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Friends of CLP-West End Meeting

Wednesday, October 1, 2014  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, October 2, 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: Cake Pops

Thursday, October 2, 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, October 3, 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 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Teen 3D Printer Workshop

Saturday, October 4, 2014  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Learn how to use a 3D printer! See how to set it up, where to find free resources to print and print something! Grade 6-12 only please.

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, October 7, 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: Go, Car, Go!

Tuesday, October 7, 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!

Big Read: West End Book Ends Book Club reads Fahrenheit 451

Wednesday, October 8, 2014  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This October the West End Book Club is participating in the Big Read. We will read and discuss Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, October 9, 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: 3D Printing

Thursday, October 9, 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. This week we're making stuff on our 3D printer!

West End Wise Walk

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

Directions to this location: West End


Gardening Thyme: Hidden Harvest Pittsburgh: Harvesting Fruits and Vegetables in the City

Saturday, October 11, 2014  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Join us for a talk from Hidden Harvest Pittsburgh about harvesting food grown in city spaces and gardens!

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales

Tuesday, October 14, 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: Custom Corner Bookmarks

Tuesday, October 14, 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!

TT Craft Hour: Handicrafts: Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, October 15, 2014  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: The Library of Congress categorizes Arts and Crafts under the heading of Handicrafts; TT. Join us at the West End as we glitter, glue and knit our way through the TT's.

Kids Club: School-age Fun

Thursday, October 16, 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 16, 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 17, 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 17, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Storytime: Bats and Black Cats

Saturday, October 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: This special Saturday storytime will feature Halloween stories with bats and black cats.

Halloween: Monster Mash Costume Party

Saturday, October 18, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: Dress up in your Halloween costume or come as your own little monster and do the Monster Mash with us. Play games, make a craft, hear a Halloween story. Don't miss this Halloween fun for kids of all ages through 5th grade.

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


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!

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

Family Playshop: Stay and Play

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

Directions to this location: West End


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

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 Saturday

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.

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

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 & Pete the Cat

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

Directions to this location: West End


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

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