Items tagged "community"

Migrations, A Black History Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

This group, which is led by a librarian and a different community leader each month, focuses on fiction and non-fiction of the Black experience. No registration is needed. Join us this month to discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, co-led by Tammy Thompson of Circles Greater Pittsburgh. This event will be […]

Fatal Vs. Living Fabric: Ethical Fashion with Tereneh Idia

Join designer and Pittsburgh native Tereneh Idia of Idia’Dega–a global eco-design collaboration–for a presentation of their work and a discussion of the way fashion has become one of the most polluted industries on the planet. Tereneh will discuss her design approach which includes a partnership with women artisans from the Oneida Indian Nation and the […]

Short and Sweet: Watch With Me and six other stories

Wendell Berry’s collection of thematic short stories, Watch With Me DB 41335 follows the delightful life of one family in the early 1900’s in Port William, Kentucky: the gregarious farmer ‘Tol Proudfood and his wife, the no-nonsense schoolteacher Miss Minnie. Their quirks and peculiarities endear you to their characters, and the stories in the collection span over […]