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2008 News Releases

Construction Begins on Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s New North Side Library
May 9, 2008: The site of an abandoned gas station on Pittsburgh’s North Side will soon become a beacon for literacy and learning.

Teen Authors' Books Brought to Life
April 9, 2008: Award-winning authors Avi, Sarah Weeks, Walker Dean Myers and Pam Muñoz Ryan to perform "Authors Readers Theatre"

A Book for Every Young Child
April 2, 2008: This April everything is Up, Down and Around at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh! The Library is partnering with Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Child program to raise awareness of early literacy development in preschoolers.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Deputy Director Retires in Style
March 14, 2008: Gladys Maharam's colleagues help celebrate 40 years of library service.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Asks "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
March 3, 2008: Libraries celebrate Fred Rogers' legacy and the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh.

Wizard Rock Concerts Cast Spells at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
February 21, 2008: Harry Potter inspired rock bands perform at three CLP locations.

Harambee Read Aloud to feature Charles W. Chesnutt stamp unveiling
February 13, 2008: Postal Service to present latest African-American legend immortalized in Black Heritage stamp series.

The Drue Heinz Lectures Presents Sara Paretsky
February 12, 2008: Creator of V.I.Warshawshi detective novels who revolutionized the mystery genre
Carnegie Music Hall, Monday, February 18, 7:30pm

It's "Lights, Camera, Action!" For Area Teens
February 8, 2008: Aspiring Filmmakers Find Their Voice at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Free Media Arts and Literacy Class

And the Oscar Goes To... Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Customers Cast Predictions for 2008 Academy Awards
January 31, 2008: Lights! Camera! Oscars! Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) invites all movie enthusiasts to predict the winners of the 2008 Academy Awards.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Celebrates Black History Month
January 28, 2008: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) plans to celebrate Black History Month with a variety of special events in February.

Pucker Up and Party! Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Celebrates National Kazoo Day
January 17, 2008: Small instrument makes big noise at the typically quiet library in Oakland.