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Events for March 2008

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, March 1, 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!

Israeli Literature Display

Saturday, March 1, 2008
March  
12:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, March 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Saturday, March 1, 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.

Arabic Club

Saturday, March 1, 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.

Chess Classes for Kids

Saturday, March 1, 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.

Girls Rule!

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Girls Rule! Celebrate the many ways women have helped to shape our world.

Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Family Storytime

Saturday, March 1, 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.

Get Your Game On: wii: Video Gaming for Teens

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 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 Mario Party 8 and others!

Chess Tournament

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


Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Short Fiction

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For high school students.

You Can Count on Mother Goose

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Book Signing and Film Showing

Saturday, March 1, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: You're invited to the "Wake Up Young Black Males, Life is What You Make It!" book signing and the showing of the documentary "Wake Up!"

Chess Class for Kids: Improve your skills in the classic game of strategy!

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

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Saturday, March 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, March 1, 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.

Media Arts & Literacy: Intro to Cameras and Computers

Sunday, March 2, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn the basics of handling digital video cameras and editing software. This workshop is required for registration to all other workshops.

Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Short Fiction

Sunday, March 2, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For middle and high school students.

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

Sunday, March 2, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Preschool Bingo

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


International Cinema Sunday: Veronica Guerin (Ireland)

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

Summary: Oscar winner Cate Blanchett portrays Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, assassinated after writing a series of articles about some of Dublin’s toughest drug lords. Directed by Joel Schumacher, 98 minutes.

Free business startup counseling from SCORE

Monday, March 3, 2008  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Monday, March 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, March 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, March 3, 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.

Movie Mondays

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

Directions to this location: Hill District


Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Monday, March 3, 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.

Family Storytime

Monday, March 3, 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.

The Drue Heinz Lectures: Elizabeth Kolbert

Monday, March 3, 2008  
7:30 PM - 9:00 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 journalist and author Elizabeth Colbert. Tickets are $23.

Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, March 4, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 4, 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.

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 4, 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, March 4, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 4, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 4, 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, March 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Women on the March: Iron Jawed Angel

Tuesday, March 4, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Videodisc 123 Minutes

Open Work Time

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


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

Tuesday, March 4, 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.

Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 4, 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.

Teen Music Discussion Group: Songs That Saved Your Life

Tuesday, March 4, 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.

Le Club Francophone

Tuesday, March 4, 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, March 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Dish! A Foodie Book Club: The Omnivore's Dilemma

Tuesday, March 4, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary: This quarterly book group will focus on the world of food. Bring your food-related ideas, questions, cares and concerns to the table. At our first meeting we will discuss The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Advanced Excel: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 5, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, March 5, 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.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, March 5, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Get Your Game On! Teen Game Program

Wednesday, March 5, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Carnegie Knits & Reads

Wednesday, March 5, 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!

Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 5, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

School-age Stories and Craft

Wednesday, March 5, 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!

Let's Speak English

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

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

Family evening...an after work story hour

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, March 6, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Thursday, March 6, 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.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 6, 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, March 6, 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, March 6, 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, March 6, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 6, 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, March 6, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Storytime

Thursday, March 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Family PlayShop

Thursday, March 6, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 6, 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.

How to File Your Taxes Online

Thursday, March 6, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 6, 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 and activities to stimulate early literacy.

Thursday, March 6, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Thursday, March 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Thursday, March 6, 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, March 6, 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, March 6, 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, March 6, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


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

Thursday, March 6, 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.

File Management: Computer Class

Friday, March 7, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Open Work Time

Friday, March 7, 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, March 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.

Annual Chess Tournament

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Compete for trophies for first and second place in two-age groups: kindergarten to 4th grade and 5th to 8th grade. Each play four rounds. First place winner will go on to compete countywide. Bring a snack. Please preregister. Limited to 24 players.

Researching your War of 1812 Ancestor: Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Meeting

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Craig R. Scott, Certified Genealogist, will speak about the best ways to research ancestors who fought in the War of 1812.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, March 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Introduction to PowerPoint: Computer Class

Saturday, March 8, 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.

35th Annual ACLA Chess Tournament--CLP Mt. Washington

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: All children through grade 8 are eligible to play. Register at the Library.

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

Saturday, March 8, 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!

Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Neighborly Open House

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Tell-a-Tale Theater: Stone Soup

Saturday, March 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Programs include a story, a craft and participation in a skit. March's story is Stone Soup retold by Heather Forest, illustrated by Susan Gaber. Age 3-6. Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Double Dose - Biopics

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Fairies, Elves and Trolls, Oh My!: Family Story and Craft Hour

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Family Storytime

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


You Can Count on Mother Goose

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For high school students.

Open Work Time

Saturday, March 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Nature Detectives (age 6 and up)

Saturday, March 8, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main

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

Craft with Beads

Saturday, March 8, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Learn easy techniques for making jewelry and create a beautiful beaded bookmark. For children age 7 and up. Teens, adults and seniors are also welcom.

Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Saturday, March 8, 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.

Media Arts & Literacy: Shooting Real Life: Actualities

Sunday, March 9, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Actualities are videos of events as they happen. Learn to train your camera at the world around you and edit moments for maximum impact. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Creative Nonfiction

Sunday, March 9, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For middle and high school students.

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

Sunday, March 9, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Developing a Dynamic Board

Monday, March 10, 2008  
9:15 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This program will provide the framework for attendees to gain a working knowledge of the keys to a successful board and move forward in board problem solving and action planning.

Open Work Time

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

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, March 10, 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.

Women's History Month Movie

Monday, March 10, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Get Your Game On!

Monday, March 10, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Movie Mondays

Monday, March 10, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Intermediate Word: Computer Class

Monday, March 10, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Adult Book Discussion Group

Monday, March 10, 2008  
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Get Your Game On!: PS2 is @ Squirrel Hill

Monday, March 10, 2008  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Shadow Puppet Show: Irish Shadow Puppets

Monday, March 10, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: This production will feature fairy stories from Ireland and Scotland, most notably "The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies." Open to all ages, everyone welcome.

Blood Pressure Check

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

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Open Work Time

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


IRS Economic Stimulus Payment: Learn how to file to receive this payment.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
March 11  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Book Discussion: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 11, 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.

The Complete Irish Experience: Keith and Melanie

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Live presentation

Buying a Computer: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

Summary: In this class you’ll learn how to read those crazy computer ads, handle slick salespeople and discover helpful resources, all to aid you in your purchase of a personal computer.

Introduction to Publisher: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 11, 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.

Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Japanese Club

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
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.

Family Fun Night!

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Basic Proposal Writing

Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: This workshop will focus on the basic components and format of a grant proposal and the process used to develop a project into a written grant request.

Open Work Time

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Conversation Salon

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

Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main


Introduction to Word: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

Intermediate Word: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 12, 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.

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, March 12, 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.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Button-Making!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Hey teens-make yourself a button...or 2...or 3. Use our nifty button-making machine to create your own original buttons. Grade 6-12. Registration is required. Stop by or call the Library to sign-up. 412-561-1003.

School-age Science Fun

Wednesday, March 12, 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!

Open Work Time

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

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

Wizard Rock!: The Remus Lupins

Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: The Remus Lupins: Pro-Fun, Anti-Evil. Everyone's favorite werewolf is back and better than ever! Fight Evil. Read Books.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, March 13, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Keyboarding 1: Computer Class

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Story Time Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, March 13, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Storytime

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 13, 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 PlayShop

Thursday, March 13, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


How to Research and Buy a Franchise

Thursday, March 13, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 13, 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 and activities to stimulate early literacy.

Thursday, March 13, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Thursday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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 Your Library

Thursday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Teen Board Game Night

Thursday, March 13, 2008  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


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

Thursday, March 13, 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, March 14, 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.

Open Work Time

Friday, March 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Friday, March 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at the Library

Friday, March 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.

Celebrating DePaul's Past: Back to Brookline

Friday, March 14, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Help us celebrate DePaul's legacy in the community at this special event.

Origami-Beginner Class: Beginner Class

Saturday, March 15, 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, March 15, 2008  
1:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

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

Italian Genealogy Society: PIP

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Third Floor Conference Room

Summary: Monthly meeting for people interested in Italian genealogy and history.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, March 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Book Sale: Home Arts/Hobbies and Gardening.

Saturday, March 15, 2008
March 15 & March 16  
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Around the World Program: Hawaii

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
10:30 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick


Kid's Chess Tournament

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Won't You Be My Neighbor Days: Family Storytime

Saturday, March 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come celebrate Mister Rogers and neighbors, as we hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Cuentos y Canciones en Espanol

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

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.

Bilingual Playgroup: Hungarian: For children age 5 and under

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Open Work Time

Saturday, March 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Meet Your Neighbor Day at Woods Run

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Won't You Be My Neighbor Day

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Join us at the Library for a neighborhood program. Listen to a special story, help create a map of East Liberty and other activites. For age 3 to adult.

Won't You Be My Neighbor Day: Family Program

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Celebrate Mr. Rogers Day by joining us at the library for a special neighborhood family storyime. Stories, activities, and crafts. Grade K-5.

Won't You Be My Neighbor Day: Family Program

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville


Family Storytime

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


You Can Count on Mother Goose

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Get Your Game On!

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Won't You Be My Neighbor? Welcome to Lawrenceville: An open house for residents new and old

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Book Discussion

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Poetry

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For high school students.

Won’t you be my Neighbor Day Family Event

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Passport to the World: Israel: For children age 5 and up.

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Come dance an Israeli folkdance, listen to a traditional folktale of how Jerusalem was founded and discover what hamsa means! We'll sing a round in Hebrew and build a city of Jerusalem from recycled materials. You will receive a passport with your photo.

Teen Sexual and Gender Diversity Alliance (SAGDA)

Saturday, March 15, 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, March 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Won't You Be My Neighbor Day: Family Storytime

Saturday, March 15, 2008  
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Directions to this location: West End


Introduction to Excel: Computer Class

Saturday, March 15, 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.

Origami with Ms. Silk

Saturday, March 15, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Make paper crafts in the Japanese style.

Media Arts & Literacy: Shooting Real Life: Actualities

Sunday, March 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Actualities are videos of events as they happen. Learn to train your camera at the world around you and edit moments for maximum impact. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops: Short Fiction

Sunday, March 16, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Do you love to write? Do you want to get better? Then attend the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Workshops! For middle and high school students.

Book Sale: Home Arts/Hobbies and Gardening.

Sunday, March 16, 2008
March 15 - March 16  
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


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

Sunday, March 16, 2008  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Sunday Poetry and Reading Series: Toi Derricotte

Sunday, March 16, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Toi Derricotte is the author of four books of poetry and a memoir. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Teen Advisory Council: All teens welcome

Sunday, March 16, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

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

Storytelling Alive! presents... Tell-a-Tale Theater!

Sunday, March 16, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Teen Book Discussion: We are reading "Hero" by Perry Moore in March

Sunday, March 16, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Come join us for great discussion and snacks!

Advanced Word: Computer Class

Monday, March 17, 2008  
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.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, March 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, March 17, 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.

Open Work Time

Monday, March 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Get Your Game On Teens!

Monday, March 17, 2008  
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Movie Mondays

Monday, March 17, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


"How to Start Your Family History at the Family Reunion"

Monday, March 17, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Won't You Be my Neighbor Day: A Celebration of Mr. Rogers Birthday for Families

Monday, March 17, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Wear a sweater and some sneakers for the anniversary of Mister Rogers' birthday. We'll read books, make a neighborhood two tables wide, sing songs, play with puppets and eat birthday cupcakes. Age 2-8 with an adult. Please pre-register.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, March 17, 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!

Won't You Be My Neighbor Days: Family Storytime

Monday, March 17, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill - Children's Room

Summary: Come celebrate Mister Rogers and neighbors, as we hear stories, try rhymes, maybe even sing a song or two.

Horror Book Discussion Group: The Hour before Dark

Monday, March 17, 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 Douglas Clegg's The Hour before Dark. Discussions will be held in the Director's Office Conference Room on the First Floor.

St. Patrick's Day Shadow Puppet Show

Monday, March 17, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


The Drue Heinz Lectures: Scott Simon

Monday, March 17, 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 Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday. Tickets are $23.

Get Your Game On

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Adult Craft Club: Explore your creative side!

Tuesday, March 18, 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.

Open Work Time

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Won’t you be my Neighbor Day Story Time

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 18, 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.

Won’t you be my Neighbor Day Story Time

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Good Neighbor Day: Open House at the Library

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 18, 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.

The Gift of Gab:Irish Writers : Videodisc 63 Minutes

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 18, 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.

St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
4:00 PM
Directions to this location: West End


Online Forms & Applications: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

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

Yoga with Phyllis

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Japanese Club

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
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, March 18, 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.

Won't You Be My Neighbor? Family Storytime

Tuesday, March 18, 2008  
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bring the whole family for stories and puppet-making in honor of Pittsburgh's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers. A special guest from Block Watch Alliance will lead us in singing Happy Birthday to Mr. Rogers as we enjoy birthday cake.

Conversation Salons: Conversations for Better Living

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Brookline

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

Open Work Time

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Trusts and wills: Compare the benefits and find out which form is best for you.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group: Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Intermediate Excel: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 19, 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.

Get Your Game On! @ CLP-East Liberty

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: East Liberty


Teen Art Club

Wednesday, March 19, 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.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Get Your Game On

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Hey teens-come try your skills at the PS2. Age 12-18. Registration is not required.

School-age Artful Stories

Wednesday, March 19, 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, March 19, 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!

Introduction to Computers: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 19, 2008  
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, March 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

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

Family Evening...an after work story hour

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Free business counseling from SCORE

Thursday, March 20, 2008
Thursdays | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Won’t you be my Neighbor Day Story Time

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Wear a Sweater to Your Library Day!

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 20, 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, March 20, 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.

Keyboarding 2: Computer Class

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

KinderPrep

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Baby/Toddler Storytime: Won't You Be My Neighbor Day

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Celebrate the world of Mr. Rogers by listening to a story and singing songs about the people in your neighborhood. Age 0-3 with a caregiver.

Won't You Be My Neighbor? Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Honor the memory of Fred Rogers and celebrate your local Library at a special storytime program.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


Won’t you be my Neighbor Day Story Time

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Meet Your Neighbor Open House

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Won't You Be My Neighbor Storytime

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Family PlayShop

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 20, 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.

Investing in U.S. Savings Bonds

Thursday, March 20, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime: Won't You Be My Neighbor Day

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Celebrate the world of Mr. Rogers by listening to a story and singing songs about the people in your neighborhood. Age 3-5.

Books in the Afternoon: Suite Francaise

Thursday, March 20, 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 Irene Nemirovsky's Suite Francaise.

Open Work Time

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Won't You Be My Neighbor Day : Wear your cardigan and sneakers!

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


File Management: Computer Class

Thursday, March 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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, March 20, 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, March 20, 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, March 20, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open House

Thursday, March 20, 2008  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: West End

Summary: All ages are welcome! Hear stories, enjoy refreshments, get a behind the scenes tour of the Library!

Books in the Afternoon: Suite Francaise

Thursday, March 20, 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 Irene Nemirovsky's Suite Francaise.

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

Thursday, March 20, 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.

Real to Reel Documentary Film Series

Thursday, March 20, 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 Excel: Computer Class

Friday, March 21, 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.

Mystery Book Discussion Group: Watch Your Back!

Friday, March 21, 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 Donald E. Westlake's Watch Your Back!.

Open Work Time

Friday, March 21, 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, March 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.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, March 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Intermediate PowerPoint: Computer Class

Saturday, March 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.

Read & Sign with Baby

Saturday, March 22, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Family Storytime

Saturday, March 22, 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.

"Madeline Says Merci" Tea Party

Saturday, March 22, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Good Neighbor Family Storytime

Saturday, March 22, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Open Work Time

Saturday, March 22, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Informal Handmade Books: Altered Books continued

Saturday, March 22, 2008  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Introduction to PowerPoint: Computer Class

Saturday, March 22, 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.

Open Work Time

Monday, March 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, March 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, March 24, 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.

Movie Mondays

Monday, March 24, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Introduction to Library Services: Computer Class

Monday, March 24, 2008  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Family Storytime

Monday, March 24, 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.

Teen Advisory Council

Tuesday, March 25, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Le Club Francophone

Tuesday, March 25, 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.

KinderPrep

Tuesday, March 25, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Open Work Time

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 25, 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, March 25, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 25, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 25, 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, March 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Woods Run


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents: Unlocking the Classics: Live presentation

Tuesday, March 25, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Advanced Word: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 25, 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.

Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Tuesday, March 25, 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.

Wizard Rock: The Whomping Willows, Catchlove and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Tuesday, March 25, 2008  
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: It's Wizard Rock Mania! The Whomping Willows, Catchlove and Justin Finch-Fletchley will put on the show of the CENTURY. Be there or be bored!

Preschool Bingo!

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Family Night Live Music: Free Jazz Concert

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


School-age Book Bingo

Wednesday, March 26, 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, March 26, 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, March 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Simple Steps to Take the Work Out of Networking. Learn about opportunities that can build productive relationships.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Won't You Be My Neighbor?: Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Introduction to Windows: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 26, 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.

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, March 26, 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.

After School with the Pittsburgh Zoomobile

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Carrick


Teen Movie Night

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Come watch a cool movie and hang out with your friends. BYOS (Bring Your Own Snacks). Grade 6-12. Registration is not required.

Learn the World Wide Web: Computer Class

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
4:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Let's Speak English

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

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

Family Night Live Jazz: Free Jazz Concert featuring Al Dowe & Etta Cox

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood


Family Night Live Jazz : Free Jazz Concert featuring Al Dowe and Etta Cox

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Homewood

Summary: In honor of Pittsburgh's musical history, come hear Al Dowe and Etta Cox, a jazz duo performing together for over 25 years.

Mt. Washington Book Club: Read & Discuss

Wednesday, March 26, 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.

Alternative Healing Series: Acupuncture

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summary: Presentation by Melissa and David Sokulski, both graduates of the New England School of Acupuncture and who founded the Birch Center for Health, located on Pittsburgh’s Southside in March 1995.

Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Grantseeking 102 - Computer Resources for Nonprofits

Thursday, March 27, 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, March 27, 2008  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Keyboarding 3: Computer Class

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 27, 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, March 27, 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, March 27, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Directions to this location: Lawrenceville


KinderPrep

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Hazelwood


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Mt. Washington

Summary: Join us for stories, songs and crafts.

Storytime

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM
Directions to this location: Carrick

Summary: Join your friends at Storytime!

Baby Lapsit

Thursday, March 27, 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 PlayShop

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
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, March 27, 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.

Body Language Across Cultures

Thursday, March 27, 2008
Thursday Noontime Business Program Series | Other Dates  
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 27, 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.

Allegheny City Society at Woods Run

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Woods Run


Adult Book Group: Let Me Finish by Roger Angell.

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Preschool Storytime: Stories and activities to stimulate early literacy.

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Open Work Time

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Publisher: Computer Class

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - Main

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.

All Out Gaming: Video Gaming at Your Library

Thursday, March 27, 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, March 27, 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, March 27, 2008  
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open House

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Sheraden

Summary: All ages are welcome! Hear stories, enjoy refreshments, play the PS2 and get a behind the scenes tour of the Library!

Effective Media Relations: Five Minutes a Week

Friday, March 28, 2008  
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This practical "how-to" session, based on current practice, will take the "fear factor" out of media relations.

Family Playshop: A Parent/Child Workshop

Friday, March 28, 2008  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: East Liberty

Summary: Do you want an opportunity to play one-on-one with your child in a different setting? Parents and their child age 1 to 4 years are invited to participate in this unique parent/child workshop. Please call for more information.

Advanced Hotmail: Computer Class

Friday, March 28, 2008  
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty

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

Open Work Time

Friday, March 28, 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, March 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.

Yoga with Phyllis

Saturday, March 29, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


Babysitting Basics

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
10:15 AM - 1:45 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Receive practical tips on babysitting. Space is limited. Registration is required. Open to children age 10-14 only. Upon completion, children will receive a valid Magee-Womens babysitting card. Call 412-561-1003 or stop by the Library to sign up.

Intermediate Publisher: Computer Class

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
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.

Spanish Fun!: Cuentos y Canciones en Espanol

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories in Spanish for all ages.

Family Storytime

Saturday, March 29, 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.

Learn to Bead!

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Knoxville

Summary: Local artist and author Kathy Shomo will present a program on beading. Create your own bookmark to take home.

Open Work Time

Saturday, March 29, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Get Your Game On!: Wii Gaming for teens and tweens

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: South Side


Teens Talk Books: Crispin the Cross of Lead

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: You and your friends can discuss this lively medieval adventure by Avi. Food will be served.

Information Literacy

Saturday, March 29, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)


Media Arts & Literacy: Getting Sound

Sunday, March 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn to use the camera’s built-in microphone to capture sound as you want to hear it. Explore sound effects to create things entirely not of this world. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

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

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

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill


World Kaleidoscope: Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting

Sunday, March 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: Michael Kapeluk will be giving a presentation on traditional Ukrainian Easter egg painting.

Filing Help for your Economic Stimulus Payment

Monday, March 31, 2008  
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Open Work Time

Monday, March 31, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Baby Lapsit (up to 18 mos.)

Monday, March 31, 2008 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Preschool Storytime with an adult

Monday, March 31, 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 Excel: Computer Class

Monday, March 31, 2008  
2:30 PM - 4:30 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.

Movie Mondays

Monday, March 31, 2008  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Open Work Time

Monday, March 31, 2008 | Other Dates  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: PC Center - East Liberty


Passport to the World: France

Monday, March 31, 2008  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

Summary: Get a glimpse of Paris, taste French food, sing French songs and hear a story. Please preregister.

Family Storytime

Monday, March 31, 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.

The Drue Heinz Lectures: Anthony Bourdain

Monday, March 31, 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 chef, author and journalist Anthony Bourdain. Tickets are $23.