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STEM Imagination Builders: Block Party

Saturday, April 25, 2015  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Using STEM skills to build with a variety of blocks and structural toys, children develop critical thinking, teamwork and motor and communication skills. This is a family program for children age 6 months to grade 5. No registration required.

Art of Origami

Saturday, April 25, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Join us for an interactive workshop on the art of origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, where at sheets of paper are transformed into simple or elaborate sculptures and arrangements.

Job & Career: Build Your Best Resume

Monday, April 27, 2015
jobs, career, resume, cover letter  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, April 28, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Lunch and Learn: Hiring a Home Improvement Contractor

Thursday, April 30, 2015  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Spring is the start of home improvement season.

Teen Time

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, May 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Job & Career: Resume Assistance by Appointment

Saturday, May 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: One-on-one assistance is available to help you develop a strong resume so you can land an interview. Bring a copy of your resume to receive feedback from a qualified volunteer. To register, please call 412-281-7141 or visit the Library.

Gadget Lab

Saturday, May 2, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Drop in on one of the Library’s Gadget Labs and try out an ereader or Tablet. Learn how to download free ebooks, digital magazines, music, and more.

Job & Career: Interviewing Basics

Monday, May 4, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Tuesday, May 5, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "The Headstrong Historian" - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Teen Time

Thursday, May 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, May 8, 2015  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes & find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Friends of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Downtown & Business Library

Friday, May 8, 2015  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Join the Friends of Downtown & Business and have fun with projects that help support the Library.

Let's Speak English

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Storytime: Baby and Toddler Snugglebugs

Saturday, May 9, 2015  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Caregivers, babies and toddlers, snuggle together for a storytime program with rhymes, songs, fingerplays and fun! We'll have toys to play with after the storytime.

Living with Cancer: Developing a Family Toolkit

Saturday, May 9, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: A diagnosis of cancer not only impacts the person with cancer, but their loved ones as well. Join us for an interactive workshop on developing a plan to help you support your loved one during cancer treatment.

Job & Career: Explore Your Career

Monday, May 11, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, May 12, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Let the Fire Burn

Thursday, May 14, 2015  
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: DVD 95 minutes Comprised of found footage and sound bites, Let the fire burn describes the conflict between the Black Power group MOVE and the people and city government of Philadelphia.

Teen Time

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, May 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Job & Career: Resume Assistance by Appointment

Saturday, May 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: One-on-one assistance is available to help you develop a strong resume so you can land an interview. Bring a copy of your resume to receive feedback from a qualified volunteer. To register, please call 412-281-7141 or visit the Library.

The Art of Self-Defense

Saturday, May 16, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The goal of self defense training is to prepare you mentally, verbally, and physically should a confrontation occur. Join us for an interactive workshop and learn how to safely defend yourself in any situation.

Job & Career: Online Job Searching

Monday, May 18, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


How to Start and Grow Your Business Using AtoZ Databases

Thursday, May 21, 2015  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Experts will demonstrate ways entrepreneurs and businesses can utilize data from the library’s business database A to Z Databases to start and grow their business.

Teen Time

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, May 22, 2015  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes & find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Let's Speak English

Friday, May 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Saturday Silver Screen Film Club: American Sniper

Saturday, May 23, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:42 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The astonishing story of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, whose record 150 confirmed kills make him the most deadly sniper in U.S. military history.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Reading Social Book Group

Wednesday, May 27, 2015  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books & neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen.

Know Your Options: Different Types of Businesses

Thursday, May 28, 2015  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Come learn about the various business models available including home-based, nonprofit, online, and franchises.

Teen Time

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


TechConnect: Excel Basics

Saturday, May 30, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Learn the basics of Microsoft’s spreadsheet program Excel. This class will cover formatting cells, using templates, formulas, and more!

Lorrie Moore's "How to Become a Writer" - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Let's Speak English

Friday, June 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Job & Career: Resume Assistance by Appointment

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: One-on-one assistance is available to help you develop a strong resume so you can land an interview. Bring a copy of your resume to receive feedback from a qualified volunteer. To register, please call 412-281-7141 or visit the Library.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Reading Room @ Market Square

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh

Summary: Release your inner bookworm! Browse the used book sale and buy a book for as little as $1 for your own library.

Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Let's Speak English

Friday, June 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Reading Room @ Market Square

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh

Summary: Release your inner bookworm! Browse the used book sale and buy a book for as little as $1 for your own library.

Let's Speak English

Friday, June 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Job & Career: Resume Assistance by Appointment

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: One-on-one assistance is available to help you develop a strong resume so you can land an interview. Bring a copy of your resume to receive feedback from a qualified volunteer. To register, please call 412-281-7141 or visit the Library.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Reading Room @ Market Square

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh

Summary: Release your inner bookworm! Browse the used book sale and buy a book for as little as $1 for your own library.