Book Discussions

Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: A Popular Science Book Discussion Group

Main (Oakland)

Are you interested in exploring the vast mysteries of the cosmos, understanding human evolutionary history, or talking about the long-term future of the planet earth? These topics and more will be discussed in Black Holes, Beakers, and Books, a popular science book club that reads and discusses popular science books published within the last five years.

This group meets every other month on the fourth Sunday from 3:30 – 4:30 PM in the Director’s Conference Room on the First Floor of the Main Library.

January’s selection is: Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt

Holt traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites.


CLP – Main (Oakland) – Director’s Conference Room

CLP – Main (Oakland) – Director’s Conference Room

4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213

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