Items tagged "event"

Library Supporters Provide a Summer Surprise 

This summer, families across the city have had to dig deep. There’s been a lot of making do, looking on the bright side and celebrating the small victories. On a recent summer afternoon, being able to pick any book they wanted from a brightly-colored display at Warrington Rec Center in Knoxville was “The best thing that’s happened all week,” said one mom as she examined the choices with her two children.   Thanks to the generous […]

2020 Teen Media Awards

The Library is all about the flow of ideas and creativity. You might think of the flow as one directional, following a path from books and materials to their readers. In reality, library users pour their talents, passions and stories back into the community every day. Two great examples of this are the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest and the Labsy Awards.  These contests offer an opportunity for teenage writers, […]

A Tale of Two Book Clubs

       I’ve participated in many a book club in my life. While the general proceedings of each book club meeting are almost always the same, the atmosphere, dare I say aura, of each has been splendidly unique. My book club experience has involved long-term gatherings, short-lived, one book only meetings, book selections based on a […]

Business Networking Nights at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Do you have a great business or product idea and don’t know where to start? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has the resources. The Job and Career Education Center, located on the Second Floor of CLP – Main, offers small business assistance to entrepreneurs. We provide personalized appointments to assist with business plans, demographics, market and […]

Teen Media Awards 2019

Every creative act is, in some way, a reflection on our world. No matter how fantastic a piece of science fiction or dreamy a painting, everything we create says something about our lives, our experiences and our societies. The Teen Media Awards offers a panoramic view of the insightful ways that teenagers interpret this present age.