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Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! On February 14 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft server by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our Minecraft server is open to Moon Library patrons ...
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Builder’s Hour

Get your build on! On February 14 at 4:30 PM, we'll put out all of our building toys for fun and experimentation. Legos? Got 'em! Magnatiles? You betcha! We'll throw it back with some Lincoln Logs and wooden blocks too. If you need a little inspiration, we'll have challenge ideas and ...
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Storymakers Kid’s Club

Love to write? Interested in art & illustration? Get those creative juices flowing with this creative writing club for kids in grades 3-6. On February 13 at 4:30 PM, we'll learn about story structure and ways to get your words and pictures going. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Crack the Code Club

Crack the Code Club is a program to help kids in grades 1-3 catch up on literacy skills they may have missed over the previous school year, or reinforce skills they are struggling with. Each program focuses on specific letter sound correlations or literacy skills. On February 6 at 5 ...
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PBS Preschool Pack

Prepare your kid for preschool with a PBS Preschool Pack. On February 6, families with kids 3-5 years old can pick up a kit with library books and PBS Kids DVDs to borrow for one month and an activity pack to keep and enjoy. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Preschool STEM

Join us on February 3 and 17 at 10:30 AM for simple science experiments perfect for your little scientist! Preschool STEM is open to kids 2-5 years old with a caregiver. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Coming Soon

Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! On February 14 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft server by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our Minecraft server is open to Moon Library patrons ...
Read More

Builder’s Hour

Get your build on! On February 14 at 4:30 PM, we'll put out all of our building toys for fun and experimentation. Legos? Got 'em! Magnatiles? You betcha! We'll throw it back with some Lincoln Logs and wooden blocks too. If you need a little inspiration, we'll have challenge ideas and ...
Read More
close up shot of a kid writing on notebook using a pencil

Storymakers Kid’s Club

Love to write? Interested in art & illustration? Get those creative juices flowing with this creative writing club for kids in grades 3-6. On February 13 at 4:30 PM, we'll learn about story structure and ways to get your words and pictures going. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

 

Our Picks

Miss Nicole’s App Pick of the Day: Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Miss Nicole is sharing her favorite apps for kids. Today's pick is the problem solving app Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame. Download the app on the App Store or Google Play. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by ...
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Miss Sarah’s Daily Pick: Weird But True!

Miss Sarah is linking to her favorite websites for kids. Today's Daily Pick is the National Geographic Kids series Weird But True! Check out videos, radio shows, and more online. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our ...
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Miss Megan’s PBS Pick of the Day: Molly of Denali

In honor of our partnership with WQED Education, Miss Megan is sharing her favorite PBS Kids shows every day. Miss Megan's PBS Pick of the Day is Molly of Denali. Check out videos, games, activities, and more online. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's ...
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Homework Help

  • BookFLIX: Interactive children’s books to read online.
  • CyberSmarts: Short online books for kids and adults about internet safety.
  • Little Pim: Interactive online language learning for all ages. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and English as a Second Language. Log in as a guest or by creating an account using your email address. You must have an account to save your progress.
  • NoveList Plus K-8: Information about over 38,000 children’s books.
  • OverDrive Kids: Borrow ebooks and audiobooks using your library card.
  • Select Reads: A library book recommendation website and newsletter for a variety of age groups and subjects.
  • TumbleBook Library: Interactive fiction and non-fiction books for children.

 

Fun & Games

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to one of our children’s department staff members.

 

Megan Goode (Email: goodem@moonlibrary.org)

Specialties: Kids events and programs, collection development, general questions

 

Nicole Beatty (Email: beattyn@moonlibrary.org)

Specialties: Kids events and programs

 

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