Carnegie Library Summer Reading Extravaganza, Sunday June 12

There’s a lot to do at the Carnegie Main Library in Oakland on Sunday, June 12 from 12 – 5 pm.  Celebrate this year’s multicultural summer reading theme in an afternoon packed with free fun.

Selected Schedule of Events:

Verizon Performance Tent

12:40 CLP Welcome
1:00 Pittsburgh Musical Theater
1:45 2011 Cinderella Ball Presentation
2:00 Obama Academy Steel Band
3:00 Steel City Harmonizers
4:00 Kyiv Ukrainian Dance Ensemble School
4:40 WTAE’s Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey

Workshop Tent

12:30 Bellydance workshop with Amethyst
1:30 Folk Dances From Around the World
2:30 Learn about Latin American music with Coro Latinoamericano-Pittsburgh
3:30 Explore your e-motions with Pittsburgh Dance and Theater Arts
4:30 Create cartoons Joe Wos and WQED

Quiet Reading Room

12:30 Balkan Babes
1:30 The Neighbors (60s Style Soul)
2:30 Inacchord (a cappella group)
3:30 Amethyst & Tribe of Azhar, with Tom Moran (oud) and Rich Ermlick (doumbek)
4:30 Pittsburgh Dance and Theater Arts

Children’s Department

1:00 Strega Nona Puppet Show
2:00 Strega Nona Puppet Show
3:00 Strega Nona Puppet Show
3:40 Gateway to the Arts presents Little Red Hen

Here’s a sample of some of the fun things you’ll be able to do at Extravaganza:

Watch fun international performances

Personalize a Smiley Cookie with Eat’n Park

Rock out with Radio Disney & Friends

Visit the I Made It! Market and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Kid’s Day at Schenley Plaza

Check out the Used Book Sale

Purchase lunch and learn about Afghanistan from the Conflict Kitchen.

Visit with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Support your Library


Bring the whole family! There’s fun for everyone!

Click here to pre-register for Extravaganza and Summer Reading!  Kids between the ages of 6-12, sign up for Pirates Tales. Click here to learn more.