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November's Virtual Lineup

Fri., Oct. 30
FOLLOW US! Facebook Twitter Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube Radical Days As an asset of the Allegheny County Regional Asset District, CLP is excited to participate in RADical Days 2020 with a collection of free virtual programs and events! Activities Video Book Reviews: Up close and personal book talks with some of your favorite library staff. The next best thing to coming in and getting a recommendation.…
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2020 Election Information Roundup

Fri., Oct. 30
Election Day—Tuesday, November 3—is here. Are you ready to vote? Here is a roundup of all our election posts and FAQs to make sure you are informed and prepared! For detailed information about elections, voting and more, please visit the Allegheny County website and VotesPA.com. You can also download the CivicCLP – Voting Resources list of online resources for local, regional, and national voting information.…
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Tech Talk Time

Wed., Oct. 28
Connect Tech Technology, a word that is both enlightening and terrifying to our society. Right now, as the world has paused, the use of virtual technology and online resources to connect with each other has soared to its highest usage ever (probably). I have seen a lot of different kinds of accessible technology through my years working at LBPH, both of what we offer and…
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Classic Nickelodeon Shows

Tue., Oct. 27
If you’re around my age, your memories of the 90s may well be filled with Nickelodeon. I look back on that era of TV with fondness. Let’s take a little stroll through some memories. And if you didn’t watch these shows at the time, maybe you’d enjoy discovering them now.
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Learning About the U. S. and Global Economy

Fri., Oct. 23
Thanks to those who have participated in our first session of Let’s Talk About...How Should We Rebuild Our Economy?  These events are an opportunity to join a national discussion on issues facing our nation, and invites people with different perspectives and experiences to share their views. To learn more about this brand-new program series, click here.  As written by Jodi Beggs for ThoughtCo., “...economics is the study…
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Digital Skills Basics: Getting Started With Excel

Mon., Oct. 19
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that you can use to store and handle data. When working with a spreadsheet, you can organize information into columns and rows, and make calculations using the information you enter. You can use Excel to create a household budget, write shopping lists or to calculate a repayment plan for a loan. Whatever your spreadsheet goals, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh…
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October 2020 Program-alikes

Fri., Oct. 16
Happy October! So far, mine has a been a nonstop cycle of fall treats, civic discussions, and back to school. Luckily, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has resources to help balance all that is going on right now. CivicCLP is a place to learn about civic life through Library programs, services, and information resources. You can find election and voting information, watch a webinar on information fatigue, and join discussions on…
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RADical Days 2020

Wed., Oct. 14
RADical Days, the annual celebration of the cultural institutions and organizations that benefit from Allegheny Regional Asset District sales tax funding, occurs this year from September – November 2020. Read on to learn more about what's happening this year.
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Stoicism

Wed., Oct. 14
Stoicism is a misunderstood philosophy. Small “s” stoic is the idea that you never show emotion and never react to things. Just sit there stone-faced as the world spins around you. That is not large “S” Stoicism. Stoicism is the idea that you do not control anything in the world beyond your reaction to something. To quote Marcus Aurelius, “You have power over your mind-not…
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CLP Polling Locations – 2020 Election 

Tue., Oct. 13
November 3, 2020 is Election Day! Several Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branches serve as polling places for their communities. Due to current COVID-19 safety procedures, select branches will not be offering in-person library services on Election Day in order to operate as polling locations.   Locations that will be open for voting and OPEN for library services on November 3rd:   Homewood Knoxville Lawrenceville Squirrel Hill  Locations that will be open for voting and CLOSED for library services on November 3rd:  Carrick East Liberty Woods Run  All other…