tree Frog Make & Learn at the LIBRARY - Come find out about one of our endangered species and then stuff your own manatee buddy! Stuffed TREE FROGS are available free of charge to the first 30 registrants. Registration opens June 14, 2021

  • 6/29  Animal Tracks & Traces at McDANEL'S LAUNCH, MORAINE STATE PARK 10am - 12pm: Learn about animal tracks & signs with a park ranger, go on a guided hike to the Dam & Spillway, & take home a Grab & Go kit from PBS. Call the library to register by June 25, 2021!

  • 7/13   Animal Home Construction at the LIBRARY - Get ready to show off your construction muscle by creating an animal home of your imagination from everyday items! Meet outside the library.

  • 7/20  Jungle Rock Painting at the LIBRARY - Let your artistic juices flow as you paint jungle animals on rocks to hide in the community! Meet outside the library.

  • 7/27  Working Dog Learn & Greet at the LIBRARY - Meet a service dog and a therapy dog and learn what makes each so special.

  • 8/3    Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt at MORAINE'S BUTTERFLY GARDEN TRAIL - Meet your friends at Moraine North Shore’s Butterfly Garden trail to see if you can spot everything listed on the Nature Scavenger Hunt sheet in your folder for a prize!

  • 8/10  Furry Friends Finale Picnic at the LIBRARY​​ - Bring your favorite furry friend – stuffed or otherwise! – and your favorite snack for a finale picnic and collect your very own Kids Recipe Book to take home.

Earns You:

1 Grand Prize Drawing  Ticket


Animal Adventure attended




Come into the library for weekly STEAM and LEGO Challenges, as well as Math Sheets - or email us and we'll send them to you! Work at your own pace here or at home. Complete 1 STEAM Challenge, 1 LEGO Challenge, and up to 7 Math Sheets per week. Keep track so you can earn a prize. You can send us pictures if you complete them at home.

Earns You:

1 Grand Prize Drawing  Ticket


Challenge or Math Sheet completed


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. You get a ticket for every library you explore. Go to the PBS Library Explorers website to get started.

Earns You:

1 Grand Prize Drawing  Ticket


Library Visit

Library Explorers LOGO with WQED.JPG