Please register for all programs at least one day in advance to ensure enough supplies are prepared.

To register for programs, call the library or email Ms. Heather at


Book Explorers: 3:45-4:45 PM
          Grades 1-5
Arts and Crafts: 4:45-5:45 PM
          All Ages
Coding and Gaming at the Library: 3:30-4:30 PM
          Grades 1-12
Weekly Special Event: 6:30 PM
          All Ages
Toddler Time: 3:30-4:00 PM
          Ages 2-4
Music & Dancing: 4:00-4:30 PM
          All Ages
Open Play: 4:30-5:00 PM
          All Ages
Homework Zone: 5:00-6:00 PM
          Grades 1-12
Songs & Stories: 10:30-11:00 AM
          Ages Birth-3
Open Play: 11:00-11:30 AM
          Ages Birth-3
Rhyming Readers: 3:45-4:15 PM
          Ages 4-7
Reader's Theater: 4:15-5:00 PM
          Grades 1-8
Discovery Club: 5:00-5:45 PM
           All Ages

"It's a Hockey Night"

Tuesday, September 18th
7:00 PM

Larry Woods from the Heinz History Center will be at the Library tracing Pittsburgh's hockey history from its beginnings in Oakland to the Consol Energy Center. All ages are welcome to attend!

PJ Party at the Library

Tuesday, September 25th
6:30 PM

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite sleepy-time friend with you to this special fun party at the library!! We will read stories, make a craft, enjoy a snack, and rock out during a dance party!!

Family Game Night

Tuesday, October 9th
6:30 PM

Bring your whole family to the library for this fun night of playing games!! We will have board games, card games, computer games, and more!! Snacks will be provided so you can play the night away!!

Candy Bar Bingo

Friday, October 19th
6:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled evening of Bingo, food, raffles, and more! We ask that each family bring a King-size candy bar to help us with the winning prizes for the Bingo games. Doors will open at 6:00 PM so you can get a seat, some food, and be ready for the first game to start at 6:45 PM. Admission and all Bingo games will be free; all money raised during the sale of food and raffles will go the Library.

Building Party

Tuesday, October 23rd
6:30 PM

LEGOs, Duplo Blocks, Wooden Blocks, MagnaTiles, Lincoln Logs, and Keva Planks will all be used at our special Building Party! Complete fun building challenges to try to win a prize!!

Halloween Parade

Sunday, October 28th
2:00 PM

Cute little clowns and all things so scary, march in a parade and support the Library! Join us for Castle Shannon's annual Halloween Parade! We will be starting at 2:00 PM in the front of the library. Join us back at the library after the parade for refreshments, raffles, and prizes.


Tuesday, October 30th
6:30 PM

Ghouls, goblins, and ghosties unite for the best Halloween bash ever....Boo-palooza!! Join us at the library for games, dancing, books, a snack, and trick or treating at the library! Wear your favorite costume to the event!!

Junior Librarians

Tuesday, November 6th
6:30 PM

Have you ever wondered what Ms. Heather and the other workers at the library do every day? Sign up to be one of our Junior Librarians. Children will have the chance to help check out books, put books away, and learn things about the library.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Tuesday, November 20th
7:00 PM

Sign up to join us for a special reading program! Each child will have the opportunity to read to one of our special doggie tutors. Register for this event to ensure we have enough dogs present.