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Lyme Disease Support Group

On April 30 at 6 PM, Dr. Linda D’Eramo invites those who are affected by Lyme Disease to share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact ...
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Tea and Talk: An FYI on Job Burnout

Job burnout is in epidemic proportions: but how do you know if you are burning out AND what can you do about it? Come sip some tea (or coffee!), grab a pastry, and take part in a discussion about this timely topic with Dr. Geri Puleo on April 28 at 1:30 ...
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Buying and Selling a Home: Understanding the Process with Howard Hanna

Join a Howard Hanna representative on April 25 at 6:30 PM and learn the ins and outs of buying and/or selling a home in the 2019 market.  The processes will be explained in easy to understand terms and time will be made for a Q&A session. Get the answers you've ...
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Coffee & Crafts: Boho Chic Spring Hoop Wreath

Come out for a morning craft, a hot cup of coffee (or tea) and some delicious pastries. On April 20 at 11 AM, we'll be making pretty boho chic spring hoop wreaths. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Kidney Care Class

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educators to learn how kidneys function and the common causes of Chronic Kidney Disease. This 90 minute class on April 16 ...
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National Library Week: Moon Library Challenge

Celebrate National Library Week by taking the Moon Library Challenge and win prizes! Here are the challenges you can take on:
  • Borrow 5 or more items and get a $1 fine forgiveness coupon
  • Take a photo at the library, post it on social media, and show your post to ...
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Coming Soon

Lyme Disease Support Group

On April 30 at 6 PM, Dr. Linda D’Eramo invites those who are affected by Lyme Disease to share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact ...
Read More

Tea and Talk: An FYI on Job Burnout

Job burnout is in epidemic proportions: but how do you know if you are burning out AND what can you do about it? Come sip some tea (or coffee!), grab a pastry, and take part in a discussion about this timely topic with Dr. Geri Puleo on April 28 at 1:30 ...
Read More

Buying and Selling a Home: Understanding the Process with Howard Hanna

Join a Howard Hanna representative on April 25 at 6:30 PM and learn the ins and outs of buying and/or selling a home in the 2019 market.  The processes will be explained in easy to understand terms and time will be made for a Q&A session. Get the answers you've ...
Read More

 

Our Picks

Read It Before You See It: Books with Movie Adaptations

The book is almost always better than the movie, so read these books before you hit the cinema. These are books with recent or upcoming movie adaptations. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Movie release September 14, 2018. Directed by Paul Weitz. Available as a book, large print book, CD audiobook, ...
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Summer 2018 Mystery Novels

Sweat the small stuff. These are mystery, suspense, and thriller novels that came out this summer. All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klefoth Available as a book and ebook ...
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Summer 2018 Romance Novels

Summer lovin', havin' a blast. Here are some new romance novels that came out this summer. All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire Available as a book ...
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Book Clubs, Activity Groups & Classes

 

Reading Challenges

 

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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