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Holiday Survival Guide

We have you covered this holiday season. From dealing with your in-laws, to planning the perfect holiday gathering, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's collection can help you keep your sanity.

Thanksgiving Recipes
Check out our annual compendium of books, DVDs and web sites for the Thanksgiving feast! Whether you've chosen a wild turkey, a heritage turkey, a broad-breasted white, or a tofurkey, we have recipes for that and all the classic side dishes.
Holiday Music CD and DVD Sampler

The folks in the Music Department have selected some holiday CDs and DVDs for all tastes and moods -- just a small sample of the holiday music they have.

Holiday Survival: Stories
In the mood for a holiday story? We offer a medley of new novels, well loved classics, short stories, anthologies, and one non-fiction winner.
Holiday How To Videos
Find inspiration for your Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or Thanksgiving holiday celebrations with one of these DVDs featuring cooking, decorating, scrapbooking, gift wrapping ideas and more.
Christmas Movies
Get in the holiday spirit with one of these Christmas-themed movies. Whether you prefer heart-warming classics or raucous comedies, we've got you covered.
Quick and Easy Cooking
Are you so busy shopping and preparing for the big feast that you don't have time for cooking nightly dinners? Check out these cookbook lists that will help you put a home-cooked meal on the table in no time!