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Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! On Monday, December 6 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft servers by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our two Minecraft servers are open to Moon ...
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Trivia Tuesday

Time to kick off Moon Library Games Week with Trivia Tuesday! Tonight at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the game You Don't Know Jack: Full Stream. Go to the library's Twitch page on your computer, check the room code on our Facebook page, then enter the room code at jackbox.tv on your smartphone. Register ...
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Moon Library Games Week

It's International Games Week, so we are hosting our own Moon Library Games Week! We will be playing hard all week with new games in our collection and multiple game streams. First off, here is our Twitch schedule.

Municipal General Election 2021 Voting Guide

November 2 is the Municipal General Election. Due to COVID-19, some aspects of voting have changed. We have bolded those changes.
  • All registered voters may participate in this election. The deadline to update your voter registration was October 18.
  • You can vote by completing a mail-in ballot or absentee ...
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Trivia Tuesday: Halloween Edition

Trivia Tuesday gets spooky for Halloween. On October 26 at 8:00 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host Trivia Murder Party 2, a game where contestants had better be good at trivia...or else. Play by watching the stream at www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary, then go to jackbox.tv on your phone or computer to participate. Enter the room code ...
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Movies You Might Have Missed: Queen Bees

There's so many movies that you might have missed while theaters were closed during the pandemic, so why not catch up here at the library? Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a matinee of movies released over the past year. On October 21 at noon, we ...
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Coming Soon

Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! On Monday, December 6 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft servers by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our two Minecraft servers are open to Moon ...
Read More

Trivia Tuesday

Time to kick off Moon Library Games Week with Trivia Tuesday! Tonight at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the game You Don't Know Jack: Full Stream. Go to the library's Twitch page on your computer, check the room code on our Facebook page, then enter the room code at jackbox.tv on your smartphone. Register ...
Read More

Trivia Tuesday: Halloween Edition

Trivia Tuesday gets spooky for Halloween. On October 26 at 8:00 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host Trivia Murder Party 2, a game where contestants had better be good at trivia...or else. Play by watching the stream at www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary, then go to jackbox.tv on your phone or computer to participate. Enter the room code ...
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Our Picks

Moon Landings: Crystal365

It's our first Moon Landing! If you're interested in crystals, natural healing and wellness, and meditation, Miss Kaylea's review of Crystal365 by Heather Askinosie is for you. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Streaming in a Quarantine: A Cozy British Collection

Good day, Moon Township! If you are a fellow anglophile, take a gander at the list I've compiled of some of my favorite British series and film. Over the years I've made a point of watching as much English television as humanly possible. I still have some work to do, ...
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Streaming in a Quarantine: Nicole’s Lighthearted Picks!

Hey all! Nicole here reporting from my home office (AKA the couch). Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. While most of us are spending our days indoors, I thought I would type out some of my favorite streaming video! Hopefully some of you will find a new (or old) ...
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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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