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Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading is here! You can join the adventure June 15 - August 31 for our all-online challenge. This is how it works.
  1. Create a free account on Beanstack. You can invite friends and family members to your account.
  2. Look for Moon Township Public Library's summer reading challenge and ...
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Primary Election 2020

June 2 is the Pennsylvania Primary Election. Due to COVID-19, some aspects of voting have changed. We have bolded those adjustments so it is easier for you to read.
  • As long as you are registered to vote as a Democratic or Republican party member, you are allowed to vote ...
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Online Game Nights: You Don’t Know Jack Full Stream & Quiplash 2

Ms. Roxanne is hosting Online Game Nights to keep you entertained during quarantine. Here are this week's games. Thursday Trivia Night: Play trivia against your friends (and maybe a few librarians) during the game You Don't Know Jack: Full Stream on May 28 at 7 PM. Register on our Facebook ...
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3D Printing Time Lapse Video: Prusa RC3 Face Shields US Version – From a Basement to the Front Lines

This is an extended, companion time lapse video to the one we just posted.  In this video, you can see the face shield PPE parts get printed, sanitized, and dropped off to Infinite Labs in March. The LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printer was provided through a FedEx grant for education ...
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3D Printing Time Lapse Video: Prusa RC3 Face Shields US Version (print only)

We have a new time lapse video from Ms. Roxanne. In this video, you can see the face shield PPE parts that were distributed to Infinite Labs in March. The LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printer was provided through a FedEx grant for education and print-on-demand services. The 3D print design was ...
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Online Game Nights: You Don’t Know Jack Full Stream & Drawful 2

Ms. Roxanne is hosting Online Game Nights to keep you entertained during quarantine. Here are this week's games. Thursday Trivia Night: Play trivia against your friends (and maybe a few librarians) during the game You Don't Know Jack: Full Stream on May 14 at 7 PM. Register on our Facebook ...
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Coming Soon

Special Programs, Content, & Services Update

Our programs may be canceled, but Moon Library is still bringing literacy and fun to you. Here is our list of special programs, content, and services you can expect in the future. In the Library
  • The library is still open for checking out and returning items, using the computers, ...
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CBD Oils Guide

Come and learn how CBD oil can be used to help restore and enhance your physical and emotional well being, what they are, and how to properly use them on March 17 at 6:00 PM. A Q&A session will follow the presentation and free samples will be provided! Ages 18 ...
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Green Thumbs DIY: Seed Balls

Celebrate the reopening of our Seed Library on March 15 at 2:00 PM by making seed balls out of clay, dirt, and seed blends. Attendees can also take out seeds from the Seed Library, swap seeds or plants, and discuss gardening tips. Families are welcome with registration. $3 suggested donation ...
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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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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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