Get to Know a CLP Partner:
Pittsburgh SCORE

Thu., Aug. 22
Let Pittsburgh SCORE help you for the life of your business. We provide small business services that help you build, grow and thrive. This includes: Free and confidential business mentoring Local workshops Online expert resources Mentoring Small business success comes from a combination of hard work and risk tracking in the pursuit of your dreams. You don't have to take those risks alone. Pittsburgh SCORE…

Business Networking Nights at
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Thu., Aug. 22
Do you have a great business or product idea and don’t know where to start? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has the resources. The Job and Career Education Center, located on the Second Floor of CLP - Main, offers small business assistance to entrepreneurs. We provide personalized appointments to assist with business plans, demographics, market and industry analysis, market and client lists and much more, all…

Countdown to School: How to Make the Most Out of the Remaining Days of Summer

Thu., Aug. 15
With the countdown on for back-to-school season, there’s still plenty of time to help prepare kids for their new academic year⁠—no matter how old they are! The National Summer Learning Association reports that during the “summer slide,” or the period of summertime when children aren’t in school, kids lose two to three months of reading and math skills. Fortunately, with time still left before the…

Six Simple Self-Care Strategies
for Single Moms

Thu., Aug. 15
Single mothers are busy. I’m living proof! But that old saying, you can’t pour from an empty cup, rings true in our lives. We owe it to ourselves, and our babies, to practice self-care. And not the buzz word version of self-care. But the holistic word. The self-care that penetrates through making mani and pedi appointments or hitting the snooze button. It’s the self-care that…

Quality Time for Grandparents and Grandchildren at the Library

Fri., Jul. 12
If you’re one of the 100,000 grandparents raising a child in Pennsylvania, you might be looking for some fun – and free – activities to do with your little one. The New York Times reported families spent an average of $958 on summer expenses in 2014. Grandparents or caregivers who want to make the most of their time spent with their most beloved family members…

What Should I Read Next?

Tue., Jun. 25
I'm sure this will come as a shock to you, but library staff like to talk about books. I know, right?!? Who'd have thought?? But more importantly, library staff would like to talk to YOU about books. Did you just read something that you loved and want to tell someone about it? We're here with an ear to listen. We might have read it also…

Book Clubs Aplenty

Mon., Jun. 24
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 not just limited to finding new titles: book club participation…

Enhance your Book Club with CLP's "Book Group Connections"

Mon., Jun. 24
Ever wondered what lead an author to write the book you just read for your book group? Or what the facts are behind that historic novel they selected? Struggling to come up with discussion questions when you host your next meeting? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main’s got your back. Let us help you prepare for your next book discussion through Book Group Connections. We…
Mrs. Pagone does her laundry, 1952.

Men’s Work/Women’s Work

Fri., May. 17
Explore the contributions of working women in the 1950s through the Pittsburgh Photographic Library.