Picture Books that Inspire Imagination

Our imagination allows us to visit new worlds, embark on fantastic adventures, and meet extraordinary friends. These books will inspire creativity and spark the imagination in children of any age.

LGBTQ Documentaries

Celebrate Pride Month with these picks from the Carnegie Library Music, Film & Audio Department. The Carnegie Library has a sizable LGBTQ film collection, which you can browse online here … Continued

Madame Picasso

“Eva felt a warm rush as they quickly left the room. He was Pablo Picasso? She had just flirted with a famous artist.“

Be Frank With Me

Be Frank with Me, is a witty and touching novel by Julia Claiborne Johnson.  Alice Whitley, the narrator of the story, is a young publishing associate from New York City … Continued

Dirty Grandpa is Super Dirty

I like it when comedies have heart. Dirty Grandpa is a movie about love and loss, of doing what makes you happy and being your own person. It also features Zac Efron … Continued

Becoming a Jackal

Becoming a Jackal is the debut long-play presentation of the songwriting of Conor J. O’Brien, an Irish singer and multi-instrumentalist with the band Villagers. Comfortable manipulating multiple harmonic forms integrated into … Continued

The War of the End of the World

The best contemporary fiction of any era provides some insight into the moment of its creation, possessing a specificzeitgeist, or peering through a particular weltanschauung.  In the ink or ribbon or … Continued