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Tech 101 Tutoring

Did you get a gadget during the holidays? Chat with our technology librarian Roxanne on Wednesday, January 27 between 3 PM and 6 PM to help you get acquainted with it. Reserve your appointment here, then join the Zoom call for personal help with your new device ...
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Trivia Tuesday & Jackbox Game Night

Ms. Roxanne is hosting Online Game Nights to keep you entertained during quarantine. Here are this month's Trivia Tuesday dates and Jackbox Game Night games. Blather 'Round - January 22, 7:00 PM: Blather 'Round is a Password-style guessing game. Register online, click the customized Zoom link, then go to jackbox.tv ...
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New Year’s Prognostication Fortune-telling Fundraiser

Wondering what 2021 holds for you? For $15, you can support Moon Township Public Library and get a tarot reading from Ms. Roxanne on Zoom. Get your reservation online or by calling 412-269-0334. Available time slots are
  • Sunday, January 17: 3 PM - 5 PM, 8 PM - 10 PM
  • Thursday, ...
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Adult Tic-Tac-Toe Winter Reading Game

Cold weather means it's time to get cozy with a few good reads, so why not turn those books into gift cards? From December 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021, anybody 18 years or older can read books to win prizes. Adult Tic-Tac-Toe Cards Adult Tic-Tac-Toe Book Summaries ...
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Adult Tic-Tac-Toe Winter Reading Game: January

It's the second month of the Adult Tic-Tac-Tone Winter Reading Game! For every 3 in a row, adults get chances to win a $20 gift card or the $50 grand prize Amazon gift card! Join the challenge, get January’s card, then log the tic-tac-toe and cross your fingers. Remember, you can sign up ...
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Holiday Raffle Baskets

Looking for a few last minute gifts for friends and family? Buy tickets for our Holiday Raffle Baskets! $5 gets you 5 chances to win a basket. Sign up to play by visiting https://tinyurl.com/mtplrafflebaskets. Buy tickets by calling the library at 412.269.0334 or visiting https://tinyurl.com/basketrafflepayment and putting "Raffle Baskets" in ...
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Coming Soon

Tech 101 Tutoring

Did you get a gadget during the holidays? Chat with our technology librarian Roxanne on Wednesday, January 27 between 3 PM and 6 PM to help you get acquainted with it. Reserve your appointment here, then join the Zoom call for personal help with your new device ...
Read More

Trivia Tuesday & Jackbox Game Night

Ms. Roxanne is hosting Online Game Nights to keep you entertained during quarantine. Here are this month's Trivia Tuesday dates and Jackbox Game Night games. Blather 'Round - January 22, 7:00 PM: Blather 'Round is a Password-style guessing game. Register online, click the customized Zoom link, then go to jackbox.tv ...
Read More

New Year’s Prognostication Fortune-telling Fundraiser

Wondering what 2021 holds for you? For $15, you can support Moon Township Public Library and get a tarot reading from Ms. Roxanne on Zoom. Get your reservation online or by calling 412-269-0334. Available time slots are
  • Sunday, January 17: 3 PM - 5 PM, 8 PM - 10 PM
  • Thursday, ...
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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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