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Summer Is Coming

Thu., May. 27
Summer really is coming! Here are some things to look forward to as the season approaches.
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Summer Meals Are Making a Comeback at the Library!

Thu., May. 27
This summer, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will continue its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in order to ensure even more Pittsburgh youth have access to free food during summer vacation. Read on to learn more about summer meals at the Library.
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Introducing the 2021 CivicCLP Speaker Series!

Wed., May. 19
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and CivicCLP are excited to announce our 2021 speaker series! The CivicCLP Speaker Series features a diverse group of speakers who will inspire, excite and challenge the community with fresh ideas and perspectives on the First Amendment, social and racial justice, news and information literacy, politics and more. Our goal is for these unique presentations to help deepen discussions and inspire…
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Consider Making A Tribute Gift

Tue., May. 18
For those of you with a library lover in your life – I bet gift giving has always been easy. Book, check! Gift card, check! Supporting the neighborhood library that has been part of your family’s life by making a gift their honor? …Hmmm. Wait, did I just unlock new gift giving idea for you?  Giving a gift to the library in honor of someone who…
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May 18th is the PA Municipal Primary Election!

Fri., May. 14
It's election season once again! While not as contentious as a presidential election year, there are many local/statewide candidates and ballot questions to be aware of, as these decisions will impact you and your community for years to come.
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Summer Reading 2021

Fri., May. 14
Did you know that reading just five books over summer vacation helps students return to school ready to learn? Reading and keeping kids and teens engaged has never been more important. This summer, we're asking the community to band together to ensure that all Pittsburgh youth read five. Pick up a Summer Reading bookmark at your neighborhood CLP branch to track your reading progress or…
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Not Alone: Mental Health Stories and Resources

Fri., May. 14
The past year has put mental health in the spotlight. According to Mental Health America, in 2020, screenings for anxiety and depression increased by 93 and 62 percent respectively. Here are some mental health stories and resources to explore.
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Pittsburgh Ready: Early Literacy, Community and Joy

Wed., May. 5
From 2019-2021, five child care providers across the city of Pittsburgh teamed up with the Library and Quality Coaches from Trying Together to expand early literacy practices. PNC Grow Up Great funding made this collaboration possible. The results, in a nutshell, include joyous relationships, improved learning spaces and new perspectives for everyone involved.
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May's Virtual Lineup

Mon., May. 3
FOLLOW US! Facebook Twitter Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube 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. Short videos are posted through Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories. Thursdays Book Blurbs: Short and engaging book recommendations with some of your favorite library staff. The posts can be found on Instagram,…