As the sky darkens, fireflies light the night. Learn about our official state insect, the fascinating lives they lead, and how we can all play a part in ensuring they are around for the enjoyment of future generations. Allegheny County Park rangers will teach you all about these amazing insects. This program will be inside […]
The littlest scientists will learn all about water at this very special program presented by the Carnegie Science Center. A presenter from the Science Center will lead children in a fun-filled, play based program all about the special properties of water. For ages 3-7. Registration is required. This program has been made possible through the […]
The usual material for birdhouses is wood. But how do we create a birdhouse from other materials? How about materials we don’t need anymore, such as CD jewel cases, VHS tapes and floppy disks? Teaching artists from the Center for Creative Reuse will teach kids all about constructing bird abodes out of obsolete media. We […]
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing at the library with crafts and activities. Children are encouraged to drop in between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to participate in some fun space themed crafts and games. Please note: crafts will be out in the children’s area of the library for children to […]
Come and learn all about birds, what they eat, and how they eat it! Local environmental educator Verna McGinley will be leading us in stories, puppets, and songs as well as bringing a bird friend to meet. For ages 6-12. Please register in advance.
Science meets literacy at this special storytime for preschoolers and early elementary age children. Together we will learn about robots and programming by engaging in hands on activities and reading some fun books about all kinds of robots. Children ages 4-7 are invited to attend this program with a caregiver. Registration is required.
Calling all LEGO fans! All elementary school age kids are invited to this fun filled evening of LEGO! We will have crafts, games, and tons of actual LEGO to play with. For ages 7-12. Registration is required. Also, please do not bring your own LEGO pieces so that we can make sure that library and […]
Science meets literacy at this special storytime for preschoolers and early elementary age children. Together we will learn about animals and the different types of homes they live in by engaging in hands on activities and reading some fun books about all kinds of animals. Children ages 4-7 are invited to attend this program with […]
Phipps Conservatory is coming to Green Tree to teach everyone about the totally creepy world of carnivorous plants. Observe various species and learn how and why these meat-eating plants eat insects, tadpoles and small fish! Please wear old clothes because we will be playing with dirt. For ages 7-11. There is a non-refundable fee of $5 per child […]
Phipps Conservatory is visiting and bringing their worms! Children will get to investigate how worms eat, move and create healthy soil. Please wear old clothes because we will be playing with dirt. For ages 4-7. There is a non-refundable fee of $5 per child to participate. Payment is required at the time of registration. This program has […]