NOTE: Book discussion registration has ended. Join Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a community book discussion on Heather McGhee’s new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together on Wednesday, May 19. This book discussion is offered as a companion piece to the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures New & Noted author […]
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and CivicCLP are excited to announce our 2021 speaker series! The CivicCLP Speaker Series features a diverse group of speakers who will inspire, excite and challenge the community with fresh ideas and perspectives on the First Amendment, social and racial justice, news and information literacy, politics and more. Our goal is […]
It’s election season once again! While not as contentious as a presidential election year, there are many local/statewide candidates and ballot questions to be aware of, as these decisions will impact you and your community for years to come.
In partnership with the Northland Public Library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg and the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, the Free Library of Philadelphia presents How Will Election Redistricting Affect Me?: A ‘Hear Me Out’ Dialogue Join Pennsylvanians across distance and difference for an interactive program around election redistricting taking place […]
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh aims to be a pillar for this community by providing information and resources to help in healing, learning and inciting change.
How do we measure the impact of race on opportunity? How can the U.S. live up to its aspirations to be a place where all people have opportunities to thrive? And how can we come together to talk about—and change—the circumstances that limit the lives of so many of our citizens?
Join Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a community book discussion on Heather McGhee’s new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together on Wednesday, May 19.
Join Pennsylvanians across distances and differences for an informative and authentic dialogue about the potential impacts of marijuana legalization in our state. This 90-minute virtual program will feature a speaker to discuss the policy questions involved, including medicinal uses and health effects, economic implications, and restorative justice approaches to decriminalization. Participants will have the opportunity […]
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!