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Indoor winter fun for kids at the Knoxville Branch Library


The Knoxville Library is celebrating the Winter Olympics Games during February with some indoor activities for kids in grades K-5. Wii sports gaming, Popcorn Olympics, snowflake making and other things to lift the winter doldrums are planned.

Tuesdays, Feb. 4 and 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. will be the time to “Get Your Game On” with Wii games. Practice some of the sports games and then enter the friendly Winter Games Days on Saturdays, February 1 and 15 at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Stop by any of those dates and times to take part in the fun. These programs are designed for kids ages 5-12.

Story time for toddlers and preschoolers begins again on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., February 6. They’ll be sharing age-appropriate books, rhymes, songs, puppets and activities designed to foster a young child’s interest in reading. This interactive half-hour program with is planned for children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver, but all are welcome. This series of programs will continue on Thursday afternoons through April 24.

All programs are free and open to the public. Learn more about their programs and activities for children by visiting the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Knoxville, 400 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh 15210, or calling 412-381-6543.

Information is also available on their webpage: and on Facebook (search for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville). The library’s email address is


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