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Toastmasters

Friday, October 31, 2014  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Getting Connected: Basic Email (Registration Required)

Saturday, November 1, 2014  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Attend this introductory class to learn how email works, sign up for a free account and start composing, sending and receiving email.

Ultimate Tut

Tuesday, November 4, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Daniel Orozco's “Orientation” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Skills for Success: Microsoft Office Quick Start: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Wednesday, November 5, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Do you want a quick introduction to the major Microsoft Office software used in today's job market? This demonstration style class will introduce you to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Start a Business Using A to Z Databases Webinar

Thursday, November 6, 2014  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Experts from A to Z Databases will demonstrate ways entrepreneurs and businesses can utilize data from the library business A to Z Databases to start and grow their business. Join us in-person or dial in from home or the office.

Teen Time

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, November 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Storytime: Family Fun

Saturday, November 8, 2014  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Bring the whole family to the Library! We'll read some books and sing some songs. This month, we’ll talk about gratitude. We’ll have crafts for all ages and snacks.

Gadget Lab

Saturday, November 8, 2014  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Drop in on our Gadget Lab to talk with a member of our Techsperts team of tech-savvy librarians to learn how to download and stream free eBooks, eAudio, eVideo, movies, television shows, digital magazines, music and more.

WWII Memorial: A Testament to Freedom

Tuesday, November 11, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Skills for Success: Career Cruising : Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Wednesday, November 12, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Interested in finding the career path that best matches your dreams and goals? Career Cruising is a database that allows you to take assessment tests, explore different careers and much more.

Eating Healthy and Alleviating Stress Through the Holidays

Thursday, November 13, 2014  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time of stress, over-eating, and weight gain.

Teen Time

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, November 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

Saturday Silver Screen Film Club: Blended

Saturday, November 15, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, November 18, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, November 19, 2014  
12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Skills for Success: Resume and Cover Letter Tune-Up: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Wednesday, November 19, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Does your resume and cover letter need a tune up? This class will cover everything you need to know about resumes and cover letters, from current formatting trends to getting them to your potential employer.

Power Mingling: Make Office Party Season Work for You

Thursday, November 20, 2014  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Join our party at the library and learn strategic networking tips in social settings to enhance your professional image, business development and/or your own professional development.

Teen Time: Special Labs Visit! Music and Video Making

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Labs on Location

Thursday, November 20, 2014  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The Labs is the place to make and learn with art and technology. During this workshop, teens can explore a variety of processes with the help of mentors.

Toastmasters

Friday, November 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Light Up Night Open House @ the Library

Friday, November 21, 2014  
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Every year hundreds of people of all ages join us at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh–Downtown & Business on Light Up Night. Stop by and enjoy a free cup of cider, and learn a new gadget while the kids have fun making crafts.

Getting Connected: Excel Basics (Registration Required)

Saturday, November 22, 2014  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program Excel. This class will cover formatting cells, using templates, formulas functions and more!

Reading Social Book Group

Monday, November 24, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, November 25, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Celebrate Small Business Saturday: Small Business Research

Saturday, November 29, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you interested in starting a business in Pennsylvania? This Small Business Saturday, learn how the Library can help you open your business.

Truman Capote's “A Christmas Memory” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Teen Time

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, December 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Getting Connected: Computer Basics (Registration Required)

Saturday, December 6, 2014  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows.

Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Teen Time

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, December 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

Getting Connected: Word Basics (Registration Required)

Saturday, December 13, 2014  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word processing in this introductory class.

Teen Time

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, December 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Reading Social Book Group

Monday, December 29, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.