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Announcing Our Newest Title: Stop Snoring Bernard

Sat., Sep. 15
We are pleased to present our latest Audio Book offering, available immediately in a variety of formats and delivery options for your ease of use and reading pleasure. Stop Snoring Bernard DBC 14886 By Zachariah O'Hora A Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child Selection for 2012. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annotation: Bernard loves curling up to go to sleep. But there is one little problem.…
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IT: King's Monster in a Small Town. Well one of them.

Sun., Sep. 2
This book is amazing, and disturbing, and even horrifying.  It is also generally hard to write about. Not because you have to worry about spoiling things, that’s easily avoided, but because It’s title and the pronoun you use to refer to inanimate objects like the book are the same word.  IT.  This book has surged to public attention once again with a blockbuster of a…
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New Locally Produced Title: Born and Bred in the Great Depression By Jonah Winter

Mon., Aug. 27
We are pleased to present our latest Audio Book offering, available immediately in a variety of formats and delivery options for your ease of use and reading pleasure. Born and Bred in the Great Depression DBC 12093 By Jonah Winter Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root A Pittsburgh Public Schools Obama Academy Selection Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annotation: During the Great Depression, the author’s father grew…
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New Locally Produced Title: A Measure of Blood By Kathleen George

Fri., Aug. 24
We are pleased to present our latest Audio Book offering, available immediately in a variety of formats and delivery options for your ease of use and reading pleasure. A Measure of Blood   DBC 08548  By Kathleen George Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annotation: By the time homicide detective Richard Christie arrives on the scene, all that remains of Maggie is a bloodstain. The killer has vanished,…
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Theodore Roosevelt

Wed., Aug. 1
The Rise of the Theodore Roosevelt (DB 14168) by Edmund Morris is my current nightcap book.  That is the book I read in bed to gently break my attention from the screen life I live most days.  It is a great book and it's my second time starting it, and hopefully my first time finishing it. I’ve always found Theodore Roosevelt inspiring, and slightly intimidating.…
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Based on a True Story.... Sort of.

Sat., Jul. 7
How often has that sentence led to a disappointing look-up after reading a book or watching a movie?  The idea that Truth is stranger then Fiction is nice but often enough editors and directors don't like settling for what did happen.  They look at something and decide what could have happened. Recent events out of France might be enough to not need the old Hollywood…
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New Locally Produced Title: My Cousin Momo

Sat., Jun. 16
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  My Cousin Momo was narrated by Obama Academy Daevan Mangalmurti. This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited by Melissa Dodge , and produced by Micah Pacileo. DBC 14848 My Cousin Momo By Zachariah O'Hora Momo is coming to visit, and his cousins are SO excited! But even though Momo is a flying squirrel,…
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New Locally Produced Title: Who was William Penn?: and other questions about the founding of Pennsylvania

Wed., Jun. 13
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated Mackenzie Haney and edited by Melissa Dodge. This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Micah Pacileo Who was William Penn?: and other questions about the founding of Pennsylvania by Marty Rhodes Figley DBC14827 Answers questions about William…
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New Locally Produced Title: Samurai Santa: A Very Ninja Christmas

Mon., Jun. 11
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated and edited by Ronnie Mazzotta.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Ronnie Mazzotta Samurai Santa: A Very Ninja Christmas By Rubin Pingk DBC14821 A young ninja wants a snowball fight for Christmas, and he just…
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New Locally Produced Title: Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling

Sat., Jun. 9
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated and edited by Maggie Wolfram.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Scott Meneely Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling By Robert W. Schmitt DBC14818 Details the author’s recollection of unusual people he has met…