Join us this summer as we celebrate all the ways you can rock at the Castle Shannon Library. We will be learning about different styles of stories, space, astronomy, and more! Don't forget to pick up your reading Bingo cards and activity logs to try to win our raffle basket prizes.

Registration is appreciated for all programs to ensure enough supplies are prepared.

Please note there will be no programs from July 20-July 27 as Ms. Heather will be on vacation.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Summer Reading Kick Off

Saturday, June 8th
1:00-4:00 PM

Stop in the library any time during the kick off to register, pick up your reading logs, activity challenge cards, and books to start your summer learning adventure. We will have a small activity for each child to do before they blast off for the summer.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Pirate's Tales


This summer read your way into PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Read a book and log it in online or complete a Pirates Tale Entry Form to earn rewards. This program runs until August 25th!

As you read more books, you will progress around the bases and earn prizes, with the   ultimate goal of hitting a Grand Slam!
SINGLE: Read 5 books (Pirates baseball bat pen)
DOUBLE: Read 10 books (Pirates baseball wristband)
TRIPLE: Read 15 books (Pirates baseball socks)
HOME RUN: Read 20 Books (Pirates baseball cap & tickets
GRAND SLAM: Read 21 Books or more (Earn an entry to win an invitation to Pirates Tales Day at PNC Park.

The library that has the most Pirates Tales  participants will win a pizza party with the  Pirate Parrot!

Monday, March 11, 2019

Space Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, June 18th
6:30 PM

Join us in the upstairs part of the library for this special scavenger hunt. We will be finding clues in books, on computers, and around the library to help us solve a mystery.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Rockets with the Carnegie Science Center

Tuesday, June 25th
6:00 PM ***Special Start Time***

Explore the forces that work with and against a rocket. Reach for the stars by shooting off stomp and Alka Seltzer rockets. With enough training, you'll hit your target every time! This program is limited to 30 students so register early!

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Family Movie Night

Tuesday, July 2nd
6:30 PM

Bring your family to the library for a special movie night at the library! Light refreshments will be served. Call the library for the movie title!

Friday, March 8, 2019

NASA Night

Tuesday, July 9th
6:30 PM

This special space event will have us exploring what NASA is, what astronauts are, and learning more about space exploration. Registration for this event is required to ensure we have enough space supplies.