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First Floor - New & Featured
Events

Arabic Club
Saturday, October 6, 2007 Other Dates 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Join us the first Saturday of every month for an introduction to the Arabic language.
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Armchair Travels: Greece
Saturday, October 6, 2007 Other Dates 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us each month for an opportunity to explore locations worldwide. In October, learn about life in Greece through videos and presentations by local people who have lived there.
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Sunday Afternoon Music Series: The Poor House Singers: RADical Days Free Concert
Sunday, October 7, 2007  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Join us for a special RADical afternoon with The Poorhouse Singers, an acoustic group that performs modern and traditional folk music in and around Pittsburgh.
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Conversation Salon
Wednesday, October 10, 2007  
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)
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Let's Speak English
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Other Dates 
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.
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Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Chuck Owston
Sunday, October 14, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Balladeer Chuck Owston, accompanied by guitar and octave mandolin, will present a program of traditional and original songs from the British Isles and Appalachia called "Songs in the Autumn Dark."
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Horror Book Discussion Group: Shadow out of Time
Monday, October 15, 2007 Other Dates 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: This month's selection is H.P. Lovecraft's Shadow Out of Time. Discussions will be held in the Director's Office Conference Room on the First Floor.
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Carnegie Knits & Reads
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 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!
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Books in the Afternoon: The Memory of Running
Thursday, October 18, 2007 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 Ron McLarty’s The Memory of Running.
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Books in the Afternoon: The Memory of Running
Thursday, October 18, 2007 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 Ron McLarty’s The Memory of Running.
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Mystery Book Discussion Group: Small Death in Lisbon
Friday, October 19, 2007 Other Dates 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is Robert Wilson’s Small Death in Lisbon.
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Sunday Poetry and Reading Series: Jim Daniels
Sunday, October 21, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: Quiet Reading Room - Main Library First Floor

Summary: Jim Daniels’ new publications include Now Showing; Mr. Pleasant (fiction); In Line for the Exterminator; and Revolt of the Crash-Test Dummies, winner of the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize.
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Let's Speak English
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Other Dates 
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.
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World Kaleidoscope: La Escuelita Arcoiris Celebrates Day of the Dead
Sunday, October 28, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: Quiet Reading Room - Main Library First Floor

Summary: Join Pittsburgh's Spanish immersion school for a celebration of Dia de los Muertos! Bring a photo of a deceased loved one and make a traditional Day of the Dead Craft while enjoying songs and storytelling.
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Le Club Francophone
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Other Dates 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Come and enjoy French conversation in an informal setting. Fluency required.
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Arabic Club
Saturday, November 3, 2007 Other Dates 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

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

Armchair Travels: Taiwan
Saturday, November 3, 2007 Other Dates 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us each month for an opportunity to explore locations worldwide. In November, learn about life in Taiwan through videos and presentations by local people who have lived there.
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Le Club Francophone
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Other Dates 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Come and enjoy French conversation in an informal setting. Fluency required.
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Carnegie Knits & Reads
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 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!
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Sunday Afternoon Music Series: Three Rivers Mandolin Consort
Sunday, November 11, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: The Three Rivers Mandolin Consort has been performing in Southwestern Pennsylvania for over three years, featuring music of the golden age of the mandolin, light classical repertoire and Italian, Irish, Balkan, Spanish and Russian music.
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Let's Speak English
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Other Dates 
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.
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Books in the Afternoon: The History of Love
Thursday, November 15, 2007 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 Nicole Krauss’s The History of Love.
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Books in the Afternoon: The History of Love
Thursday, November 15, 2007 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 Nicole Krauss’s The History of Love.
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Mystery Book Discussion Group: Cruel and Unusual
Friday, November 16, 2007 Other Dates 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels. This month's selection is Patricia D. Cornwell’s Cruel and Unusual: A Novel.
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Sunday Poetry and Reading Series: Kristofer Collins and Jacquelyn Seigle
Sunday, November 18, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: Quiet Reading Room - Main Library First Floor

Summary: Kristofer Collins is managing editor of the online journal The New Yinzer. Jacquelyn Seigle studies writing and neuroscience at University of Pittsburgh.
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Horror Book Discussion Group
Monday, November 19, 2007 Other Dates 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

Summary: This month's selection is Laurell K. Hamilton's Strange Candy. Discussions will be held in the Director's Office Conference Room on the First Floor.
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Carnegie Knits & Reads
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 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!
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World Kaleidoscope: Copihue Chile
Sunday, November 25, 2007 Other Dates 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Directions to this location: Quiet Reading Room - Main Library First Floor

Summary: Copihue Chile is a local ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of traditional folk song and dance of Chile.
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Le Club Francophone
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Other Dates 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

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

Let's Speak English
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Other Dates 
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.
More info...

Arabic Club
Saturday, December 1, 2007 Other Dates 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Directions to this location: First Floor - New & Featured (Main Library in Oakland)

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

Armchair Travels: Algeria
Saturday, December 1, 2007 Other Dates 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Directions to this location: Large Print Room - Main

Summary: Join us each month for an opportunity to explore locations worldwide. In December, learn about life in Algeria through videos and presentations by local people who have lived there.
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