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International Cinema Sunday: A Summer's Tale (French, 1996)

Sunday, May 3, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


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

Sunday, May 3, 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department's collection comes to life! Resonance Works: Zarzuela

Sunday, May 3, 2015  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary: Zarzuela: celebrating the vital energy and rhythms of music from Spain and Argentina.

Chinese II

Sunday, May 3, 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 1

Monday, May 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 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, May 4, 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, May 5, 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.

ALL SEATS FILLED. Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, May 5, 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, May 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

TechConnect: Word Basics

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

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Crocheting with Jane and Friends

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: In this beginner's workshop, we will cover terms, yarn and a few basic stitches. You will walk out with a finished project! Seating will be first come, first served until the chairs are full.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, May 5, 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, May 6, 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.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

The Labs: Open Lab

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

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 7, 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.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 1 - Mousing

Thursday, May 7, 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.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Thursday, May 7, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, May 7, 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: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, May 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, May 7, 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!

Yoga with Rich

Thursday, May 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, May 7, 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: Mother's Day Cards

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: We'll have lots of decorations for you to use for a card to show Mom (or Grandma or some other special lady) how much you love her.

ALL SEATS FILLED. Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Job and Career: Developing a Career at Huntington Bank

Friday, May 8, 2015  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Come and meet a Human Resources Representative from Huntington Bank who will walk you through the application and hiring process. Please call 412-622-3133 to register for this session.

Wise Walk

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Summary: Take a walk around Oakland. Get some exercise on our 1-2 mile walk around the neighborhood and learn a little about Oakland, and maybe even the Library, in the process.

Let's READ English: The Last Lecture

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Job & Career: Online Job Searching

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class will help you set up a plan for your online job search, introduce you to major job search websites and provide you with insight into the online application process.

Homewood Cemetery History: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Meeting

Saturday, May 9, 2015  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Jennie Benford, Homewood Cemetery Historian will discuss the history of the cemetery and the availability of its records.

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Saturday, May 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 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.

Korean II

Saturday, May 9, 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, May 9, 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 at any time!

Saturday Matinee: The Theory of Everything (2014)

Saturday, May 9, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


Kids Club: Eww! Gross

Saturday, May 9, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Find out about gross things our bodies do, gross creatures like dung beetles and even eat gross food. For kids 6-12; 3 and up with an adult.

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, May 10, 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!

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

Sunday, May 10, 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, May 10, 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: Triggers

Sunday, May 10, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Rocking the Pittsburgh scene since 2005 and earning local airplay with their latest EP What Part of Strangers Don’t You Understand?, the four-piece Triggers is an eclectic blend of indie rock and pop.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, May 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, May 10, 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 2

Monday, May 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 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.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, May 11, 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!

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, May 11, 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.

CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Bi-monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Come join us for a meeting of the CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance. This group is for all LGBTQ and straight teenagers who want to support each other and make new friends!

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

TechConnect: PowerPoint Basics

Tuesday, May 12, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 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.

Japanese II

Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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!

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, May 13, 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.

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 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!

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, May 14, 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.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 2 - File Management

Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, May 14, 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: Paper Finger Puppets

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Make a puppet of your pet, a rainbow, a racecar or YOU!

3 Poems by W. D. Snodgrass . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: The 3 Poems by . . . Poetry Discussion Group will discuss three poems by W. D. Snodgrass. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

Job and Career: Developing a Career at UPMC

Friday, May 15, 2015  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Come and meet a Human Resources Representative from UPMC who will walk you through the entire application and hiring process. Please call 412-578-2561 to register for this session.

Wise Walk

Friday, May 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Summary: Take a walk around Oakland. Get some exercise on our 1-2 mile walk around the neighborhood and learn a little about Oakland, and maybe even the Library, in the process.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, May 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Red Herring Book Club: A Test of Wills

Friday, May 15, 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 A Test of Wills by Charles Todd. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

TechConnect: Gmail Basics

Friday, May 15, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:30 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!

Movies All Day: Into the Woods: Some movies are so awesome they need to be played ALL DAY long!

Saturday, May 16, 2015  
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Korean II

Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 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.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, May 16, 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!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, May 16, 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 at any time!

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

Sunday, May 17, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese II

Sunday, May 17, 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!

For Grown-ups: The Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, May 17, 2015  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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, May 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


TechConnect: Keyboarding 3

Monday, May 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:15 PM - 3:15 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, May 18, 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, May 19, 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.

TechConnect: Intellectual Property Basics

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Patents, trademarks, and copyright are legal ways to protect your ideas. Find out the difference between patents, trademarks, and copyright, the resources available to you, and how CLP can help you get started with your search.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

TechConnect: Excel Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  
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: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 20, 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.

Job & Career: Career Counseling by Appointment

Wednesday, May 20, 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.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Job & Career: Mock Interviews by Appointment

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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, May 20, 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, May 21, 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.

TechConnect: Computer Basics 3 - Access the Internet

Thursday, May 21, 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, May 21, 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: Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

Books in the Afternoon: Boy, Snow, Bird

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

Meet, Learn, Play: Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, May 21, 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!

Yoga with Rich

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: No yoga experience necessary. Come early to reserve your spot. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

Books in the Afternoon: Boy, Snow, Bird

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, May 21, 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!

AUTHORS ON TOUR: Chuck Palahniuk

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Kids Club: Sidewalk Chalk

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: We'll try one more time to draw with chalk outside. If not, we'll have a surprise and try again next week.

TechConnect: Explore 3D Printing

Friday, May 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: 3D printing is an exciting new technology trend that's redefining the way we manufacture physical products. Stop by this session to see our MakerBot 3D printer and learn the basics of how it works.

Wise Walk

Friday, May 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Summary: Take a walk around Oakland. Get some exercise on our 1-2 mile walk around the neighborhood and learn a little about Oakland, and maybe even the Library, in the process.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, May 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Job & Career: Learn LinkedIn

Friday, May 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This small one-hour workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of the career networking service LinkedIn. Hosted in the Job & Career Education Center on the Second Floor.

TechConnect: Word Basics

Saturday, May 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Korean II

Saturday, May 23, 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, May 23, 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, May 23, 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 at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, May 24, 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!

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

Sunday, May 24, 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.

World Kaleidoscope presents Bésame

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Cool blends from all over Latin America right on your Pittsburgh doorstep!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, May 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, May 24, 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!

CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance: Bi-monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Come join us for a meeting of the CLP-Teen Gay Straight Alliance. This group is for all LGBTQ and straight teenagers who want to support each other and make new friends!

Job & Career: Résumé Assistance by Appointment

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, May 26, 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, May 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

TechConnect: Excel Basics

Tuesday, May 26, 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.

Japanese II

Tuesday, May 26, 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, May 26, 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, May 26, 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!

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, May 27, 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, May 27, 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, May 27, 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, May 28, 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, May 28, 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!

Spanish Conversation Club: El club de conversación en español

Thursday, May 28, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, May 28, 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.

Kasper Hwa presents Let's learn Chinese

Thursday, May 28, 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: Fruit Tasting

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Strawberries, blueberries, pineapple or bananas. We hope we'll have something you like.

TechConnect: Modeling Basics for 3D Printing

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: 3D printing is an exciting new technology trend that's redefining the way we manufacture physical products. This session will teach you the basics of 3D digital modeling and how the 3D printer works.

Stories Alive: Annual Spring Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Wise Walk

Friday, May 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Summary: Take a walk around Oakland. Get some exercise on our 1-2 mile walk around the neighborhood and learn a little about Oakland, and maybe even the Library, in the process.

TechConnect: Google Drive Basics

Friday, May 29, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:30 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.

Korean II

Saturday, May 30, 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, May 30, 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 at any time!

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

Sunday, May 31, 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.

Special Sunday Matinee: Pride (2014)

Sunday, May 31, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library


STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: Gulp

Sunday, May 31, 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 Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach.

AUTHORS ON TOUR: Celeste Ng

Monday, June 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 2, 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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

HOW: Hands-On Workshop Series—Classical Indian Dance with Madeline

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: This workshop will introduce you to the basics of the hand gestures, expressions, and rhythmic body movements of Bharatanatyam. All levels, ages, genders, and physical abilities are welcome!

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, June 3, 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: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 3, 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, June 3, 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, June 4, 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.

Korean II

Saturday, June 6, 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, June 6, 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.

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, June 6, 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!

Korean for Beginners

Saturday, June 6, 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 at any time!

LitAnalysis: Reading Fiction with Freud: Everything I Never Told You

Saturday, June 6, 2015  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

Summary: Discuss contemporary fiction with insight from a professional psychoanalyst from the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center.

Summer Reading Extravaganza: Puppet Show: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Sunday, June 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The billy goat brothers want to eat the fresh green grass on the other side of the bridge but the mean Troll under the bridge won't let them pass. What can they do?

Chinese II

Sunday, June 7, 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!

German Conversation Club

Monday, June 8, 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.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, June 8, 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!

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, June 8, 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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, June 9, 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, June 9, 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, June 10, 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: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 10, 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.

Chinese Conversation Club

Thursday, June 11, 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, June 11, 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, June 11, 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!

3 Poems by Linda Pastan . . . Poetry Discussion Group

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: The 3 Poems by . . . Poetry Discussion Group will discuss three poems by Linda Pastan. Join us for lively discussions of your favorite poetry. Register to receive the poems by email in advance.

Let's READ English: The Wave

Friday, June 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
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.

Korean II

Saturday, June 13, 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, June 13, 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 at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, June 14, 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, June 14, 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!

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, June 14, 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!

Japanese Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 16, 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.

The Labs: Workshop

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, June 17, 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: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 17, 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, June 17, 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, June 18, 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.

Books in the Afternoon: Small Blessings

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof.

Books in the Afternoon: Small Blessings

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
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 Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof.

Red Herring Book Club: No Graves as Yet

Friday, June 19, 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 No Graves as Yet by Anne Perry. Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room.

Korean II

Saturday, June 20, 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, June 20, 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, June 20, 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 at any time!

Spanish for Beginners

Saturday, June 20, 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!

Arabic for Beginners

Sunday, June 21, 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!

Chinese II

Sunday, June 21, 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!

German Conversation Club

Monday, June 22, 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.

Japanese for Beginners

Monday, June 22, 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, June 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

Japanese II

Tuesday, June 23, 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.

Russian for Beginners

Tuesday, June 23, 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!

The Labs: Open Lab

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, June 24, 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.

The Den: A Special Programming Series for New Adults

Thursday, June 25, 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, June 25, 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, June 25, 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.

Korean II

Saturday, June 27, 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, June 27, 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 at any time!

Italian for Beginners

Sunday, June 28, 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 Caravan Melodies

Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Caravan Melodies, Featuring: Mimi Jong, erhu & zhonghu; Tomchess, oud & ney; Dan Kurfirst, drum & daf.

Chinese for Beginners

Sunday, June 28, 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!

The Labs: Workshop

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

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

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

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 1, 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: Open Lab

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Welcome to The Labs! This teen-only open hours period gives you some space to work on whatever creative and/or techy thing you like. Mentors are on-hand to help.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 1, 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, July 1, 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 2, 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.