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Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: 3D Printing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Storytime: Pajamas & Tutus

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, October 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, October 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


3D Printer Demo

Saturday, October 25, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: All ages are welcome to come and see what 3D printing is all about! See where we find free files, what free software we use to make custom files, and of course, watch the printer in action!

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: Ghost Hunting

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Kids Club: Its a little bit creepy!

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

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This week for Halloween will feature creepy stories and activities to make you shiver.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, October 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, October 31, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Halloween: Trick or Treat @ the West End

Friday, October 31, 2014  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Come Trick or Treat at the West End Library first and get a light stick to wear around your neck to keep you safe and visible while you make your way around the neighborhood. While supplies last.

Climbing Your Family Tree: Beginning Genealogy

Saturday, November 1, 2014  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: Screenprinting with AIR

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Makership Grant Information Session

Wednesday, November 5, 2014  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Looking for new and marketable skills? The Makership Program works with the Techshop in the East End to help adults gain new, valuable technology trade skills. Join us for this info session to find out about applying to the program!

Friends of West End Monthly Meeting.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Friends of West End Meeting

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Please help us to advocate for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh buy joining the Friends of the West End group. On the agenda for this meeting-volunteer shifts for the book sale Nov 7th and 8th. We hope you will join us.

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, November 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Friends of West End Book Sale!

Friday, November 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Join us for our quarterly book sale on both November 7th & 8th at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM! Great deals on many titles all at unbeatable prices. At 12:00 PM on November the 8th our bag sale starts. Fill up a bag of books for one low price.

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, November 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This program is canceled for this week because of the Friends of the West End Book Sale. Come and buy some books!

Friends of West End Book Sale!

Saturday, November 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Join us for our quarterly book sale on both November 7th & 8th at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM! Great deals on many titles all at unbeatable prices. At 12:00 PM on November the 8th our bag sale starts. Fill up a bag of books for one low price.

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Tree ID Presentation & Walk with Tree Pittsburgh

Wednesday, November 12, 2014  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Tree Pittsburgh will give a tree, bark and branch presentation followed by a tree ID walk in the neighborhood.

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, November 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, November 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Storytime: Turkey in Trouble

Saturday, November 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Our Storytime Saturday in November will celebrate Thanksgiving and feature silly Turkey stories.

Kids Create: Like a Famous Artist

Saturday, November 15, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Featured artist for this month is Andy Goldsworthy whose land art and sculpture is currently seen all over the world. Make your own sculpture and amaze yourself.

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: Magnetic Putty & Kinetic Sand

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Storytime: Pajamas on Pigeons

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Join us for a special bedtime story with Mo Willems and the Pigeon. Put on those pajamas and check out the silly things the pigeon does.

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, November 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, November 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


10 and Up Sewing

Saturday, November 22, 2014  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Everyone age 10 and up can learn how to use a sewing machine to make a T-shirt bag or scarf. Please bring an old T-shirt. This is a repeat of the popular program we offered in September.

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Children 9 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, rhymes and silly fun. In these 30-40 minute storytimes, children and adults will actively explore books that expand the imagination and inspire self-discovery.

Teen Lounge: Engineering Challenge

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

West End Wise Walk

Friday, November 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, November 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Teen Lounge: Photobooth

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Kids Club: School-age Fun

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

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, December 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, December 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Teen Lounge: Green Science Exploration

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Digital Corps: Makey Makey

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to learn how to use the user-friendly Makey Makey circuit board to make a joystick, a video game controller, a digital dance pad, and even a banana powered piano! This is an 8 week course.

West End Wise Walk

Friday, December 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, December 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Gadget Lab

Saturday, December 13, 2014  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Are you planning to get a new eReader, tablet or other gadget this holiday season? Drop in on our Gadget Lab to talk with a tech-savvy librarian to learn how to download and stream free library materials and try before you buy!

Teen Lounge: Screen Printing

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Teen Lounge is a place for 6th - 12th graders to hang out, eat popcorn, play video games on the Xbox 360 (with Kinect) or the Wii, listen to music, make art mess around and more!

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This club is a place for kids to unwind after school. You never know what we might do. We might play games, make a silly craft, do hands-on science, watch a movie or investigate something completely new.

Make + Do: Sew Hand Warmers

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: 6th-12th graders are invited to come to the West End every Thursday for a variety of hands-on activities ranging from learning to use sewing machines to learning computer programming from experts. Check back for specific activities!

West End Wise Walk

Friday, December 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Green Tree Park

Summary: We meet every Friday from 9:30-10:30 AM for a self-paced stroll followed by a light snack. Sign up for email updates by contacting Annica at stiversa@carnegielibrary.org

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

Friday, December 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Storytime Saturday

Saturday, December 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Our Storytime Saturday in December will celebrate Holiday themes.