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.

Something Old Something New, Part 1: Animated Soundscapes

Fri., May. 3
This past fall the Carnegie Library Music Department was approached by CMU professor and musician Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh to host a series of sound installations by her undergraduate students. Annie teaches an awesome class at CMU called Experimental Sound Synthesis (which I really wish I could take!) and past classes have toured the Music Department to familiarize themselves with our Musical Instrument Lending Library. In…

Historical Tours of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main

Thu., May. 2
Before concluding her semester at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh this spring, our Communications and Creative Services Intern, Corinne Hebestreit, participated in one of our historical tours of CLP - Main. Spoiler... she thinks you should, too! You might think you have seen most of Pittsburgh if you live here. However, there is one tour in particular that I think all Pittsburghers should go on, and…
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Data Detox Week 8: What Comes Next?

Mon., Apr. 29
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the eighth post in that series. Congratulations! You made it through seven weeks…
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Data Detox Week 7: Rebuilding Your Digital Self

Fri., Apr. 26
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the seventh post in that series. Over the last six posts, we've looked…
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Data Detox Week 6: Who Do They Think You Are?

Fri., Apr. 19
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the sixth post in that series. The Glass Room and Data Detox were…
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Data Detox Week 5: Should There be an App for That?

Fri., Apr. 12
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the fifth post in that series. The Glass Room and Data Detox were…