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Open Work Time

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!: presented by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Friday, June 27, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Read & Sign with Baby

Friday, June 27, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Buggy Bingo--CLP--Mt. Washington: Catch the Reading Bug Summer Reading Club Program

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Play Buggy Bingo every Friday during the summer.

Mighty Mites Movie Matinee

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Catch the reading bug - movie style. Join us for a viewing of a different bug-themed movie each session. It will be buggy.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Intermediate Publisher: Computer Class

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: This class will show you how to use some more advanced features of this program, such as multi-page brochures and advanced text box skills.

Mystery Lovers Book Discussion

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Advanced Word: Computer Class

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Are you ready for tables and mail merges? Learn how to use these features and more in this highest skill level class.

Preschool Bingo

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Family Storytime

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Mattress Factory: Garden Accordian Book Making : Tween Crafts

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: Join representatives from the Mattress Factory Museum to handmake accordian books. Age 10 and Up

CLP-Lawrenceville's Summer Reading Kick-off Party.

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Open Work Time

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen Gaming: Get Your Game On!

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


American Girl Party: featuring Kit Kittredge and her friends

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Charlotte and Friends: Spiders and their Webs

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Learn about spiders, take part in a reader's theater and make a chenille stick spider. For age 5-12.

Stick Bugs: Masters of Disguise

Saturday, June 28, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Hazelwood


The Writers' Studio. Spark the imagination for your own writing.

Sunday, June 29, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Keyboarding3: Computer Class

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know the parts of your computer’s desktop? Can you use using drop down menus, radio buttons and scroll bars? For information and practice with these and other elements of an MS Windows environment, join us for this class.

Create a Bug School Age Program!

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Baby/Toddler Lapsit

Monday, June 30, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Books, songs and fingerplays for children age 2 to 6 with an adult.

Create a Bug Contest

Monday, June 30, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen Summer Spa Day: Metamorphosis Summer reading club

Monday, June 30, 2008  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Summer Scrapbooking for Kids

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Teens Discuss Gregor the Overlander: in our Fantasy Book Discussion Group

Monday, June 30, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Discuss Gregor the Overlander with fellow fantasy fans. Chips and drinks will be served. Other fantasy books we'll discuss this summer include: The Amulet of Samarkand on July 28 and Twilight on August 11.

Doc Dixon's Catch the Reading Bug Magic Show

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Join us for a special magic show to celebrate summer reading featuring a special appearance by Butch, the Psychic Bunny!

Open Work Time

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


American Girl Party : Featuring Kit Kittredge and Her Friends

Tuesday, July 1, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Get ready for the new American Girl movie with a program about Kit Kittredge and her friend Ruthie as they grow up during the Great Depression.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Take a Wise Walk: Walking program for people 50 and over

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Final 2 weeks! Walk by yourself or with others. Remember to report your steps.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Crafty Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Catch a Reading Bug Summertime Movie: Summer Reading Club Program

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for fun summertime movies every Tuesday at 11:00 AM.

Toddler Storytime!

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Adult Craft Club: Explore your creative side!

Tuesday, July 1, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: The Adult Craft Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Toddler Time

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Shake, dance and sing with your toddler!

Buggy Bingo

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Everyone's a winner. For age 4 and up.

Teen Music Discussion Group: Songs That Saved Your Life

Tuesday, July 1, 2008
the first Tuesday of every month | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Crazy about music? So are we! Meet like-minded teens and staff to discuss the songs you love, trade mixes, and meet special guests.

Keyboarding 1: Computer Class

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Bug Patrol: For Bug-Lovers Everywhere!

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Le Club Francophone

Tuesday, July 1, 2008  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Come and enjoy French conversation in an informal setting. Fluency required.

Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come to KinderPrep, an eight-part literacy-based program designed to reinforce skills for children entering Kindergarten fall 2008.

Gaming Night: Family games

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and try our new Gaming devices. We'll have board games to play, too. Open to all ages. Snacks will be provided.

Chinese Language Club

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: In these informal weekly sessions, learn about the fascinating Mandarin/Cantonese language and culture of China. All levels welcome. We will have food and fun!

Open Work Time

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Family Storytime: Dog Safety Storytime: with Marsha Robbins (Western Pa Humane Society)

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


"Bug your Librarian" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Enjoy stories, games and crafts all summer long.

"Catch the Reading Bug" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Catch the Reading Bug!: Fireflies

Wednesday, July 2, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Teen Art Club: Button Making Bonanza

Wednesday, July 2, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Use our button-makers to create your own buttons.

Teens Altered Books!

Wednesday, July 2, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Photomorphing Stickers

Wednesday, July 2, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Take digital photos of you and your friends and morph them into wild and weird pictures. We'll take your favorite pictures and make them into stickers. Grade 6-12. Registration is required. Call the Library at 412-561-1003.

Kids Knit

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Get Your Game On! Teen Game Program.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Whether you love to knit or want to learn, join us for informal knitting sessions. We’ll learn from each other and learn why the Library is a great place to knit!

Bookworms Craft Club

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know how to use a mouse? Do you know where the Enter key is? What about the different parts of the computer? If you are unsure about any of these questions, this class is for you! Learn the basics of a computer, mouse and keyboard.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: If English is not your native tongue, join our group for lively English conversation.

Jazz on the Steps: Jazz Workshop Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Featured Artist: Salsamba

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Wise Walk: Walking program for people age 50 and over

Thursday, July 3, 2008
Every Thursday at 10 AM beginning May 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Open Work Time

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs together. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Join us weekly for different themes. Storytimes include stories, songs and rhymes. For children ages 3-5 with an adult.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. For children age birth through 3 with a caregiver.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Storytime for Everyone!

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your child.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Family Storytime

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Getting the Best From Others in a Diverse Workplace

Thursday, July 3, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, games and the occasional craft. For children age 3-5.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Catch a buggy movie!

Thursday, July 3, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Crafts at the West End Library

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Catch a Bug Flick!

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Fourth of July Origami with Ms. Silk

Thursday, July 3, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Introduction to PowerPoint: Computer Class

Thursday, July 3, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Want to impress your boss with a great presentation? Learn how to create slides with text and pictures, as well as other special techniques to make your next presentation a hit.

Urban Metamorphosis: How Humans Change the World - and How to Stop It

Thursday, July 3, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: An interactive demonstration of how deforestation affects our everyday lives.

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: We've got the anime you want to watch and a mountain of pocky to keep your spirits running high. Whether you jump at shonen or shojo is more your beat, check out the fun at the Teen Anime Club!

Open Work Time

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Arabic Club

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Summary: Join us the first Saturday of every month for an introduction to the Arabic language. Registration required.

Family Storytime

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

SCORE Business Counseling: Free business counseling

Saturday, July 5, 2008  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Free business start up counseling from SCORE.

Teen Craft Club

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Nature Detectives

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Kiva Han

Summary: The Teen Sexual & Gender Diversity Alliance is a way for Pittsburgh teens to connect, find support and have fun.

Open Work Time

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Jewelry-Making

Saturday, July 5, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Armchair Travels: United Kingdom

Saturday, July 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us each month for an opportunity to explore locations worldwide. In July, learn about life in the United Kingdom through videos and presentations by local people who have lived or visited there.

Transform your trash! - Chose-your-own-adventure Snow globes

Saturday, July 5, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: We'll morph old action figures and jars into snow globes.

The Writers' Studio. Spark the imagination for your own writing.

Sunday, July 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Preschool Bingo

Sunday, July 6, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


International Cinema Sunday: City of God (Brazil)

Sunday, July 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: A young man growing up on the streets of Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious slum wants to be a photographer. His ambition is our window into his world - and his only way out. Nominated for four Oscars.

Free business startup counseling from SCORE

Monday, July 7, 2008  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Science in the Summer: Students entering 2nd and 3rd grades.

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know the parts of your computer’s desktop? Can you use using drop down menus, radio buttons and scroll bars? For information and practice with these and other elements of an MS Windows environment, join us for this class.

Bug Movie!

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Books, songs and fingerplays for children age 2 to 6 with an adult.

Science in the Summer: Students entering 4th - 6th grades

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Board Gaming

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Hang out in the Teen Space and play your favorite board games every Monday.

Summer Scrapbooking for Kids

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Flights of Fancy for Kids: Butterflies, bees, dragonflies, fairies and more

Monday, July 7, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Stories, crafts, songs and food for age 4 and up.

Now Things Are Worse!

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Using a variety of props and folk instruments, artist/puppeteer Joanne Kielar engages children in this classic Yiddish folk tale. Young listeners will help create the sound-effects that accompany this noisy, fun-filled tale.

Blood Pressure Check

Tuesday, July 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Book & Movie Discussions

Tuesday, July 8, 2008  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Open Work Time

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Science in the Summer: Students entering 2nd and 3rd grades.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Take a Wise Walk: Walking program for people 50 and over

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Final week! Walk by yourself or with others. Remember to report your steps.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Toddler Storytime!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Catch a Reading Bug Summertime Movie: Summer Reading Club Program

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for fun summertime movies every Tuesday at 11:00 AM.

Crafty Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Science in the Summer: Students entering 4th - 6th grades

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Shake, dance and sing with your toddler!

Catch the Reading Bug!: Games, Activities and Crafts - Kindergarten and up

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join the fun each Tuesday afternoon in July! Come catch the reading bug at the Knoxville Branch!

Teen Duct Tape Craft

Tuesday, July 8, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Keyboarding 2: Computer Class

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Bug Patrol: For Bug-Lovers Everywhere!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Japanese Club

Tuesday, July 8, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Join us for this free 10-week intensive introduction to reading, writing and speaking Japanese. Registration is closed for this course, please check again for future sessions.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come to KinderPrep, an eight-part literacy-based program designed to reinforce skills for children entering Kindergarten fall 2008.

A Magical Evening with the Fairies

Tuesday, July 8, 2008  
6:30 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese Language Club

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: In these informal weekly sessions, learn about the fascinating Mandarin/Cantonese language and culture of China. All levels welcome. We will have food and fun!

Conversation Salon

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main


Science in the Summer: Students entering 2nd and 3rd grades.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Family Storytime: Puppet Show in Spanish!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving to a disk, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals. NOTE: This is not a keyboarding or typing class.

"Bug" your Librarian" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Enjoy stories, games and crafts all summer long.

Science in the Summer: Students entering 4th - 6th grades

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

"Catch the Reading Bug" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Catch the Reading Bug!: Spiders

Wednesday, July 9, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Teen Art Club: Go Fly a Kite!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: We're going to experiment with the art of kite making.

Teens! Make Duct Tape Creations!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Open Work Time

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen DIY Spa

Wednesday, July 9, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: It’s like being a mad scientist for beauty instead of chaos. Create your own bath salts and body glitter.

Kids Knit

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Bookworms Craft Club

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Crafts, books, and fun activities for ages 5-10!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: If English is not your native tongue, join our group for lively English conversation.

Jazz on the Steps: Jazz Workshop Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Featured Artist: Harold Betters Quartet

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Basic Internet: Navigating the Internet for Beginners

Thursday, July 10, 2008  
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: We cover: - basic components of the Internet - Internet addresses - Hyperlinks - proper search techniques

Wise Walk: Walking program for people age 50 and over

Thursday, July 10, 2008
Every Thursday at 10 AM beginning May 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Science in the Summer: Students entering 2nd and 3rd grades.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs together. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Join us weekly for different themes. Storytimes include stories, songs and rhymes. For children ages 3-5 with an adult.

Intermediate PowerPoint: Computer Class

Thursday, July 10, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Whether it is how to insert a button, a hyperlink or photographs, if you’re interested in using your PowerPoint to its full advantage, this class is for you.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Storytime for Everyone!

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your child.

Science in the Summer: Students entering 4th - 6th grades

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: A four-day science camp presented by Carnegie Science Center. Students must attend all four sessions. Space is limited and registration is required.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Family Storytime

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Catch the Reading Bug! : Preschool - Family Storytime

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join us each Thursday morning in July for a family friendly storytime.

No Profits, No Returns: Investment Fraud

Thursday, July 10, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Catch a Bug Flick!

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Crafts at the West End Library

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Open Work Time

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Get Your Game On!: Featuring the Wii and Board Games for tweens and teens

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Teen Spa Night

Thursday, July 10, 2008  
5:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Life on Mars Book Club: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Carnegie Museum of Art

Summary: Delve into Haruki Murakami's Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World as part of the Carnegie Museum of Art's Life on Mars exhibit. Space is limited; call 412.622.3288 to register.

Spread Your Wings: Family Storytime (all ages)

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Teen Gaming Lock-In: From 7-10 PM

Thursday, July 10, 2008  
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Eat pizza and play Guitar Hero, Twister, Cranium, Monopoly Here and Now, Trivial Pursuit Greatest Hits or Scategories. Parental permission needed.

Mighty Mites Movie Matinee

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Catch the reading bug - movie style. Join us for a viewing of a different bug-themed movie each session. It will be buggy.

Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn how to use a browser to navigate the WWW and search using a subject directory, search engine and addresses.

Buggy Bingo--CLP--Mt. Washington: Catch the Reading Bug Summer Reading Club Program

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Play Buggy Bingo every Friday during the summer.

Read & Sign with Baby

Friday, July 11, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Nature Detectives (age 6 and up)

Friday, July 11, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Open Work Time

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Informal Handmade Books

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


See Karen Jordan in a FREE silly bug sing-along

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Baby and Toddler Family Storytime: For 10 months up to 3 years

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know how to use a mouse? Do you know where the Enter key is? What about the different parts of the computer? If you are unsure about any of these questions, this class is for you! Learn the basics of a computer, mouse and keyboard.

Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Get Your Game On: CLP Mt. Washington: Video Games @ Your Library

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Get Your Game On! Join other teens and have fun with our PS2!

Preschool Bingo

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Family Storytime

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Creepy Crawly Storytime

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


A Day in the Life of a Medical Examiner: Community Safety Speakers Series

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Sheraden

Summary: Join us for this free program, sponsored, in part by West Pittsburgh Weed & Seed Steering Committee and the Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.

Tye-Dye T-shirt Day

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Mattress Factory: Button Making: Tween Crafts

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: Join representatives from the Mattress Factory Museum to design and make your own buttons.

Bug Mania Day

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Metemorphosize Your Tank Top

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Double Dose Film Series: Westerns

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Featuring a classic and a current movie in a different genre each month. Come to one or both. Magnificent Seven (1960, 128 minutes) and Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007, 160 minutes)

Teen Craft Club

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Beechview Writers Workshop: Taller de escritura de Beechview

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Interested in writing poetry, fiction, non-fiction or children's books? Join our supportive group of writers. New day and time.

Open Work Time

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Family Storytime!

Saturday, July 12, 2008  
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Resonance

Sunday, July 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Outside Bamboo Deck (Main Library)

Summary: Resonance is a world fusion ensemble made up of five musicians: three percussionists, guitar and bass. They use the distinct sound of the steel drum to draw audiences into their compelling mix of Caribbean jazz and global fusion music.

The Writers' Studio. Spark the imagination for your own writing.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Bastille Day Crafts - all ages.

Monday, July 14, 2008  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Monday, July 14, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: In this first class for Excel, students will learn the basics of Microsoft’s spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Books, songs and fingerplays for children age 2 to 6 with an adult.

Board Gaming

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Hang out in the Teen Space and play your favorite board games every Monday.

Open Work Time

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Get Your Game On!: You, Me and Wii!

Monday, July 14, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Multi-player gaming for tweens and teens!

Summer Scrapbooking for Kids

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Adult Book Discussion Group

Monday, July 14, 2008  
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Family Storytime

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you invited to this informal conversation club. This summer series will meet on the second and third Mondays of June and July.

Adult Craft Club: Explore your creative side!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: The Craft Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Knitting Group

Tuesday, July 15, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Get Your Game On

Tuesday, July 15, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Library Ant-ics!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories and activities for our summer readers. For children in grades K-5.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Catch a Reading Bug Summertime Movie: Summer Reading Club Program

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for fun summertime movies every Tuesday at 11:00 AM.

Crafty Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Bugly Book Bunch: A Reading Club: Wiggly Worms: Grades 3-5

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: We will be discussing How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Shake, dance and sing with your toddler!

Catch the Reading Bug!: Games, Activities and Crafts - Kindergarten and up

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join the fun each Tuesday afternoon in July! You never know what we will be up to!

Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Keyboarding 3: Computer Class

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Bug Patrol: For Bug-Lovers Everywhere!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Japanese Club

Tuesday, July 15, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Join us for this free 10-week intensive introduction to reading, writing and speaking Japanese. Registration is closed for this course, please check again for future sessions.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come to KinderPrep, an eight-part literacy-based program designed to reinforce skills for children entering Kindergarten fall 2008.

Preschool Bingo

Tuesday, July 15, 2008  
7:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chinese Language Club

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: In these informal weekly sessions, learn about the fascinating Mandarin/Cantonese language and culture of China. All levels welcome. We will have food and fun!

Conversation Salons: Conversations for Better Living

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Join us for lively discussions about your favorite fiction and nonfiction books.

Neighborhood Legal Services Association: Hear about Legal Assistance Available.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Introduction to Publisher: Computer Class

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you want to make your own flyers, business cards, banners or greeting cards? This class will show you how to use the basic features of this easy to use, multi-dimensional program.

Family Storytime

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


"Bug your Librarian" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Enjoy stories, games and crafts all summer long.

Reading Bugs Lunch Discussion: How to Eat Fried Worms: For Grades 3-5

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Book discussions for grades 3-5. Pizza will be served. Books to be discussed are: How to Eat Fried Worms on July 16; and Nic Bishop Spiders on August 6.

"Catch the Reading Bug" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Catch the Reading Bug!: Ladybugs

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Open Work Time

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen Art Club: Ojos de Dios

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: A traditional craft of Mexico made with wooden dowels and yarn.

Make Buttons!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Use our button maker to create a fashion statement that is truly you! All supplies are provided.

Kids Knit

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Whether you love to knit or want to learn, join us for informal knitting sessions. We’ll learn from each other and learn why the Library is a great place to knit!

Bookworms Craft Club

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Crafts, books, and fun activities for ages 5-10!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: If English is not your native tongue, join our group for lively English conversation.

Jazz on the Steps: Jazz Workshop Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Featured Artist: Rodney McCoy

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Wise Walk: Walking program for people age 50 and over

Thursday, July 17, 2008
Every Thursday at 10 AM beginning May 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Free business counseling from SCORE

Thursday, July 17, 2008
Thursdays | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs together. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Join us weekly for different themes. Storytimes include stories, songs and rhymes. For children ages 3-5 with an adult.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know the parts of your computer’s desktop? Can you use using drop down menus, radio buttons and scroll bars? For information and practice with these and other elements of an MS Windows environment, join us for this class.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. For children age birth through 3 with a caregiver.

Two Chapter Thursdays: Age 7 years and up

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A librarian will read the 1st chapter of a popular series as kids enjoy a snack. We'll read the 2nd chapter out loud together.

Open Work Time

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Storytime for Everyone!

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your child.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Family Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Catch the Reading Bug! : Preschool - Family Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join us each Thursday morning in July for a family friendly storytime.

Of Course You Can Buy a House! What You Need to Know Before You Begin Your Search

Thursday, July 17, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, games and the occasional craft. For children age 3-5.

Books in the Afternoon: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Thursday, July 17, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Carson McCullers'The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.

Dungeons and Dragons: Debut the 4th edition of D&D @ the Library!

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: This program will include character creation and adventuring in a fantasy world where dragons are real and danger lurks around every corner. Books and materials will be provided.

Adult Summer Reading Series: Joseph Bathanti's East Liberty

Thursday, July 17, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Join us at Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped as we celebrate Pittsburgh's 250th birthday! We’ll discuss Joseph Bathanti’s award-winning East Liberty, a book about a boy growing up in East Liberty during the 1950’s and 60’s.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Catch a Bug Flick!

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Crafts at the West End Library

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Tween Graphic Novel Book Club: Robot Dreams

Thursday, July 17, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: Age 10 - 14 are welcome to join us for comics, conversation and snacks!

Books in the Afternoon: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Thursday, July 17, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is Carson McCullers' The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.

Spread Your Wings: Family Storytime (all ages)

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Real to Reel Documentary Film Series: Her Name is Sabine

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM
Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Need a reality check? Come see why true stories are as entertaining as fiction. Her Name is Sabine: A portrait of a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the French actress Sandrine Bonnaire. (85 minutes)

Open Work Time

Friday, July 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Buggy Bingo--CLP--Mt. Washington: Catch the Reading Bug Summer Reading Club Program

Friday, July 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Play Buggy Bingo every Friday during the summer.

Mystery Book Discussion Group: Deep Pockets

Friday, July 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is Linda Barnes' Deep Pockets.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, July 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Teen Graphic Novel Book Discussion

Friday, July 18, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Introduction to Library Services: Computer Class

Friday, July 18, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn how to search the online catalog, about the library’s databases and how the library works.

Origami-Beginner Class: Beginner Class

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come and fold magical creatures, all out of paper.

Origami-Advanced Class: Advanced Class

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
1:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come and fold magical creatures simply out of paper.

Your Block Clean-Up at Foodland: Meet at Foodland.

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Meet at Foodland at 9:00 AM for supplies for Your Block Clean-Up. Then come celebrate a job well done at the Library at 12:30 PM with beverages and snacks. Call Max Hurwitz at 412-531-6378 for information.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Intermediate Excel: Computer Class

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes absolute references, basic functions, charts and adding comments to a cell.

10 Keys for Healthy Aging: Healthier Todays and Tomorrows

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Baby Bugs Storytime

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Books, songs and rhymes for you to share with your little one. For babies up to 3-years-old and their grown-up.

Family Storytime

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Refreshments for Block Clean-Up at Library

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Celebrate your Beechview block clean-up with beverages and snacks at the Library.

A Butterfly Ball

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Craft Club

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Wearable Art and Edible Architecture

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Make some fancy duds out of paper and design a building you can eat. Age 5 and up. Parents are invited to participate, too.

Family Fun Event

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Nature Detectives

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Kiva Han

Summary: The Teen Sexual & Gender Diversity Alliance is a way for Pittsburgh teens to connect, find support and have fun.

Open Work Time

Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Duct Tape Art

Saturday, July 19, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: Back by popular demand.

Teen Book Discussion: A book discussion with books chosen by you!

Sunday, July 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: We meet on the 3rd Sunday of every month to talk about books we like and share snacks. Can't make the meeting? Leave your comments on our Facebook group! http://www.facebook.com, seach for: CLP Book Discussion - Teen under groups.

The Writers' Studio. Spark the imagination for your own writing.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Teen Advisory Council: Give us ideas, we'll give you snacks!

Sunday, July 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main


Sunday Poetry and Reading Series: Typewriter Girls

Sunday, July 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: The Typewriter Girls, decadent intellectuals, are descendants of the Cabaret Voltaire. Their Dada-bred performances feature comedy, music and poetry, and in the words of Comte de Lautréamont, embody the concept that, "poetry must be made by all."

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Intermediate Publisher: Computer Class

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: This class will show you how to use some more advanced features of this program, such as multi-page brochures and advanced text box skills.

Bill Pate Drumming Program

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Join us for a drumming program with Bill Pate in the auditorium.

Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Books, songs and fingerplays for children age 2 to 6 with an adult.

Open Work Time

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Board Gaming

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Hang out in the Teen Space and play your favorite board games every Monday.

Buggy Bingo

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Everyone's a winner. For age 4 and up.

Summer Scrapbooking for Kids

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: If you enjoy good books, good conversation and good company, we've got the program for you. New members are always welcome!

Family Storytime

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

German Conversation Club

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: Would you like an opportunity to converse in German? Whether your German language skills are intermediate or fluent, you invited to this informal conversation club. This summer series will meet on the second and third Mondays of June and July.

Horror Book Discussion Group: Tinker

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main Library Director's Conference Room

Summary: This month's selection is Wen Spencer's Tinker. Discussions will be held in the Director's Office Conference Room on the First Floor.

Teen Advisory Council

Tuesday, July 22, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Intermediate Word: Computer Class

Tuesday, July 22, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Got the basics down? Take your skills to the next level in this class. Here you’ll learn special touches like setting margins, line spacing and page numbering, plus how to use borders, clip art and text boxes.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: West End


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Crafty Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Catch a Reading Bug Summertime Movie: Summer Reading Club Program

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for fun summertime movies every Tuesday at 11:00 AM.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Toddler Storytime!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Library Ant-ics!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories and activities for our summer readers. For children in grades K-5.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Toddlers and parents, come and listen to stories, plus try rhymes and songs together. Recommended for age 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Shake, dance and sing with your toddler!

Open Work Time

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Book & Movie Discussions

Tuesday, July 22, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Catch the Reading Bug!: Games, Activities and Crafts - Kindergarten and up

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join the fun each Tuesday afternoon in July! You never know what we will be up to!

Get Your Game On!: Featuring the PS2 and Board Games for tweens and teens

Tuesday, July 22, 2008  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Bug Patrol: For Bug-Lovers Everywhere!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


KinderPrep

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come to KinderPrep, an eight-part literacy-based program designed to reinforce skills for children entering Kindergarten fall 2008.

Gaming Night: Family games

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and try our new Gaming devices. We'll have board games to play, too. Open to all ages. Snacks will be provided.

Chinese Language Club

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: In these informal weekly sessions, learn about the fascinating Mandarin/Cantonese language and culture of China. All levels welcome. We will have food and fun!

Open Work Time

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Global investing: Learn how to diversify your portfolio and possibly increase your rate of return.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Family Storytime

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


"Bug your Librarian" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Enjoy stories, games and crafts all summer long.

"Catch the Reading Bug" Summer Reading Club Program

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Catch the Reading Bug!: Grasshoppers

Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Teens! Altered Books!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Teen Art Club: Fun with Screen Printing

Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Help design and create a Teen Art Club t-shirt.

Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn how to use a browser to navigate the WWW and search using a subject directory, search engine and addresses.

Paper Making for Teens

Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join us at the library for an afternoon of hand-making colorful and creative paper!

Kids Knit

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Bookworms Craft Club

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Crafts, books, and fun activities for ages 5-10!

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: If English is not your native tongue, join our group for lively English conversation.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Jazz on the Steps: Jazz Workshop Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Featured Artist: Phillip Russell & Friends

Mt. Washington Book Club: Read & Discuss

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us every month for lively discussions of contempory and classic fiction and nonfiction.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 months)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Wise Walk: Walking program for people age 50 and over

Thursday, July 24, 2008
Every Thursday at 10 AM beginning May 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Open Work Time

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Join us weekly for different themes. Storytimes include stories, songs and rhymes. For children ages 3-5 with an adult.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs together. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. For children age birth through 3 with a caregiver.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has a wealth of information that appeals to everyone. Learn something new in this program where you will get to see, touch, feel and observe those items from the museum.

Storytime for Everyone!

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your child.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: For a fun and playful experience, babies and caregivers will participate in fingerplays, rhymes and songs. Recommended for babies up to 18 months.

Family Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Catch the Reading Bug! : Preschool - Family Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Join us each Thursday morning in July for a family friendly storytime.

How to Invest in Marketable Securities

Thursday, July 24, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Stories, songs, games and the occasional craft. For children age 3-5.

Dungeons and Dragons: Debut the 4th edition of D&D @ the Library!

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: This program will include character creation and adventuring in a fantasy world where dragons are real and danger lurks around every corner. Books and materials will be provided.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. Squirrel Hill Book Discussion Group.

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Catch a Bug Flick!

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Crafts at the West End Library

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Online Forms & Applications: Computer Class

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn the basics about filling out forms and applying for services on the WWW.

Life Skills for Teens Summer Workshop

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville

Summary: Workshops on topics such as managing money, applying for college and how to perform in a job interview.

Teen Graphic Novel Book Club: The Metamorphosis

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Creepy Crawlies for Kids

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Make a buggy headband and "dirt" from pudding and eat it at a picnic with (fake) ants. For age 4 and up.

Winnie-the-Pooh Party

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Spread Your Wings: Family Storytime (all ages)

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Women and Girls’ Zine Swap!

Thursday, July 24, 2008  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: A zine swap, workshop and reading extravaganza. With snacks!

Eleventh Stack Read Aloud

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Schenley Plaza

Summary: It's story time... for adults! Come enjoy your lunch under the tent in Schenley Plaza and hear chapters and excerpts from books, short stories, plays and poetry read by library staff.

Mighty Mites Movie Matinee

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Catch the reading bug - movie style. Join us for a viewing of a different bug-themed movie each session. It will be buggy.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Do you know the parts of your computer’s desktop? Can you use using drop down menus, radio buttons and scroll bars? For information and practice with these and other elements of an MS Windows environment, join us for this class.

Buggy Bingo--CLP--Mt. Washington: Catch the Reading Bug Summer Reading Club Program

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Play Buggy Bingo every Friday during the summer.

Read & Sign with Baby

Friday, July 25, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Spanish fun with Connie Mathews: Cuentos y canciones en Espagnol

Friday, July 25, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Open Work Time

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need your gaming fix? Join us in Teen as we unleash a Wii, PS2, X-box and a whole host of board games.

Nature Detectives (age 6 and up)

Friday, July 25, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Informal Handmade Books

Saturday, July 26, 2008  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Preschool Bingo

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Family Storytime

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, July 26, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Open Work Time

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Creepy Crawly Storytime

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Teen Craft Club

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Creepy Movie Matinee

Saturday, July 26, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Trasform your trash! - Altoid tin speakers.

Saturday, July 26, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run

Summary: Don't thorw away that altoid tin! We'll morph your old tin into portable speakers for your MP3 player.

The Writers' Studio. Spark the imagination for your own writing.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


World Kaleidoscope: Samba Pittsburgh

Sunday, July 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Outside Bamboo Deck (Main Library)

Summary: Samba music and drumming by Western Pennsylvania’s samba performance ensemble. Celebrate folk arts from around the world! This event is FREE, fun and family-friendly!