Next on the List

Next on the List

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian The forecast for this next week—and probably most of the summer—looks like it’s going to be a scorcher and that means a lot of indoor reading time. Fortunately for me, there are a goodly number of books that...
Summer Reading Program 2024

Summer Reading Program 2024

Adventure Begins is the theme of the 2024 Summer Reading Program! The library offers reading incentive programs for all ages—with fun prizes and giveaways. Plus—fun, creative, and educational programs and events for all ages! Visit the Calendar page for program...
Father Knows Best

Father Knows Best

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian With a few subtle adjustments—change the cake to a cherry pie, the boy to two girls, lose the pipe but keep the dog—this Norman Rockwell image could have illustrated the Robb household fifty-some years ago. My...
Walk on the Mind Side

Walk on the Mind Side

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Mindfulness is a word that has come to the forefront in recent years; it certainly wasn’t something I heard about until a couple of years ago. But as the world around us becomes more fraught and anxiety seems...
Let the Adventures Begin

Let the Adventures Begin

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian In the past week I’ve been embroiled in a Virginia civil rights court case before landing in England to take part in a televised baking contest. Of course, these adventures were courtesy of books—the first one...
Summer Reading Program 2024

Summer Story Time 2024

Pittsburg Public Library invites you to join us for the Adventure Begins Summer Story Time session, from June 3 through July 24, 2024. June—The Tuesday and Wednesday Story Times are at 10:00 a.m. and will be held in the shade at beautiful Lincoln Park. Look for the...