Many of us reach for our checkbooks or credit cards when we want to make a gift to an organization we love and support. No matter what your age, you … Continued
Join Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a community book discussion on Heather McGhee’s new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together on Wednesday, May 19.
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to practice your instrument or sing with a band in your own space whenever the spirit moves you? The library can help! You … Continued
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There is so much information out there, and sometimes it’s not clear if the source is trustworthy and unbiased. This can be confusing for kids, too. Helping them to understand and evaluate what they see and hear will get them on the right track for the future. It will also help them with school assignments where they may have to do research. Here are some tips to help kids develop media literacy.
Welcome to our new feature #CLPSpotlights, our monthly series highlighting individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community. This month, we interviewed Kyley Coleman from Black Owned PGH promotes Black-owned businesses in the interest of economic equity. … Continued
You’ve got a great idea. You’ve found the perfect spot. You’re ready to be your own boss. You’re an entrepreneur and nothing is going to stop you from realizing your … Continued
The Pittsburgh Ready project links the Library with five child care providers to share robust early literacy resources. I began working on this project in July 2020, but the project … Continued
The recent wave of hate crimes towards Asian populations across the country has been triggering and traumatic for our community. These events come out of a deep history of xenophobia in the United States. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh stands in solidarity with the American Library Association (ALA) and the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) in recognizing and condemning bigotry, misinformation and anti-Asian hate crimes.
On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, the Library is hosting a virtual event as part of the “Hear Me Out” Dialogue Series. This event, all about marijuana legislation, will feature a speaker and discussion of policy questions and restorative justice approaches to decriminalization. Navigating the waters of a polarizing issue like marijuana can be confusing. Perhaps you know exactly where you stand, or you’re confused about where to begin to develop an opinion. If you’re in either camp or anywhere in between, I’ve created a roundup of materials in Library collections that can help you examine your own viewpoint and see new ones!