We're Better Than This Book cover and Elijah Cummings Virtual Event details

We're Better Than This by Elijah Cummings — A Virtual Conversation

Wed., Jan. 6
Join Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and Jim Dale for a deeper look into the book We’re Better than This by U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings. Learn more about how the book came to be written, and the formative moments in Mr. Cummings’ lifetime that helped to shape his dedication to public service. Dr. Cummings will reconstruct the congressman’s final days and reflect on how he would…
Cover art for "Moon of the Crusted Snow" by Waubgeshig Rice.

Virtual Book Club: Moon of the Crusted Snow

Thu., Dec. 3
Join a lively discussion with fellow book lovers via Zoom to discuss Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice. Fall is just about to turn into winter when cell service goes out in a Anishinaabe community in Rice’s chilling post-apocalyptic novel (following Legacy). The novel centers on Evan Whitesky, a young father to two children living on a reservation in northern Canada who is…
Hear Me Out

"Hear Me Out" Dialogue Series: Does My Vote Count?

Tue., Oct. 6
Do you know your fellow library patrons? Are you interested in joining an authentic learning space with fellow patrons across Pennsylvania? The Free Library is excited to introduce Hear Me Out: a digital, facilitated dialogue series that connects Pennsylvanians to each other through brave and authentic conversations.  In partnership with libraries across the state and the Pittsburgh community, we will join together across distance and difference to uplift…