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Gaming!

Friday, July 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Gaming!

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


International Cinema Sunday: Ida (Polish, 2014)

Sunday, July 5, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

TechConnect: Keyboarding 1

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

TechConnect: Word Beyond the Basics

Monday, July 6, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Here you’ll learn the next level of Word skills, such as setting margins, line spacing and page numbering, plus how to work with columns, clip art and create labels. Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basics or solid Word experience.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

Gaming!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Jewelry Making with Tara

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Construct a bracelet and learn the meanings of the stones used.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Conversation Salon is a forum for active participation in the discussion of the meaningful and interesting events of our time and an opportunity to connect with, participate in and contribute to your community.

Gaming!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


The Labs: Fashion Design Workshop

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Learn to sew clothes and accessories with support from pros. Materials provided, no experience necessary!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Gaming!

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Preschool Explorers

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

Kids Club: Superhero Explorations!

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Monthly Summer Meeting

Thursday, July 9, 2015  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: One Little Thing

Thursday, July 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enjoy a fun family activity together!

Gaming!

Friday, July 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: 3D Printing Basics

Friday, July 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class offers an overview of 3D printing. See the MakerBot 3D printer and learn how to design a basic object using an online 3D modeling tool. Some objects will be printed during and after class.

Stories Alive: The Next Generation!

Friday, July 10, 2015  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Have you been hankering to tell a tale? Not sure where to begin? Worry no more!Come and enjoy stories and storytelling games led by the Three Rivers Storytelling Festival Tellers--which include YOUTH and adults. Refreshments will be served.

Let's READ English: Stardust

Friday, July 10, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: If English is not your native language and you like to read, join us to read one book each month and then meet to discuss the story, improve your vocabulary and practice your English reading and conversational skills.

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Gaming!

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Gmail Basics

Saturday, July 11, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Gmail is a powerful email service. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!

Korean II

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Saturday Matinee: Big Hero 6 (2014)

Saturday, July 11, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Kids Create: Comic Capers

Saturday, July 11, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Doodle on a table (paper-covered, of course). Bring a comic series you enjoy. We'll talk about setting, story, filling in and finishing. And we'll make Cheez Doodle sculptures.

Gaming!

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Italian for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Kinetic

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Kinetic plays vibrant, energetic, and soulful original songs influenced by musics of West Africa, jazz, and R&B.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, July 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Gaming!

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

TechConnect: Keyboarding 2

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

TechConnect: Excel Beyond the Basics

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, July 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Writers LIVE @ CLP - Main: Philip Beard

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Philip Beard is the award-winning author of Dear Zoe and Swing, a novel about the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Japanese II

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

Gaming!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

The Labs: Fashion Design Workshop

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Learn to sew clothes and accessories with support from pros. Materials provided, no experience necessary!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Gardening Thyme: Introduction to Organic Gardening in Raised Beds

Wednesday, July 15, 2015  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Get inspired to create your own raised-bed gardens. We'll discuss everything from the benefits and placement of raised beds, to soil contamination and amending, materials, planting and maintenance.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish II

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

French Conversation Club

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Your favorite fantasy RPG is coming to your favorite library! Bring a 1st level character and some dice, or bring nothing at all. New players welcome!

Gaming!

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Computer Basics 1 - Mousing

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will provide an overview of parts of the computer and mousing techniques.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Books in the Afternoon: Orphan Train

Thursday, July 16, 2015  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Kids Club: Superhero Explorations!

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Patent Searching Basics

Thursday, July 16, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: CLP is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center, and we can help you begin your patent search. This class will go over the patent process and teach you some tips for efficiently searching the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website.

Books in the Afternoon: Orphan Train

Thursday, July 16, 2015  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: One Little Thing

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enjoy a fun family activity together!

Gaming!

Friday, July 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Word Basics

Friday, July 17, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals.

Red Herring Book Club: Dead, White, and Blue

Friday, July 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is Dead, White, and Blue by Carolyn Hart. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Gaming!

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: PowerPoint Basics

Saturday, July 18, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Want to impress your boss with a great presentation? Learn how to create slides with text and pictures, as well as other special techniques to make your next presentation a hit.

Korean II

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 3

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

Gaming!

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Gaming!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


The Labs: Fashion Design Workshop

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Learn to sew clothes and accessories with support from pros. Materials provided, no experience necessary!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Gaming!

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Computer Basics 2 - File Management

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will help you with file management, including creating, naming and moving files.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

Kids Club: Superhero Explorations!

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: One Little Thing

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enjoy a fun family activity together!

Gaming!

Friday, July 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: 3D Printing Basics

Friday, July 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class offers an overview of 3D printing. See the MakerBot 3D printer and learn how to design a basic object using an online 3D modeling tool. Some objects will be printed during and after class.

Gaming!

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Google Drive Basics

Saturday, July 25, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your Google experience to the next level with Google's cloud tool, Google Drive. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Google Drive and its multiple functions.

Fine Art Miracles presents Reading with Romibo: Hear a robot share stories

Saturday, July 25, 2015  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Explore interactive stories with Romibo, a fuzzy interactive robot used in social skills building for children with developmental disabilities, such as those in the autistic spectrum. All children are welcome to this program.

Korean II

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Meet the Author: Ken Kobus: author of City of Steel

Saturday, July 25, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Third Floor Conference Room

Summary: Author Ken Kobus, a third generation steel worker, will discuss his new book: City of Steel

Gaming!

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Italian for Beginners

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

World Kaleidoscope presents Mandolinisti Italiani

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Mandolinisti Italiani are the classic melodies of Old Italy.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World with selections from The Art of Fermentation

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Join us for a discussion of Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World with selections from The Art of Fermentation: An In-depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World.

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Gaming!

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

Gaming!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

TechConnect: Excel Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.

Writers LIVE @ CLP - Main: Terrance Hayes

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Pittsburgh based poet and artist Terrance Hayes is author of five books of poetry including his newest collection, How to Be Drawn.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Japanese II

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Gaming!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

The Labs: Fashion Design Workshop

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Learn to sew clothes and accessories with support from pros. Materials provided, no experience necessary!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Gaming!

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


TechConnect: Computer Basics 3 - Access the Internet

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

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

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Kids Club: Superhero Explorations!

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Pittsburgh Music Academy serenades a Summer evening

Thursday, July 30, 2015  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Another rising generation of musicians present a classical concert, with a splash of folk and favorites, during a waning hour of a summer day. Stop by and stay awhile! All ages.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: One Little Thing

Thursday, July 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enjoy a fun family activity together!

Gaming!

Friday, July 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Korean II

Saturday, August 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, August 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, August 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, August 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, August 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Herbal Teacup Candles with Rita

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Let's repurpose china and take advantage of summer herb gardens to create wonderfully scented candles.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

The Labs: Comics Creation Workshop

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Create your own comics with the guidance of a professional comic book creator.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Spanish II

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

French Conversation Club

Thursday, August 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, August 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Photo 101: Basics

Thursday, August 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Photo 101 is a series of workshops for anyone interested in taking better photographs. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment will be provided!

The Three Rivers Storytelling Festival presents Stories for Youth!

Friday, August 7, 2015  
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main


Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, August 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean II

Saturday, August 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, August 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Lisa Pegher

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Lisa Pegher is a multiple percussion solo artist, drummer and composer who is known for pioneering percussion as a solo instrument within the orchestral realm and beyond.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

German Conversation Club

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Japanese for Beginners

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

Writers LIVE @ CLP - Main: Mary Jo Sonntag

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Pittsburgher Mary Jo Sonntag is a world traveler and storyteller.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese II

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Conversation Salon is a forum for active participation in the discussion of the meaningful and interesting events of our time and an opportunity to connect with, participate in and contribute to your community.

The Labs: Comics Creation Workshop

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Create your own comics with the guidance of a professional comic book creator.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Photo 101: Composition

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Photo 101 is a series of workshops for anyone interested in taking better photographs. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment will be provided!

Korean II

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian Conversation

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Italian skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Italian.

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to Spanish meets on the first and third Saturday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and culture. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Chinese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of the language and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Japanese Conversation Club is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced speakers of Japanese to come together and converse as well as to learn about and enjoy Japanese culture.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

The Labs: Public Art & Renewable Energy Workshop

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: In this workshop, learn about eco-friendly art installation design from Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) representatives.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects and join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we're reading and the movies we're watching.

The Labs: Public Art & Renewable Energy Workshop

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: In this workshop, learn about eco-friendly art installation design from Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) representatives.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish II

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Spanish II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Spanish and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

French Conversation Club

Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in French? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of French. No registration is required.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Photo 101: Everyday

Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Photo 101 is a series of workshops for anyone interested in taking better photographs. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment will be provided!

Red Herring Book Club: The Golden One

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is The Golden One by Elizabeth Peters. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Meet, Learn, Play: A Gaming Meet Up

Saturday, August 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Looking for a way to have fun and learn something new? Check out this all-ages board gaming session. Enjoy playing and learning about new games with an instructor.

Korean II

Saturday, August 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, August 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This is an introduction for those who are new to Chinese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. This group meets on the second and fourth Sundays in Classroom A. New participants are welcome at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This introduction to the Italian language meets on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

World Kaleidoscope presents Carl Rahkonen

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Carl Rahkonen will provide an overview of Finnish music from its earliest forms with live performances on a variety of traditional instruments.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


German Conversation Club

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you are invited to this informal conversation club.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese for Beginners is an introduction for those who are new to Japanese or consider themselves a little bit rusty. New participants are welcome at any time!

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Russian for Beginners covers topics such as the Cyrillic alphabet and basic conversation. This group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. New participants are welcome at any time!

Japanese II

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Japanese and are interested in increasing proficiency. Ability to read and write hiragana is required to take this class.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Get a chance to mess around with software and equipment, work on independent projects and hang out with the Labs mentors. Open Lab is your studio time.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: If English is not your native language, join our group for lively English conversation. You don't need to bring anything, and there is no need to register. Let's Speak English is free and meets every Wednesday from 5-6 pm in Classroom A.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Whether your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for lively and engaging conversation in Spanish. Si eres intermedio o avanzado, practica con nosotros, tus habilidades del idioma, en conversaciones vivas y comprometidas.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more!

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in Chinese? This informal conversation club is open to anyone with a prior knowledge of Chinese. No registration is required.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Photo 101: Advanced

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Photo 101 is a series of workshops for anyone interested in taking better photographs. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment will be provided!

AUTHORS ON TOUR: Louise Penny

Friday, August 28, 2015  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: AUTHORS ON TOUR is a new collaborative initiative of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to present authors who are on a national publicity tour to Pittsburgh audiences.

Korean II

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean II is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of Korean and are interested in increasing proficiency. New participants are welcome at any time!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Korean for Beginners focuses on reading, grammar and basic conversation. This group meets every Saturday in the Large Print Room. New participants are welcome to join when the class begins again in September.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make something cool! The Labs is Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's free program for teens to learn to use digital technology and traditional art tools.

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Tomatoes with Miriam

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Miriam Rubin, food columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and author of the cookbook Tomatoes, will share recipes using that favorite home-garden staple.