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Movies All Day!

Saturday, July 26, 2014  
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some movies are so good, they need to be shown ALL DAY!

Gaming!

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Excel Beyond the Basics - ALL SEATS FILLED: Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 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.

Korean II

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

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

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | 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!

Danger Club: Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs CANCELLED

Saturday, July 26, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Hear a story, find out about some pretty cool books and learn amazing facts about dinosaurs. What kind of dinosaur would you be? For 5-12.

Gaming!

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


World Kaleidoscope presents Michael Griska

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Michael Griska performs and teaches North Indian classical music — better known as Hindustani — on the sitar and surbahar.

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 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!

Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 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 How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike Brown.

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 28, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Word Expert Skills : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class will introduce you to tabs and mail merge. Then, we'll focus on editing a long document, including creating and abiding by editorial comments.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

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

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 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.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Japanese for Beginners

Monday, July 28, 2014 | 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!

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, July 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

Gaming!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Keyboarding 2 - CANCELED: Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This two-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 2.

Adobe InDesign Basics - ALL SEATS FILLED: Collaborative Technology Training

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Wonder how the pros do it? Learn how to design professional looking graphics and layouts using Adobe InDesign.

School-Age Program: Homeschool Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Creative explorations for homeschooled children age 8 through 11. Each week will feature books and other resources, discussion and hands-on activities. An open study time will follow the programs.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | 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.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


National Career Readiness Certification Overview

Wednesday, July 30, 2014  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Gain a job search advantage by completing the National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC), a nationally recognized workforce credential that is being sponsored by the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board.

Mock Interviews: Career Development Program

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, July 30, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 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, July 30, 2014 | 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.

Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery 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.

Open Gadget Lab

Thursday, July 31, 2014  
11:00 AM - 1:00 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.

Google Drive Basics: Collaborative Technology Training

Thursday, July 31, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

STEM: Fizz, Boom, Fun!

Thursday, July 31, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Are you ready to fizz, boom and have fun?!? Join our staff as we present science experiments will blow your mind--not literally! Lots of hands-on demonstrations. Suitable for children 4yrs and older.

Let's Learn Spanish!

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Spanish fun for kids age 3-6 and their families. Learn new vocabulary every week with songs, rhymes, and stories.

Gaming!

Friday, August 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Bad Movie Fridays!

Friday, August 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some films are so bad, they're good! Join us as we watch the films everybody loves to hate!

Gaming!

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Word Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, August 2, 2014  
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.

Italian Conversation

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 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 II

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | 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, August 2, 2014 | 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!

CONtact '14: Teen Pop Culture Convention

Saturday, August 2, 2014  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | 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!

The People's University: Conversation with Andy

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Join the artist Madelyn Roehrig for a conversation about the project at Andy Warhol’s grave at the St. Byzantine Cemetery in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

Gaming!

Sunday, August 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


International Cinema Sunday

Sunday, August 3, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Gaming!

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 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.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Explore 3D Printing : Collaborative Technology Training

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

Russian for Beginners

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, August 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


School-Age Program: Homeschool Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Creative explorations for homeschooled children age 8 through 11. Each week will feature books and other resources, discussion and hands-on activities. An open study time will follow the programs.

Excel Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | 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—Cool Tools & Other Stuff for the Gardener with Steve

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This Master Gardener will demonstrate uncommon hand tools, “green” power tools, accessories, chemical products and publications for novice or experienced gardeners. Handouts will be provided.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | 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, August 6, 2014 | 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.

Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 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.

Gaming!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Computer Basics 1: Mousing: Classroom Technology Training

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

TJ Hill presents the Kids Summer Reading Finale Magic Show!: What a way to celebrate Summer Reading!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Hold onto your seats! Prepare yourself for laughter, audience participation and amazement as Magicman TJ Hill thrills us with his magic tricks! Experience the impossible as you watch an audience member float right in front of you! Open to everyone.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | 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, August 6, 2014 | 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, August 6, 2014 | 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, August 7, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery 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.

Writers LIVE @ CLP - Main: Thomas Sweterlitsch

Thursday, August 7, 2014  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh writer Thomas Sweterlitsch visits Writers LIVE with his gritty debut novel Tomorrow and Tomorrow, a Blade Runner-meets-Google Glass dystopian mystery.

Let's Learn Spanish!

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Spanish fun for kids age 3-6 and their families. Learn new vocabulary every week with songs, rhymes, and stories.

Gaming!

Friday, August 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Let's READ English: Death of a Salesman

Friday, August 8, 2014 | 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.

Bad Movie Fridays!

Friday, August 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some films are so bad, they're good! Join us as we watch the films everybody loves to hate!

Kids Create: Make and Take

Saturday, August 9, 2014  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Join us at the craft table for an afternoon of fun! Get inspired to create an original piece of art from a variety of paper and materials.

Gaming!

Saturday, August 9, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Korean II

Saturday, August 9, 2014 | 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, August 9, 2014 | 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

Saturday, August 9, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Gaming!

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 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!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Kim and Tony

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: With accordion and French vocals, this pair revives the bal-musette sound of Paris in the 1930’s and 40’s, drawing inspiration from the great musicians of the era while incorporating original compositions.

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

Sunday, August 10, 2014  
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. An interactive, sensory exploration and a discussion period for parents following the program.

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 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, August 11, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Keyboarding 1 : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 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 for Beginners

Monday, August 11, 2014 | 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!

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Bi-monthly Meeting

Tuesday, August 12, 2014  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Gaming!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Explore 3D Printing : Collaborative Technology Training

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

School-Age Program: Homeschool Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Creative explorations for homeschooled children age 8 through 11. Each week will feature books and other resources, discussion and hands-on activities. An open study time will follow the programs.

Excel Beyond the Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, August 12, 2014 | 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, August 12, 2014 | 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, August 13, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Computer Basics 2: File Management: Classroom Technology Training

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 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.

Mock Interviews: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 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.

Resume Tune Up

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Does your resume and cover letter need a tune up? This class will cover everything you need to know about resumes and cover letters, from current formatting trends to getting them to your potential employer.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Teen Gardening Thyme: Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: What's your favorite type of dressing? Raspberry vinaigrette? Bleu cheese? Italian? Join us for a tour of Main’s vegetable and herb garden. Everyone will pick herbs and use them to create their own custom salad dressing!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 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, August 13, 2014 | 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.

Italian for Beginners

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery 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.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 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, August 14, 2014 | 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!

Let's Learn Spanish!

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Spanish fun for kids age 3-6 and their families. Learn new vocabulary every week with songs, rhymes, and stories.

Gaming!

Friday, August 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Red Herring Book Club: Trigger City

Friday, August 15, 2014 | 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 Trigger City by Sean Chercover. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Bad Movie Fridays!

Friday, August 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some films are so bad, they're good! Join us as we watch the films everybody loves to hate!

Gaming!

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Excel Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 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.

Italian Conversation

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 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 II

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 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!

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 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, August 16, 2014 | 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!

Kids Create: Make and Take

Saturday, August 16, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Everyday things become works of art when you add a bit of creativity, imagination, and glue. Come hear a story, create something amazing to take with you, and have fun. We provide the supplies…you provide the imagination.

Outside the Lines: STEM + Art: Edible Glitter

Saturday, August 16, 2014  
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Where science and art meet!

Gaming!

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 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!

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Gaming!

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Keyboarding 2 : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

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

Russian for Beginners

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Comics Decoded Book Club - Building Stories by Chris Ware

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: We will meet on the third Monday of each month to discuss a title or topic, the latest news from the world of comics, new releases, and forthcoming additions to the library collection.

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


School-Age Program: Homeschool Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Creative explorations for homeschooled children age 8 through 11. Each week will feature books and other resources, discussion and hands-on activities. An open study time will follow the programs.

Word Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, August 19, 2014  
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.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 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, August 20, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 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, August 20, 2014 | 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, August 20, 2014 | 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, August 21, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery 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.

:Adobe Photoshop Basics : Collaborative Technology Training

Thursday, August 21, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introduction to Adobe Photoshop, you will learn about removing red eye from photos, re-sizing and cropping photos and exporting for use in social media applications.

Gaming!

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


WORKshop: Developing a Career at Huntington Bank

Friday, August 22, 2014  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Come and meet a Human Resources Representative from Huntington Bank who will walk you through the application and hiring process. Please call 412-622-3133 to register for this session.

Bad Movie Fridays!

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some films are so bad, they're good! Join us as we watch the films everybody loves to hate!

Gaming!

Saturday, August 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Excel Beyond the Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, August 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 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.

Korean II

Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 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, August 23, 2014 | 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!

Danger Club: Food Fear Factor

Saturday, August 23, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Hear a story about carnivores, learn about food chains, digestion and the weird things people eat. Eat a few weird things yourself. For 6-12.

Gaming!

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


World Kaleidoscope presents Geese in the Bog

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Geese in the Bog are four musicians who collectively have decades of experience playing in the true Irish tradition. Their music is full of life and solid rhythms that often cause audiences to stamp their feet.

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 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, August 25, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Keyboarding 3: Classroom Technology Training

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 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 for Beginners

Monday, August 25, 2014 | 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!

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Bi-monthly Meeting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Gaming!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Word Expert Skills : Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class will introduce you to tabs and mail merge. Then, we'll focus on editing a long document, including creating and abiding by editorial comments.

Japanese II

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | 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, August 26, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Computer Basics 3: Access the Internet: Classroom Technology Training

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 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.

Mock Interviews: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 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.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 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.

Italian for Beginners

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

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

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 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, August 28, 2014 | 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.

Gaming!

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Excel Expert Skills : Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, August 28, 2014  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This highest level class for Excel includes information on protecting your worksheets, advanced function use and templates.

Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery 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.

Learn LinkedIn : Collaborative Technology Training

Thursday, August 28, 2014  
1:00 PM - 2:00 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.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | 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, August 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Gaming!

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Bad Movie Fridays!

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Some films are so bad, they're good! Join us as we watch the films everybody loves to hate!

Gaming!

Saturday, August 30, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


PowerPoint Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, August 30, 2014  
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.

Korean II

Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 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, August 30, 2014 | 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!

Gaming!

Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Adobe InDesign Basics : Collaborative Technology Training

Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Wonder how the pros do it? Learn how to design professional looking graphics and layouts using Adobe InDesign.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Preserving the Harvest with Susan

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Preserving is easy, fun, and satisfying. Come to this class and learn the basics of canning, drying, and freezing.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 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.

The People's University: From Bean to Bar: The Exploration of Chocolate

Saturday, September 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Explore the history and chemistry of chocolate. Registration is required.

Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! Fifth Avenue Strings

Sunday, September 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: This talented high school string quartet will perform classical, folk and fiddle favorites!

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 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.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 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!

3 Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 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 Percy Bysshe Shelley. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

Let's READ English: Ellen Foster

Friday, September 12, 2014 | 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.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | 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!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Tom Breiding: Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: From Pittsburgh's forgotten steel mills to the coalfields of Western Virginia, Breiding shares local history through traditional folktales and his original compositions, using guitar, banjo, and harmonica.

Comics Decoded Book Club - Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: Blood by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang

Monday, September 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: We will meet on the third Monday of each month to discuss a title or topic, the latest news from the world of comics, new releases, and forthcoming additions to the library collection.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 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.

Red Herring Book Club: The Wrong Girl

Friday, September 19, 2014 | 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 Wrong Girl by Hank Phillippi Ryan. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 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!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | 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.