Who says Halloween has to be scary? Special events for families this October bring stories, games, crafts and treats.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is excited to welcome patrons back with in-person programs and events. In addition to book clubs, teen time, job, career and digital skills workshops, the Library is reopening several of its children’s programs, including storytime for babies, toddlers and preschool age children. Families are encouraged to visit the Events Calendar on the Library’s website for a full lineup of programs and events.
Masking for all visitors and staff, regardless of vaccination status, is required at all CLP locations. The Library encourages patrons to continue checking public health and CDC guidelines during this time.
During the month of October, the Library is also hosting several spooky activities and story-filled Halloween events. Families and children of all ages are encouraged to put on their favorite costumes and enjoy all the crafts, music, stories and treats that CLP has to offer to get everyone in the Halloween spirit.
Special events include:
Spooky Crafts for Kids and Teens
CLP - Lawrenceville (279 Fisk Street, 15201)
Thursday, October 21 | 3:30-5:30 pm
Celebrate Halloween at the Lawrenceville Library! Stop by the branch anytime on Thursday, October 21st during open hours for tricks, treats and spooky Halloween themed crafts.
CLP - Knoxville (400 Brownsville Road, 15210)
Thursday, October 28 | 4:00-6:00 pm
Join CLP-Knoxville to celebrate the spookiest season. Need a costume? Come make your very own costume, mask, and accessories. We will have treats and other fun activities to get you in the Halloween spirit.
A Haunting on Broadway Ave.
CLP - Beechview (1910 Broadway Avenue, 15216)
Thursday, October 28 | 4:30-6:30 pm
Drop by for a ghostly good time at CLP-Beechview! Wear your favorite costume and join us on the patio to celebrate Halloween with spooky crafts, snacks and music.
Halloween Drop-In Fun!
CLP - Carrick (1811 Brownsville Road, 15210)
Saturday, October 30 | 12:00-3:00 pm
Stop by the Library for Halloween-themed crafts, activities, a scavenger hunt, candy and more! Meet characters from some of your favorite fairy tales and check out spooky books and movies. Masks are required, and all activities will be socially distanced. All ages are welcome, and Halloween costumes are encouraged.
CLP – West End (47 Wabash Street, 15220)
Saturday, October 30 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Stop by CLP-West End any time between 10 am – 5 pm for crafts, treats and fun! Wear your Halloween costume, make some spooky crafts and get some ghoulish goodies. (No registration needed; masks are required for all customers over 2 years.)
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