Upcoming Events

Age Group
Age Group
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
Ongoing Events
Event Type
Registration Type

Primary tabs

Summer Reading Program 2024

All Day 6/15 - 8/10
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Body:

Dormont Library's Summer Reading Program for 2024 runs from June 15 to August 10. This year's theme is "Adventure Begins at Your Library."

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LEGO Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Body:

Children and families are welcome at our monthly LEGO club! Use our big bin of LEGO and compatible bricks to put together a creation that's uniquely your own. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: Mission to the Moon

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Body:

Join us for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party, featuring a presentation from the Moonshot Muserum right here in Pittsburgh!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Nihonga Japanese Traditional Painting & Sumi-e Workshop

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Room: Keith Seminar Center
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DPL Book Club: The Vanishing Half

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Room: Keith Seminar Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Body:

June's selection for the DPL Book Club is The Vanishing Half, written by Brit Bennett.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Morning)

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

Rainbow Cupcake Decorating Class

10:00am - 12:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Payment
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Room: Keith Seminar Center
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Body:

Put a little color into your life! Work with cupcakes and buttercream. Learn from a professional a variety of techniques to decorate cupcakes similar to the photo, or use your imagination and create your own designs.

Summer Reading Saturday Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

A story and craft for children and families of all ages to enjoy together. Saturday Storytimes are a little longer and the crafts are a little more complex than Weekday Storytimes.

June 22: Dragons

July 13: Jungle Adventure

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Body:

Moonshot Museum logo

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open STEM Lab (Evening)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Body:

Try out one of our STEM toolkits and learn while you play! Building kits, circuits, robots, and more, supervised by a volunteer.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Morning)

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paw Patrol Scavenger Hunt (Grade K-2)

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Body:

Part of the 2024 Summer Reading Program. 

A fun Paw Patrol-themed scavenger hunt for kids in kindergarten through the 2nd grade. Search the library for hidden items and win a prize!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Pokémon Scavenger Hunt (Grade 3-5)

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Body:

Part of the 2024 Summer Reading Program. 

A Pokémon scavenger hunt for kids in 3rd through 5th grade. Find the hidden items in the library to win prizes!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Doggie Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Body:

Returning after a long break, Doggie Storytime is a special storytime for kids in kindergarten to 3rd Grade where kids can practice reading to dogs! One or more therapy dogs and their handlers will be on hand to listen.

CLOSED: Fourth of July

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Dormont Public Library
Description:

The library will be closed all day on the fourth of July in observance of Independence Day. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open STEM Lab

10:30am - 11:30am
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Body:

Try out one of our STEM toolkits and learn while you play! Building kits, circuits, robots, and more, supervised by a volunteer.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Origami Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Body:

Recommended for middle school age children and up, including teens and adults.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Reading Weekday Storytime (Afternoon)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dormont Public Library
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Body:

Part of the Dormont Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an adventure-themed story and craft with library staff. Weekday Storytimes are for children in birth through 2nd Grade.

Finding Your Creative Voice: Adult Arts & Crafts

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Dormont Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Dormont Public Library
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Body:

Socialize and get creative with Finding Your Creative Voice, our monthly arts and crafts program for adults! Each month we'll be trying out a different craft technique. No experience is required, so take it easy and have fun!