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Thanksgiving Library Closing

The library will be closed November 23 & 24 for Thanksgiving. Please return any items in the outdoor drop box while we are closed. Have a happy holiday! (Photo by dh_creative.) ...
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Pizza & Pages

Love to read? Love to talk about books? We've got the program for you! Teens in grades 8-12 us at Pizza & Pages on November at 6 PM and grab a few hot slices, sit back and chat about the books you've read lately, make some recommendations to other readers, & get a few recommendations for yourself.  Plus, Miss Heather will share new titles being released next month and she might even have a few books to give away! Please register by calling 412-269-0334 or by applying online ...
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No-Sew Saturday: Fall Crafts

Teens, come join us for No-Sew Saturday. On November 18 at noon, we will have two cute no-sew projects with a fall theme! Bring a sock with you (any color and pattern) and we'll provide the rest to make an adorable beanbag owl and a super sweet fox cup cozy! And we'll have a lunch of pizza and chips while we craft, so come hungry! Please register prior to attending by calling 412.269.0334 or by applying online ...
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DIY Doggie Bag: Ribbon Bookmarks

We’ve got some odds and ends left over and we’re making D.I.Y. Doggie Bags for you to take home and use to craft up some fun.  Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to stop by the Teen Department anytime on November 13 to grab one while supplies last. This Month’s D.I.Y. Doggie Bag Is: Ribbon Bookmarks Your kit will contain everything you need to make bookmarks out of ribbons ...
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Monday Munchtime: A Lunch Meetup Group for Teens

In this new teen group, homeschoolers & cyberschoolers in grades 6-12 are welcome to drop by our Sky Room, bring their food with them, and chat with old friends or meet new ones. Board games, card games, and other activities will be available during each meetup and we’ll provide a few special snacks each time. Monday Munchtime happens every first Monday of the month from 12:40 PM to 2:00 PM. The first Munchtime is Monday, November 6 ...
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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to Moon Township Public Library's new website! This has been a project I have been working on for months and I am excited for it to finally be revealed. I hope that you will find this new website easy to use and informative. It has the latest library news, club and storytime information, reference materials, and how-tos ...
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Coming Soon

Thanksgiving Library Closing

The library will be closed November 23 & 24 for Thanksgiving. Please return any items in the outdoor drop box while we are closed. Have a happy holiday! (Photo by dh_creative.) ...
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Pizza & Pages

Love to read? Love to talk about books? We've got the program for you! Teens in grades 8-12 us at Pizza & Pages on November at 6 PM and grab a few hot slices, sit back and chat about the books you've read lately, make some recommendations to other readers, ...
Read More

No-Sew Saturday: Fall Crafts

Teens, come join us for No-Sew Saturday. On November 18 at noon, we will have two cute no-sew projects with a fall theme! Bring a sock with you (any color and pattern) and we'll provide the rest to make an adorable beanbag owl and a super sweet fox cup cozy! ...
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Teen Book Clubs & Activity Groups

Reading Challenges

 

Homework, College & Career Help

Homework Helpers

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

Test Prep

  • Khan Academy: A free online education website which provides test prep for the SAT, MCAT, NCLEX-RN, GMAT, CAHSEE, and IIT JEE.
  • Princeton Review: Admissions help, test prep, colleges searches, and tutoring.

College

  • Khan Academy: A free online education website which includes a guide to college admissions.
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA): Pennsylvania’s guide to scholarships and colleges for students of all ages.
  • 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

  • CareerLink Pittsburgh: Resume help, job recruiting, and unemployment services.
  • Cypress Resume: A guide to creating a resume, cover letters, and other job application documents. Log in with your library card number.
  • Internships.com: Find internships based on your location or college major.
  • Khan Academy: A free online education website which provides career aptitude tests and entrepreneurship classes.
  • Volunteer Match: Find a volunteering gig based your location or interests.

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to our teen librarian.

 

Heather Panella (Email: panellah@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Teen events and programs, collection development, reference questions, general questions

 

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