Items tagged "CLP – LBPH"

Talking Books @ LBPH: Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker.

Join us as we discuss Smoketown, published in 2018 this book discusses the other great renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour in what may seem an unlikely place—Pittsburgh, pa—from the 1920s through the 1950s. Mark Whitaker’s Smoketown is a captivating portrait of this unsung community and a vital addition to the story of black […]

The Recording Studio at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Something that many people may not know is that here at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped we have a fully equipped and functioning volunteer-run recording studio. This little-known secret is a true gem, and contributes to the noble mission of the National Library Service for the Blind and […]

Talking Books @ LBPH: Leadership In Turbulent Times

Join Julia and Katie as they discuss the book Leadership in Turbulent Times (DB 93029) by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning No Ordinary Time (DB 39154) explores the early development, growth, and exercise of presidential leadership in America. Particularly examines Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson. […]

Effort Counts Twice

I have a twin sister who constantly gives me great things to include clothes, advice and book suggestions. Our book tendencies are opposite. I lean towards fiction while she leans toward non-fiction. Due to my lack of non-fiction inclination, I always ask her for suggestions which in turn fuels my next listing of recommend books. […]