Inauguration Day takes place on January 20, 2021, and will be unlike any in U.S. history. Normally regarded as the end of one presidential era and the beginning of the next through a peaceful transfer of power, complete with parades, balls and large celebrations, this year’s inauguration will look and feel completely different.
Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your 2020 taxes this season.
The events of January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol building have left many people shocked and scared for what the future holds for our country, and how our society can bridge such a large partisan divide. Breaking news like this can lead to many emotions, as well as confusion over what is true and […]
Election Day—Tuesday, November 3—is here. Are you ready to vote? Here is a roundup of all our election posts and FAQs to make sure you are informed and prepared! For detailed information about elections, voting and more, please visit the Allegheny County website and VotesPA.com. You can also download the CivicCLP – Voting Resources list […]
Thanks to those who have participated in our first session of Let’s Talk About…How Should We Rebuild Our Economy? These events are an opportunity to join a national discussion on issues facing our nation, and invites people with different perspectives and experiences to share their views. To learn more about this brand-new program series, click here. As […]
September 29th marks the beginning of the first presidential debate leading up to the 2020 Election between current president and Republican candidate, Donald Trump, and Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. Learn about the history and structure of these events, along with staff-selected digital resources and book recommendations.
It’s fascinating to think about the lives of historical figures. Perhaps that’s why so many authors try their hands at imagining the internal and external lives of famous figures, bringing them closer to the world of contemporary readers by coloring facts and dates with feelings and fiction.
The passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on September 18, 2020 has created a vacancy in the 9-seat Supreme Court. There is no recent precedent for a confirmation vote so close to a presidential election. Nomination and confirmation of a new member of the Court involves both the President and the Senate. […]
Upcoming Programs: May 13, 2021: Social Media and Society May 20, 2021: Social Media and Me (Addiction by Design) Join us for a two-part series on the ways in which social media has contributed to information fatigue, and what we can do to take back control over our digital lives. Our presenter will share resources […]
As the school year approaches, many students will be doing virtual/remote learning. Without direct access to their school libraries, even more research will be done online. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh offers a wealth of digital resources and databases that can aid students when doing research, as well as information about examining sources with a critical eye.