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Dig Deeper into the News of the Day with The Economist. Now Available on OverDrive!

Tue., Apr. 21
The Economist is an international weekly newspaper printed in magazine-format and published digitally that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology. Download the latest edition from OverDrive or OverDrive’s app, Libby. From politics to business and finance, from science and technology to the arts. The Economist offers fact-checked, authoritative insight to the news of the world. [action id ="319266"]
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Theater Without the Crowd

Thu., Apr. 9
Even If You Can’t Go to the Theater - Bring the Theater Home to You With all events cancelled, it can sometimes feel like there is nothing to do. The L.A. Theatre audio theater collection on OverDrive features classic and contemporary plays from in-studio recordings with famous actors. These audiobooks are available as simultaneous use, so you can invite your friends to listen at the…
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Creativebug—You’re more creative than you think!

Sun., Mar. 22
Unleash your creativity with Creativebug. With a library card and email address, you can start taking crafting classes right in your home! Material lists for each class are provided. If you don’t have the exact materials listed, get creative and make do with the materials you already have at home. Not sure where to start? Once you’re signed into Creativebug, click on “50 Classes to…
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eResource Tutorial Videos 

Sun., Mar. 22
Trying something new can sometimes be difficult, especially if we don’t even know where to start. If you’ve only ever read a book made with real pages, trying an electronic book can feel overwhelming. The library is here to help! We’ve put together a list of tutorials to help get you started reading (or listening!) to books online. And, as always, if you have questions…
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Online Resources for Teachers & Students

Fri., Feb. 21
With schools closed right now, it's important to know that the library has many resources to help with online learning. Students can explore our expanded World Book Online collection. We now have access to World Book platforms for the youngest of learners through to high school-aged student. All of the Gale in Context resources are helpful for research or essay writing. Gale in Context: Research…
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eResources for Black History Month

Wed., Jan. 22
Looking for information about the people, places and events that Black History Month commemorates? Whether you are searching now or at any other time throughout the year, check out some of the eResources Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh offers. The African American Experience research database was developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists. The African American Experience is the widest ranging and…
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Are you in the market for a new appliance?

Wed., Jan. 8
Did all of the dish washing during the holidays destroy your dishwasher, but you’re not sure which dishwasher to get? Do you want adjustable racks, a stainless-steel tub, flexible flatware slots, a soil sensor? What even is a soil sensor? Don’t panic! The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh can help. Consumer Reports Online is a tool to assist you in finding the best rated and most affordable appliances (and snowplows,…