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Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl

Sunday, February 1, 2015  
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with a fun celebration.

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

Sunday, February 1, 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.

International Cinema Sunday: In the Mood for Love

Sunday, February 1, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! [sic] Music

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: Can words alone be music? Since the early 1900s, poets and composers alike have said YES. Call it sound poetry or text-sound, here is a concert of word sounds alone.

Chinese II

Sunday, February 1, 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!

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Monday, February 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Black History Month Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, February 2, 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.

Black History Month Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, February 2, 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, February 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, February 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
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, February 3, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, February 3, 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, February 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

TechConnect: Excel Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, February 3, 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.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Pysanky with Francoise, Part 1

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Decorate an egg as it has been done in Ukraine for more than 3,000 years. This is a two-part workshop. All participants must attend both sessions. Seating is first come, first served until chairs are full.

Black History Month Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, February 3, 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, February 4, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

The Labs: Open Lab

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

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 4, 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: Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 4, 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 PM

Wednesday, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 5, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

TechConnect: Gadget Lab by Appointment

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

Yoga with Jessica

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

Chinese Time

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
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: S'Mores

Thursday, February 5, 2015  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: We'll make that traditional combo of Graham crackers, melted chocolate and marshmallows. Mmmmm.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Friday, February 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Open Gadget Lab

Friday, February 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Saturday, February 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

FAFSA Completion Assistance

Saturday, February 7, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Not a fan of paperwork? A PHEAA representative will be here to help you complete the FAFSA application.

Game-o-Rama: Chess Classes

Saturday, February 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: This six-week class starting January 17 teaches winning strategies. And it's a lot of fun! Classes build on each other so plan to attend them all. For kindergarteners to eighth graders who know the names of pieces and their moves.

Korean II

Saturday, February 7, 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, February 7, 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, February 7, 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, February 7, 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!

Black History Month Storytime: Storytelling Around The World

Saturday, February 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Sunday, February 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, February 8, 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, February 8, 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, February 8, 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 the language and culture of Saudi Arabia. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Black History Month: Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Sounds of Steel

Sunday, February 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Urban Pathways Charter Schools’ steel pan ensemble of middle and high school students delights with traditional and contemporary tunes.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, February 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, February 8, 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, February 9, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Monday, February 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, February 9, 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, February 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, February 9, 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, February 9, 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!

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, February 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

TechConnect: Word Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, February 10, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Here you’ll learn the next level of Word skills, such as setting margins, line spacing and page numbering, plus how to work with columns, clip art and create labels. Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basics or solid Word experience.

Japanese II

Tuesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 11, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 11, 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: Interviews: Before, During and After: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 11, 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.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Wednesday, February 11, 2015  
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Are you interested in signing up for health insurance? Learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace and enroll for coverage with a Certified Application Counselor from the Consumer Health Coalition.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 11, 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: Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 11, 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 PM

Wednesday, February 11, 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, February 12, 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, February 12, 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, February 12, 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!

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 1: Mousing: Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 AM

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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews: Career Development Program

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Visit the Job & Career Education Center on Wednesdays between 1:00 and 2:00 PM for individualized assistance. A JCEC staff person will be available to conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback.

Chinese Time

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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: Valentines

Thursday, February 12, 2015  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: We'll have paper, lace, stickers, markers, glue and more for you to construct something special for the ones you love.

3 Poems by Pattiann Rogers . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Pattiann Rogers. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Friday, February 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Job & Career: Learn LinkedIn : Collaborative Technology Training

Friday, February 13, 2015  
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Black History Month: Let's READ English: A Raisin in the Sun

Friday, February 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Black History Month Teen Underground Cafe Presents... Essence Crisswell, Tyhir Frost, & Senque Lp

Friday, February 13, 2015  
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Saturday, February 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Black History Month Movies All Day: Love and Basketball

Saturday, February 14, 2015  
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some movies are so awesome they need to be played ALL DAY long!

I Love Genealogy Workshop: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society meeting

Saturday, February 14, 2015  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Pennsylvania Department

Summary: Learn about the various opportunities and genealogical services offered by the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. Orientation of the WPGS collection, the Pennsylvania & Microfilm Departments- including the new S-T ViewScan will be given

Game-o-Rama: Chess Classes

Saturday, February 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: This six-week class starting January 17 teaches winning strategies. And it's a lot of fun! Classes build on each other so plan to attend them all. For kindergarteners to eighth graders who know the names of pieces and their moves.

TechConnect: PowerPoint Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, February 14, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 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.

French for Beginners

Saturday, February 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Summary: French for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to French or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on second and fourth Saturdays.

Korean II

Saturday, February 14, 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, February 14, 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: Guardians of the Galaxy

Saturday, February 14, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Prime Stage Theatre Presents Animal Farm

Sunday, February 15, 2015  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Summary: Join us for a sneak preview of scenes from Prime Stage Theatre's first production of 2015, Animal Farm. A discussion with the cast and director will follow the performance.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, February 15, 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 the language and culture of Saudi Arabia. It meets on the second and third Sunday 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, February 15, 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, February 15, 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!

Black History Month For Grown-ups: the Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Monday, February 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, February 16, 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, February 16, 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, February 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, February 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
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, February 17, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, February 17, 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, February 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

TechConnect: Excel Beyond the Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, February 17, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, February 17, 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, February 18, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Job & Career: Interviews: Before, During and After: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 18, 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, February 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 18, 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: Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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 PM

Wednesday, February 18, 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, February 19, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 2: File Management : Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, February 19, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Job & Career: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment: Career Development Program

Thursday, February 19, 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.

Black History Month: Books in the Afternoon: The Good Lord Bird

Thursday, February 19, 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 The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.

Yoga with Jessica

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

Black History Month: Books in the Afternoon: The Good Lord Bird

Thursday, February 19, 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 The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.

Chinese Time

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
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: Make a Happy Noise

Thursday, February 19, 2015  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Check out our fun musical instruments from slide whistles to gongs, bells to triangles and more.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Gmail Basics : Collaborative Technology Training

Friday, February 20, 2015  
11:00 AM - 12:00 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!

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Saturday, February 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Game-o-Rama: Chess Classes

Saturday, February 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: This six-week class starting January 17 teaches winning strategies. And it's a lot of fun! Classes build on each other so plan to attend them all. For kindergarteners to eighth graders who know the names of pieces and their moves.

TechConnect: Word Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, February 21, 2015  
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.

Korean II

Saturday, February 21, 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!

Meet, Learn, Play: A Den Experiment

Saturday, February 21, 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.

Italian Conversation

Saturday, February 21, 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, February 21, 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, February 21, 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!

Black History Month Book Discussion: The Watsons Go to Birmingham --1963: Kids vs. Adults

Saturday, February 21, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The Watsons Go to Birmingham --1963 starts out fun but sends a serious message about a pivotal event in Civil Rights History. Kids compete with their adults to see who how much they remember about the book. Prizes for the winners.

Poets-in-Person: Jim Daniels and Heather McNaugher

Saturday, February 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summary: An exciting new poetry reading series featuring the work of well-known local poets.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Sunday, February 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

STEM All Hands on Tech: Basic Coding

Sunday, February 22, 2015  
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Little ones can take part in Steel City Codefest by exploring technology used in CLP's Children's Services.Even the youngest children can get started with basic coding using Beebots, Probots and intuitive iPad apps!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, February 22, 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, February 22, 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.

Black History Month: World Kaleidoscope presents the Westinghouse High School Band

Sunday, February 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: The Westinghouse Marching Band “High Steppin’” Bulldogs are a band like no other in its district, taking classic military precision and mixing it with the saucy, rhythmic High Step of the South.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, February 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, February 22, 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, February 23, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, February 23, 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.

Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources

Monday, February 23, 2015  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: This "hands-on" session will introduce you to the resources available on GrantSpace.org, the Foundation Center's newest website for nonprofit grantseekers.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, February 23, 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, February 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 for Beginners

Monday, February 23, 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!

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, February 24, 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, February 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

Japanese II

Tuesday, February 24, 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, February 24, 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, February 24, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 25, 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: Interviews: Before, During and After: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 25, 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, February 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 25, 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: Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, February 25, 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 PM

Wednesday, February 25, 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, February 26, 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, February 26, 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, February 26, 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.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 3: Access the Internet : Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, February 26, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews: Career Development Program

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Visit the Job & Career Education Center on Wednesdays between 1:00 and 2:00 PM for individualized assistance. A JCEC staff person will be available to conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback.

Chinese Time

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
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: Little Boxes

Thursday, February 26, 2015  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Decorate a box to store tiny treasures or secrets. We'll have ribbons, paper and more so you can do up your box to your liking or to get it ready to give as a gift.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

TechConnect: Google Drive Basics: Collaborative Technology Training

Friday, February 27, 2015  
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

French for Beginners

Saturday, February 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: French for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to French or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on second and fourth Saturdays.

Black History Month: Gallery Exhibit - All month long!

Saturday, February 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: In February, the Gallery at Main will host an exhibit of historical photographs of Black sports and recreation as part of Black History Month 2015.

Black History Month: Movie Marathon

Saturday, February 28, 2015  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Summary: Celebrate African American identity in movies from the past and present, for children and adults, including some nods to our 2015 theme of sports and fitness.

Korean II

Saturday, February 28, 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!

Seed, Perennial and Seedling Swap: 2015 Gardening Season Opener

Saturday, February 28, 2015  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Summary: Come swap seeds, perennial plants and seedlings at the Library with Grow Pittsburgh and Phipps Conservatory.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, February 28, 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!

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

Sunday, March 1, 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! The Westerlies

Sunday, March 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: The Westerlies This New York-based brass quartet is dedicated to a new repertoire in the narrowing gap between American folk music, jazz, classical, and indie rock.

Chinese II

Sunday, March 1, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
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, March 3, 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, March 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Pysanky with Francoise, Part 2

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Decorate an egg as it has been done in Ukraine for more than 3,000 years. This is a two-part workshop. All Participants must attend both sessions. Seating will be first come, first served until the chairs are full.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 3, 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, March 4, 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, March 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 4, 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, March 4, 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 PM

Wednesday, March 4, 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, March 5, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Yoga with Jessica

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Saturday, March 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:45 AM - 12:15 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, March 7, 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, March 7, 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, March 7, 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, March 7, 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: The Interestings

Saturday, March 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Family Fun: Storytelling Around The World

Saturday, March 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


The Labs: Open Lab

Saturday, March 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, March 8, 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!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Donna O

Sunday, March 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Steel City native and veteran performer Donna Occhipinti performs her own songs - a variety of rock and folk - and songs by others.

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

Sunday, March 8, 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, March 8, 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 the language and culture of Saudi Arabia. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, March 8, 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, March 9, 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, March 9, 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, March 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 9, 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, March 9, 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!

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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, March 10, 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.

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 11, 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 PM

Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 12, 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, March 12, 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, March 12, 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!

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

3 Poems by Galway Kinnell . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Galway Kinnell. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

Let's READ English: The Old Man and the Sea

Friday, March 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

French for Beginners

Saturday, March 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: French for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to French or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on second and fourth Saturdays.

Resources for British Isles Research: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society meeting

Saturday, March 14, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: In honor of St. Patrick’s day, we will discuss resources and repositories for British Isles ancestors. Note: All day parking is now $6

Korean II

Saturday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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!

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, March 15, 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 the language and culture of Saudi Arabia. It meets on the second and third Sunday 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, March 15, 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


For Grown-ups: the Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, March 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, March 15, 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, March 16, 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, March 16, 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, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
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, March 17, 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, March 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 18, 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, March 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 18, 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, March 18, 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 PM

Wednesday, March 18, 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, March 19, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Books in the Afternoon: The Bees

Thursday, March 19, 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 The Bees by Laline Paull.

Yoga with Jessica

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

Books in the Afternoon: The Bees

Thursday, March 19, 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 The Bees by Laline Paull.

Red Herring Book Club: The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Friday, March 20, 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 The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Korean II

Saturday, March 21, 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, March 21, 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, March 21, 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, March 21, 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!

The Labs: Open Lab

Saturday, March 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, March 22, 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, March 22, 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 Timbeleza

Sunday, March 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Timbeleza is a community ensemble which specializes in Brazilian percussion music. Their goal is to expose people to samba and to invigorate the community with their flamboyant music and performance style.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: The Incidental Steward

Sunday, March 22, 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 The Incidental Steward: Reflections on Citizen Science by Akiko Busch.

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, March 22, 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, March 23, 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, March 23, 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, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 23, 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, March 23, 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!

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 24, 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, March 24, 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, March 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 25, 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 PM

Wednesday, March 25, 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.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, March 26, 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!

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, March 26, 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, March 26, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

French for Beginners

Saturday, March 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: French for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to French or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on second and fourth Saturdays.

Preservation Fair:: Preserve Your Family Treasures

Saturday, March 28, 2015  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Summary: Join us to discover effective methods for preserving your family treasures with experts in conservation and preservation supplies.

Korean II

Saturday, March 28, 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!

Meet, Learn, Play: A Den Experiment

Saturday, March 28, 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 for Beginners

Saturday, March 28, 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!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 30, 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.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, March 31, 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.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 31, 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, April 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, April 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, April 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, April 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!

French Conversation Club

Thursday, April 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Yoga with Jessica

Thursday, April 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.