Summer at the library means books books books! The Summer reading program is not just for teens and kids, it’s also for all our avid adult readers! There is a great list of books this year that you will not want to miss. Here are a few just to get you interested. There, There by […]
Ever wondered what lead an author to write the book you just read for your book group? Or what the facts are behind that historic novel they selected? Struggling to come up with discussion questions when you host your next meeting? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main’s got your back. Let us help you prepare […]
Carnegie’s Monocle is an augmented reality experience for exploring the Main Carnegie Library in Oakland, Pittsburgh. Explore animations and ambient sound scattered throughout the library!
This past fall the Carnegie Library Music Department was approached by CMU professor and musician Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh to host a series of sound installations by her undergraduate students. Annie teaches an awesome class at CMU called Experimental Sound Synthesis (which I really wish I could take!) and past classes have toured the Music Department […]
Before concluding her semester at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh this spring, our Communications and Creative Services Intern, Corinne Hebestreit, participated in one of our historical tours of CLP – Main. Spoiler… she thinks you should, too! You might think you have seen most of Pittsburgh if you live here. However, there is one tour in […]
Swap seeds, seedlings and perennials at the library. Bring your untreated, non-GMO seeds and plants to share or just pick up seeds donated by local gardeners, farmers and seed companies!
Have fun celebrating black inventors! Explore the impact of their inventions through stories, games, and more.
Get creative! Working with art supplies helps children develop fine motor coordination, listening skills and the ability to follow directions while expressing their creativity.
Put your story on paper! Children will explore poetry writing and notable poets.