Anyone else prefer to watch the same movies or TV shows over and over and over? Are you leery of new media, and not just because it means another subscription you’ll forget to cancel? Then check out these resources.
Over the coming months you’ll notice some big changes at CLP – Main as we embark on a series of repairs and enhancements to our front entrance. The project will create an accessible entryway that meets the needs of all our users while preserving the building’s iconic architecture. We are excited to begin … Continued
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August’s pick for the Virtual Book Club is A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Moving fluidly between past and present, quest and elegy, poetry and those who make it, A Ghost in the Throat is a shapeshifting book: a record of literary obsession; a narrative about the erasure of a people, of … Continued
Welcome to #CLPSpotlights, our monthly series highlighting individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community. This month, we interviewed Robin Schmeider from MCG Jazz. Since its inception in 1987, MCG Jazz has presented “unique concerts in its 350-seat music hall and numerous additional performances at other venues in Pittsburgh and around the country” to … Continued
What is inflation? We know prices increase over time, but how do we explain it? It’s called inflation, and you may have heard it’s at a 40-year high. So what does that mean exactly? Let’s think about inflation as an increase in a currency supply corresponding to the number of people using it, resulting in … Continued
The application is live here. Neighborhood Ambassadors is a community engagement initiative that identifies community members and leaders from neighborhoods throughout the City to act as ambassadors for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Program Details: Participants will meet weekly to develop a plan for library and community advocacy while engaging in a series of four learning sessions … Continued
One of our favorite things to do at the Library is provide exceptional recommendations for library users. We call this Readers Advisory, even though it isn’t limited to books. We provide recommendations through chat, our website, via email, our 412-622-3114 telephone line, all of our social media channels and, of course, in person. Here are … Continued
Think back, if you will, to an incomprehensibly ancient year: 2002. Nickelback’s “How You Remind Me” is the number one song in America, soaring from boom boxes and, if you’re fancy, generation 1 iPods. Low-rise jeans and fedoras are the fashion order of the day. The launch of social networking behemoth Friendster is about to … Continued
Join the Virtual Book Club this July for a book discussion about The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson. A haunting novel spanning several generations, The Seed Keeper follows a Dakhóta family’s struggle to preserve their way of life, their connection to the land, and their sacrifices to protect what matters most. We will meet on … Continued