Allegheny County Library Association’s Youth Services is partnering with KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live (PTL) in highlighting the many resources and programming available to students and their parents. 

Each month, Youth Services Coordinator Carrie Lane will join PTL’s Heather Abraham for an exciting adventure of Books and Beyond.  You can view each program by tuning in each month, or watching previous episodes on the calendar below.

Here is a complete listing of Books and Beyond segments on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live for 2023.

January 2023

Tune in to PTL live on January 9 at 9:00 a.m. This month’s books for young adult readers are companion novels – “Blackout” and “Whiteout.” Plus, PTL’s Heather Abraham finds out how the Allegheny County Library Association’s bookmobile services are helping life-long readers.

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December 2022

Tune in to PTL live on December 12 at 9:00 a.m. as ACLA and Spark Books highlight books that make great gifts for the holiday season.

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november 2022

Tune in to PTL live on November 14 at 9:00 a.m. as ACLA showcases how libraries are educating parents that learning begins at birth.

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october 2022

Tune in to PTL live on October 11 at 9:00 a.m. as ACLA highlights various ways that all are welcome at libraries.

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SEPTEMBER 2022

Tune in to PTL live on September 12 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA highlights our Love Your Library initiative.

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AUGUST 2022

Tune in to PTL live on August 8 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA shows the Not So Quiet side of a Library.

 

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July 2022

Tune in to PTL live on July 11 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA celebrates the beginning of summer.

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JUNE 2022

Tune in to PTL live on June 13 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA highlights this summer’s Story Walks.

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Story Walks

May 2022

Tune in to PTL live on May 9 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA highlights its Summer Learning program.

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APRIL 2022

Tune in to PTL live on April 11 @ 9:00 a.m. as ACLA highlights MakerSpaces.

  • Carnegie Library of Homestead
  • Community Library of Castle Shannon
  • Millvale Community Library
  • Monroeville Public Library
  • Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  • Oakmont Carnegie Library
  • Springdale Free Public Library
  • Braddock Carnegie Library
  • Brentwood Library
  • Bridgeville Public Library
  • C. Mellor Memorial Library
  • Carnegie Library of Homestead
  • Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
  • Cooper-Siegel Community Library
  • Dormont Public Library
  • O.R. Sto-Rox Library
  • Green Tree Public Library
  • Millvale Community Library
  • Moon Township Public Library
  • Monroeville Public Library
  • Lebanon Public Library
  • Northern Tier Regional Library
  • Pleasant Hills Public Library
  • Oakmont Carnegie Library
  • Robinson Township Library
  • Sharpsburg Community Library
  • South Fayette Township Library
  • South Park Township Library
  • Springdale Free Public Library
  • Whitehall Public Library
  • Western Allegheny Community Library
  • Wilkinsburg Public Library

MARCH 2022

ACLA highlights its Nature Backpacks program.

FEBRUARY 2022

ACLA highlights its Bookmobile Services on PTL with Operations Manager Chuck Arrigo.

JANUARY 2022

PTL’s Heather Abraham introduces us to her new segment, “Books and Beyond,” a closer look at some wonderful books for all ages and genres and the services a library provides the community. Allegheny County Library Association Youth Service Coordinator Carrie Lane is interviewed.