You’ve got a great idea. You’ve found the perfect spot. You’re ready to be your own boss. You’re an entrepreneur and nothing is going to stop you from realizing your dream! Oh wait, you’re going to need thousands of dollars you do not currently have in order to get started. You need to talk to […]
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!
Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly ideas about how to connect virtually, high-quality materials that spark social experiences, or just looking to learn more about the importance of social connection, the Library has you covered.
Did you know that your library card gets you access to thousands of online courses? You can develop new skills in areas such as web design, computer programming, accounting, even painting, crocheting, and more. Explore resources Creativebug, Lynda.com, and Udemy! To access any of these resources, first go to www.carnegielibrary.org and find the ‘Research’ tab […]
Technology is changing all the time. It’s hard to know where to start when you decide to try something new. Many of us are learning how to access health information online or safely communicate with others so we can quarantine and socially distance. If you’re learning new skills to use technology, the Library is here to […]
However you decide to navigate life after high school, remember that the Library offers ways to have fun, learn and think about new pathways. Here are some resources for considering future options.
The new year is here, and since January 1st you may have set some goals you hope to achieve this year. If you hope to learn or practice a new language in 2021, this is a quick guide to how the library can help you get on track! Mango Languages is a web-based language learning […]
Wouldn’t it be awesome if library staff was available to answer questions twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week? While we aren’t able to do that, our FAQs are! FAQ is an acronym for “Frequently Asked Questions.” It’s a list of answered questions that a lot of people have asked, or we anticipate a […]
As Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh turns 125 years old, I turned to a report of circulation statistics for eBooks. Here are titles that have circulated exactly 125 times (as of this writing), along with a related title for you to explore!
Join us for a virtual learning opportunity as we explore the basics of the Carnegie Library’s streaming and downloadable e-resources. Learn how to download Overdrive, Libby and Hoopla to your device and explore the different e-resources available at your fingertips.