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Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Library Staff -Reports training    
    Contact: Sharon Verminski     verminskis@einetwork.net
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_dog_scottie 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is Brooklyn by Colm TóibínCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

Tonight we are reading A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Proper Pruning of Trees and Woody Shrubs    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Are you apprehensive to prune your Dogwood, Azaleas, or Hydrangeas for fear of distorting the beauty of the plant?  Do you wonder when is the ideal time to prune your shrubs?  When seeking professional pruning help with your landscape, whom should you trust?  All of these questions and more will be answered during this pruning workshop.

Meeting 1: Classroom Style Presentation

  1. Why do we prune trees and shrubs?
  2. What are the best tools to complete your pruning tasks?

Meeting 2: Classroom Style Presentation

  1. How to properly prune trees and woody shrubs.

Meeting 3: Hands-on in the Field Pruning with Instructors

Speaker Bio: Steven J. Horhut is a principal at Horhut Tree Experts and frequent speaker at local green industry events.  Steve is a family man, Donnie Iris fan, and arborist, in that order.  For the past 15 years, Steve has been a practicing and consulting arborist in the greater Pittsburgh area.  He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Business and Urban Forestry.  He is also an International Society of Arboriculture Board Certified Master Arborist (PD-1523B), and a Registered Consulting Arborist with the American Society of Consulting Arborists. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Girls Soccer    
    Contact: David Bindseil    412-343-4712   the_bindseils@yahoo.com
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM WorkLaunch 2017    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

WorkLaunch: Career Connections & Workshops March 28-31, 2017 (at the Mt. Lebanon Library March 30, 2017)

Participants must register here.

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Safe & Efficient Online Job Searching

This workshop will teach you tips and tricks on how to make your online job search safer, more effective, and efficient. Topics will include internet safety, how to navigate online applications, and how to stay organized with your job search.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: LinkedIn Strategies

Learn how to utilize this business oriented social networking site to build networks and aid in job searches. Topics covered include: how to complete your profile, add connections, and set privacy settings.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Networking Strategies / Speed Networking

Learn the essential practice of networking, how to find and approach contacts, and techniques for presenting yourself effectively.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: The American Job Search: Beyond the Basics

This workshop series is designed for refugees and immigrants who can speak English but who are having trouble understanding the American job search. Participants will be introduced to the strange world of the American job market. We will discuss the importance of conducting a targeted job search and how to write a custom resume for job applications. Participants should bring their current resume.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Employer Information Session - Duquesne Light

Representatives from Duquesne Light will hold an information session to discuss opportunities, career paths, and the application process for positions with Duquesne Light. This will be an interactive presentation with time dedicated to answer your questions.

• Engage and connect with Pittsburgh employers.
• Learn valuable skills in workshops on resumes, interviews and networking.
• Focus your job search with resources from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Career Development Center.
• Launch your search with online job application and social media seminars.
• Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a CDC Career counselor.

There is no cost to attend.

Questions? Contact:
worklaunch@cdcpgh.org
412.622.3133

For schedules, locations and
more information, visit:
carnegielibrary.org
cdcpgh.org

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM WorkLaunch 2017    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

WorkLaunch: Career Connections & Workshops March 28-31, 2017 (at the Mt. Lebanon Library March 30, 2017)

Participants must register here.

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Safe & Efficient Online Job Searching

This workshop will teach you tips and tricks on how to make your online job search safer, more effective, and efficient. Topics will include internet safety, how to navigate online applications, and how to stay organized with your job search.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: LinkedIn Strategies

Learn how to utilize this business oriented social networking site to build networks and aid in job searches. Topics covered include: how to complete your profile, add connections, and set privacy settings.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Networking Strategies / Speed Networking

Learn the essential practice of networking, how to find and approach contacts, and techniques for presenting yourself effectively.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: The American Job Search: Beyond the Basics

This workshop series is designed for refugees and immigrants who can speak English but who are having trouble understanding the American job search. Participants will be introduced to the strange world of the American job market. We will discuss the importance of conducting a targeted job search and how to write a custom resume for job applications. Participants should bring their current resume.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Employer Information Session - Duquesne Light

Representatives from Duquesne Light will hold an information session to discuss opportunities, career paths, and the application process for positions with Duquesne Light. This will be an interactive presentation with time dedicated to answer your questions.

• Engage and connect with Pittsburgh employers.
• Learn valuable skills in workshops on resumes, interviews and networking.
• Focus your job search with resources from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Career Development Center.
• Launch your search with online job application and social media seminars.
• Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a CDC Career counselor.

There is no cost to attend.

Questions? Contact:
worklaunch@cdcpgh.org
412.622.3133

For schedules, locations and
more information, visit:
carnegielibrary.org
cdcpgh.org

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. Participants will work on projects supervised by a Librarian.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Beethoven    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover Ludwig van Beethoven with Dr. Cleon Cornes. This six-week series consists of lecture and discussion with audio/visual material. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western music, Beethoven remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. Learn about the German composer's  tumultuous life in and listen to excerpts of his powerful and beautiful music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn Spanish through songs, stories, games, and puppets! Ages 3-6 & family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Pruning Field Demonstration    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Come learn the basics first hand at our Mt. Lebanon backyard garden pruning demonstartion. Participants must register for this event. The garden location will be provided in you registration email. Registration is limited. Please register online or call the library at 412.531.1912.

Rain Date: Sunday April 2 from 1 to 2pm

 

        There are 5 spaces available.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 4:45 PM  -  7:00 PM Global Beat: Pittsburgh Area Slovak Folk Ensemble Live @ the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join your friends and neighbors for an after-hours cultural get-together at the Mt. Lebanon Library. Explore a different country or region of the world each month through live music, food, dance and conversation with the artists. For friends and families of all ages!

Second in our series: PAS, one of the premier ethnic performing groups in Pittsburgh for more than 40 years, recreates the splendor of Slovakia through traditional folk music, song and dance!

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Sunday April 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Passover Celebration    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

more details to come

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Poetry for Homeschoolers    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate at the library! This four week course will dig into the writings and lives of eight poets. We will also explore various techniques and even create some poems of our own. The class is opal to all ages and parent participation is encouraged. Reading and writing skills are not required!. Mondays, 11 am, April 3, 10, 17, 24.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Slovak Heritage    
    Contact: Joe and Albina Senko   412-343-5031   jsenko@msv-cpa.com
   

Discover your Slovak heritage at the library! Open to everyone interested in learning more about Slovak culture.

Slovak Wedding Customs and Cookies. Otilia Golis, the cookie lady, will demonstrate Slovakian wedding customs, including baking homemade cookies.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Girls Night Out-Mother Daughter Book club    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Have fun discussing a new thought-provoking book each month with other moms and daughters who love to read! For girls, ages 10 - 13, & their moms.

All book discussion books are available one month prior to the meeting in the Children's Library.
 Participants register for the book club when they check out the library book.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Lebo History Night    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please join us for this new monthly 90-minute presentation and discussion as we explore our roots.  Come one, come all on the first Tuesday of the month from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.  We begin with a five part series entitled the Road to Berlin where we chronicle the Unites States involvement on the Western Front during World War 2.  Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore, two local history enthusiasts, will lead and facilitate the meetings.

January:  D Day   On this day of days we will look at the strategy, tactics and logistics of D Day.  We will also discuss the first 24 hours of an infantryman on Omaha Beach.
February   Origins of the War  We discuss the surprising origins of World War Two and what lead to the opening of the Western Front including the U.S. Mediterranean campaign.
March  Battle of Normandy  Why did it take 43 days to proceed 200 miles to Paris?  This critical and bloody hedgerow battle will be explained as Patton enters the fray.
April   Battle to the Rhine   Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge will dominate the discussion as we also look into the importance of logistics on the Western Front.
May  End of the War          The Americans roll into Germany.  How did the war in Europe end and what is the fall out from the defeat of Germany both then and now?
October-December: TBD
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_france 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Francophone Literature & Culture    
    Contact: Dr. Carol Kaplan   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This language group, led by Dr. Carol Kaplan, will read and discuss in French the modern and classical writers of the Francophone world. New members always welcome!
 

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Talking Comics    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Do you love comics? Join us as we go beyond the page with
 discussion and creation in the library’s Maker Space.
For kids in grades 6, 7, and 8.

Book club books are available at the Children's Desk one month prior to the meeting.
 Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Crazy for Comics    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Are you crazy for comics? Then join us as we read graphic novels, discuss, draw, and create!
 For kids in grades 3, 4, and 5.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
 Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelly   412-531-3004    pkelley@gplc.org
   

GPLC tutors are invited to a monthly "Tutor Talk" with Peggi Kelley, South Hills Area Coordinator.
Presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Lose 20 in 30    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Even though your first motivation for dropping those pounds might be looking better, losing weight is really a product of becoming healthier.  Being overweight is commonly linked to a host of health problems like diabetes and heart disease.  Dr. Christopher Carr, from Pittsburgh Chiropractic & Wellness, will help you learn to turn your body into a fat burning machine so you lose the weight and keep it off for good!  Part 1: Weight Loss / Nutrition Presentation from 7:00pm to 7:45pm.  Part 2: Workout Session (high intensity interval training) from 7:45pm to 8:30pm. **Be sure to bring or wear workout clothes!**   Registration suggested, but not required (see below, or call the Adult Reference Desk  at 412-531-1912). 
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters South Hills    
    Contact: Maureen Mamula    412-760-9642   mamula159@hotmail.com
   

This is for the League of Women Voters South Hills unit monthly meeting.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_origami_crane 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Otaku Lebo    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Otaku Lebo Asian pop culture club for middle and high school students meets on first Thursdays of every month when school is in session.  Activities include watching anime and music videos, learning crafts related to Asian Culture, playing games and eating lots of great snacks. 

TODAY!!  Special guest from Benihana to demonstrate sushi making!

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday April 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Beethoven    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover Ludwig van Beethoven with Dr. Cleon Cornes. This six-week series consists of lecture and discussion with audio/visual material. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western music, Beethoven remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. Learn about the German composer's  tumultuous life in and listen to excerpts of his powerful and beautiful music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

 
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Real Estate event    
    Contact: Sandy Lamar   412-417-4331   sandi@sandilamar.com
   

details to come

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Bonsai Workshop    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
Learn the basics of the art of Japanese Bonsai, with Pittsburgh Bonsai Society President, Bob Dietz. The program will begin with a demonstration by Bob and then will be followed by a hands-on work shop where participants will create their own procumbance nana juniper Bonsai. The fee for the workshop is $35.00, which will include tree and a plastic bonsai training pot. Please register online or call the library to register at 412.531.1912. Registeration is limited.
 
Bob Dietz:
Owner of Bonsai in the Burgh, a business dedicated to bonsai, plants, tools, pots, wire, soil etc.
Current member and past president of the Pittsburgh Bonsai Society, which celebrates its 60th year in 2017 and is the oldest bonsai society in USA
Studied under Keith Scott who learned in Japan and was curator for the bonsai collection at Phipps conservatory
Have been doing Bonsai for over 20 years
has done  presentations in western pa as well as yearly presentations at phipps conservatory
    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday April 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
~~Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Song Circle Jam for Kids    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Share the music you've been practicing, learn from other kids musicians, and motivate each other to play better! Performing regularly builds self-confidence, helps manage nevres, and develops communication skills.  Musician Buddy Rieger, hosts the event and leads families in musical activities and discussion. All instruments & voice are welcome. (keyboard provided). Ages 8-12.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
Focus is on the conflicts, leaders and social-economic conditions from the American colonial period to 1783. Events are viewed from a broad Atlantic perspective: 1. The impact of political, economic and religious events in Europe, 2. The clash of European Empires in America and 3. The role of the British Empire and America’s move towards independence.  

Format: Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos. Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions
Session Dates: Meets the 2nd Monday of each month -  from September through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. Room A. 

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He recently conducted the first of the Early Conflicts and War Series  - Settlement of the American Colonies: An Atlantic View

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
April 10 This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
May 8  Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
June 12 A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
Sept 11 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Poetry for Homeschoolers    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate at the library! This four week course will dig into the writings and lives of eight poets. We will also explore various techniques and even create some poems of our own. The class is opal to all ages and parent participation is encouraged. Reading and writing skills are not required!. Mondays, 11 am, April 3, 10, 17, 24.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_trophy 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Peep-le's Choice Award Ceremony    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Dept.   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

The Peep-le have chosen!  We present the awards in three categories for our second annual Peeps Diorama Contest. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Brain Health Series    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Two-part series concluding tomorrow, April 11th.  The human brain is the single greatest miracle ever designed in the history of this universe. Weighing 3 pounds, comprised of 60% fat, and demanding 25% of the blood from every heartbeat, our brains are the origin of our every thought, emotion, and movement.  Dr. Nussbaum will teach about the basics of the brain, how the brain operates, and how to shape your brain for health across the entire lifespan. Neuroscience has taught us about the power of “neuroplasticity” and how particular environmental input is critical to the health of the brain by building brain resilience. Dr. Nussbaum will educate you on his proactive Brain Health Lifestyle ® that includes physical activity, mental stimulation, spirituality, nutrition, and socialization.  Come learn about the miracle that sits between your ears, how to shape your brain for health using Dr. Nussbaum’s Brain Health Lifestyle ®.  After the presentation, Dr. Nussbaum will be signing copies of his new book, “What is the Purpose of my Brain?” Spiritual Healing and Salvation, which will be available for sale that evening. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Explorers    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

 A fun book discussion group for kids in first and second grade.  Encourages reading comprehension, story structure and love of literacy while casually discussing the book and sharing a craft or activity. Book selection will vary to encompass a wide variety of formats and subjects. It is a great way to strengthen young readers and foster (or create) a love of reading.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
  Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Brain Health Series    
    Contact: Laurena Schulz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Two-part series beginning on April 10th.  ~~The human brain is the single greatest miracle ever designed in the history of this universe. Weighing 3 pounds, comprised of 60% fat, and demanding 25% of the blood from every heartbeat, our brains are the origin of our every thought, emotion, and movement.  Dr. Nussbaum will teach about the basics of the brain, how the brain operates, and how to shape your brain for health across the entire lifespan. Neuroscience has taught us about the power of “neuroplasticity” and how particular environmental input is critical to the health of the brain by building brain resilience. Dr. Nussbaum will educate you on his proactive Brain Health Lifestyle ® that includes physical activity, mental stimulation, spirituality, nutrition, and socialization.  Come learn about the miracle that sits between your ears, how to shape your brain for health using Dr. Nussbaum’s Brain Health Lifestyle ®.  After the presentation, Dr. Nussbaum will be signing copies of his new book, “What is the Purpose of my Brain?” Spiritual Healing and Salvation, which will be available for sale that evening. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact:    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
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food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Allison McGee   225-266-8423   j.allisonmcgee@gmail.com
   

Board meeting

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM The Literary Luminaries of Concord, MA: The Alcotts, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, & Fuller    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Often called the American Bloomsbury, this group of intellectuals--like their British counterparts--not only questioned established literary forms, but also resisted old moral and social structures of the 1840s to the 1880s.
. Often called "a center of geniuses", these literary heroes now seem secure in their places in history, they were once considered avant-garde, bohemian types, at odds with the establishment.

These remarkable men and women were so improbably concentrated in placid Concord, Massachusetts, that Henry James referred to the town as the "biggest little place in America". Among the host of luminaries who floated in and out of Concord's "American Bloomsbury" as satellites of the venerable intellect and prodigious fortune of Ralph Waldo Emerson were Henry David Thoreau (perpetual second to his mentor in both love and career), Louisa May Alcott (a dreamy girl and ambitious spinster), Nathaniel Hawthorne (author), Margaret Fuller (glamorous editor and foreign correspondent), and Bronson Alcott (teacher and philosopher).

Speaker Julie Agar, Ph.D. was raised in New York City and graduated with highest honors from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. She completed her graduate work at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Her post doctoral work was at Penn State University and she studied museum education in London and Amsterdam. Julie and her husband Rod moved to Mt. Lebanon in 1963 and raised their four children here.

Presented by the  Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1600 to1820.

The Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30 in Room B.  

Membership in the Group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library at jacksonma@einenetwork.net

Current Readings:
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
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eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM An Evening with Sam Hazo    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Mt. Lebanon Public Library will host an evening with Sam Hazo. Dr. Hazo will be reading selections from his newest publication, They Rule the World as well as selections from his prolific repetoire. 

 

Dr. Sam Hazo is an author of books, poetry, fiction, essays and plays. He is the founder and director of the International Poetry Forum. He is aslo McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University, where he taught for forty-three years. A National Book  Award finalist, he was named Pennsylvania's first state poet by Governor Robert Casey in 1993, and he served until 2003.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Beethoven    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover Ludwig van Beethoven with Dr. Cleon Cornes. This six-week series consists of lecture and discussion with audio/visual material. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western music, Beethoven remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. Learn about the German composer's  tumultuous life in and listen to excerpts of his powerful and beautiful music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM greenSinner Terrarium Building Workshop    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

We’re building terrariums at the Library with Lawrenceville's greenSinner Florist! 

We’ll talk about the history, basic building blocks and design of terrariums. Along with that we will discuss considerations for choosing plants, accessorizing your terrarium, and successfully caring for it. Then we’ll turn you loose on a container of your choice to plant your very own terrarium.

Building a terrarium costs $25 which includes everything you need; terrarium, soil, moss, rocks, etc. and up to three plants.Registration is required. Please register online or call the library at 412.531.1912. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday April 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR EASTER    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
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Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Poetry for Homeschoolers    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate at the library! This four week course will dig into the writings and lives of eight poets. We will also explore various techniques and even create some poems of our own. The class is opal to all ages and parent participation is encouraged. Reading and writing skills are not required!. Mondays, 11 am, April 3, 10, 17, 24.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_genealogy1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join others in discussing family history as well as picking up tips on research. New members welcome!

We will  screen The Barefoot Genealogist’s video “Crafting a Research Plan”. The video will be followed by a question and answer session on the video or any topic of genealogy interest.

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

Tonight we are reading The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies.

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Joyce Carol Oates VIP Reception    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

VIP Reception tickets to meet Joyce at 5:30 pm in the library’s lower level meeting rooms are $50 each (includes admission to lecture) and can be purchased at the library or online: www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/lectureseries

Light refreshments will be served.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  9:00 PM Joyce Carol Oates Cleanup    
   

Cleanup

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Lecture will be held in Mellon Middle School Auditorium

Mt. Lebanon Public Library presents... National Book Award winning novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist Joyce Carol Oates as part of its Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture Series. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since written more than 40 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award for her novel them, two O. Henry Awards, and the National Humanities Medal. Her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), Blonde (2000), and short story collections The Wheel of Love and Other Stories (1970) and Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories (2014) were each nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978.
$20 general admission at the library or www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/lectureseries

 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_carrot.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Optimum Life® Health Talk -- Nutrition    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Join Brookdale Mt. Lebanon, formally known as The Devonshire, for this Optimum Life® Health Talk on Nutrition and Aging.  This program is designed to provide seniors with the information they will need to live a healthy and purposeful life. 
Vince Mangan, Director of Dining Services at Brookdale Mt. Lebanon, will be presenting the myths and facts of nutrition and aging to learn to engage in a lifestyle of Optimum Life. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
 This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs.

1/18 The Road to Charcter by David Brooks

2/15 But What If We're Wrong by Chuck Klosterman

3/15 Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

4/19 The Boys in the Bunkhouse by Dan Barry

5/17 Magic and Loss by Virginia Hefferman

6/21 The Information by James Glick

7/19 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

8/16 The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

9/20 The Morning They Came for Us by Janine DiGiovanni

10/18 Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warwick

11/16 Beginning French: Lessons From a Stone Farmhouse by Les Americains

12/20 Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Historical Society of Mount Lebanon Board Meeting    
    Contact: Jim Wojcik   412 818 6466   wojcik33@verizon.net
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Pittsburgh Opera's Summer King    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join Pittsburgh Opera and Mt. Lebanon Public Library for an in-depth look at the music and story of the creation of The Summer King – The Josh Gibson Story with composer Daniel Sonenberg.  The very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera’s distinguished 78 year history hits close to home, telling the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh’s North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.  Discussion to be led by Pittsburgh Opera’s Director of Artistic Operations, William J Powers, and joined by a singer and keyboard player from the production. Taking part in the discussion will be Josh Gibson's great-grand son and Executive Director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, Sean Gibson (https://www.facebook.com/sean.l.gibson?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE)  and Dan Sonenberg, composer of the Summer King: The Josh Gibson Story (https://www.facebook.com/DanielSonenbergMusic/) are attending 
 

Save 10% on tickets to THE SUMMER KING while earning money for the Josh Gibson Foundation!

 Go to pittsburghopera.org/JGF and the discount will be pre-applied.  You’ll save 10% off of the regular ticket price.  Plus, 10% of your purchase price will go to the Josh Gibson Foundation.  You can also call 412.281.0912 and mention the code POJGF to order.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Card Making with Kathy Shomo    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Are you tired of paying $5 or more for a greeting card?  Then this workshop is for you!  Kathy Shomo will show you how to make lovely, one-of-a-kind cards to give friends and family using the simplest of tools--scissors and a glue stick!  You'll be impressed with the cards you create in this class -- cards that reflect your personal style -- beautiful, quirky, traditional, wild. . .the choice is yours.  Each participant will complete four ready-to-mail cards.  Ages 11 to adult.  All supplies provided.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED with Adult Reference Desk or click on the box below.

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 19 spaces available.
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office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. Participants will work on projects supervised by a Librarian.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM French Conversation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

The film The Belier Family will be shown tonight (in French with English subtitles)

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Card Making with Kathy Shomo    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Are you tired of paying $5 or more for a greeting card?  Then this workshop is for you!  Kathy Shomo will show you how to make lovely, one-of-a-kind cards to give friends and family using the simplest of tools--scissors and a glue stick!  You'll be impressed with the cards you create in this class -- cards that reflect your personal style -- beautiful, quirky, traditional, wild. . .the choice is yours.  Each participant will complete four ready-to-mail cards.  Ages 11 to adult.  All supplies provided.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED with Adult Reference Desk or click on the box below. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 23 spaces available.
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
Saturday April 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday April 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
~~Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Poetry for Homeschoolers    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate at the library! This four week course will dig into the writings and lives of eight poets. We will also explore various techniques and even create some poems of our own. The class is opal to all ages and parent participation is encouraged. Reading and writing skills are not required!. Mondays, 11 am, April 3, 10, 17, 24.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_dog_scottie 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is Circling the Sun by Paula McLainCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 7:00 PM The Garden in Four Seasons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to come

 
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Needle Felting on Denim    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Needle Felting on Denim with Judé Ernest - Learn to needle felt safely on your own denim garments or denim material.   Every student will have the opportunity to embellish their own denim garment using a variety of wool fibers and tidbits.   Students must bring their own denim garment (jeans, jacket, skirt, vest, denim yardage) for this class.   Please call 412-531-1912 to register, or click on the box below. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:45 AM Library Staff Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_new_blue 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Needle Felting on Denim    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Needle Felting on Denim with Judé Ernest - Learn to needle felt safely on your own denim garments or denim material.   Every student will have the opportunity to embellish their own denim garment using a variety of wool fibers and tidbits.   Students must bring their own denim garment (jeans, jacket, skirt, vest, denim yardage) for this class.   Please call 412-531-1912 to register, or click on the box below. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Laugh for the Health of It!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Want to relieve stress, power up your immune system and have fun, too?  Julie Ann Sullivan, Certified Laughter Leader, will transform you with her energetic and engaging style.  The audience participates in interactive activities which instill a sense of connection for everyone.

Laughter workshops allow its participants to learn how to create true mirthful laughter from within.  Sound research has shown time and again the benefits of laughter, including, but not limited to:

  • Relief of stress
  • Stronger immune system
  • Increased attentiveness
  • Improved mood

Come and put more laughter in your day.  It is more fun shared, so bring a friend!

Cost: None, but please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.  (Please no glass)

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_carrot.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Optimum Life® Health Talk -- Fall Prevention    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Join Brookdale Mt. Lebanon, formally known as The Devonshire, for this Optimum Life® Health Talk on Fall Prevention.  This program is designed to provide seniors with the information they will need to live a healthy and purposeful life.  Presented by Ron Fleck, Senior Regional Director of Clinical Operations for Fox Rehabilitation Services, this program will discuss our fears about falling, risk factors, safety, assistive devices and therapies. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  6:00 PM volunteer reception setup    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Create awesome Lego structures.  For kids ages 6 - 10.  Please pre-register.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Volunteer Appreciation Reception    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A thank you to all of our wonderful library volunteers.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

The science fiction book discussion group focuses on classic, "hard," and/or award winning science fiction books

April 26, 2017
Novel: “Altered Carbon” by Richard K. Morgan
Short Fiction:
“The Girl Who was Plugged In” by James Tiptree, Jr.
“Alive, Alive Oh” by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

May 24, 2017
Novel: “Caves of Steel” by Isaac Asimov
Short Fiction:
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Cory Doctorow
“Sadness” by Timons Esaias
“Silence Like Diamonds” by John Barnes

June 28, 2017
Novel: “Stand on Zanzibar” by John Brunner
Short Fiction:
“Eight O’Clock in the Morning” by Ray Faraday Nelson
“The Hanging Stranger” by Philip K. Dick

July 26, 2017
Novel: “A Talent for War” by Jack McDevitt
Short Fiction:
“The Omnibot Incident” by Ernest Cline
“Cycles” by Charles Yu

August 23, 2017
Novel: “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi
Short Fiction:
“For A Breath I Tarry” by Roger Zelazny
“ Martian Heart” by John Barnes
“Who Goes There” by John W. Campbell

September 27, 2017
Novel: “The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber
Short Fiction:
“Men of Greywater Station” by George R. R. Martin and Howard Waldrop
“Protected Species” by H. B. Fyfe

October 25, 2017
Novel: “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
Short Fiction:
“Identity Crisis” by James P. Hogan
“Pillar of Fire” by Ray Bradbury

November 15, 2017
Novel: “Diplomatic Act” by Peter Jurasik and William H. Keith Jr.
Short Fiction:
“Time Exposures” by Wilson Tucker
“Abe Lincoln in McDonald’s” by James Morrow

December 27, 2017
Novel: “Bowl of Heaven” by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Hello, Hello; Can You Hear Me, Hello” by Seanan McGuire
“Machine Learning” by Nancy Kress
“The Plague” by Ken Liu

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ACLA Quaterly Meeting    
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. Participants will work on projects supervised by a Librarian.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Global Beat: Contemporary Issues in Slovakia and Central Europe    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join Dr. Martin Votruba, Head of the Slovak Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh, for a talk and discussion on contemporary issues in Slovakia, including its minorities (Roma & Hungarian), immigration and international concerns, its place in Central Europe and the European Union, and more.

This discussion is part of the Library' s year-long Global Beats program in which the library has planned a series of talks and musical programs that explore different regions of our world. 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Homeschool Writers Group    
    Contact: Patti Trettel     sptrettel@gmail.com
   

Homeschool Students of all ages can present their written works in a safe and supportive environment. All homeschool students are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn Spanish through songs, stories, games, and puppets! Ages 3-6 & family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Laura Teufel   412-431-7123   teufels@verizon.net
   

Board meeting

    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday April 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Citizen Science: Hummingbirds    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Everybody loves these flying jewels. Discover fascinating facts about these feisty little guys and how you can help Hummingbirds@Home. Audubon’s newest citizen science program encourages people to make their yards great for hummingbirds, and then report on who visits!  Appropriate for school aged children through adult.

What is Citizen Science?

Calling naturalists of all ages. Did you ever wonder what kind of ladybug is crawling on your finger, or how many different birds or fireflies are in your backyard? Well, many scientists have wondered the same things, and you can help them to find the answers. Observe, identify, photograph, chronicle! Anyone can volunteer to help collect data for real-world science. Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Citizen Science Series will help you to learn more about these projects and how you can participant. Each class features a project that collects data about a specific animal group. No experience necessary, great for families! Some age restrictions on certain classes, and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Global Beat:Mexico & Latin America Today    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Kelly Morrison is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh, where she researches political violence and conflict resolution in Latin America. In 2016, Kelly obtained her Bachelor’s degree in political science and Spanish from Lee University. A Southern California native, Kelly has long been passionate about Latin American culture and the Spanish language and has spent time studying and volunteering in Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Chile. 

This discussion is part of the Library' s year-long Global Beats program in which the library has planned a series of talks and musical programs that explore different regions of our world. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM KidsLit Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Holly Visnesky   412-531-1912   visneskyh@einetwork.net
   

A book discussion group for adults interested in children's literature. 
This month's book selection is Train I Ride by Paul Mosier.

Please ask a librarian if you need assistance reserving a copy of this book.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Slovak Heritage    
    Contact: Joe and Albina Senko   412-343-5031   jsenko@msv-cpa.com
   

Discover your Slovak heritage at the library! Open to everyone interested in learning more about Slovak culture.

Authentic Slovak Bryndzov Halusky. Otilia Golis shares her own recipe for this popular Slovak meal.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Laura Teufel   412-431-7123   teufels@verizon.net
   

Board meeting

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Lebo History Night    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please join us for this new monthly 90-minute presentation and discussion as we explore our roots.  Come one, come all on the first Tuesday of the month from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.  We begin with a five part series entitled the Road to Berlin where we chronicle the Unites States involvement on the Western Front during World War 2.  Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore, two local history enthusiasts, will lead and facilitate the meetings.

January:  D Day   On this day of days we will look at the strategy, tactics and logistics of D Day.  We will also discuss the first 24 hours of an infantryman on Omaha Beach.
February   Origins of the War  We discuss the surprising origins of World War Two and what lead to the opening of the Western Front including the U.S. Mediterranean campaign.
March  Battle of Normandy  Why did it take 43 days to proceed 200 miles to Paris?  This critical and bloody hedgerow battle will be explained as Patton enters the fray.
April   Battle to the Rhine   Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge will dominate the discussion as we also look into the importance of logistics on the Western Front.
May  End of the War          The Americans roll into Germany.  How did the war in Europe end and what is the fall out from the defeat of Germany both then and now?
October-December: TBD
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_france 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Francophone Literature & Culture    
    Contact: Dr. Carol Kaplan   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This language group, led by Dr. Carol Kaplan, will read and discuss in French the modern and classical writers of the Francophone world. New members always welcome!
 

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pittsburgh Botanical Gardens/Past/Present/Future    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Master Gardener and Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens volunteer, Martha Swiss will discuss the history of the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens and share some plans for the future. After attending the lecture join us on Saturday, May 13th for a tour of the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens. Registration and details  for this event can be found in our events calendar.

Today you can wander our 60-acre Woodlands and enjoy an award-winning Lotus Pond. The stunning Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow. Fun exploration stations for families. And three miles of peaceful, wooded trails. You can see the roots of our region in an historic homestead featuring a log cabin, heritage apple orchard and chickens. But with 460 acres, we’re just beginning to blossom.

Ultimately, our plan is to thrill visitors with twenty distinct gardens, four diverse woodland experiences and a spectacular Visitor Center. We’ll offer a world-class example of reclamation and stewardship. And an outdoor garden experience that will ultimately rival the five largest in the United States.

The Garden is already connecting people to Pittsburgh’s history and the beauty of Western Pennsylvania. 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters South Hills    
    Contact: Maureen Mamula    412-760-9642   mamula159@hotmail.com
   

This is for the League of Women Voters South Hills unit monthly meeting.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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rec_origami_crane 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Otaku Lebo    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Otaku Lebo Asian pop culture club for middle and high school students meets on first Thursdays of every month when school is in session.  Activities include watching anime and music videos, learning crafts related to Asian Culture, playing games and eating lots of great snacks. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pride and Prejudice: The African-American Experience in Pittsburgh Baseball    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

  From Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige to Willie Stargell and Barry Bonds, African-Americans have played a major role in the     
history of Pittsburgh baseball.  Before Jackie Robinson crossed Major League baseball's color line in 1947, the Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays dominated the Negro Leagues.  Since baseball's integration, African-Americans have led the Pirates to World Series and Division championships.  African-American ballplayers, however, have also had to struggle for acceptance in Pittsburgh.  While they could take pride in their accomplishments on the field, they often faced prejudice and hostility in a racially-divided city.  At the beginning of the 1970s, the Pirates became the first team in baseball to field an all-black line up, but in the 1980s, when the franchise struggled with poor attendance and was on the verge of leaving the city, critics claimed that attendance was down because the Pirates had too many black players.

Pittsburgh native Richard "Pete" Peterson is the author of Growing Up With Clemente and Pops:The Willie Stargell  Story for a talk on the contributions African-Americans have made to baseball not only here in Pittsburgh but throughout the major leagues. In addition to being an author, Pete is a retired English professor at Southern Illinois University, editor of The Pirates Reader, an occasional contributor to the  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the commentator for  "Reading Baseball" on his university's NPR station.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday May 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Book Cellar Pop-Up Sale Setup    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to come

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Pop-Up Sale    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to come

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 4:45 PM  -  7:00 PM Global Beat: Latina Productions Live @ the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join your friends and neighbors for an after-hours cultural get-together at the Mt. Lebanon Library. Explore a different country or region of the world each month through live music, food, dance and conversation with the artists. For friends and families of all ages!

Third in our series: Latina Productions

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Sunday May 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
Focus is on the conflicts, leaders and social-economic conditions from the American colonial period to 1783. Events are viewed from a broad Atlantic perspective: 1. The impact of political, economic and religious events in Europe, 2. The clash of European Empires in America and 3. The role of the British Empire and America’s move towards independence.  

Format: Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos. Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions
Session Dates: Meets the 2nd Monday of each month -  from September through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. Room A. 

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He recently conducted the first of the Early Conflicts and War Series  - Settlement of the American Colonies: An Atlantic View

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
May 8  Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
June 12 A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
Sept 11 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_butterfly_02 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Wet Felted Butterflies    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Wet Felted Butterflies with Judé Ernest -- Learn the basic wet felting skills necessary to create a one-of-kind Wet Felted Butterfly to wear or display.  Participants need to bring a terry cloth dish towel for use in class.  Please call 412-531-1912 to register, or click on the box below.

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_butterfly_02 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wet Felted Butterflies    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Wet Felted Butterflies with Judé Ernest -- Learn the basic wet felting skills necessary to create a one-of-kind Wet Felted Butterfly to wear or display.  Participants need to bring a terry cloth dish towel for use in class.  Please call 412-531-1912 to register, or click on the box below.

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Giving2Grow annual meeting    
    Contact: Lea E Smith   412-281-0587   landerson@grblaw.com
   

Non-profit organizations that have received grants from Giving2Grow will present short program and slide show discussing how the funds were utilized

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
food_teapot.GIF 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM International Pot Luck    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Members of the International Conversation Circle will provide a potluck for the community.

Stop by and visit with your neighbors and shoare some wonderful food.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
 This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beading for Mother's Day    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

In this enjoyable, beginner-level class, Kathy Shomo will teach you to design and construct a beautiful, beaded piece of jewelry for a favorite woman in your life (maybe that's you!).  You may choose from several projects using an array of quality beads, including glass, metal, and semi-precious stones.  Kathy, author of Anyone Can Bead!, is an artist-instructor with more than 20 years of experience introducing newbies to the joy of beading. Even if you think you are creativity-impaired, you will love this class and leave amazed at your talent.  All supplies provided.  Class is free, but a $10 donation is suggested.  Ages middle school to Adult.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED with Adult Reference Desk or register now by clicking on the registration box below. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 23 spaces available.
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1600 to1820.

The Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30 in Room B.  

Membership in the Group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library at jacksonma@einenetwork.net

Current Readings:
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
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eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. Participants will work on projects supervised by a Librarian.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mommy & Me Yoga    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@gmail.com
   

Grab your yoga mat (and a blanket for your little one to sit on) and be prepared to move and flow through a yoga practice. Little ones join in the fun through songs, playtime & special poses. For moms & kids under 3.  Classes: Fridays, 10 am,  May12, 19, 26, June 2.
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Homeschool Writers Group    
    Contact: Patti Trettel     sptrettel@gmail.com
   

Homeschool Students of all ages can present their written works in a safe and supportive environment. All homeschool students are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelly   412-531-3004    pkelley@gplc.org
   

GPLC tutors are invited to a monthly "Tutor Talk" with Peggi Kelley, South Hills Area Coordinator.
Presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday May 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

 
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Tour with Martha Swiss    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

The dogwoods and the native wildflowers are in bloom! This is a perfect time to visit the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens. Join us for a guided tour with master gardener, Martha Swiss. Participants will meet in the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for some moderate walking. There is a picnic area near the parking lot for those who would like to pack lunch.  Call 412-531-1912 to register for the tour. There will be a $10 fee, payable the day the tour.

 

Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens Bayer Welcome Center 799 Pinkerton Run Road Oakdale, PA 15071

        There are 23 spaces available.
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Garden Party Tea    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us in celebrating spring with a special Garden Party Tea. We will be serving a selection of sweet and savory treats in the English High Tea style. You will have an opportunity to sample a variety of floral, fruity and herbal teas. A presenter from the Frick Pittsburgh will transport us back in time and place to a Victorian parlor. We will  explore the history and etiquette of entertaining guests with tea and parlor games—a practice that became supremely popular during the Victorian era. Participants will learn to speak the intriguing “language of the fan” and have the opportunity to engage in a few parlor games themselves. Fancy hats are strongly encouraged!!!!

There is a  $10.00 fee for this program which will be collected at the door. Registration is required. Please register online or call the library at 412.531.1912 to rregister.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 50 spaces available.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday May 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
~~Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_genealogy1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join others in discussing family history as well as picking up tips on research. New members welcome!

Today: Rebecca Kitchta Miller presents “Genealogy: Getting and Staying Organized”.  Rebecca is the current President of the Western Pennsylvania Genealogy Society and a popular speaker on many aspects of genealogy research. 

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Social Security and You    
    Contact: Mike Grembi   412-327-9175   michael.grembi@ml.com
   

Michael Grimbi, a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management with 15 years of experience in the financial and estate planning industry, will discuss:

  • who is eligible for Social Security benefits
  • what factors you should consider before starting your benefits
  • when is the most appropriate time to start taking benefits
  • ways in which you can potentially maximize your benefits
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

Tonight we are reading The Mothers by Brit Bennett.

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact:    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Spring Local Author Forum    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Please join us for a panel discussion with some of our region's authors to learn about their writing process and work.  Authors will be selling and signing their books.  Light Refreshments.  Authors TBA.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Intro to Improv    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Say “Yes!” to improve. Whether you are completely new to improvisation or are a seasoned stage performer who wants to get back to basics, this class is for you. Through performance exercises and improv games, students are introduced to the building blocks of great improv scenes, including: “Yes, and” (agreement and extension); group mind; give and take; and basic environment and object work in a supportive, playful environment. Students should come in comfortable clothing, ready to move and have fun!

Instructor: Kristey Nolen

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Remembering Vietnam    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A half century ago, the United States embarked on a military campaign that began with broad support, but within a few years became widely and wildly unpopular. The Vietnam War has been well documented by historians and journalists. It has also been chronicled by some of its participants, novelists, musicians, and filmmakers. It is through the words, lyrics, and lenses of some of those that Vietnam will be remembered and discussed. Using The Vietnam Reader, compiled and edited by Pittsburgh writer Stewart O’Nan, we will recall a war and era that, to varying degrees, has influenced the lives of all of us in the OLLI at Pitt program.

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

 

Osher Institute Instructors: Ken Werner and Greg Madzelonka

    Location: Meeting Room B
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Nineteenth Century Sculptors in Pittsburgh    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh was home to a number of fine sculptors in the nineteenth century who, although unknown today, left an impressive body of work in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. Their names include Broom, Clarke, Mayer, Reniers, Spriestersbach, and Watson.

Recently, previously unidentified works by these sculptors have been discovered, including several important monuments at Allegheny Cemetery.

Learn about these sculptors and see examples of their work at this class, then join a tour of Allegheny Cemetery the following Saturday to see the sculptures in person.

Art Historian/former art dealer Gary Grimes will lead this two-session course. Grimes created the Grimes File on Nineteenth Century Art in Pittsburgh, which is composed of more than 10,000 pages of news articles about art in the Steel City, gleaned entirely from Pittsburgh newspapers published between 1805 and 1900.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs.

1/18 The Road to Charcter by David Brooks

2/15 But What If We're Wrong by Chuck Klosterman

3/15 Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

4/19 The Boys in the Bunkhouse by Dan Barry

5/17 Magic and Loss by Virginia Hefferman

6/21 The Information by James Glick

7/19 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

8/16 The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

9/20 The Morning They Came for Us by Janine DiGiovanni

10/18 Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warwick

11/16 Beginning French: Lessons From a Stone Farmhouse by Les Americains

12/20 Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Historical Society of Mount Lebanon Board Meeting    
    Contact: Jim Wojcik   412 818 6466   wojcik33@verizon.net
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Osher Institute-The Robots Are Coming-Are We Ready?    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are progressing at an exponential rate.  Since our minds work linearly, few people have any conception of  how quickly the effects on employment and society will be upon us.  This course will consider what is happening in this field and what we can expect in the next decade or two. Throughout the course we will see possible remedies that government can take to ease the transition during the coming societal disruption.  The final two classes will look at the impediments to taking rational action.

Instructor-Marty Gavin

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. In honor of Remake Learning Days, we will be weaving with conductive materials and wiring our looms to a Makey Makey to create our own musical instrument.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends of Mt. Lebanon Library Annual Meeting    
   

Details TBA

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends of Mt. Lebanon Library Annual Meeting    
   

Details TBA

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM French Conversation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Friday May 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mommy & Me Yoga    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@gmail.com
   

Grab your yoga mat (and a blanket for your little one to sit on) and be prepared to move and flow through a yoga practice. Little ones join in the fun through songs, playtime & special poses. For moms & kids under 3.  Classes: Fridays, 10 am,  May12, 19, 26, June 2.
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Allegheny Cemetery Sculpture Tour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS TOUR WILL MEET AT ALLEGHENY CEMETERY

Tour will be led by art historian Gary Grimes.

Meet in the big parking lot near (not at) the Penn Avenue entrance to the cemetery, which entrance is located one LONG block beyond Children's Hospital, on Penn Avenue, where, driving away from downtown, one turns left from Penn Avenue into the entrance of the cemetery. I"ll have maps to pass out for all who attend the talk.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday May 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Russian Choral Studio    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Singer and choir teacher, Iolanta Klimchuk of Belarus, will lead a singing workshop of Russian music with classical to modern-day pop songs. For school-age kids and family. Sundays, 1:30 pm. April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 & 21.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Citizen Science: The Lost Ladybug    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Did you know that there is more that one kind of ladybug? There are lots! And some of them are disappearing. Be a ladybug citizen scientist with us. We’ll learn all about them and then head out to the garden to see if we can spot some. Appropriate for school aged children through adult.

What is Citizen Science?

Calling naturalists of all ages. Did you ever wonder what kind of ladybug is crawling on your finger, or how many different birds or fireflies are in your backyard? Well, many scientists have wondered the same things, and you can help them to find the answers. Observe, identify, photograph, chronicle! Anyone can volunteer to help collect data for real-world science. Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Citizen Science Series will help you to learn more about these projects and how you can participant. Each class features a project that collects data about a specific animal group. No experience necessary, great for families! Some age restrictions on certain classes, and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is Nineteen Eighty-Four by George OrwellCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Law of Attraction    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Ruth Jane Martin is a certified Law of Attraction life coach. She has studied the Law of Attraction for several years along with other universal laws. She will be teaching what the Law of Attraction is and how you can use this knowledge to deliberately change your life and live the life you choose.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:45 AM Library Staff Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Intro to Improv    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Say “Yes!” to improve. Whether you are completely new to improvisation or are a seasoned stage performer who wants to get back to basics, this class is for you. Through performance exercises and improv games, students are introduced to the building blocks of great improv scenes, including: “Yes, and” (agreement and extension); group mind; give and take; and basic environment and object work in a supportive, playful environment. Students should come in comfortable clothing, ready to move and have fun!

Instructor: Kristey Nolen

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Remembering Vietnam    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A half century ago, the United States embarked on a military campaign that began with broad support, but within a few years became widely and wildly unpopular. The Vietnam War has been well documented by historians and journalists. It has also been chronicled by some of its participants, novelists, musicians, and filmmakers. It is through the words, lyrics, and lenses of some of those that Vietnam will be remembered and discussed. Using The Vietnam Reader, compiled and edited by Pittsburgh writer Stewart O’Nan, we will recall a war and era that, to varying degrees, has influenced the lives of all of us in the OLLI at Pitt program.

Osher Institute Instructors: Ken Werner and Greg Madzelonka

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Create awesome Lego structures.  For kids ages 6 - 10.  Please pre-register.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

The science fiction book discussion group focuses on classic, "hard," and/or award winning science fiction books

May 24, 2017
Novel: “Caves of Steel” by Isaac Asimov
Short Fiction:
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Cory Doctorow
“Sadness” by Timons Esaias
“Silence Like Diamonds” by John Barnes

June 28, 2017
Novel: “Stand on Zanzibar” by John Brunner
Short Fiction:
“Eight O’Clock in the Morning” by Ray Faraday Nelson
“The Hanging Stranger” by Philip K. Dick

July 26, 2017
Novel: “A Talent for War” by Jack McDevitt
Short Fiction:
“The Omnibot Incident” by Ernest Cline
“Cycles” by Charles Yu

August 23, 2017
Novel: “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi
Short Fiction:
“For A Breath I Tarry” by Roger Zelazny
“ Martian Heart” by John Barnes
“Who Goes There” by John W. Campbell

September 27, 2017
Novel: “The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber
Short Fiction:
“Men of Greywater Station” by George R. R. Martin and Howard Waldrop
“Protected Species” by H. B. Fyfe

October 25, 2017
Novel: “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
Short Fiction:
“Identity Crisis” by James P. Hogan
“Pillar of Fire” by Ray Bradbury

November 15, 2017
Novel: “Diplomatic Act” by Peter Jurasik and William H. Keith Jr.
Short Fiction:
“Time Exposures” by Wilson Tucker
“Abe Lincoln in McDonald’s” by James Morrow

December 27, 2017
Novel: “Bowl of Heaven” by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Hello, Hello; Can You Hear Me, Hello” by Seanan McGuire
“Machine Learning” by Nancy Kress
“The Plague” by Ken Liu

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Osher Institute-The Robots Are Coming-Are We Ready?    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are progressing at an exponential rate.  Since our minds work linearly, few people have any conception of  how quickly the effects on employment and society will be upon us.  This course will consider what is happening in this field and what we can expect in the next decade or two. Throughout the course we will see possible remedies that government can take to ease the transition during the coming societal disruption.  The final two classes will look at the impediments to taking rational action.

Instructor-Marty Gavin

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
office_lightbulb 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of STEAM projects. In honor of Remake Learning Days, we will be weaving with conductive materials and wiring our looms to a Makey Makey to create our own musical instrument.

For kids in middle school, no registration required.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mommy & Me Yoga    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@gmail.com
   

Grab your yoga mat (and a blanket for your little one to sit on) and be prepared to move and flow through a yoga practice. Little ones join in the fun through songs, playtime & special poses. For moms & kids under 3.  Classes: Fridays, 10 am,  May12, 19, 26, June 2.
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Homeschool Writers Group    
    Contact: Patti Trettel     sptrettel@gmail.com
   

Homeschool Students of all ages can present their written works in a safe and supportive environment. All homeschool students are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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Sunday May 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_cake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult program    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult Program -- see Laurie

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Intro to Improv    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Say “Yes!” to improve. Whether you are completely new to improvisation or are a seasoned stage performer who wants to get back to basics, this class is for you. Through performance exercises and improv games, students are introduced to the building blocks of great improv scenes, including: “Yes, and” (agreement and extension); group mind; give and take; and basic environment and object work in a supportive, playful environment. Students should come in comfortable clothing, ready to move and have fun!

Instructor: Kristey Nolen

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Remembering Vietnam    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A half century ago, the United States embarked on a military campaign that began with broad support, but within a few years became widely and wildly unpopular. The Vietnam War has been well documented by historians and journalists. It has also been chronicled by some of its participants, novelists, musicians, and filmmakers. It is through the words, lyrics, and lenses of some of those that Vietnam will be remembered and discussed. Using The Vietnam Reader, compiled and edited by Pittsburgh writer Stewart O’Nan, we will recall a war and era that, to varying degrees, has influenced the lives of all of us in the OLLI at Pitt program.

Osher Institute Instructors: Ken Werner and Greg Madzelonka

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Osher Institute-The Robots Are Coming-Are We Ready?    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are progressing at an exponential rate.  Since our minds work linearly, few people have any conception of  how quickly the effects on employment and society will be upon us.  This course will consider what is happening in this field and what we can expect in the next decade or two. Throughout the course we will see possible remedies that government can take to ease the transition during the coming societal disruption.  The final two classes will look at the impediments to taking rational action.

Instructor-Marty Gavin

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
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rec_origami_crane 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Otaku Lebo    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Otaku Lebo Asian pop culture club for middle and high school students meets on first Thursdays of every month when school is in session.  Activities include watching anime and music videos, learning crafts related to Asian Culture, playing games and eating lots of great snacks. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday June 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mommy & Me Yoga    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@gmail.com
   

Grab your yoga mat (and a blanket for your little one to sit on) and be prepared to move and flow through a yoga practice. Little ones join in the fun through songs, playtime & special poses. For moms & kids under 3.  Classes: Fridays, 10 am,  May12, 19, 26, June 2.
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn Spanish through songs, stories, games, and puppets! Ages 3-6 & family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 4:45 PM  -  7:00 PM Global Beat: Argentine Tango Live @ the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join your friends and neighbors for an after-hours cultural get-together at the Mt. Lebanon Library. Explore a different country or region of the world each month through live music, food, dance and conversation with the artists. For friends and families of all ages!

Fourth in our series: Argentine Tango

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Sunday June 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM KidsLit Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Holly Visnesky   412-531-1912   visneskyh@einetwork.net
   

A book discussion group for adults interested in children's literature. 
Please ask at the children's desk for the title of this month's selection.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Slovak Heritage    
    Contact: Joe and Albina Senko   412-343-5031   jsenko@msv-cpa.com
   

Discover your Slovak heritage at the library! Open to everyone interested in learning more about Slovak culture.

Topic to be Announced

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Intro to Improv    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Say “Yes!” to improve. Whether you are completely new to improvisation or are a seasoned stage performer who wants to get back to basics, this class is for you. Through performance exercises and improv games, students are introduced to the building blocks of great improv scenes, including: “Yes, and” (agreement and extension); group mind; give and take; and basic environment and object work in a supportive, playful environment. Students should come in comfortable clothing, ready to move and have fun!

Instructor: Kristey Nolen

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Remembering Vietnam    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A half century ago, the United States embarked on a military campaign that began with broad support, but within a few years became widely and wildly unpopular. The Vietnam War has been well documented by historians and journalists. It has also been chronicled by some of its participants, novelists, musicians, and filmmakers. It is through the words, lyrics, and lenses of some of those that Vietnam will be remembered and discussed. Using The Vietnam Reader, compiled and edited by Pittsburgh writer Stewart O’Nan, we will recall a war and era that, to varying degrees, has influenced the lives of all of us in the OLLI at Pitt program.

 

Osher Institute Instructors: Ken Werner and Greg Madzelonka

    Location: Meeting Room B
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelly   412-531-3004    pkelley@gplc.org
   

GPLC tutors are invited to a monthly "Tutor Talk" with Peggi Kelley, South Hills Area Coordinator.
Presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Osher Institute-The Robots Are Coming-Are We Ready?    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are progressing at an exponential rate.  Since our minds work linearly, few people have any conception of  how quickly the effects on employment and society will be upon us.  This course will consider what is happening in this field and what we can expect in the next decade or two. Throughout the course we will see possible remedies that government can take to ease the transition during the coming societal disruption.  The final two classes will look at the impediments to taking rational action.

Instructor-Marty Gavin

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1600 to1820.

The Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30 in Room B.  

Membership in the Group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library at jacksonma@einenetwork.net

Current Readings:
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM World Wide Knit in Public Day    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Join Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Knitting and Crochet Group (who regularly meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - noon) in the Courtyard as we celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day.  Needles and yarn will be available if you'd like to give it a try!  Rain or shine.  In case of rain, we will knit inside near the Mind, Body, Spirit area and magazines. 
 
  

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday June 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
~~Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
June 12 A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
Sept 11 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-Remembering Vietnam    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A half century ago, the United States embarked on a military campaign that began with broad support, but within a few years became widely and wildly unpopular. The Vietnam War has been well documented by historians and journalists. It has also been chronicled by some of its participants, novelists, musicians, and filmmakers. It is through the words, lyrics, and lenses of some of those that Vietnam will be remembered and discussed. Using The Vietnam Reader, compiled and edited by Pittsburgh writer Stewart O’Nan, we will recall a war and era that, to varying degrees, has influenced the lives of all of us in the OLLI at Pitt program.

 

Osher Institute Instructors: Ken Werner and Greg Madzelonka

    Location: Meeting Room B
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Osher Institute-Intro to Improv    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Say “Yes!” to improve. Whether you are completely new to improvisation or are a seasoned stage performer who wants to get back to basics, this class is for you. Through performance exercises and improv games, students are introduced to the building blocks of great improv scenes, including: “Yes, and” (agreement and extension); group mind; give and take; and basic environment and object work in a supportive, playful environment. Students should come in comfortable clothing, ready to move and have fun!

Instructor: Kristey Nolen

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
 This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Osher Institute-The Robots Are Coming-Are We Ready?    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are progressing at an exponential rate.  Since our minds work linearly, few people have any conception of  how quickly the effects on employment and society will be upon us.  This course will consider what is happening in this field and what we can expect in the next decade or two. Throughout the course we will see possible remedies that government can take to ease the transition during the coming societal disruption.  The final two classes will look at the impediments to taking rational action.

Instructor-Marty Gavin

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  7:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World!  Sign-up for summer reading!

All Day: Explore and play in our Recycled Toy Gallery complete with Minute to win It challenges, crafts, and more!

10-12 pm & 5-7 pm: FacePainting.

4 pm: Madcap Puppet Theater presents - Monkey See, Monkey Do. There’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Go with the monkeys as they explore new exhibits at the zoo. Each one is a backdrop for exciting stories from around the world. All ages!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  7:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World!  Sign-up for summer reading!
All Day: Explore and play in our Recycled Toy Gallery complete with Minute to Win It challenges, crafts, and more!
10-12 pm & 5-7 pm: FacePainting.
4 pm: Madcap Puppet Theater presents - Monkey See, Monkey Do. There’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Go with the monkeys as they explore new exhibits at the zoo. Each one is a backdrop for exciting stories from around the world. All ages!
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  7:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World!  Sign-up for summer reading!
All Day: Explore and play in our Recycled Toy Gallery complete with Minute to Win It challenges, crafts, and more!
10-12 pm & 5-7 pm: FacePainting.
4 pm: Madcap Puppet Theater presents - Monkey See, Monkey Do. There’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Go with the monkeys as they explore new exhibits at the zoo. Each one is a backdrop for exciting stories from around the world. All ages!
 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Madcap Puppets: Monkey See Monkey Do    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

There’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Go with the monkeys as they explore new exhibits at the zoo. Each one is a backdrop for exciting stories from around the world. All Ages!

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday June 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

Tonight we are reading The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam. 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_pride_flag 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Persad Informational Visit    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

PERSAD CENTER is a human service organization in western Pennsylvania whose mission is to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) communities, and the HIV/AIDS communities.  Join Coley Alston to learn about Persad's history, the services they offer, and how you can become involved with helping our LGBTQ community. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM The Garden in Four Seasons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to come

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office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact:    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Russian Language Group    
    Contact: Dan Haller   412-586-6151   
    Location: Study Room
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs.

1/18 The Road to Charcter by David Brooks

2/15 But What If We're Wrong by Chuck Klosterman

3/15 Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

4/19 The Boys in the Bunkhouse by Dan Barry

5/17 Magic and Loss by Virginia Hefferman

6/21 The Information by James Glick

7/19 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

8/16 The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

9/20 The Morning They Came for Us by Janine DiGiovanni

10/18 Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warwick

11/16 Beginning French: Lessons From a Stone Farmhouse by Les Americains

12/20 Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Historical Society of Mount Lebanon Board Meeting    
    Contact: Jim Wojcik   412 818 6466   wojcik33@verizon.net
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
anim_paw 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join PAART (Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team) to hear stories of daring animal rescues and learn what it takes to support their mission.  The program aims to inform groups about animal rescue and uses captivating photos and real-life experiences to stress the importance of giving back and caring for those that can’t take care of themselves, regardless of skin or fur color.

For elementary school aged children and their families.  No registration required. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Beginners’ Irish

 

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

 

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

 

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday June 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
~~Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is A Single Man by Christopher IsherwoodCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild About Books    
    Contact: childrens department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tuesday crafternoons!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
 Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Monday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizen Science: Firefly Watch    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Did you know fireflies are Pennsylvania’s state insect? And that our insect lanterns have their own citizen science project? Come discover this and more, and then we’ll head over to Mt. Lebanon park to do a Firefly count.  Appropriate for school aged children through adult.

What is Citizen Science?

Calling naturalists of all ages. Did you ever wonder what kind of ladybug is crawling on your finger, or how many different birds or fireflies are in your backyard? Well, many scientists have wondered the same things, and you can help them to find the answers. Observe, identify, photograph, chronicle! Anyone can volunteer to help collect data for real-world science. Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Citizen Science Series will help you to learn more about these projects and how you can participant. Each class features a project that collects data about a specific animal group. No experience necessary, great for families! Some age restrictions on certain classes, and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring and fun crafts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-From Page to Screen: Iconic Literary Characters in Film Adaptations    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

For decades, Hollywood has turned to literature for inspiration and dedicated itself to recreating the same beloved characters again and again. But in an old town where everything is new again, these screen depictions have built lives of their own by adopting new personas, crossing genres, and even inspiring their own novels and movies. With an in-depth look of five classic characters (Elizabeth Bennet, Sherlock Holmes, Jay Gatsby, Dorothy Gale, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), we explore how cinema has reinvented these icons over the last century and influenced our perspective on the original characters and stories.

Instructor: Megan Kappel

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

The science fiction book discussion group focuses on classic, "hard," and/or award winning science fiction books

June 28, 2017
Novel: “Stand on Zanzibar” by John Brunner
Short Fiction:
“Eight O’Clock in the Morning” by Ray Faraday Nelson
“The Hanging Stranger” by Philip K. Dick

July 26, 2017
Novel: “A Talent for War” by Jack McDevitt
Short Fiction:
“The Omnibot Incident” by Ernest Cline
“Cycles” by Charles Yu

August 23, 2017
Novel: “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi
Short Fiction:
“For A Breath I Tarry” by Roger Zelazny
“ Martian Heart” by John Barnes
“Who Goes There” by John W. Campbell

September 27, 2017
Novel: “The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber
Short Fiction:
“Men of Greywater Station” by George R. R. Martin and Howard Waldrop
“Protected Species” by H. B. Fyfe

October 25, 2017
Novel: “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
Short Fiction:
“Identity Crisis” by James P. Hogan
“Pillar of Fire” by Ray Bradbury

November 15, 2017
Novel: “Diplomatic Act” by Peter Jurasik and William H. Keith Jr.
Short Fiction:
“Time Exposures” by Wilson Tucker
“Abe Lincoln in McDonald’s” by James Morrow

December 27, 2017
Novel: “Bowl of Heaven” by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Hello, Hello; Can You Hear Me, Hello” by Seanan McGuire
“Machine Learning” by Nancy Kress
“The Plague” by Ken Liu

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:45 AM Library Staff Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM CDC Career Counseling    
   

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn Spanish through songs, stories, games, and puppets! Ages 3-6 & family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday July 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project.

Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Discover the beauty within with simple meditation techniques. Meditation improves physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual health and brings out a well-rounded personality, if practiced regularly. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:50 AM Osher Institute-From Page to Screen: Iconic Literary Characters in Film Adaptations    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

For decades, Hollywood has turned to literature for inspiration and dedicated itself to recreating the same beloved characters again and again. But in an old town where everything is new again, these screen depictions have built lives of their own by adopting new personas, crossing genres, and even inspiring their own novels and movies. With an in-depth look of five classic characters (Elizabeth Bennet, Sherlock Holmes, Jay Gatsby, Dorothy Gale, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), we explore how cinema has reinvented these icons over the last century and influenced our perspective on the original characters and stories.

Instructor: Megan Kappel

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

    Location: Maker Space
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eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@eientwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Osher Institute-Myths and Legends of Ireland    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Explore the rich body of stories, legends, and myths from the land of Ireland. Irish folk lore and literature are filled with stories of heroes and sorrow, of clever magic and witty rogues, and of love lost and gained. We look at the great, heroic tales from Celtic Ireland, the tales of blessed Patrick and the other saints, along with tales of leprechauns, of wit and blarney.

This program is part of a series of classes. It is recommended that participants register for all classes in a series. Participants must register for each class independently. 

Instructor: Alan Irvine

    Location: Meeting Room A
        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A