Items tagged "General Audience"

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 […]

July’s Virtual Lineup

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Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube SUMMER READING In the summer months, we showcase Pittsburgh as a City of Readers through our Summer Reading Program – and this year is no different! Reading at least five books, magazines, eBooks or audiobooks during the summer helps to keep brains of all ages sharp and […]

June’s Virtual Lineup

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Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube SUMMER READING EXTRAVAGANZA! Kick Off to the Summer Reading Program In the summer months, we showcase Pittsburgh as a City of Readers through our Summer Reading Program – and this year is no different! Reading at least five books, magazines, eBooks or audiobooks during the summer helps […]

“Book a Librarian” During the COVID-19 Library Closure

Our physical locations may be closed, but the Library is still here for you! We are now offering one-on-one telephone appointments with CLP staff. Contact us via chat, info@carnegielibrary.org, or call 412-622-3114 to schedule an appointment with a librarian. We are currently offering the following services over the phone: Business A business librarian can help […]

May’s Virtual Lineup

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Instagram Teenspace Instagram YouTube   VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES Teen Book Recommendations: Teen librarians reveal their favorite titles @clpteenspace Instagram Mondays & Wednesdays Book Brackets (Non-March Madness): Vote for your favorite YA titles @clpteenspace Instagram Stories 1 Minute Reviews: Quick and thoughtful book talks with CLP librarians @carnegielibrary Instagram Adults – Instagram IGTV […]

Building Resilience Three Links at a Time

A few years back, the Collection Development team here at CLP began sharing what we call “SuperBetter Moments.” The idea came from a TED talk by game designer Jane McGonigal.   In the video, McGonigal shares the story of creating SuperBetter, a game intended to help people overcome challenges, build resilience and increase happiness. With over seven million views (and a subsequent […]