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Sweet Suspense Fundraiser

Tickets are still available for Sweet Suspense, an afternoon of books, bites, and baskets presented by the Moon Township Library Friends. This Sunday at 2 PM, local mystery authors Annette Dashofy and Rebecca Drake will talk about their work in the historic Robin Hill Center. Guests can enter a prize ...
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Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! Tonight and September 27 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft server by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our Minecraft server is open to Moon Library ...
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Stump the Artist

The library's funding has been taken captive by some Fictional Evil Overlords. These two artists must create randomly generated books and movies to rescue their funding. Can they do it or will they be stumped? Watch Stump the Artist, an improvisational art and comedy show August 30 at 8 PM ...
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Tech 101: Phones & Tablets

Behind or new to technology? Come to our Tech 101 classes for adults to learn beginner level computer and smart device tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our technology librarian Ms. Roxanne. The Tech 101 class on August 29 at 6:30 PM will focus on finding apps, managing memory ...
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Tech 101: Phones & Tablets

Behind or new to technology? Come to our Tech 101 classes for adults to learn beginner level computer and smart device tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our technology librarian Ms. Roxanne. The Tech 101 class on July 25 at 6:30 PM will focus on finding apps, managing memory ...
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Monday Afternoon Movie: The Duke

Join us one Monday afternoon a month for a brand-new release and watch it in the comfort of our air conditioned Sky Room. We'll have snacks and drinks available, and attendees are welcome to bring their own as well. On August 22, we're showing a comedy based on real-life events, The ...
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Coming Soon

Mooncraft

Play Minecraft Mooncraft with us on Twitch! Tonight and September 27 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will explore our Minecraft server by showing off players' creations, make her own, and inevitably get killed by creepers. Want to join the fun? You can! Our Minecraft server is open to Moon Library ...
Read More

Stump the Artist

The library's funding has been taken captive by some Fictional Evil Overlords. These two artists must create randomly generated books and movies to rescue their funding. Can they do it or will they be stumped? Watch Stump the Artist, an improvisational art and comedy show August 30 at 8 PM ...
Read More

Tech 101: Phones & Tablets

Behind or new to technology? Come to our Tech 101 classes for adults to learn beginner level computer and smart device tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our technology librarian Ms. Roxanne. The Tech 101 class on August 29 at 6:30 PM will focus on finding apps, managing memory ...
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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@moonlibrary.org)

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

 

Roxanne Cain (Email: cainr@moonlibrary.org)

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

 

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