Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main (Oakland) will close at 3 pm on Friday, May 2. Customers may pick up holds or return items at the main entrance until 5 pm or visit other CLP locations.
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2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Acclaimed author Michael Sims will present his new book The Adventures of Henry David Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Women are emerging as a driving force in the bicycling community. In this talk Bike Pittsburgh will report on both local and national Women and Biking forums, and what more women biking means for Pittsburgh.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Reuse paint chips to make gift tags, banners, wall art, and other colorful creations.
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you trying to save money and live more economically this gardening season?
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Bring your eReader or MP3 player and we’ll show you how to use it with the Library’s free downloadable eBooks and audio books. Or try out one of our gadgets!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: Japanese wrapping techniques can wrap anything from a gift box to a bottle of wine. Learn about the wrapping ideas and make your own traditional Japanese wrap bag that's simple and chic. There are multiple ways to wrap!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Dave Borland will present a reading of his novel, In A Moments Time set primarily in Oakland. The novel's central theme is the positive power of forgiveness. Book signing to follow.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Barbara Johnstone, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss her new book Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect. Book signing to follow.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Classroom A - Main Library

Summary: In this workshop we'll demonstrate the use of CLP's MakerBot 2.0 3D printer and MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanner to create 3D objects with fun and useful purposes.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Award-winning Pittsburgh writer Abby Mendelson will tell the story of his new book Pittsburgh Prays: Thirty-Six House of Worship, celebrating the art, architecture, and history of this area's most renowned sacred places.
 
 

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