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For Curious and Creative Kids


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Coding for Kids


Free App for Young Coders       Block Coding Grades 3 - 5    Block Coding Grades 3 - 5      Free App Young Coders

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"Words and Pictures" Complete Season



Library Borrowing Days

Kindergarten Schaefer & DiFiore- Wednesdays

Kindergarten Hartsock & Knicely- Fridays

1st Grade Grover & Peterman- Wednesdays

1st Grade England & Peterman- Fridays 

2nd Grade Shelby & Kitner- Thursdays 

2nd Grade Miller & Kitner- Tuesdays

3rd Grade Greif- Mondays

4th Grade Rebitch- Thursdays

5th Grade Gregg- Fridays 


Technology & Entertainment Resources for Families


Reviews on Books, Apps, Video Games 


App to Borrow eBooks & Audio Books


          Apps Parents Should Know 


      Navigating Digital Information 

Reading and Podcast Resources for Families



         Podcasts for Kids








"Raise Kids Who Love to Read"



         Notable Books 2023


Great Book Recommendations 



Welcome to Story Hour: 100 Favorite Books for Young Readers

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Courtney Anderson
620 Squaw Run Rd. E.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206