“Get it on paper!” with the West End Library Writing Group! Now meeting at a new time from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Jeanne Zell, memoir writer and retired English teacher, will guide us in writing our stories — non-fiction, fiction and poetry. She offers tips, techniques, examples, exercises, poetry and prose and ordinary prompts, […]
The 2020 National theme for Black History Month is “African Americans and the Vote” marking the 150th anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment which granted the right to vote to Black men after the Civil War. Through stories that illustrate the important history of voting rights and civil rights teens in grades 9-12 can learn about the Civil Rights Movement and the monumental Voting Rights Act of 1965 in an interesting and exciting way.
See how a serial killer from forty years ago is brought to justice today.
Death is a subject that I think we should all think about more. The most certain thing in life is that it will eventually end. Why then do so many of us not think about or prepare for the inevitable. But where should we start when we contemplate the end of our life. As a […]
What happens when a comedian who loves the comforts of civilization joins a zoologist to seek out endangered species? He falls and breaks his arm getting off a boat. That’s not a joke, it’s the first episode of Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry and Mark Carwardine. Over 20 years ago, Carwardine joined author […]
What could be better than the rich voice of Morgan Freeman paired with adorable penguins waddling through the sparkling Antarctic landscape? That’s right, nothing is better. (Unless, of course, you had the opportunity to meet Morgan Freeman and a penguin at the same time. That might be more awesomeness than anyone could handle, though.) March […]
Bonnie discovers that there’s always something to talk about.
In which a valiant Library Assistant explores a tiny room and creates the library’s West End Historical Collection.
The humble genre sticker makes finding things in the library ever so much easier.
I’ve always loved browsing cookbooks and daydreaming about delicious dinners. So when I heard that CLP – Squirrel Hill’s cookbook club program was expanding across multiple locations for this year, I was very excited.