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Virtual Book Club: Between the World and Me

Join lively online discussions with fellow book lovers via the Facebook group CLP Virtual Book Club to discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates.    “Coates, a national correspondent at the Atlantic, delivers a mesmerizing, must-listen performance in this audio edition of his powerful meditation on race in America. Framed as a letter to his adolescent son and […]

Online COVID-19 Resources for Kids

As librarians, we mostly believe that almost any problem can be solved—or at least better understood—through reading. The current pandemic is testing that belief (along with lots of others), but we are still searching for and sharing good resources as much as possible. If you also turn to books to help make sense of the world and you are trying to figure out how to explain the new reality to your kids, consider sharing some of these very recently published online titles with the children in your lives.

Book Clubs Aplenty

If you’ve never participated in a book club, you’re really missing out!  Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is proud to offer an extensive array of book clubs to our community. In libraries throughout the city, you can find vibrant clusters of readers getting together to chat about books. The benefits of attending a book club are […]

Books About Pittsburgh Jazz Musicians at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Biographies   George Benson, guitarist, vocalist Benson, George with Alan Goldsher Benson: The Autobiography Boston, MA: Da Capo Press, 2014 Art Blakey, drummer Gourse, Leslie Art Blakey: Jazz Messenger New York: Schirmer, 2002 Paul Chambers, bassist Palmer, Rob Mr. P.C.: The Life and Music of Paul Chambers Sheffield, UK: Equinox, 2012 Kenny Clarke, drummer Hennessey, […]