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!
Inauguration Day takes place on January 20, 2021, and will be unlike any in U.S. history. Normally regarded as the end of one presidential era and the beginning of the next through a peaceful transfer of power, complete with parades, balls and large celebrations, this year’s inauguration will look and feel completely different.
Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your 2020 taxes this season.
On November 10, 2020, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments against the Affordable Care Act, which was passed 10 years ago under the Obama administration. Learn more about the history of this law and what comes next.
About this guide: The 2020 Election was unlike any election we have witnessed as a country. Global pandemic, record unemployment, information fatigue… all of this has played a part in how we cast our vote, and what will play out after Election Night is over. The following guide was created, not to address who won or lost, […]
Election Day—Tuesday, November 3—is here. Are you ready to vote? Here is a roundup of all our election posts and FAQs to make sure you are informed and prepared! For detailed information about elections, voting and more, please visit the Allegheny County website and VotesPA.com. You can also download the CivicCLP – Voting Resources list […]
Thanks to those who have participated in our first session of Let’s Talk About…How Should We Rebuild Our Economy? These events are an opportunity to join a national discussion on issues facing our nation, and invites people with different perspectives and experiences to share their views. To learn more about this brand-new program series, click here. As […]
Happy October! So far, mine has a been a nonstop cycle of fall treats, civic discussions, and back to school. Luckily, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has resources to help balance all that is going on right now. CivicCLP is a place to learn about civic life through Library programs, services, and information resources. You can find election and voting information, […]
November 3, 2020 is Election Day! Several Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branches serve as polling places for their communities. Due to current COVID-19 safety procedures, select branches will not be offering in-person library services on Election Day in order to operate as polling locations. Locations that will be open for voting and OPEN for library services on November 3rd: Homewood Knoxville Lawrenceville Squirrel Hill Locations that will be open for voting and CLOSED for […]
Are you voting for the first time in 2020? If so, congratulations! Exercising your right to vote is a powerful part of our democracy, but you might not know what to expect. We’ve talked about mail-in ballots and the different ways of voting in 2020, but what is it like to vote in-person at the polls? Polls are open in Pennsylvania on November 3rd from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and you can arrive any […]