Do you love reading? Think you have what it takes to win a Battle of the Books? Register by the end of January and join in!
This winter we’re collaborating with libraries across Allegheny County to invite readers of all ages to read with us in this county-wide Winter Reading Challenge!
On Saturday, December 12, new temporary COVID-19 mitigation efforts took effect across Pennsylvania. Among other things, these measures prohibit “all in-person indoor dining at businesses in the retail food services industry, including, but not limited to, bars, restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries, social clubs, and private catered events.” (source: pa.gov) In response, several organizations in Pittsburgh […]
While our physical locations may be closed, you can still browse our book displays–virtually.
Young children need rich early literacy activities and interactions to be ready to read when they enter school. Educators and caregivers play a critical role in developing reading readiness. Virtual Conference: Early Literacy, Libraries and You offers sessions about the activities, resources and research that will allow you to raise lifelong readers through expanded early […]
About this guide: The 2020 Election was unlike any election we have witnessed as a country. Global pandemic, record unemployment, information fatigue… all of this has played a part in how we cast our vote, and what will play out after Election Night is over. The following guide was created, not to address who won or lost, […]
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that you can use to store and handle data. When working with a spreadsheet, you can organize information into columns and rows, and make calculations using the information you enter. You can use Excel to create a household budget, write shopping lists or to calculate a repayment plan for […]
When you have to type a new document, be it a resume, a school report, the manuscript for your first bestselling book or anything else, Microsoft Word is an easy to use program to help you build it. To create a document in Word, you first have to locate the program. There may be […]
What is Google Drive? If you have a Google Account (including Gmail), then you are able to access free online storage through Google Drive. Here’s some of what you can do using Google Drive: Upload and store files and photos Create and write documents, develop spreadsheets and create a presentations Share your documents, spreadsheets […]
So far, not much about 2020 has been predictable. And much of it has been unsettling at best. But one thing that we can count on is that babies keep being born and, even in these extraordinary circumstances, they need the same things: love, nurturing, encouragement—and books! Educators, child development experts, and librarians all agree […]