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Smithfield Critics: The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Wednesday, April 16, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Bookclub discussion of Muriel Barbery's "The Elegance of the Hedgehog."

Lunch & Learn: Financial Planning is For Everyone!

Thursday, April 17, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re trying to find ways to save for your future, establish a spending plan or pay down debt, having a financial plan helps.

Teen Time

Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, April 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Cooking @ the library: The Gluten-Free Revolution

Saturday, April 19, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Everything gluten free isn’t healthy! Join Caroline Shannon-Karasik, author of The Gluten-free Revolution and certified holistic health coach, as she discusses the perks and challenges of living a healthy gluten free lifestyle.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, April 22, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Reading Social Book Group: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson.

Lunch & Learn: The Art of Win-Win Negotiation

Thursday, April 24, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Effective win-win negotiation aims to resolve situations by providing acceptable solutions that leave all parties involved feeling as though they have “won” in some way.

Teen Time

Thursday, April 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Celebrate One Book, Every Young Child: Stripes of All Types

Friday, April 25, 2014  
10:00 AM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Meet Susan Stockdale, author/illustrator of Stripes of All Types and enjoy activities, games, stories and crafts.

Scribes - CANCELLED

Friday, April 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

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

Family Fun: Get Crafty for Earth Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Earth Day is a fantastic time to learn about the importance of plants in our ever changing environment. Stop by for a sing-a-long and interactive craft session that’s great for the entire family!

Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular

Tuesday, April 29, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, May 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Conversation Salon

Monday, May 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

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 and contribute to your community.

Mark Twain's “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

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

Scribes

Friday, May 9, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

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

Friday, May 9, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Want to be a Friend of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Downtown & Business?

Getting Connected: Resume Writing (registration required)

Saturday, May 10, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This class will cover everything you need to know about résumés, from current formatting trends to getting it to your potential employer. Registration is required.

Toastmasters

Friday, May 16, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


CLASS FILLED Getting Connected: Word Basics (registration required)

Saturday, May 17, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word processing in this introductory class. Registration is required.

Scribes

Friday, May 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

Reading Social Book Group: The Woman I Was Born to Be

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is The Woman I Was Born to Be, by Susan Boyle.

Conversation Salon

Monday, June 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

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 and contribute to your community.

Langston Hughes' “Thank You Ma'am” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

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

Toastmasters

Friday, June 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


CLASS FILLED Getting Connected: PowerPoint Basics (registration required)

Saturday, June 7, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Learn how to create slides with text and pictures, as well as other special techniques. This introductory class will help you make your next presentation a hit.

Scribes

Friday, June 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.