November’s Virtual Lineup

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Radical Days

RADical Days

As an asset of the Allegheny County Regional Asset District, CLP is excited to participate in RADical Days 2020 with a collection of free virtual programs and events!


Activities

Video Book Reviews:
Up close and personal book talks with some of your favorite library staff. The next best thing to coming in and getting a recommendation. Short videos are posted through Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories.
Teen: Mondays at 2:00pm
Kids: Wednesdays at 2:00pm
Adults: Fridays  at 2:00pm

Book Review Posts:
Short and engaging book recommendations with some of your favorite library staff. The posts can be found on Instagram, and shared on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

Virtual Genealogy:
Two videos per week: one how-to short screencast-based video per week demonstrating how to use a particular genealogy resource, and one video of Amy answering a question that has come in and teaching the technique for finding the answer with Q&A encouraged in the comments. Watch on YouTube.


Programs 

Virtual Storytime:
Experience the magic and benefits of storytime from the comfort of home with entertaining songs, rhymes and early literacy tips. Watch on InstagramFacebook & YouTube.
Baby & Toddler Storytimes, Tuesdays at 9am.
PreSchool Storytimes, Fridays at 9am

Storytime Shorts:
Entertaining songs, rhymes and early literacy tips from familiar Children’s staff. Have fun with your young child while learning to sing, talk and move using rhymes and songs that build valuable pre-reading skills.
Watch @carnegielibrary Instagram Stories.
Preschool shorts, Mondays at 9:00 am
Baby/Toddle shorts, Wednesdays at 9:00 am 

Teen Time @ Home:
Join us Wednesday afternoons when we do fun, creative activities that teens can learn and share alongside us! Every other week, we’ll post an activity that goes along with a Teen Time Grab & Go Activity Kit available for you to pick-up at your neighborhood locationEach kit contains all the materials you need for the project. Kits will be available for pick up at all CLP locations while supplies last. Follow us 
@clpteenspace on Instagram or find us on YouTube!

Virtual Computer Basics: e-Books, Audiobooks and Video
Thursday, November 05, 2020 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Join us for a virtual learning opportunity as we explore the basics of Carnegie Library’s streaming and downloadable e-resources.  Learn how to download Overdrive, Libby and Hoopla to your device and explore the different e-resources available at your fingertips.  This class is limited to six participants.  Please call 412-622-3114 or use the Eventbrite box to register. 

Virtual Computer Basics: Career Cruising
Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Looking for a new career?  Curious what other potential jobs are out there that might work for you?  In this class we’ll be covering a powerful career assessment and exploration tool: Career Cruising.  Learn how to build a “Career Profile” to find a potential new career and the steps you’ll need to get the job. Please call 412-622-3114 or use the Eventbrite box to register. 

Virtual Computer Basics: Online Job Search Tools
Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Looking for a job and not sure where to start?  In this class learn online Job Search Tools such as Indeed, how to apply online and tips to get your application seen. Please call 412-622-3114 or use the Eventbrite box to register 

Virtual Book Club
Monday, November 2, 2020 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Join lively discussions with fellow book lovers via 
Zoom. We will discuss Writers & Lovers by Lily King, which is available on the Library’s Hoopla appPlease register before the discussion through the Library’s online events calendar.

Virtual Book Club
Monday, November 16, 2020 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Join lively discussions with fellow book lovers via Zoom. We will discuss
His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie, which is available on the Library’s Hoopla app. Please register before the discussion through the Library’s online events calendar. 


VIRTUAL SERVICES

We’re here for you! Help is available daily, from 10 am – 5 pm, via:

  • phone – 412-622-3114 (please leave a message and we’ll return your call)
  • email – info@carnegielibrary.org
  • chat – in the lower right corner of our website, offered Monday through Sunday 10:00am-5:00p

General Reference – library account questions, research requests and more.

Social Services Referrals – information on urgent needs including housing, food and mental health services.

Business Questions – business plans, marketing resources and other business planning and research.

Career Assistance – résumé, cover letter and interview prep.

Digital Literacy Support – for help with computers, or we’ll help you and resources if you are helping others.

eResources Help –find, borrow and read or listen to eBooks, audiobooks, music and more on your device.

Genealogy Inquiries – assistance navigating online sources for researching your family history.

Nonprofit Help – accessing the Foundation Directory Online.

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