Virtual Museum Storytime

Virtual Storytime: Heinz History Center (Feb 27 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with the Heinz History Center!

A representative from the museum will read a Pittsburgh-themed story that will introduce children to local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487699 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About the Heinz History Center:

Devoted to the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania, the History Center is Pennsylvania’s largest history museum and a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The 370,000 square-foot museum presents compelling stories from American history with a Western Pennsylvania connection in an interactive environment perfect for visitors of all ages.

Virtual Storytime: Fort Pitt Museum (Mar 6 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with the Fort Pitt Museum!

A representative from the museum will read a Pittsburgh-themed story that will introduce children to local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487707 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About the Fort Pitt Museum:

The Fort Pitt Museum, located in historic Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh, is a two-floor, 12,000-square-foot museum that tells the story of Western Pennsylvania’s pivotal role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh. Through interactive exhibitions, life-like historical figures, and recently added artifacts, visitors will learn the important role our region played in shaping the United States.

Virtual Storytime: Lincoln Highway Experience (Mar 13 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with the Lincoln Highway Experience!

A representative from the museum will read a story that will introduce children to the history of the Lincoln Highway and its roadside giants in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487711 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About the Lincoln Highway Experience:

Discover 100+ years of Lincoln Highway history at the largest museum in America dedicated to sharing the story of the first coast-to-coast highway. Located on the Lincoln Highway between Latrobe and Ligonier, PA in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, the Lincoln Highway Experience exhibits authentic and meticulously restored 1930s Lincoln Highway artifacts.  This delightful museum offers a slice of pie, a cup of joe, and a fun place for you to go!

Virtual Storytime: Meadowcroft Rock Shelter & Historic Village (Mar 20 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with Meadowcroft Rock Shelter & Historic Village!

A representative from the museum will read a story that will introduce children to our archeological history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to: https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487714 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About Meadowcroft Rock Shelter:

This National Historic Landmark, located in Avella, Washington County, Pa., features a massive rock overhang used 19,000 years ago for shelter by the first people in North America. In addition to ancient history at the Rockshelter, visitors to Meadowcroft can also step back in time to experience rural life over the past 500 years through a series of interpretive villages, including a 16th century Eastern Woodland Indian Village, an 18th century log cabin and open-sided trading post, and a 19th century village that includes a church, one-room schoolhouse, and blacksmith shop.

Virtual Storytime: McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center (Mar 27 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center!

A representative from the museum will read a Pittsburgh-themed story that will introduce children to local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!   

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487715 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center:

Founded in 1980, The McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center is a non-profit museum and research facility dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of McKeesport and its surrounding area. The Center houses the City of McKeesport’s first schoolhouse, previously situated at five other locations. Five additional rooms display varying aspects of McKeesport and the Mon Valley’s history, including an Industry Wing with a large-scale model of the US Steel National Tube, church collections, and an exhibit honoring Helen Richey. Peruse our nostalgic room of former store and restaurant donations and numerous nostalgic photos and paintings that will always bring to mind fond memories from the area’s rich historical past.

Virtual Storytime: PA Trolley Museum (Apr 10 @ 10)

Enjoy our special virtual storytime with the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum!

A representative from the museum will read a story that will introduce children to streetcars and local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!  

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=487716 (Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.)

About the PA Trolley Museum:

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum came to Washington County in February 1954 with three trolleys and a dream that was born in 1941. Today, the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum owns nearly 50 street and electric railway cars, 20 of which are operational on the museum’s four-mile ride. Each year over 30,000 visitors are treated to a hands-on, moving history lesson.

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