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Events for February 2008

Open Work Time

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

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Friday, February 1, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, February 2, 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!

Pennsylvania I-Can! E-file

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Tax assistance for low income families earning less than $50,000! Volunteers will be available to assist customers to file their 2007 federal and state tax returns online using the I CAN! E-File software. Call 1-888-443-4615 to schedule an appointment.

Pittsburgh Tax Day: Pennsylvania I-Can E-File

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: I-Can E-File is a free online program created to help you prepare and efile your taxes for free from anywhere in the country. It's simple, it's quick and it won't cost you a dime.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, February 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Chess Classes: Learn how to play chess

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Raising Reader Parent Club

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Parents of preschoolers are invited to participate in this 8 week club sponsored by Beginning with Books!

Arabic Club

Saturday, February 2, 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, February 2, 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.

Chess Classes for Kids

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: A series of six free chess classes for kindergarten to 8th graders. Participants must know basic moves. Please pre-register.

Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Chess Classes for Kids: Building skill in the classic game of chess

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Teen Mardi Gras Party

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Get Your Game On: wii: Video Gaming for Teens

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Middle schoolers and high schoolers, get your game face on. Take a turn on Wii with great games like Warioware, Sports and others!

Passport to the World: Japan: Join us on our trips!

Saturday, February 2, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: For children age 5 and up. Special guests from the Japan-America Society will present a kamishibai story about the folk hero, Peach Boy. You’ll meet a tricky magic fox and make origami. You'll have your name written in Japanese in your passport!

Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, February 2, 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.

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

Sunday, February 3, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Preschool Bingo

Sunday, February 3, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main


International Cinema Sunday: Tsotsi (South Africa)

Sunday, February 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summary: After discovering an infant in a car he has stolen, a young thug is forced to confront his past and his future. 2006 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film. Directed by Gavin Hood, 94 minutes.

Free business startup counseling from SCORE

Monday, February 4, 2008  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Monday, February 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, February 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, February 4, 2008  
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.

Black History Month Classic Movie Festival - Family

Monday, February 4, 2008  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Hill District


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Monday, February 4, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

Movie Mondays

Monday, February 4, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

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

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Friends of the Hill District Library

Monday, February 4, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Family Storytime

Monday, February 4, 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.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 5, 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.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 5, 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, February 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


A Novel Film: 113 Minutes Videodisc

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Adult Craft Club: Explore your creative side!

Tuesday, February 5, 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.

Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

Black Inventor Bingo!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Attention High School Seniors! : Get Help with Your FAFSA

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Teen Music Discussion Group: Songs That Saved Your Life

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | 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.

File Management: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Want to learn how to organize all those files you're saving or how to copy them to create a backup? This class will cover the basics of folder creation and how to make the best use of the My Computer feature of your computer.

Le Club Francophone

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

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Grantseeking 101 - Grantseeking Basics: An Orientation to the Grantseeking Process

Wednesday, February 6, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This workshop provides an overview of the funding research process for those seeking grants from foundations, corporations and grantmaking public charities.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 6, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make buttons, deconstruct t-shirts, craft wild creations out of duct tape and more at the Teen Art Club.

Get Your Game On!

Wednesday, February 6, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, February 6, 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!

School-age Stories and Craft: Spiderwick Chronicles

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Kids 6 & up, join us for stories and a fun craft!

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Open Work Time

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 7, 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, February 7, 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.

Storytime Fun!

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Baby and Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
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.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: For toddlers age 1 1/2 to 3 years old with an adult.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 7, 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, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Entrepreneur's Update

Thursday, February 7, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

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

Preschool Storytime: Stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Introduction to PowerPoint: Computer Class

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Crafty Thursdays

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Chess Classes

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Learn the game of chess!

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes (18 mos.-3 yrs.)

Thursday, February 7, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

Grantseeking 104 - Guide to Government Funding

Friday, February 8, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Foundation Center

Summary: This workshop will provide a basic understanding of the government grantseeking process and instruct how to research federal and state grants using government websites.

Open Work Time

Friday, February 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Open Work Time

Friday, February 8, 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, February 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

The Pittsburgh Connection: the court martial & pardon of Pvt. Peter Gilner: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Meeting

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Gary Kersey, Lincoln historian, lectures on the Civil War events which culminated in the presidential pardon of Pvt. Peter Gilner, of Pittsburgh.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, February 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Chess Classes: Learn how to play chess

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Raising Reader Parent Club

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Parents of preschoolers are invited to participate in this 8 week club sponsored by Beginning with Books!

Intermediate Word: Computer Class

Saturday, February 9, 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.

Cupcakes and Cookies and Pie...OH MY! A Valentine Dessert Sale!

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Spanish Fun with Yolanda!: Cuentos y Canciones en Espanol

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories in Spanish for all ages.

Chess Classes for Kids

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: A series of six free chess classes for kindergarten to 8th graders. Participants must know basic moves. Please pre-register.

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

Saturday, February 9, 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!

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 9, 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.

Chess Tournament

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Double Dose - Romance

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Family Storytime

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Valentine's Day Craft

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Chess Classes for Kids: Building skill in the classic game of chess

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Chess Practice

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Teens Talk Books: The Lightning Thief Book Discussion

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Talk to your friends about Percy Jackson's adventures as the unlikely son of a Greek God. Snack provided. For middleschool through high school students. Parents are welcome.

Nature Detectives (age 6 and up)

Saturday, February 9, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Explore, learn and discover through observing, listening, touching, writing and more.

Open Work Time

Saturday, February 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


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

Sunday, February 10, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Monday, February 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Adult N-Door Bowling. Bowling on the Wii! - Fun! Fun! Fun!

Monday, February 11, 2008  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Black History Month Classic Movie Festival - Comedy

Monday, February 11, 2008  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Hill District


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, February 11, 2008  
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.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Monday, February 11, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: Do you know what is on your computer's desktop? Are you uncomfortable 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.

Movie Mondays

Monday, February 11, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Get Your Game On @ CLP - Knoxville

Monday, February 11, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Advanced Word: Computer Class

Monday, February 11, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Get Your Game On!: Wii is @ Squirrel Hill

Monday, February 11, 2008  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Field Guide to Spiderwick : Magical stories, crafts, food and other wonders

Monday, February 11, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Hear about the creatures of Spiderwick Chronicles, make fairy dust, paint a magic stone,eat scones, drink a draught of tea and dream. For age 4-12. Please pre-register.

Beechview Writers Workshop: Taller de escritura de Beechview

Monday, February 11, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

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

Family Storytime

Monday, February 11, 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.

Blood Pressure Check

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Special Valentine's Day Story Times

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 12, 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.

Special Valentine's Day Story Times

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 12, 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.

Book Discussion: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

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

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Local Talent: August Wilson: 52 Minutes Videodisc

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 12, 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 index, search engine and addresses.

Gocks! Gocks! Gocks!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Tuesday Eveneing BookDiscussion

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Family Fun Night: Valentine's Day

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Families are invited to participate in Valentine's Day activities. For age 3 to 10 with a family member.

Family Fun Night!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

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

Foundation Center Orientation

Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Foundation Center

Summary: This session introduces the wealth of resources available through the Foundation Center, with emphasis on print resources for researching funders, other fundraising efforts and nonprofit operations.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Conversation Salon

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main


Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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

Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen Art Club

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make buttons, deconstruct t-shirts, craft wild creations out of duct tape and more at the Teen Art Club.

Teen Advisory Council

Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Interested in making a difference in your Library? Join the Teen Advisory Council and help plan programs and make the Library better for you! Grade 6-12.

School-age Science Fun: About Your Heart

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Kids 6 & up, join us for stories and a fun craft!

PathFinders: A Book Club for Our Spiritual Journeys

Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: This month's selection is The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler. Discussion will be held in the Director's Conference Room on the First Floor.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Special Valentine's Day Story Times

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 14, 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.

Storytime Fun!

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 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 PowerPoint: Computer Class

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
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.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Special Valentine's Day Story Times

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: For toddlers age 1 1/2 to 3 years old with an adult.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 14, 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, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Get Organized Now for a Stress-Free Tax Season!

Thursday, February 14, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

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

Preschool Storytime: Stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Crafty Thursdays

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


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

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Craft Night: Make a Valentine at the Library

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Chess Classes

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Learn the game of chess!

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes (18 mos.-3 yrs.)

Thursday, February 14, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits

Friday, February 15, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Foundation Center

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.

Mystery Book Discussion Group: Dating Dead Men

Friday, February 15, 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 Harley Jane Kozak's Dating Dead Men.

Open Work Time

Friday, February 15, 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, February 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Introduction to Publisher: Computer Class

Friday, February 15, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Origami-Beginner Class: Beginner Class

Saturday, February 16, 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, February 16, 2008  
1:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

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

Book Discussion

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Book Sale: Black History

Saturday, February 16, 2008
February 16 & February 17  
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, February 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Raising Reader Parent Club

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Parents of preschoolers are invited to participate in this 8 week club sponsored by Beginning with Books!

Black, White and Read All Over: David Weisner

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Please join Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures and kids of all ages and hear author David Weisner speak about his fantasy books for kids. This program is for children ages 5 and up. Tickets are $8. Group discounts are available.

Around the World Program: China

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Family Storytime

Saturday, February 16, 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.

Chess Classes for Kids

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: A series of six free chess classes for kindergarten to 8th graders. Participants must know basic moves. Please pre-register.

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Come to Candy Land!: A sweet Saturday Family program

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Get Your Game On!

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, February 16, 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, February 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Black History Month Storytime

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Origami with Ms. Silk

Saturday, February 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Make paper crafts in the Japanese style.

Information Literacy: Computer Class

Saturday, February 16, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn how to search, not just surf, the Internet. This class assists in making effective and efficient use of specific information tools and sources. The goal is to create people who are able to find, evaluate and use Internet information effectively.

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

Sunday, February 17, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Teen Advisory Council: All teens welcome

Sunday, February 17, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Come shape the future of the Library... and eat cookies!

Sunday Poetry and Reading Series: Madwomen in the Attic

Sunday, February 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: The Madwomen in the Attic are women poets and fiction writers who have studied in Carlow University's Madwomen writing workshops, developed by esteemed poet Patricia Dobler and now taught by Jan Beatty, Evelyn Pierce and Ellen Smith.

Teen Book Discussion: Reading: Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl by Barry Lyga

Sunday, February 17, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Come join us for great discussion and snacks!

Social Enterprise: Vision to Viability

Monday, February 18, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Social enterprise integrates the mission-driven values of the nonprofit world with the best practices of the business world. This presentation will explore the exciting & innovative ways that organizations are making social enterprise work in our region.

Open Work Time

Monday, February 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, February 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black History Month Classic Movie Festival - History

Monday, February 18, 2008  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Hill District


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, February 18, 2008  
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.

Advanced Hotmail: Computer Class

Monday, February 18, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: Learn to send attachments, use the address book, create your own signature file and manage your email storage with folders.

Get Your Game On Teens!: Games,Games, Games

Monday, February 18, 2008  
3:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Movie Mondays

Monday, February 18, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Hotmail: Computer Class

Monday, February 18, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: This class assists you in signing up for your own free web-based email account.

Ahveekhy's Music Performance

Monday, February 18, 2008  
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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.

Horror Book Discussion Group: You Suck

Monday, February 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: This month's selection is Christopher Moore's You Suck. Discussions will be held in the Director's Office Conference Room on the First Floor.

The Drue Heinz Lecture Series: Sara Paretsky

Monday, February 18, 2008  
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carnegie Music Hall

Summary: Experience today’s most influential authors, journalists, and commentators as they offer insights and ideas. This lecture will feature Sara Paretsky, author of the V.I. Warshawski crime detective series. Tickets are $23.

Get Your Game On

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


KinderPrep

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 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.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 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.

Book Discussion: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Black Influences: Langston Hughes: 60 Minutes Videorecording

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Mt. Washington Adult Craft Club : Explore your creative side!

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: The Mt. Washington Craft Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 1:00 PM.

Intermediate Word: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

Intermediate Excel: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


KinderPrep

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
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. Sessions are held the third Tuesday of the month, October through May.

Preschool Bingo

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
7:00 PM
Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Conversation Salons: Conversations for Better Living

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Brookline

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

Constructive Living by Neal Griebling, Future Design Studio Inc.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
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.

Smithfield Street Critics Book Discussion Group: Mark Helprin’s Winter's Tale

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


File Management: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: Want to learn how to organize all those files you're saving or how to copy them to create a backup? This class will cover the basics of folder creation and how to make the best use of the My Computer feature of your computer.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Get Your Game On! @ CLP-East Liberty

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Teen Art Club

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make buttons, deconstruct t-shirts, craft wild creations out of duct tape and more at the Teen Art Club.

School-age Artful Stories featuring Leo & Diane Dillon

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Artful Stories in the Library focuses on a different art-related book and the corresponding artist and style of art each month.

Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, February 20, 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!

2nd Annual Harambee Read Aloud : Experience reading like never before!

Wednesday, February 20, 2008  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: Join the August Wilson Center for African American Culture and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh at the 2nd Annual Harambee Read Aloud for an energetic, interactive celebration of Black History Month through reading.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Foundation Center

Summary: This session familiarizes attendees with the Foundation Center’s specialized electronic databases that can be used by nonprofits for researching funders and related information.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 21, 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.

Storytime Fun!

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 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, February 21, 2008  
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.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: For toddlers age 1 1/2 to 3 years old with an adult.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 21, 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, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


On the Road Again? Commuting Alternatives That Can Save You Money

Thursday, February 21, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
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: White Teeth

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
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 Zadie Smith's White Teeth.

Preschool Storytime: Stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Intermediate PowerPoint: Computer Class

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Crafty Thursdays

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Chess Classes

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Learn the game of chess!

Charity Knitting Group for Beginners and Others

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Help some cold cats and dogs while learning to knit. If you already know how, join us for the company. Please pre-register.

Books in the Afternoon: White Teeth

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
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 Zadie Smith's White Teeth.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes (18 mos.-3 yrs.)

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

Behind the Book: Authors Talk to Teens: David Levithan

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Join us for an evening with David Levithan, author of such books as Boy Meets Boy, Wide Awake, and Marly's Ghost. This event takes place in the Basement Assembly Room on the Lower Level of CLP - Main

Real to Reel Documentary Film Series

Thursday, February 21, 2008  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Need a reality check? Come see why true stories are as entertaining as fiction.

Intermediate PowerPoint: Computer Class

Friday, February 22, 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.

Open Work Time

Friday, February 22, 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, February 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Mystery Lover's Book Club

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Chess Classes: Learn how to play chess

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Raising Reader Parent Club

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Parents of preschoolers are invited to participate in this 8 week club sponsored by Beginning with Books!

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 23, 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.

Cuentos y Canciones en Espanol

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:40 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: This storytime, for all ages, will be conducted in the Spanish language. It is for those who know and understand Spanish or for those who like to hear this language.

They Dared to Dream.

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: They dared to dream. Join us for a special program that honors the African Americans who helped to change how we look at things.

Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Open Work Time

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Pizza Taste-Off

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Chess Practice

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Chess Classes for Kids: Building skill in the classic game of chess

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


,Jewelry Making with UMOJA

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Informal Handmade Books: Altered Books continued

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Get Your Game On!: PS-2 gaming and board games for teens and tweens

Saturday, February 23, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Chess Tournament

Sunday, February 24, 2008  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: All children through grade 8 are eligible to play. Junior Division: through grade 4 Senior Division: grades 5-8 Please register/play in only one tournament in Allegheny County.

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

Sunday, February 24, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


World Kaleidoscope: Tracie Yorke Dance

Sunday, February 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Afro-Brazilian dance by the Tracie Yorke Dance Studio performers in Lawrenceville.

Open Work Time

Monday, February 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, February 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Black History Month Classic Movie Festival - Action

Monday, February 25, 2008  
11:30 AM
Directions to this location: Hill District


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, February 25, 2008  
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.

Shopping on the WWW: Computer Class

Monday, February 25, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: Learn the basics of savvy shopping on the WWW, including how to find good deals and product reviews, and how be sure your personal information is secure.

Movie Mondays

Monday, February 25, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

Monday, February 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Passport to the World: China

Monday, February 25, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Wear your cleanest clothes to our Chinese New Year celebration, paint plum blossoms with your fingers, learn dragon lore and more. Age 4-12.

Family Storytime

Monday, February 25, 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.

Monday Evening Book Club: Film & Food

Monday, February 25, 2008  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Join us to view the movie based on our most recent book club selection and to enjoy pot luck refreshments.

Teen Advisory Council

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Le Club Francophone

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
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.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 26, 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.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 26, 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.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 26, 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, February 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket: 87 Minutes Videorecording

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Open Work Time

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Advanced Word: Computer Class

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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

Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Monday Evening Book Club: Film & Food

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Join us to view the movie based on our most recent book club selection and to enjoy pot luck refreshments.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
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. Sessions are held the third Tuesday of the month, October through May.

Storytelling Alive! presents an evening with Storyteller Jackie Jonas

Tuesday, February 26, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


School-age Book Bingo

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Readers, come and play bingo with titles and authors of your favorite books.

Foundation Center Orientation

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Foundation Center

Summary: This session introduces the wealth of resources available through the Foundation Center, with emphasis on print resources for researching funders, other fundraising efforts and nonprofit operations.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Learn about key databases essential for a winning business plan.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Intermediate Excel: Computer Class

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Art Club

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Teens - Main

Summary: Make buttons, deconstruct t-shirts, craft wild creations out of duct tape and more at the Teen Art Club.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Let's Speak English

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

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

Family Night Live Jazz: Free Jazz Concert featuring Shawnee Lake

Wednesday, February 27, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: In honor of Black History Month, come hear one of Pittsburgh's finest jazz musicians, Shawnee Lake, as part of Jazz Workshop, Inc's Family Night series.

Mt. Washington Book Club: Read & Discuss

Wednesday, February 27, 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 mos.)

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Open Work Time

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 28, 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.

Storytime Fun!

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 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, February 28, 2008  
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.

KinderPrep

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: For toddlers age 1 1/2 to 3 years old with an adult.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, February 28, 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 in Spanish!

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


PALS Book Club for Senior Adults: Grupo de libros (PALS) para personas de tercera edad

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: This book discussion group was created for adults 65 and older. This month's book is available at the Library.

Thinking About Starting Your Own Business? Realities and Advice for the New Entrepreneur

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

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

Fiction, Film and Fun

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Join CCAC's Jeanne Bergad to discuss the novel Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, and then screen the film it inspired.

Adult Book Group: Beautiful Jim Key by Mim Eichler Rivas

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Preschool Storytime: Stories, rhymes, puppets and crafts

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

Intermediate Publisher: Computer Class

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.

Crafty Thursdays

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Chess Classes

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Learn the game of chess!

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes (18 mos.-3 yrs.)

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

Wizard Rock!: Tonks and the Aurors, the Moaning Myrtles and the Chinese Chomping Cabbages

Thursday, February 28, 2008  
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Join three great wizard rock bands as they sing about Harry Potter and his adventures in a special after-hours show.

Advanced Excel: Computer Class

Friday, February 29, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

Summary: This highest level class for Excel includes information on protecting your worksheets, advanced function use and templates.

Open Work Time

Friday, February 29, 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, February 29, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:00 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.