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Quiplash 3

On September 28 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the joke writing game Quiplash 3, where players compete to write the funniest quips. Watch the stream on our Twitch page, go to jackbox.tv, type in the room code from the Facebook page, then play on your phone or computer ...
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Blather ‘Round

Can you say "Atlantis" by using AI generated suggestions? Ms. Roxanne will host the Password-style guessing game Blather 'Round on September 21 at 8 PM. Go to the library's Twitch page on your computer, then go to jackbox.tv on your smartphone and enter the room code on the event's Facebook page to get ...
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Moon Library is on Discord!

Want to hang out at the library but can't? Hang out online in our all ages Discord server! You can chat, get library updates, talk to library staff, and attend online programs. You can even stream and play your own games with each other. Our Discord is open to Moon ...
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The Lore of the Monarchs

Pennsylvania Master Naturalist and professional educator Jeanine Ging will be visiting Moon Library to talk about one of her favorite subjects: the beautiful Monarch butterfly! On September 16 at 4 PM, Jeanine will discuss the life cycles, migration habits, and the citizen science of tagging Monarchs as they make their ...
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Movies You Might Have Missed: The Lovebirds

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 September 16 at noon, we ...
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Use Your Words

On September 14 at 8 PM, try the Jackbox-style party game Use Your Words to add subtitles and dubbed lines to movies you've never seen. Watch the game on our Twitch channel, add the room code from the Facebook page to the Use Your Words game page (www.wordsgame.lol), and start riffing. Each game ...
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Coming Soon

Quiplash 3

On September 28 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the joke writing game Quiplash 3, where players compete to write the funniest quips. Watch the stream on our Twitch page, go to jackbox.tv, type in the room code from the Facebook page, then play on your phone or computer ...
Read More

Blather ‘Round

Can you say "Atlantis" by using AI generated suggestions? Ms. Roxanne will host the Password-style guessing game Blather 'Round on September 21 at 8 PM. Go to the library's Twitch page on your computer, then go to jackbox.tv on your smartphone and enter the room code on the event's Facebook page to get ...
Read More

The Lore of the Monarchs

Pennsylvania Master Naturalist and professional educator Jeanine Ging will be visiting Moon Library to talk about one of her favorite subjects: the beautiful Monarch butterfly! On September 16 at 4 PM, Jeanine will discuss the life cycles, migration habits, and the citizen science of tagging Monarchs as they make their ...
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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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