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Stump the Artist

Do you know what an action salmon is? What about a political squid? You don't know? Neither do they. Watch Stump the Artist to see two anxiety-riddled artists fail to draw randomly generated creatures, people, scenes, and book covers on Moon Library's Twitch page www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary April 29 at 8 PM ...
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Britain in a Bag

Are you obsessed with all things British? Love all the shows on the BBC? Can't get enough of the Royal Family drama?  Get one of our Britain in a Bag kits! On April 26, we'll give you a movie or TV show that celebrates the glory of the BBC or some ...
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Jackbox Game Night: Quiplash 3

On April 20 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the joke writing game Quiplash, where players compete to write the funniest quips. Watch the stream on our Twitch page, then go to jackbox.tv on your phone or computer to play.   Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.   Each game hosts ...
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Stump the Artist

Do you know what an action salmon is? What about a political squid? You don't know? Neither do they. Watch Stump the Artist to see two anxiety-riddled artists fail to draw randomly generated creatures, people, scenes, and book covers on Moon Library's Twitch page www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary April 15 at 8 PM ...
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Oral Health Is the First Health: Live Zoom Session with Dr. Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau

Your teeth might be the last thing you think about when it comes to your personal health, but your teeth should be your first priority when it comes to staying well! Join us for a live Zoom session on April 14 at 6 PM with Dr. Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau to learn ...
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Stump the Artist

Do you know what a salmon rat is? What about a termite opossum? You don't know? Neither do they. Watch Stump the Artist to see two anxiety-riddled artists fail to draw randomly generated creatures, people, scenes, and book covers on Moon Library's Twitch page www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary tonight at 8:00 PM. As they say, ...
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Coming Soon

Stump the Artist

Do you know what an action salmon is? What about a political squid? You don't know? Neither do they. Watch Stump the Artist to see two anxiety-riddled artists fail to draw randomly generated creatures, people, scenes, and book covers on Moon Library's Twitch page www.twitch.tv/moonlibrary April 29 at 8 PM ...
Read More

Britain in a Bag

Are you obsessed with all things British? Love all the shows on the BBC? Can't get enough of the Royal Family drama?  Get one of our Britain in a Bag kits! On April 26, we'll give you a movie or TV show that celebrates the glory of the BBC or some ...
Read More

Jackbox Game Night: Quiplash 3

On April 20 at 8 PM, Ms. Roxanne will host the joke writing game Quiplash, where players compete to write the funniest quips. Watch the stream on our Twitch page, then go to jackbox.tv on your phone or computer to play.   Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.   Each game hosts ...
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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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