I love books: reading, and literacy go hand in hand with why I want to work at the library after all. But recently one of our patrons brought something to my attention, … Continued
Last week, at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Downtown and Business, we held the first session of the new Spanish bookclub Circulo de Lectores, where we discussed Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Chronicle of a Death Foretold (DB … Continued
In part inspired by my colleague’s recent post here on the LBPH Blog, I’ve recently decided to look further into the topic of homesteading and self-sufficiency. I’ve been gardening for a few years … Continued
Do you have a skill you want to learn? Well now, it will be easier for Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped patrons to learn with Carnegie Library of … Continued
This month I experienced a lot of writer’s block, so I’ve decided to write my post about the books that I plan to read in the future. I have a … Continued
I’ve been very fortunate in my life to have been able to meet people from many different walks of life, who think in different ways, and from many different places. … Continued
Rubén Darío is a Nicaraguan poet and author whose most important work was done in the late 19th century. He is one of the most influential poets of Latin America and … Continued
This post is a confession, I like self-help and motivational books. I have for a long time. I know it sounds cliché, but many of these books have changed my … Continued
In our home we speak Spanish and English, and we’re always looking at the selection of resources that are available at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Spanish. We have read plenty of books, listened to plenty of music, and watched plenty of movies, but we had never ventured into Spanish TV from the library. That changed when we stumbled upon La Reina Del Sur Volume 1 and 2. We absolutely loved this series.
In March of this year I became a vegetarian. It happened by accident at first. I went a week without eating meat by chance and decided to run with it. Now, I didn’t have a problem with cooking without meat, hence the happenstance week without meat, but I have been exploring different vegetarian cookbooks since then, and I’ve found some excellent titles at the library! Take a look!