Items tagged "Teens"

Banned Books Week 2020

Sometimes there are good reasons for a book to be removed from the library. It may contain information that’s out-of-date. Maybe the pages are falling out. Perhaps an excited child added embellishments in crayon. Working with kids, I’ve seen that more than once! Other times, individuals or groups ask libraries to remove a book because […]

Check Yourself: News Literacy for Teens (and Adults)

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.

Virtual Computer Basics: e-Books, Audiobooks and Video

Join us for a virtual learning opportunity as we explore the basics of the Carnegie Library’s streaming and downloadable e-resources. Learn how to download Overdrive, Libby and Hoopla to your device and explore the different e-resources available at your fingertips. This class is limited to six participants. Please call 412-622-3114 or use this Eventbrite link […]

Teen Media Awards 2020!

This moment, unprecedented in our lifetimes, confirms how indispensable creativity is to our life together. A pandemic requires that we navigate new forms of distance—so we explore new ways of forming connection. Young people are leading calls to address systemic inequity and racial violence in the streets and online—and so we ask ourselves, how can […]