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11th Annual Extravaganza
Sunday, June 12
The official start to Summer Reading!

It's not officially summer until the white tents spring up on the Library's lawn in June to signal the start of Summer Reading. For the past 11 years, the Library's Summer Reading Extravaganza, a free outdoor festival, has showcased our region's rich culture and is a great reminder to the community about just how integral the Library is to life here in Pittsburgh.

Major Sponsors:

Allegheny Regional Asset District • Dominion • Eat'n Park • The Elizabeth Shiras Charitable Trust through the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee • EQT • Heinz North America • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield • Maher Duessel • Panera Bread • UPMC Health Plan • Verizon

In Collaboration with:

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar • Conflict Kitchen • FUZE • Giant Eagle • The Goodie Truck • Kennywood • I Made It! Market • Kona Ice • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy • Pittsburgh Pirates • Shearer's Foods, Inc.

Media Partners:

Radio Disney AM 1250 • Comcast • The Saturday Light Brigade

Special thanks to our donors who support Summer Reading through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC):
Allegheny Technologies • AMSCO Inc., a subsidiary of ESB Bank • BNY Mellon • Hefren-Tillotson, Inc. • Industrial Scientific • Levin Furniture • PPG Industries, Inc. • The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. • UPMC Health Plan •
U.S. Steel

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By the Numbers: 4,361 people registered (more than 1,000 over last year); 2,807 people pre-registered through the Library's website; 3,479 people came through the Library's doors between 12-5 pm; 93 people registered for library cards; 67 external organizations participated.