Critical Thinking and Media Literacy (Debate 101)Virtual
Learn from Dr. Georgia M. Bedford as she discusses the philosophy and culture of debate, that argument has the potential to educate and emancipate by providing forums for students and the general public to sharpen critical thinking, deepen understanding of timely social, political, and cultural issues, and learn how to engage in conversations about hard questions.
Criminal Court WorkshopVirtual
This presentation will provide a comprehensive look at Criminal Court from arrest to trial to appeal, elucidating possible outcomes and identifying key moments, terms, and ideas in the criminal process.
Discovery: Using Consumer Reports OnlineVirtual
The online version of Consumer Reports that we make available is as comprehensive and intuitive to use as the traditional magazine edition. In addition the online tool provides a more robust platform to search for and compare product evaluations. This class will introduce you to the online Consumer Reports and provide a hands-on learning experience … Continued
Virtual Professional Development: Sensory Strategies for Early LearnersVirtual
Learn the most common developmental delays in children, aged birth through five years. Presenters will identify activities, support strategies, and Library resources that can generate positive sensory experiences for all young children. Presented on Zoom. Attendees will receive 1 hour of PQAS credit.
Virtual Professional Development: Finding Best Books for BabiesVirtual
Since 2000, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has led a panel of local experts in choosing ten Best Books for Babies. Participants will learn this year's books and gain practical tips for evaluating and selecting books for ages birth to 18 months. Presented on Zoom. Attendees will receive 1 hour of PQAS credit.