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Gaming!

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Italian for Beginners

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

World Kaleidoscope presents Bésame

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Cool blends from all over Latin America right on your Pittsburgh doorstep!

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Bi-monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Come join us for a meeting of the CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance. This group is for all LGBTQ and straight teenagers who want to support each other and make new friends!

Gaming!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Japanese II

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Gaming!

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Preschool Explorers

Thursday, May 28, 2015  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, May 28, 2015  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: Fruit Tasting

Thursday, May 28, 2015  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Strawberries, blueberries, pineapple or bananas. We hope we'll have something you like.

Gaming!

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Modeling Basics for 3D Printing

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: 3D printing is an exciting new technology trend that's redefining the way we manufacture physical products. This session will teach you the basics of 3D digital modeling and how the 3D printer works.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Wise Walk

Friday, May 29, 2015  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: Take a walk around Oakland. Get some exercise on our 1-2 mile walk around the neighborhood and learn a little about Oakland, and maybe even the Library, in the process.

TechConnect: Google Drive Basics

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your Google experience to the next level with Google's cloud tool, Google Drive. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Google Drive and its multiple functions.

Gaming!

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Korean II

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Toastmasters: Youth Leadership Group: Toastmasters Club #43482222

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Gaming!

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

Special Sunday Matinee: Pride (2014)

Sunday, May 31, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: Gulp

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Join us for a discussion of Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, June 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, June 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, June 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

AUTHORS ON TOUR: Celeste Ng

Monday, June 1, 2015  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: AUTHORS ON TOUR is a new collaborative initiative of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to present authors who are on a national publicity tour to Pittsburgh audiences.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Classical Indian Dance with Madeline

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This workshop will introduce you to the basics of the hand gestures, expressions, and rhythmic body movements of Bharatanatyam. All levels, ages, genders, and physical abilities are welcome!

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Spanish II

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

French Conversation Club

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Your favorite fantasy RPG is coming to your favorite library! Bring a 1st level character and some dice, or bring nothing at all. New players welcome!

TechConnect: Computer Basics 1 - Mousing

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will provide an overview of parts of the computer and mousing techniques.

TechConnect: Word Basics

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals.

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, June 6, 2015  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Korean II

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

LitAnalysis: Reading Fiction with Freud: Everything I Never Told You

Saturday, June 6, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Discuss contemporary fiction with insight from a professional psychoanalyst from the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center.

Toastmasters: Youth Leadership Group: Toastmasters Club #43482222

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Summer Reading Extravaganza: Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Sunday, June 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

International Cinema Sunday: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Sunday, June 7, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Chinese II

Sunday, June 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

CANCELLED: Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 1

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, June 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Japanese II

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Conversation Salon is a forum for active participation in the discussion of the meaningful and interesting events of our time and an opportunity to connect with, participate in and contribute to your community.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

TechConnect: Computer Basics 2 - File Management

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will help you with file management, including creating, naming and moving files.

Job & Career: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

3 Poems by Linda Pastan . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, June 11, 2015  
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: The 3 Poems by . . . Poetry Discussion Group will discuss three poems by Linda Pastan. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

TechConnect: 3D Printing Basics

Friday, June 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: 3D printing is an exciting new technology trend that's redefining the way we manufacture physical products. Stop by this session to see our MakerBot 3D printer and learn the basics of how it works.

Let's READ English: The Wave

Friday, June 12, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: If English is not your native language and you like to read, join us to read one book each month and then meet to discuss the story, improve your vocabulary and practice your English reading and conversational skills.

Teen Underground Cafe Presents... Isaac Monroe, Sam Hagensen, Kira and Caitlin, and The Willows

Friday, June 12, 2015  
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Search for my family: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Meeting

Saturday, June 13, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Tammy Hepps, visiting researcher, will discuss her family history research which has taken her on a route that went through Minsk, Leavenworth and beyond.

TechConnect: Gmail Basics

Saturday, June 13, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Gmail is a powerful email service. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean II

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Saturday Matinee: Into the Woods

Saturday, June 13, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Toastmasters: Youth Leadership Group: Toastmasters Club #43482222

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Italian for Beginners

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Michael Albert presents Pop Art Experience at the Library: Create Your Own Collage

Sunday, June 14, 2015  
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Collage artist Michael Albert, author of An Artist's America, will display his modern pop art prints and get you started creating your own collage project. Bring in cereal boxes if you have them (we will provide them if you don't).

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: The Hills and the Rivers

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: The Hills and the Rivers describe themselves as a post-apocalyptic, DIY, river-folk family band that melds its own tunes on djembe, mandolin, standup bass, and a variety of other instruments.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, June 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, June 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, June 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 2

Monday, June 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, June 15, 2015  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Documentary Screening: Kumu Hina

Tuesday, June 16, 2015  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Writers LIVE @ CLP - Main: Robert Yune

Wednesday, June 17, 2015  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Robert Yune’s debut novel, Eighty Days of Sunlight, follows a young Korean-American man who struggles to come to terms with his cultural identity and dysfunctional working-class family.

Spanish II

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

French Conversation Club

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Your favorite fantasy RPG is coming to your favorite library! Bring a 1st level character and some dice, or bring nothing at all. New players welcome!

Books in the Afternoon: Small Blessings

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof.

TechConnect: PowerPoint Basics

Thursday, June 18, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Want to impress your boss with a great presentation? Learn how to create slides with text and pictures, as well as other special techniques to make your next presentation a hit.

Books in the Afternoon: Small Blessings

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof.

Red Herring Book Club: No Graves as Yet

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

Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is No Graves as Yet by Anne Perry. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Job & Career: Learn LinkedIn

Friday, June 19, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This small one-hour workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of the career networking service LinkedIn. Hosted in the Job & Career Education Center on the Second Floor.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Korean II

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 3

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

TechConnect: Google Drive Basics

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your Google experience to the next level with Google's cloud tool, Google Drive. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Google Drive and its multiple functions.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Japanese II

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

The Labs: BikePGH Workshop

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Fix a flat tire, tune your breaks! Bring your bike or drop in to learn basic bike mechanics and maintenance.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 3 - Access the Internet

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will help you learn the basics of using the Internet.

Job & Career: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

TechConnect: Word Basics

Friday, June 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals.

TechConnect: Patent Searching Basics

Saturday, June 27, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: CLP is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center, and we can help you begin your patent search. This class will go over the patent process and teach you some tips for efficiently searching the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website.

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean II

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

World Kaleidoscope presents Caravan Melodies

Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Caravan Melodies, Featuring: Mimi Jong, erhu & zhonghu; Tomchess, oud & ney; Dan Kurfirst, drum & daf.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

CANCELLED: Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Spanish II

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

French Conversation Club

Thursday, July 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, July 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Your favorite fantasy RPG is coming to your favorite library! Bring a 1st level character and some dice, or bring nothing at all. New players welcome!

Chinese II

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

CANCELLED: Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Jewelry Making with Tara

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Construct a bracelet and learn the meanings of the stones used.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Conversation Salon is a forum for active participation in the discussion of the meaningful and interesting events of our time and an opportunity to connect with, participate in and contribute to your community.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Stories Alive: The Next Generation!

Friday, July 10, 2015  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Have you been hankering to tell a tale? Not sure where to begin? Worry no more!Come and enjoy stories and storytelling games led by the Three Rivers Storytelling Festival Tellers--which include YOUTH and adults. Refreshments will be served.

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean II

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Kinetic

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Kinetic plays vibrant, energetic, and soulful original songs influenced by musics of West Africa, jazz, and R&B.

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese II

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish II

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

French Conversation Club

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Your favorite fantasy RPG is coming to your favorite library! Bring a 1st level character and some dice, or bring nothing at all. New players welcome!

Books in the Afternoon: Orphan Train

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Books in the Afternoon: Orphan Train

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Red Herring Book Club: Dead, White, and Blue

Friday, July 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is Dead, White, and Blue by Carolyn Hart. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Korean II

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome at any time!

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Chinese II

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.