Legion DVD cover

Legion

Tue., Jul. 17
Are you looking for a radically different take on the seemingly endless superhero movies and shows that come out every year? Try Legion.

Last Chance to See

Tue., Jun. 5
What happens when a comedian who loves the comforts of civilization joins a zoologist to seek out endangered species? He falls and breaks his arm getting off a boat. That's not a joke, it's the first episode of Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry and Mark Carwardine. Over 20 years ago, Carwardine joined author Douglas Adams on a voyage to observe endangered animals all…

Who Doesn't Love Penguins?

Thu., May. 3
What could be better than the rich voice of Morgan Freeman paired with adorable penguins waddling through the sparkling Antarctic landscape? That's right, nothing is better. (Unless, of course, you had the opportunity to meet Morgan Freeman and a penguin at the same time. That might be more awesomeness than anyone could handle, though.) March of the Penguins 2 isn't available on DVD yet, but…
An American Marriage

An American Marriage

Tue., May. 1
Tayari Jones’s new novel (and Oprah’s newest Book Club pick) An American Marriage is perhaps one of the most masterfully written and poignant novels of the year. It tells the story that is often ignored in literature - that of the devastation wrought in so many African-American households, families and communities as its young men are locked up at an alarming rate (according to the NAACP,…
Image from StoryCorps animation "Eyes on the Stars"

All There Is

Tue., Apr. 17
Bonnie discovers that there's always something to talk about.
A view of the West End

Remembering the West End

Fri., Mar. 23
In which a valiant Library Assistant explores a tiny room and creates the library's West End Historical Collection.
Cover of "Pittsburgh Irish"

Irish Pittsburgh

Fri., Mar. 16
Here are a few titles we recommend to learn more about the Irish and their influences, and experiences, here in Pittsburgh.

Stick To It!

Tue., Mar. 13
The humble genre sticker makes finding things in the library ever so much easier.