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CANCELED Scribes

Friday, February 12, 2016 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life's story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Friends Book and Bake Sale, Valentine's Day Edition!: Downtown and Business Friends of the Library Sale

Friday, February 12, 2016  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Baked goods and books galore! Pick up some sweeties for your sweeties. Get some treats for your Galentine's Day weekend!

Let's Speak English

Friday, February 12, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Lois Toni McClendon presents Interactive Storytelling

Saturday, February 13, 2016  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Toni McClendon will explore original stories of the African American tradition . Participants will engage in “games” using music, movement, voice, and story-making. No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun. For all ages and abilities.

Celebrity Name Game: African American Edition!

Saturday, February 13, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Test your knowledge of famous African Americans past and present and compete for super cool prizes like library swag and gift cards.

Page To Screen

Tuesday, February 16, 2016  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, February 17, 2016  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Resources for Black Business Success

Thursday, February 18, 2016  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Lender Relations Specialist Judith Kirby, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pittsburgh District Office explains how qualifying African-American entrepreneurs and small business owners can utilize the SBA to develop and grow their business.

Teen Time

Thursday, February 18, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, February 19, 2016 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, February 19, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Adult Gaming

Friday, February 19, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


African American Genealogy Research

Saturday, February 20, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: If you’re trying to trace your African roots and are running into brick walls with do-it yourself genealogical research or just don’t know where to begin, this session is for you!

The Reel Story

Tuesday, February 23, 2016  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Tax Lab

Thursday, February 25, 2016  
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Get a jumpstart on your taxes this season! Join us for a tax lab and enjoy two hours of uninterrupted computer time to complete your taxes using an online platform from the IRS’ website.

Teen Time

Thursday, February 25, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, February 26, 2016 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life's story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Let's Speak English

Friday, February 26, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Meet the Filmmakers: The Game Changers Project

Saturday, February 27, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The Game Changers Project is a nonprofit organization and media fellowship partially funded by the Heinz Endowment that celebrates and supports Pittsburgh’s African American filmmakers.

Karen Bender's "For What Purpose?" - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 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.

Using the Census Business Builder to Start or Grow Your Business

Thursday, March 3, 2016  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The Census Business Builder is a new platform that offers small business owners selected statistical information on American business and population demographics, industry performance, and tracks revenue and growth in the economy.

Teen Time - Finch Robot Maze

Thursday, March 3, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Come to Teen Time to learn how to program the Finch robot and send it through a maze!

Toastmasters

Friday, March 4, 2016 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Storytime: Family Fun

Friday, March 4, 2016  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes. Through the joy of reading, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise the imagination and develop important social and emotional skills. For children birth to 5 years and their caregivers.

Let's Speak English

Friday, March 4, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Saturday Silver Screen Film Club: Captive

Saturday, March 5, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The true story of a single mother struggling with drug addiction who is taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run who has broken out of jail and murdered the judge assigned to his case. Starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara (2015).

Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 | 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.

Tax Lab

Thursday, March 10, 2016  
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Get a jumpstart on your taxes this season!

Teen Time - Finch Maze Challenge

Thursday, March 10, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Challenge your friends to control the Finch robot in your custom-build maze!

Scribes

Friday, March 11, 2016 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life's story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Let's Speak English

Friday, March 11, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Get Crafty with the Mattress Factory

Saturday, March 12, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Ever wonder what it would be like to design your very own art exhibit?

Celebrating the Green: The History of St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday, March 17, 2016  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: DVD 46 minutes

Teen Time

Thursday, March 17, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, March 18, 2016 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, March 18, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Teen Time

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Scribes

Friday, March 25, 2016 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life's story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills.

Let's Speak English

Friday, March 25, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Meet the Author: Barbara Burstin and Steel City Jews

Saturday, March 26, 2016  
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Join Dr. Barbara Burstin for a discussion of the history of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community.

Small Business Research

Thursday, March 31, 2016  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you interested in starting a small business in Pennsylvania?

Teen Time

Thursday, March 31, 2016 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, April 1, 2016 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


One Book Every Young Child Special

Friday, April 1, 2016  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Children and adults will use books to expand their imaginations and develop early literacy skills. Reading together is the single most important activity that you can do to help your child get ready to read.

Let's Speak English

Friday, April 1, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Ray Bradbury's "Last Night of the World" - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 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.

Let's Speak English

Friday, April 8, 2016 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business