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Teen & Tween Movie Bundles

Hey, Teens & Tweens!  Want to bring some movie magic into your life? Sign up for one of our Movie Bundles! We'll select 3 DVDs from our collection for you to borrow, give you a few bags of popcorn to munch on, some candy to enjoy, and some movie trivia games ...
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Teen Creation Station: Lucky Fortune Cookies

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, we've got a mini craft kit with the supplies for you to make a few "Lucky Fortune Cookies." Teens in grades 6-12 can register for this kit online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. Kits will be available for pickup on Monday, ...
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Big BINGO Book Challenge: Middle School – February

Here's February's Big BINGO Book Challenge. For every BINGO, teens get chances to win a $20 gift card or the $100 grand prize Amazon gift card! Sign up to join the Challenge here. Get the February BINGO card online and log a BINGO online. Remember, you can join or submit ...
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Big BINGO Book Challenge: High School – February

New year, new Big BINGO Book Challenge! For every BINGO, teens get chances to win a $20 gift card or the $100 grand prize Amazon gift card! Join the challenge, get February's BINGO card, then log the BINGO and cross your fingers. Remember, you can sign up or submit your ...
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Big BINGO Book Challenge: High School – January

New year, new Big BINGO Book Challenge! For every BINGO, teens get chances to win a $20 gift card or the $100 grand prize Amazon gift card! Join the challenge, get January's BINGO card, then log the BINGO and cross your fingers. Remember, you can sign up or submit your ...
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Big BINGO Book Challenge: Middle School – January

New year, new BINGO Book Challenge. For every BINGO, teens get chances to win a $20 gift card or the $100 grand prize Amazon gift card! Sign up to join the Challenge here. Get the January BINGO card online and log a BINGO online. Remember, you can join or submit ...
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Coming Soon

Teen & Tween Movie Bundles

Hey, Teens & Tweens!  Want to bring some movie magic into your life? Sign up for one of our Movie Bundles! We'll select 3 DVDs from our collection for you to borrow, give you a few bags of popcorn to munch on, some candy to enjoy, and some movie trivia games ...
Read More

Teen Creation Station: Lucky Fortune Cookies

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, we've got a mini craft kit with the supplies for you to make a few "Lucky Fortune Cookies." Teens in grades 6-12 can register for this kit online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. Kits will be available for pickup on Monday, ...
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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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Our Picks

 

Girl Power 101: Books with Kick Butt, Creative, Strong, Smart Female Leads

Watch this slideshow by the Teen Department for book recommendations about tough, brilliant ladies in YA ...
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If you like Dread Nation…

If you like Dread Nation by Justina Ireland but you're stuck on the wait list, here are some similar titles you can read. Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel (2011) Gone with the Respiration series, book 1. Available as a book, CD audiobook, and ebook ...
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Staff Book Review: Dread Nation

Book: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (2018) Available as a book, CD audiobook, ebook, and digital audiobook. Summary: Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania--derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America laws ...
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Homework, College & Career Help

Homework Helpers

  • 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.
  • Grammar Girl: Articles, podcasts, videos and charts on perfecting your grammar.
  • Harvard Writing Guides: Harvard’s ebooks for writing college papers in different majors.
  • 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.
  • OverDrive Teen: Borrow ebooks and audiobooks using your library card.
  • Purdue OWL: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab provides guides for writing styles, preventing plagiarism, and citation methods for different subjects.

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

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to our teen librarian.

Heather Panella (Email: panellah@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Teen events and programs, collection development, reference questions, general questions

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