Our 2024 Summer Reading Program will run from June 10th through August 10th!

Please register your child for every program that you plan to attend.

TUESDAYS

Baby Stay and Play 

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

– Best for ages 0 – 18 months

Summer Gaming Club

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

– Best for ages 8 – 13

WEDNESDAYS

Toddler Stay and Play

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

– Best suited for ages 2 – 4

STEM

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

– Best suited for ages 8 – 13

THURSDAYS

Story time for all Friends

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

– Best for ages 3 – 6

Summer Gaming Club

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

– Best for ages 8 – 13

ADDITIONAL SUMMER EVENTS

June 13: Alcosan Visit STEAM Activity – 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

June 19: Alcosan Visit STEAM Activity -11:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

June 26: Go Wild @ the Library Pittsburgh Zoo Visit – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

July 10: Allegheny County Park Rangers Mr. McSlither’s Visit – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

July 27: Mission 45 Visit – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

July 31: Guided Nature Hike w/ Allegheny County Park Rangers – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

We will be using Beanstack again this year for all ages to track their reading from June 10th through August 10th. Throughout the summer you will be able to earn virtual tickets to enter into gift card drawings. Download the Beanstack app or create an account at Beanstack.com. Once you have created your account, search for the Jefferson Hills Library Summer Reading Challenge.

You have the chance of winning gift cards to Starbucks, Target,, Roblox, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Amazon, and more!

INSTRUCTIONS FOR WEBSITE USERS

If you have never used Beanstack before:

1. Go to the new Beanstack website: https://carnegiesouth.beanstack.org/users/sign_in#/manage

2. Sign up for a new Beanstack account.

3. Once you have created your new account, register for the Jefferson Hills Library Summer Reading Challenge.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MOBILE APP USERS:

If you have never used Beanstack before:

1. Download the Beanstack mobile app.

2. Open the app and select “At my library.”

3. Search “Carnegie South” and click on Carnegie Library – South Region.

4. Sign up for an account and answer any additional profile questions.

5. Register for the Jefferson Hills Library Summer Reading Challenge. 

Design a library bookmark based on our summer theme “Adventure Begins at Your Library.” Winning entries will be printed and handed out at the Jefferson Hills Public Library.

Staff will pick one winning design for each age group and the winning artists will receive a $10 Amazon or Roblox gift card.

Pick up the entry form at the library, design your bookmark, and submit your form by August 1st.

Patrons will receive a raffle ticket for each time they check out materials this summer. These tickets can be entered into any of our summer raffle baskets. This raffle will run from June 10th  through August 10th.