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Patrick’s Pub Library Fundraiser

Slainte! Come to Patrick's Pub between 9 AM on January 27 and 2 AM on January 28, mention you are eating to support Moon Library, and 20% of your sales will be donated to The Friends of the Library. Patrick's Pub's is located at 1207 Spring Run Road Extension, Moon ...
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Lyme Disease Support Group

On January 28 at 6 PM, Dr. Linda D’Eramo invites those who are affected by Lyme Disease to share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact ...
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Tech 201: Microsoft Word

Know how to use a computer but want to learn more? Come to our Tech 201 classes for adults to learn intermediate level computer tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our Technology Librarian Ms. Roxanne. The Tech 201 class on January 27 at 6:30 PM will cover using Microsoft Word, ...
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Memory Makers

Gather and share! Adults 18 + up can come tell family stories with hot cocoa in hand on January 27 at 4:30 PM. We'll have fun crafting supplies to make memorable scrapbook pages. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Monday Matinee: Judy

Join us for a Monday Matinee on January 27 at 1 PM, when we'll show the brand-new DVD release of the movie Judy (PG-13) with hot popcorn and cold drinks for you to share and enjoy. Please register by calling 412-269-0334 or by reserving your seat online. Summary: Thirty years ...
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Moon Makerspace

Welcome to the first Moon Makerspace! Students in grades 7-12 and adults 18 and older can experiment with our creative and technological materials on January 25 between 11 AM and 4 PM. Our regular makerspace stations are:
  • Button maker
  • Cricut machine & laptop
  • Fine arts with acrylic paints, chalk ...
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Coming Soon

Lyme Disease Support Group

On January 28 at 6 PM, Dr. Linda D’Eramo invites those who are affected by Lyme Disease to share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact ...
Read More

Tech 201: Microsoft Word

Know how to use a computer but want to learn more? Come to our Tech 201 classes for adults to learn intermediate level computer tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our Technology Librarian Ms. Roxanne. The Tech 201 class on January 27 at 6:30 PM will cover using Microsoft Word, ...
Read More

Memory Makers

Gather and share! Adults 18 + up can come tell family stories with hot cocoa in hand on January 27 at 4:30 PM. We'll have fun crafting supplies to make memorable scrapbook pages. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
Read More

 

Our Picks

Read It Before You See It: Books with Movie Adaptations

The book is almost always better than the movie, so read these books before you hit the cinema. These are books with recent or upcoming movie adaptations. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Movie release September 14, 2018. Directed by Paul Weitz. Available as a book, large print book, CD audiobook, ...
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Summer 2018 Mystery Novels

Sweat the small stuff. These are mystery, suspense, and thriller novels that came out this summer. All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klefoth Available as a book and ebook ...
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Summer 2018 Romance Novels

Summer lovin', havin' a blast. Here are some new romance novels that came out this summer. All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire Available as a book ...
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Book Clubs, Activity Groups & Classes

 

Reading Challenges

 

Career, Continuing Education & Finance

Test Prep

  • Khan Academy: A free online education website which provides test prep for the SAT, MCAT, NCLEX-RN, GMAT, CAHSEE, and IIT JEE.
  • Peterson’s: A college database and guide to tests, scholarships, resumes, and the college admission process.
  • Princeton Review: Admissions help, test prep, colleges searches, and tutoring.

College

  • Higher Education Resources: A list of local college websites and financial aid resources by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
  • Khan Academy: A free online education website which includes a guide to college admissions.
  • NEED: A scholarship and mentoring organization that provides aid and guidance for Pittsburgh’s under-served  and minority youth.
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA): Pennsylvania’s guide to scholarships and colleges for students of all ages.
  • Peterson’s: A college database and guide to tests, scholarships, resumes, and the college admission process.
  • Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarship Search: Find scholarships for students of all ages in the Pittsburgh area.
  • Princeton Review: Admissions help, test prep, colleges searches, and tutoring.
  • Tuition Funding Sources: Students can search for scholarships and financial aid, take personality and career aptitude tests, and find detailed college information. Create an account using your email address and contact information. For the drop-down menu “How did you find out about the TFS website?” select Library and set Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh as your school.

Career Help

Continuing Education

  • Duolingo: Interactive language-learning program for all ages. Covers 28 different languages including English as a Second Language, Esperanto, and Klingon. Usable online or as an AndroidiOS, or Windows app. Users must register with an email account.
  • Khan Academy: Learn a variety of subjects including math, coding, economics, and humanities.
  • Mango Languages: Interactive online language learning for all ages. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and English as a Second Language. Log in as a guest or by creating an account using your email address. You must have an account to save your progress.

 

Research

Genealogy

Writing

  • Dave’s ESL Cafe: A grammar guide for people learning English.
  • Grammar Girl: Articles, podcasts, videos and charts on perfecting your grammar.
  • Harvard Writing Guides: Harvard’s ebooks for writing college papers in different majors.
  • Purdue OWL: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab provides guides for writing styles, preventing plagiarism, and citation methods for different subjects.

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to one of our librarians.

 

Heather Panella (Email: panellah@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Adult events and programs, collection development, Honorariums & Memorials, reference questions, general questions

 

Roxanne Cain (Email: cainr@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Technology and digital services, genealogy, research, reference questions

 

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