Travels to Latin America Through Magical Realism

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

Learning with the Library 

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

The Immigrant Experience

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

Poet Rubén Darío

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

The Queen of the South

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.

Vegetarian Cookbooks

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!