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The Great British Baking Tour

It's time for the Great British Baking Tour! Join UK travel/relocation consultant and former UK resident Claire Evans for a delightful culinary tour of the UK inspired by “The Great British Baking Show” television series, aired on PBS and Netflix. On June 29 at 7 PM on Zoom, learn about ...
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Tech 201: Microsoft Word

Know how to use a computer but want to learn more? Come to our Tech 201 classes for adults to learn intermediate level computer tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our technology librarian Ms. Roxanne. This Tech 201 class on June 27 at 6:30 PM will cover using Microsoft Word, ...
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Plant Swap

Do you have mystery plants in your garden or too many seedlings? Drop off your extra greenery at the library during our plant swap this Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM. It's a leave-one, take-one no-contact botanical trade. All plants should be labeled and placed on the tables on ...
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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, tomorrow and June 28 at ...
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Tech 101: Internet Basics

We have spots open for tonight's Tech 101 class on internet basics at 6:30 PM, when you can learn what a web browser is, how to change its size, and how to search for information online. Let us know if you need to use one of our laptops or if ...
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Meet the Author: J. V. Hilliard

UPDATE: Due to a personal emergency, this event will be rescheduled later this summer. Ever wanted to meet an author? Now you can. Tonight at 6 PM, fantasy novelist J.V. Hilliard will stop by to talk about his process and The Last Keeper, the first book in The Warminster Series ...
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Coming Soon

The Great British Baking Tour

It's time for the Great British Baking Tour! Join UK travel/relocation consultant and former UK resident Claire Evans for a delightful culinary tour of the UK inspired by “The Great British Baking Show” television series, aired on PBS and Netflix. On June 29 at 7 PM on Zoom, learn about ...
Read More

Tech 201: Microsoft Word

Know how to use a computer but want to learn more? Come to our Tech 201 classes for adults to learn intermediate level computer tips in small, exclusive tutoring sessions with our technology librarian Ms. Roxanne. This Tech 201 class on June 27 at 6:30 PM will cover using Microsoft Word, ...
Read More

Plant Swap

Do you have mystery plants in your garden or too many seedlings? Drop off your extra greenery at the library during our plant swap this Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM. It's a leave-one, take-one no-contact botanical trade. All plants should be labeled and placed on the tables on ...
Read More

 

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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