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Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running May 10, 17, 31 and June 7

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
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.

Schedule (2014 -- 2015):

Sept 15 -- Oct 20               Hamlet

Oct 27 -- Dec 1                  Measure for Measure

Dec 15 -- Jan 26                Troilus and Cressida

Feb 2 -- March 16              Othello

March 23 -- April 27           Henry VIII

May 4 -- June 1                  Love's Labour's Lost

    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_arrow_r_red 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mothers and More Chapter Meeting    
    Contact: Christen Downey   571-426-0061   christenwdowney@gmail.com
    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.

This month: Sites to see in Slovakia. Theresa Dostalik,a frequent traveler throughout Europe, has toured Slovakia on numerous occasions. She will "show and tell" about her favorite spots in Slovakia.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   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.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Reads Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Meets the first Tuesday of every month. Titles are chosen by members of the Teen Advisory Board. All teens (ages 13-17) are welcome to attend.

Ask for a copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

June 2-The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

July 7-The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Aug. 4-The Diviners by Libba Bray

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Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 32BJLocal Meeting    
    Contact: Ilena Gilchrist   330-754-8240   
   

Meeting for contract negotiations

    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: Meeting Room A
 
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
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Diplomat Night    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Theodore Sedgwick will talk about his five years serving as United States Ambassador to Slovakia.

Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.  Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_circ_lion 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playdate at the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library- Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join old and new friends when you come and play with some of our Family Place toys, puzzles, and building materials.
For parents and children ages 6 and younger.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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
 
office_lightbulb 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Space Open Hour    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a personal project or one suggested by a librarian. 

For Middle School students ages 11 and up

    Location: Maker Space
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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 5, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Achievers’ Wee Play group    
    Contact: Liz Gottus     lgottus@achieva.info
   

All children 18 months to 3 years of age are invited to join early childhood professionals from ACHIEVA Support Early Intervention Program at a monthly one hour playgroup.
Every child will be encouraged to play at his or her developmental level. Parents and caregivers must stay with the children.
Please register online at http://www.achieva.info
(
Open the Early Intervention tab at the top left of the page, click on ACHIEVA's Inclusive Community Playgroup to register.)

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_dragon 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic The Gathering    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Play Magic the Gathering on first and third Fridays when school is in session.  Due to a large donation of Magic cards, all participants will be able to play whether or not they have cards.  Snacks provided.  This is our last meeting of the school year.  If you would like to play Magic during the summer, please contact Laurie Schultz.

    Location: Maker Space
Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday June 7, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running May 10, 17, 31 and June 7

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED The American Civil War Era - The Confederacy at War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This multi-session series centers on the Confederate Government at War - 1861 to 1865, and includes lectures, discussions, and videos.  Each session is topic oriented, so you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The sessions meet periodically.  When a meeting is scheduled, it is held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Library Events Calendar. 

You may wish to be placed on an email notification list by contacting the Library. Once on the list,  you will be notified 2-3 weeks in advance of a planned session, topic name, etc. Please contact jacksonma@einetwork.net to be placed on the list.

 
misc_clouds 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Lois Lehrman and Will McClure   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.

Selections:
Adam Bede                        Jun 8, 2015
Crime and Punishment          Sep 14, 2015
Mrs. Dalloway                   Oct 12, 2015
The Handmaid’s Tale             Nov 9, 2015

[Book Discussion 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
 
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 B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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    
   

Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Carcassonne?

New to the library between 7 and 9 PM: 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: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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 10, 2015 Go To Top
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   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
 
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: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   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  -  8:45 PM The Practice of Happiness    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This theoretical and practical lecture will discuss the definition of happiness, focusing on the foundational concepts as identified by Martin Seligman and his practitioners. Current self-help books, magazines, and certificate programs on the subject will be reviewed briefly to provide the audience with background on the key components of happiness. The majority of the lecture will cover practical, specific, techniques and exercises to improve one's happiness in everyday life.The program will conclude with how happiness and the study/practice of it, offers a more satisfying approach to psychology and its applications. Program presenter is Laura Parkinson, whose  background includes 30 years in corporate training and development, organizational consulting and coaching, 5 years as an adjunct professor, and numerous years of psychotherapy and self help training workshops.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_usflag 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Campaign finance meetings

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
office_lightbulb 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Space Open Hour    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a personal project or one suggested by a librarian. 

For Middle School students ages 11 and up

    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

An evening storytime for children ages 3 - 7 and their families. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities.

    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
 
ent_note 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM The Poetry of Billy Nardozzi    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh poet and local legend Billy Nardozzi will be at the library to read his work and answer questions.

Read the Post-Gazette article about Billy

Read the Wall Strret Journal article by James R Hagerty

    Location: Meeting Room A
Friday June 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Mental Health First Aid for Veterans    
    Contact: Sarah Bowser   717-541-4219 x 120   sarah@olderpa.org
   

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders and introduces participants to risk factors, warning signs, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Friends in Harmony Summer Concert    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A one-hour summer-themed program

http://www.friendsinharmony.net/

    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday June 14, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running June 14, 21, 28, July5.

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

Water Color Supply List  (will cost about $20)

Greetings and thank you for your interest in painting!  I have prepared a supply list that uses item numbers from the website for Utrecht Art.  Here is the address and contact number for the local Utrecht:  Utrecht Pittsburgh  1930 East Carson Street Pittsburgh 15203. Phone: (412) 432-1945 .  For anyone who would like assistance selecting supplies, I can arrange to meet at Utrecht the Saturday before our first class.  If you are interested, please contact me by text message at 724-994-6467 or email @ RMazzaferro@aii.edu (preferred).  If you are going to another store, the list at the end will cover the basics.  I have tried to keep this list to the bare minimum of materials.  For those wanting to have a wider variety of options, an optional list is included.  Check for student discounts!

Paper
5 sheets Blick Watercolor Paper, Student, 90 lb 15 x 22
MP Code #MP-10028-001   Item #10028-1028 - $0.47

Paint  *All paint listed is Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor @ $2.77   Most brands will do, but make sure to get tubes not pans.
Cadmium Red Hue Watercolor MP Code #MP-00325-010   Item #00325-3541   
(Select one)
Cobalt Blue Hue  MP Code #MP-00325-022   Item #00325-5191   
Phthalo Blue MP Code #MP-00325-030   Item #00325-5141 –
Cadmium Yellow Hue MP Code #MP-00325-015   Item #00325-4351  

Brushes
Utrecht Series 226 Camel Hair Brush for Watercolor Painting, Round size 1 ($1.96), size 6 ($2.87) and size 10 ($4.39)
MP Code #MP-09302-001   Item #09302-1001 - 

Items you hopefully have around the house
Masking tape 1”-2” (Will need to purchase if you do not have any tape)
Palette: An old white glass plate will do – (Do not purchase unless you want something specific, we will use disposable plastic plates.)
Salt – a tablespoon will be plenty (Do not purchase)
Rubbing alcohol – hopefully this will be something we just share (Do not purchase)
2 containers for water – preferably with lids, old sauce jars work great! (Do not purchase, we will use plastic cups for anyone who does not have a container.)
Towel – safe to assume it will be stained by the paint, so old, torn towels work (Do not purchase)
Hair dryer (Do not purchase, we only need a couple for the entire class)
Board – slightly larger than your paper (You might want to get a drawing board, otherwise we will tape paper to the table.)

Optional items
Blick Watercolor Paper, 140 lb 15 x 22 MP Code #MP-10008-001     $0.74
Optional paint colors – any you like!  Here are a few recommendations:  yellow ochre, raw sienna, burnt sienna, hookers green, sap green, paynes gray, ultramarine.  With a good range of yellows, reds and blue we can mix most of the colors we need.  Do not buy white, we will not use it. 
Winsor & Newton Art Masking Fluid Removable Liquid Mask for Paper
MP Code #MP-00346-001   Item #00346-2004 - $9.75 
Storage bin for brushes, paints and miscellaneous items.
Sketch board (make sure it is larger than your paper)
Brushes – a 1”-2” flat brush would be nice, camel hair is reasonably priced and works well.
Apron or smock
Anything you want to try!

The basics for those checking other stores:
(5 sheets) Paper 15X22, Round brush (small 0, 1 or 2 and medium 6, 7 or 8), flat brush (large size, 1” will do), paint (red, blue and yellow), and masking tape.  Please review the rest of the list for other items you may want to consider.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Email (rmazzaferro@aii.edu) is the best option.  Texts (724-994-6467) are ok, but it might take longer for me to get back to you.  I rarely answer phone calls outside of my office hours, which change week to week.  I answer emails at least once everyday when classes are in session.   ~Robert Mazzaferro

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 15, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED Cookbook Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Every month the cookbook club will select a cookbook and participants will prepare a recipe (or two!) from the book and share it with the group. The cookbook will be available at the reference desk. Please sign the registration form and make a copy of the recipe you want to try (a few additional cookbooks will be on reserve for anyone who wants to check the book out). Then bring your selection to the meeting and share. Conversation will include discussions about the recipes tried--how difficult they were, if they turned out as expected, what substitutions were made, etc.

 

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nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   412-531-1912   richeyc@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.  Tonight we are discussing:  The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

Upcoming Selections:

July 20:  The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
August 17:  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
September 21:  No Book But the World by Leah Hager Cohen
October 19:  Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story by Thomas E. Kennedy
November 16:  The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
December 21: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
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 June 17, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Club Begins!!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Thursday, June 18
9:30 – 8:30

Sign up for Kids Summer Reading today!

Win fun prizes by counting the number of minutes
you read this summer!  For all kids from preschool - grade 8.
June 18 - August 8, 2015
Come to the library to register all summer!

Have fun at the Kids Summer Reading Kick-off Party Today!

Superhero Training Academy:  
9:30 am —8:30 pm
Test your superhero skills with some of these challenges: Secret Identity Generator, Kryptonite Disposer,  Laser Field, Superhero Mask and Power Cuff Creation, Spiderman’s Web, Rescue Mission (and more!)

Face Painting: 10 am - 12 pm & 5 pm  - 7 pm

Bob the Juggler- a master juggler who can keep lots of different things in the air, including balls, rings, clubs, hats, knives and even fire. What will he wow us with today??  : 4 pm

Fun all day for the entire family! Don’t miss it!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Club Begins!!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Thursday, June 18
9:30 – 8:30

Sign up for Kids Summer Reading today!

Win fun prizes by counting the number of minutes
you read this summer!  For all kids from preschool - grade 8.
June 18 - August 8, 2015
Come to the library to register all summer!

Have fun at the Kids Summer Reading Kick-off Party Today!

Superhero Training Academy:  
9:30 am —8:30 pm
Test your superhero skills with some of these challenges: Secret Identity Generator, Kryptonite Disposer,  Laser Field, Superhero Mask and Power Cuff Creation, Spiderman’s Web, Rescue Mission (and more!)

Face Painting: 10 am - 12 pm & 5 pm  - 7 pm

Bob the Juggler- a master juggler who can keep lots of different things in the air, including balls, rings, clubs, hats, knives and even fire. What will he wow us with today??  : 4 pm

Fun all day for the entire family! Don’t miss it!

    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Club Begins!!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Thursday, June 18
9:30 – 8:30

Sign up for Kids Summer Reading today!

Win fun prizes by counting the number of minutes
you read this summer!  For all kids from preschool - grade 8.
June 18 - August 8, 2015
Come to the library to register all summer!

Have fun at the Kids Summer Reading Kick-off Party Today!

Superhero Training Academy:  
9:30 am —8:30 pm
Test your superhero skills with some of these challenges: Secret Identity Generator, Kryptonite Disposer,  Laser Field, Superhero Mask and Power Cuff Creation, Spiderman’s Web, Rescue Mission (and more!)

Face Painting: 10 am - 12 pm & 5 pm  - 7 pm

Bob the Juggler- a master juggler who can keep lots of different things in the air, including balls, rings, clubs, hats, knives and even fire. What will he wow us with today??  : 4 pm

Fun all day for the entire family! Don’t miss it!

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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 Bob the Juggler!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bob the Juggler is a master juggler who can manipulate a number of objects, including balls, rings, clubs, hats, knives and even fire.

What will he wow us with today??  Amazing fun for all ages.

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bob the Juggler!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bob the Juggler is a master juggler who can manipulate a number of objects, including balls, rings, clubs, hats, knives and even fire.

What will he wow us with today?? Amazing fun for all ages.

 
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 20, 2015 Go To Top
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 A
 
nat_poppy 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Garden Talks and Conversations with the Courtyard Garden Experts    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please meet in the courtyard garden (accessible through the children's storyroom). Talks will be held in the Children's Storyroom if it rains.

May 2: How to Prune Hydrangeas and Roses. Speaker Maureen Hurley
May 9: Container Gardening: Preparing and Caring for Edible Vegetables in Containers. Speaker Mykie Reidy
June 20: Perennials in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
July 25: Recognizing Weeds in the Garden. Speaker Naomi Wheeler
August 15: Identifying Shrubs and Trees in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
September 19: Putting the Garden to Bed for the Winter. Speaker Eileen Lovell

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

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday June 21, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running June 14, 21, 28, July5.

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 22, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
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misc_kapow.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Create Your Own Action Figure    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Learn how to design your own action figure using Tinkerplay and 3D print it.  For kids ages 10-13.  Registration begins Monday, June 8th at the Children's Library.  Due to the time involved with 3D printing, participants will be notified at a later date when their print is ready for pick up.

    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday June 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
z_cust_teen_SRP.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM DIY Edible Facial Masks -- Unmask Teen Summer Reading Program    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

"UnMask @ Mt. Lebanon Public Library" by learning about homemade facial masks made from edible ingredients like cocoa, oatmeal, avocado and honey.  Of course, we won't be eating the masks!  All supplies provided.  Please, no make-up today if you would like a facial.  For middle and high school.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
trans_car 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lebo Lab: Recycled Racers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for two awesome creation workshops!  Learn about the engineering design process and then work in teams using recyled materials to design your own race cars.

Tuesdays, June 23 and 30 6:30pm-8:00pm

For kids entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.  Must be able to attend both weeks in order to register.  Pre-registration begins June 9th.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
   

Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Carcassonne?

New to the library between 7 and 9 PM: 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: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
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misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_arrow_r_red 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    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
 
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 7 - 12.  Please pre-register.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Bedtime Math    
    Contact: Childrens's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
    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.

June 2015
Novel: “The Demolished Man” by Alfred Bester
Short Fiction:
“The Postman” by David Brin
“A Boy and His Dog” by Harlan Ellison

July 2015
Novel: “The Lathe of Heaven” by Ursula K. LeGuin
Short Fiction:
“Souls” by Joanna Russ
“Rescue Party” by Arthur C. Clarke

August 2015
Novel: “Darwinia” by Robert Charles Wilson
Short Fiction:
“The Last of the Winnebagos” by Connie Willis
“Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Natahniel Hawthorne

September 2015
Novels: “The Case of Conscience” by James Blish and
“The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
Short Fiction:
“Gomes” by C. M. Kornbluth
“Catch That Zeppelin” by Fritz Leiber

October 2015
Novels: “Oman Ra” by Victor Pelevin and
“The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy” by Stanislaw Lem
Short Fiction:
“The Spectre General” by Theodore Cogswell
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Robert Heinlein

November 2015
Novels: “We” by Yevgeny Zamyatin and
“Heart of a Dog” by Mikhail Bulkagov
Short Fiction:
“The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick
“The Poacher” by Wendy N. Wagner and Jak Wagner

December 2015
Novel: “Man Plus” by Frederick Pohl
Short Fiction:
“Riding Atlas” by Ferrett Steinmetz
“Laughter at the Academy” by Seanan McGuire

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_arrow_r_red 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_kapow.GIF 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Create Your Own Superhero Comic Book Magnet    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Create your own superhero magnet using old comic books. All supplies provided. Registration begins Monday, June 1 at the reference desk.

Ages 12&up.

    Location: Maker Space
 
elect_camera 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Adventures in Photography    
    Contact: childrenslibrary   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Nick Vargas from East End Studios for a 2-part photographic adventure. Learn about composition, light, and what makes a great picture!

(And learn what to do with those pictures after you take them- don't leave them in your camera, they want to get out!)

For kids entering grades 4 - 6. Registration required- registration begins June 10.  Must be able to attend both sessions to register. Participants must provide their own digital cameras.|

(Please designate at registration whether you have a DSLR or a point & shoot.)

    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
 
ent_note 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM The Forgotten History of Pittsburgh Jazz: Pittsburgh during the Roaring Twenties    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Tom Roberts will present this talk that includes video clips, sound bytes galore, and photos

    Location: Meeting Room A
Friday June 26, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Drop off your stuffed animal today for the stuffed animal sleepover!
Pick them up tomorrow morning when you come for the Stuffed Animal Storytime at 10 am.

All stuffed animals are welcome!!

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 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 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday June 27, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Storytime    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Come for breakfast treats this morning, pick up your stuffed animal, and see pictures of all the fun they had at the stuffed animal sleepover!
Storytime too, of course!
 

 

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

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday June 28, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running June 14, 21, 28, July5.

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday June 29, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
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nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing a Resume    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Suzanne Thomas will teach this class that focuses on how to write a resume that will get you an interview and a job!

    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
trans_car 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lebo Lab: Recycled Racers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for two awesome creation workshops!  Learn about the engineering design process and then work in teams using recyled materials to design your own race cars.

Tuesdays, June 23 and 30 6:30pm-8:00pm

For kids entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.  Must be able to attend both weeks in order to register.  Pre-registration begins June 9th.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday July 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_moon_full 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crazy about Circles!!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Circles everywhere today -  to stack, to ponder, to crawl through, to bounce, to spin...
Fun all around for kids entering kindergarten - grade 4.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.  Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
elect_camera 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Adventures in Photography    
    Contact: childrenslibrary   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Nick Vargas from East End Studios for a 2-part photographic adventure. Learn about composition, light, and what makes a great picture!

(And learn what to do with those pictures after you take them- don't leave them in your camera, they want to get out!)

For kids entering grades 4 - 6. Registration required- registration begins June 10.  Must be able to attend both sessions to register. Participants must provide their own digital cameras.|

(Please designate at registration whether you have a DSLR or a point & shoot.)

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 July 3, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Achievers’ Wee Play group    
    Contact: Liz Gottus     lgottus@achieva.info
   

All children 18 months to 3 years of age are invited to join early childhood professionals from ACHIEVA Support Early Intervention Program at a monthly one hour playgroup.
Every child will be encouraged to play at his or her developmental level. Parents and caregivers must stay with the children.
Please register online at http://www.achieva.info
(
Open the Early Intervention tab at the top left of the page, click on ACHIEVA's Inclusive Community Playgroup to register.)

    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
Saturday July 4, 2015 Go To Top
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Sunday July 5, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running June 14, 21, 28, July5.

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday July 6, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
elect_computer2 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Introduction to Computer Programming    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412.531.1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Learn the basics of computer operation and programming using a Raspberry Pi (a credit card sized computer).  Attendees will learn how to assemble and program a functioning computer.  For kids ages 10-13.  Participants must be able to attend both sessions in order to register.  Registration begins Monday, June 22nd in the Children's Library. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
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_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM What sinks? What floats?    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Children's program.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crafternoon!    
   

Create a different fun craft every week!  For children ages 4—8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_arrow_r_red 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   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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lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Reads Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Meets the first Tuesday of every month. Titles are chosen by members of the Teen Advisory Board. All teens (ages 13-17) are welcome to attend.

Ask for a copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

July 7-The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Aug. 4-The Diviners by Libba Bray

 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
   

Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Carcassonne?

New to the library between 7 and 9 PM: 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: Meeting Room B
Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Lift Off!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about a hero of science, Daniel Bernoulli, and his principle about fluid dynamics.

Today we will have a blast using the Bernoulli Principle to lift paper gliders, ping pong balls, and Alka-Seltzer rockets!

Presented by Carnegie Science Center.
For kids entering grades 3 - 5.
Registration required; registration begins June 24.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_arrow_r_red 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_usflag 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Campaign finance meetings

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Minions Movie Release Party    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Celebrate tomorrow's release of "Minions" with Minion snacks, activities and crafts.  For teens and their families.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_arrow_r_red 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM PSAT Tutoring    
    Contact: Tara Leja   412-344-2065   tleja@mtlsd.net
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Phones & Photos    
    Contact: childrenslibrary   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your phone and join Nick Vargas from East End Studios for a 2-part photographic adventure. You can do more than take selfies with that phone!

We'll talk about composition, light, structure, take some pictures, and learn what to do with them.

For kids entering grades 6 - 9. Registration required- registration begins June 24.  Must be able to attend both sessions to register.

Participants must provide their own phones (kids may also bring digital cameras-

please designate whether you have a DSLR or a point & shoot.)

    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
Friday July 10, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   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 July 11, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Preschoolers will have fun in Spanish & English with

Marissa Lipinski when they join her for songs & stories.

For children ages 3—6 and their parents.  Siblings welcome.

    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   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

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

You are invited to a pre-tour Garden Party hosted by the Library Board of Trustees in the Library Garden Courtyard. Ehe event features summer entertainment, light food, beer, wine and desserts.  Tickets are $30 at the Library starting in mid-June and at the door. 

Benefactors and Patrons of the Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour receive free admission to this event.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday July 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM 25th Annual Garden Tour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Tickets for the Garden Tour will be available in advance for $15 per person or $20 on the day of the tour at the library. Tickets go on-sale in mid-June

The tour will feature diverse Mt. Lebanon gardens during this self-guided tour.  Expert and amateur gardeners alike will find inspiration and garden beauty.  These gardens are private and open this day only. 

Good quality perennials will be on sale during tour hours at the Library (all plant specimens are donated from local gardens, appropriate for our growing conditions in Western Pennsylvania and offered at discount prices), and there will be  free consultations with Penn State Master Gardeners and a Pittsburgh Rose Society Consulting Rosarian, as well as special promotional offers at The Book Cellar.

All proceeds from this event benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

 
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running July 12, 19, 26, and August 2

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209.

Water Color Supply List  (will cost about $20)

Greetings and thank you for your interest in painting!  I have prepared a supply list that uses item numbers from the website for Utrecht Art.  Here is the address and contact number for the local Utrecht:  Utrecht Pittsburgh  1930 East Carson Street Pittsburgh 15203. Phone: (412) 432-1945 .  For anyone who would like assistance selecting supplies, I can arrange to meet at Utrecht the Saturday before our first class.  If you are interested, please contact me by text message at 724-994-6467 or email @ RMazzaferro@aii.edu (preferred).  If you are going to another store, the list at the end will cover the basics.  I have tried to keep this list to the bare minimum of materials.  For those wanting to have a wider variety of options, an optional list is included.  Check for student discounts!

Paper
5 sheets Blick Watercolor Paper, Student, 90 lb 15 x 22
MP Code #MP-10028-001   Item #10028-1028 - $0.47

Paint  *All paint listed is Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor @ $2.77   Most brands will do, but make sure to get tubes not pans.
Cadmium Red Hue Watercolor MP Code #MP-00325-010   Item #00325-3541   
(Select one)
Cobalt Blue Hue  MP Code #MP-00325-022   Item #00325-5191   
Phthalo Blue MP Code #MP-00325-030   Item #00325-5141 –
Cadmium Yellow Hue MP Code #MP-00325-015   Item #00325-4351  

Brushes
Utrecht Series 226 Camel Hair Brush for Watercolor Painting, Round size 1 ($1.96), size 6 ($2.87) and size 10 ($4.39)
MP Code #MP-09302-001   Item #09302-1001 - 

Items you hopefully have around the house
Masking tape 1”-2” (Will need to purchase if you do not have any tape)
Palette: An old white glass plate will do – (Do not purchase unless you want something specific, we will use disposable plastic plates.)
Salt – a tablespoon will be plenty (Do not purchase)
Rubbing alcohol – hopefully this will be something we just share (Do not purchase)
2 containers for water – preferably with lids, old sauce jars work great! (Do not purchase, we will use plastic cups for anyone who does not have a container.)
Towel – safe to assume it will be stained by the paint, so old, torn towels work (Do not purchase)
Hair dryer (Do not purchase, we only need a couple for the entire class)
Board – slightly larger than your paper (You might want to get a drawing board, otherwise we will tape paper to the table.)

Optional items
Blick Watercolor Paper, 140 lb 15 x 22 MP Code #MP-10008-001     $0.74
Optional paint colors – any you like!  Here are a few recommendations:  yellow ochre, raw sienna, burnt sienna, hookers green, sap green, paynes gray, ultramarine.  With a good range of yellows, reds and blue we can mix most of the colors we need.  Do not buy white, we will not use it. 
Winsor & Newton Art Masking Fluid Removable Liquid Mask for Paper
MP Code #MP-00346-001   Item #00346-2004 - $9.75 
Storage bin for brushes, paints and miscellaneous items.
Sketch board (make sure it is larger than your paper)
Brushes – a 1”-2” flat brush would be nice, camel hair is reasonably priced and works well.
Apron or smock
Anything you want to try!

The basics for those checking other stores:
(5 sheets) Paper 15X22, Round brush (small 0, 1 or 2 and medium 6, 7 or 8), flat brush (large size, 1” will do), paint (red, blue and yellow), and masking tape.  Please review the rest of the list for other items you may want to consider.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Email (rmazzaferro@aii.edu) is the best option.  Texts (724-994-6467) are ok, but it might take longer for me to get back to you.  I rarely answer phone calls outside of my office hours, which change week to week.  I answer emails at least once everyday when classes are in session.   ~Robert Mazzaferro

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED The American Civil War Era - The Confederacy at War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This multi-session series centers on the Confederate Government at War - 1861 to 1865, and includes lectures, discussions, and videos.  Each session is topic oriented, so you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The sessions meet periodically.  When a meeting is scheduled, it is held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Library Events Calendar. 

You may wish to be placed on an email notification list by contacting the Library. Once on the list,  you will be notified 2-3 weeks in advance of a planned session, topic name, etc. Please contact jacksonma@einetwork.net to be placed on the list. 

 
elect_computer2 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Introduction to Computer Programming    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412.531.1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Learn the basics of computer operation and programming using a Raspberry Pi (a credit card sized computer).  Attendees will learn how to assemble and program a functioning computer.  For kids ages 10-13.  Participants must be able to attend both sessions in order to register.  Registration begins Monday, June 22nd in the Children's Library. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
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 B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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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office_pencil 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Superhero Cartooning Workshop    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Games and tips for learning to draw superheroes.  You don't have to be an artist to have fun drawing your own superheroes and comics!

For kids in grades 2-5.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crafternoon!    
   

Create a different fun craft every week!  For children ages 4—8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_teen_SRP.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Superhero Bookfolding -- Unmask Teen Summer Reading Program    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Learn book folding as you make your own superhero book hedgehog.  All supplies provided.  An "UnMask @ Mt. Lebanon Public Library" summer reading activity for those entering 6th - 12th grade.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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 July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Create Your Own Superhero    
    Contact:      childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Discover your hidden superpowers and put them to the test! For kids entering grades 1-4.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_arrow_r_red 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   412-208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.com
   

Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting

    Location: Meeting Room B
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eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Phones & Photos    
    Contact: childrenslibrary   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your phone and join Nick Vargas from East End Studios for a 2-part photographic adventure. You can do more than take selfies with that phone!

We'll talk about composition, light, structure, take some pictures, and learn what to do with them.

For kids entering grades 6 - 9. Registration required- registration begins June 24.  Must be able to attend both sessions to register.

Participants must provide their own phones (kids may also bring digital cameras-

please designate whether you have a DSLR or a point & shoot.)

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM City of Steel    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Ken Kobus, author of City of Steel: How Pittsburgh Became the World's Steelmaking Capital During the Carnegie Era (2015), will talk about early steelmaking in Pittsburgh. His presentation will include a lot of photos.

    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 July 17, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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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
Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Preschoolers will have fun in Spanish & English with

Marissa Lipinski when they join her for songs & stories.

For children ages 3—6 and their parents.  Siblings welcome.

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

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_stars2 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Star Wars Day at the Library    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for our fourth annual Star Wars Day on Saturday, July 18th from 1:00-3:30PM.  This is a free program, no registration required.

Event Schedule:

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Build your own lightsaber and other themed crafts in Meeting Room A and the Children's Library.  Enjoy refreshments in Admiral Ackbar's Snackbar in Meeting Room B.

2:00 - 3:00 PM: Join the costumed Star Wars villains of the 501st Legion's Garrison Carida for a trivia contest with prizes! In Meeting Room A.

3:00 - 3:30PM: Photo opportunities with Star Wars villains.

May the Force be with You!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars2 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Star Wars Day at the Library    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for our fourth annual Star Wars Day on Saturday, July 18th from 1:00-3:30PM.  This is a free program, no registration required.

Event Schedule:

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Build your own lightsaber and other themed crafts in Meeting Room A and the Children's Library.  Enjoy refreshments in Admiral Ackbar's Snackbar in Meeting Room B.

2:00 - 3:00 PM: Join the costumed Star Wars villains of the 501st Legion's Garrison Carida for a trivia contest with prizes! In Meeting Room A.

3:00 - 3:30PM: Photo opportunities with Star Wars villains.

May the Force be with You!

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_stars2 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Star Wars Day at the Library    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for our fourth annual Star Wars Day on Saturday, July 18th from 1:00-3:30PM.  This is a free program, no registration required.

Event Schedule:

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Build your own lightsaber and other themed crafts in Meeting Room A and the Children's Library.  Enjoy refreshments in Admiral Ackbar's Snackbar in Meeting Room B.

2:00 - 3:00 PM: Join the costumed Star Wars villains of the 501st Legion's Garrison Carida for a trivia contest with prizes! In Meeting Room A.

3:00 - 3:30PM: Photo opportunities with Star Wars villains.

May the Force be with You!

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday July 19, 2015 Go To Top
trans_firetruck 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Touch-a-Truck    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Visit our parking lot today to see different kinds of trucks up close!  For truck lovers of all ages!

 
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running July 12, 19, 26, and August 2

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM CANCELLED Cookbook Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Every month the cookbook club will select a cookbook and participants will prepare a recipe (or two!) from the book and share it with the group. The cookbook will be available at the reference desk. Please sign the registration form and make a copy of the recipe you want to try (a few additional cookbooks will be on reserve for anyone who wants to check the book out). Then bring your selection to the meeting and share. Conversation will include discussions about the recipes tried--how difficult they were, if they turned out as expected, what substitutions were made, etc.

 

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nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   412-531-1912   richeyc@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.  Tonight we are discussing:  The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Upcoming Selections:

August 17:  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
September 21:  No Book But the World by Leah Hager Cohen
October 19:  Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story by Thomas E. Kennedy
November 16:  The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
December 21: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Club 24    
    Contact:      childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math-fact slide! Have fun with friends playing 24 Math and other mind-bending games of logic.

For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Registration required. Registration begins July 6

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Decoupage Comic Crafts -- Unmask Teen Summer Reading Program    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Decoupage a photo frame or flower pot with recycled comic books or manga.  All supplies provided.  An "UnMask @ Mt. Lebanon Public Library" summer reading activity for those entering 6th - 12th grade.

    Location: Maker Space
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crafternoon!    
   

Create a different fun craft every week!  For children ages 4—8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    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    
   

Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Carcassonne?

New to the library between 7 and 9 PM: 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: Meeting Room A
 
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 July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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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: Meeting Room B
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Spacewalking: Do you have what it takes?    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about a hero of science, Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space.

Today we will discover the effects of pressure, high-speed impacts, and more.

See if you have the right stuff to survive in space!

Presented by Carnegie Science Center.
For kids entering grades K - 3. 
Registration required; registration begins July 8.

    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 7 - 12.  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.

July 2015
Novel: “The Lathe of Heaven” by Ursula K. LeGuin
Short Fiction:
“Souls” by Joanna Russ
“Rescue Party” by Arthur C. Clarke

August 2015
Novel: “Darwinia” by Robert Charles Wilson
Short Fiction:
“The Last of the Winnebagos” by Connie Willis
“Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Natahniel Hawthorne

September 2015
Novels: “The Case of Conscience” by James Blish and
“The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
Short Fiction:
“Gomes” by C. M. Kornbluth
“Catch That Zeppelin” by Fritz Leiber

October 2015
Novels: “Oman Ra” by Victor Pelevin and
“The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy” by Stanislaw Lem
Short Fiction:
“The Spectre General” by Theodore Cogswell
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Robert Heinlein

November 2015
Novels: “We” by Yevgeny Zamyatin and
“Heart of a Dog” by Mikhail Bulkagov
Short Fiction:
“The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick
“The Poacher” by Wendy N. Wagner and Jak Wagner

December 2015
Novel: “Man Plus” by Frederick Pohl
Short Fiction:
“Riding Atlas” by Ferrett Steinmetz
“Laughter at the Academy” by Seanan McGuire

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

An evening storytime for children ages 3 - 7 and their families. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities.

    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
Friday July 24, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 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 The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    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
Saturday July 25, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Hola Ninos!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Preschoolers will have fun in Spanish & English with

Marissa Lipinski when they join her for songs & stories.

For children ages 3—6 and their parents.  Siblings welcome.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_poppy 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Garden Talks and Conversations with the Courtyard Garden Experts    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please meet in the courtyard garden (accessible through the children's storyroom). Talks will be held in the Children's Storyroom if it rains.

May 2: How to Prune Hydrangeas and Roses. Speaker Maureen Hurley
May 9: Container Gardening: Preparing and Caring for Edible Vegetables in Containers. Speaker Mykie Reidy
June 20: Perennials in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
July 25: Recognizing Weeds in the Garden. Speaker Naomi Wheeler
August 15: Identifying Shrubs and Trees in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
September 19: Putting the Garden to Bed for the Winter. Speaker Eileen Lovell

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

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday July 26, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running July 12, 19, 26, and August 2

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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
 
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
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Club 24    
    Contact:      childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math fact slide! Have fun with friends while playing 24 math and other mind-bending games of logic.

For kids entering grades 5-6. Registration required. Registration begins July 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crafternoon!    
   

Create a different fun craft every week!  For children ages 4—8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Serif Yenen Talks Turkey    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Serif Yenen, a Turkish tour guide, wrote “Turkish Odyssey”--the “first guidebook of Turkey ever written by a Turk.” He is the producer, director, and writer of "Istanbul Unveiled," an award-winning travel documentary with eight international awards. Tonight Serif will screen a short (28 minutes) version of of his film Istanbul Unveiled," talk about Turkey, and answer questions.

More about Serif HERE

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Don’t  forget to sign up for Battle of the Books!
Fun team reading for kids entering grades 4, 5  & 6. Sign ups begin June 1 for kids and coaches! Last day to register is July 1.
Final battles July 29 and August 5!

    Location: Meeting Room A
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lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Don’t  forget to sign up for Battle of the Books!
Fun team reading for kids entering grades 4, 5  & 6. Sign ups begin June 1 for kids and coaches! Last day to register is July 1.
Final battles July 29 and August 5!

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_mcteen 6:00 PM  -  11:55 PM National Teen Lockin    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Come to the library after hours to join teens all over the country for the National Teen Lockin to celebrate the collaborative teen summer reading theme "Unmask."   Super hero activities, Skype author visits, crafts, gaming and plenty of food!  Registration limited and will open the first day of the summer reading program.  More details to be announced.  For students entering middle and high school.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday August 1, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_tent 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Family Fort Night    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring a blanket, pillows, and a flashlight and build a fort in the library after hours!  Next, get comfortable inside and read some books together.  Includes a story, s'mores, and a game of lights-out hide and seek.

Program begins promptly at 4:30.  Please be on-time and in the storyroom since the library doors will be locked soon after.

For children ages 4-9 and their families.  Space is limited.  Please pre-register starting July 18th.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday August 2, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Watercolor    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

"If you hear a voice within you say: ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

Looking to release that inner artist or just discover the stress relief of painting?  This introductory watercolor course will explore materials, techniques and aspects of color theory to assist you in bringing unrealized ideas to life.  The class is designed for those without any prior studio art experience. Those with experience are welcome to join in! Instructor Robert J Mazzaferro will use a combination of classical and contemporary approaches during the class.  This is a four session class, running July 12, 19, 26, and August 2

Robert is currently an adjunct instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division where he has worked since 2006.  Robert studied fine arts with an emphasis in painting and drawing at Penn State (BFA) and Florida State (MFA).  While at Penn State, Robert studied watercolor painting in Italy.

Space limited; Please register at the reference desk.... 412-531-1912 ext 209

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 AM  -  2:00 AM Club 24    
    Contact:      childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math fact slide! Have fun with friends while playing 24 math and other mind-bending games of logic.

For kids entering grades 5-6. Registration required. Registration begins July 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   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.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Reads Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Meets the first Tuesday of every month. Titles are chosen by members of the Teen Advisory Board. All teens (ages 13-17) are welcome to attend.

Ask for a copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

Aug. 4-The Diviners by Libba Bray

Sept. 1-TBA

Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun.
August 5: Dinosaurs
August12: All About Me
August 19: Nature & Art
For children ages 3 - 6 and their  families.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Meet Me at the Movies: An Artists for Alzheimers Program    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

 The Denis Theatre is proud to collaborate with Artist for Alzheimers for this program of facilitated movie clips and discussion with dementia patients from local senior facilities.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Don’t  forget to sign up for Battle of the Books!
Fun team reading for kids entering grades 4, 5  & 6. Sign ups begin June 1 for kids and coaches! Last day to register is July 1.
Final battles July 29 and August 5!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Don’t  forget to sign up for Battle of the Books!
Fun team reading for kids entering grades 4, 5  & 6. Sign ups begin June 1 for kids and coaches! Last day to register is July 1.
Final battles July 29 and August 5!

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.  Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_circ_lion 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playdate at the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library- Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join old and new friends when you come and play with some of our Family Place toys, puzzles, and building materials.
For parents and children ages 6 and younger.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Concerts in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

August 6: The Squirrel Hillbillies

August 13: Steel City Ukulele

August 20: RML Jazz

August 27: Mt. Lebanon High School String Quartet

Concerts will be held in Room A, lower level, in the event of rain

    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 August 7, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Achievers’ Wee Play group    
    Contact: Liz Gottus     lgottus@achieva.info
   

All children 18 months to 3 years of age are invited to join early childhood professionals from ACHIEVA Support Early Intervention Program at a monthly one hour playgroup.
Every child will be encouraged to play at his or her developmental level. Parents and caregivers must stay with the children.
Please register online at http://www.achieva.info
(
Open the Early Intervention tab at the top left of the page, click on ACHIEVA's Inclusive Community Playgroup to register.)

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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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
Saturday August 8, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Nick and Noell Romeo Gallery Reception    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday August 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Mini Comic Con    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Celebrate the completion of Summer Reading Club at the Teen Mini Comic Con!  Enjoy snacks, crafts, trivia, and games with fellow superhero fans. Dress as your favorite superhero or villain for a chance to win a prize! Costume not required, but highly recommended.

Ages 12 & up.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_kapow.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Mini Comic Con    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Celebrate the completion of Summer Reading Club at the Teen Mini Comic Con!  Enjoy snacks, crafts, trivia, and games with fellow superhero fans. Dress as your favorite superhero or villain for a chance to win a prize! Costume not required, but highly recommended.

Ages 12 & up.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED The American Civil War Era - The Confederacy at War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This multi-session series centers on the Confederate Government at War - 1861 to 1865, and includes lectures, discussions, and videos.  Each session is topic oriented, so you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The sessions meet periodically.  When a meeting is scheduled, it is held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Library Events Calendar. 

You may wish to be placed on an email notification list by contacting the Library. Once on the list,  you will be notified 2-3 weeks in advance of a planned session, topic name, etc. Please contact jacksonma@einetwork.net to be placed on the list. 

 
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
 
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 B
 
misc_new_blue 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Attack Theatre!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Get up and dance at our end of Summer Reading celebration!
Join us for an amazing performance by Pittsburgh's own modern dance company - Attack Theatre.
Watch stories unfold through movement. Experience space and shape through audience participation. Bring the whole family!
This event will be held in Southminster Church Fellowship Hall.  Library staff will direct people across the street.

 

 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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 A
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Club 24    
    Contact:      childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math fact slide! Have fun with friends while playing 24 math and other mind-bending games of logic.

For kids entering grades 5-6. Registration required. Registration begins July 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Pet Show    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Show off your furry, feathered, or scaly friend at our very own Pet Show at Mt. Lebanon Public Library!

Pre-registration is open and required through the Children's Library.  Register after July 1st.

Every pet and owner is a winner in our book!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_dog_scottie 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Pet Show    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Show off your furry, feathered, or scaly friend at our very own Pet Show at Mt. Lebanon Public Library!

Pre-registration is open and required through the Children's Library.  Register after July 1st.

Every pet and owner is a winner in our book!

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 August 12, 2015 Go To Top
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   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
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun.
August 5: Dinosaurs
August12: All About Me
August 19: Nature & Art
For children ages 3 - 6 and their  families.

    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: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   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 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
ent_circ_lion 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playdate at the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library- Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join old and new friends when you come and play with some of our Family Place toys, puzzles, and building materials.
For parents and children ages 6 and younger.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
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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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Concerts in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

August 6: The Squirrel Hillbillies

August 13: Steel City Ukulele

August 20: RML Jazz

August 27: Mt. Lebanon High School String Quartet

Concerts will be held in Room A, lower level, in the event of rain

    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 August 14, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving music.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday August 15, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
nat_poppy 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Garden Talks and Conversations with the Courtyard Garden Experts    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please meet in the courtyard garden (accessible through the children's storyroom). Talks will be held in the Children's Storyroom if it rains.

May 2: How to Prune Hydrangeas and Roses. Speaker Maureen Hurley
May 9: Container Gardening: Preparing and Caring for Edible Vegetables in Containers. Speaker Mykie Reidy
June 20: Perennials in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
July 25: Recognizing Weeds in the Garden. Speaker Naomi Wheeler
August 15: Identifying Shrubs and Trees in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
September 19: Putting the Garden to Bed for the Winter. Speaker Eileen Lovell

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

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Cookbook Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Every month the cookbook club will select a cookbook and participants will prepare a recipe (or two!) from the book and share it with the group. The cookbook will be available at the reference desk. Please sign the registration form and make a copy of the recipe you want to try (a few additional cookbooks will be on reserve for anyone who wants to check the book out). Then bring your selection to the meeting and share. Conversation will include discussions about the recipes tried--how difficult they were, if they turned out as expected, what substitutions were made, etc.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   412-531-1912   richeyc@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.  Tonight we are discussing:  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Upcoming Selections:

September 21: No Book But the World by Leah Hager Cohen
October 19:  Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story by Thomas E. Kennedy
November 16:  The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
December 21: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM How to Create and Market Your Book    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This two-session workshop addresses writing a book and finding a publisher. 

6--630: Pete Geissler:SETTING THE STAGE WITH A FEW BASICS:  Pros and cons of hiring an agent; finding a publisher that fits your genre; the benefits and drawbacks of vanity, traditional,and hybrid publishers; how The Expressive Press can help.

630--715: David Tusick:DIGITAL MARKETING CHANNELS FOR AUTHORS AND EVALUATING THEIR ROI: The three core objectives of a digital marketing strategy;  Evaluating your investment of time and money through analytics; aligning your content to match search demands and trends.

715-8: Kamrul Islam: EXPLOITING THE TOOLS OF DIGITAL MARKETING: WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN'T,AND THE REASONS: Publishing full books and  chapter breakdowns: price, content, andcreating enticing titles; Social media – User Engagement: the benefits of genre-specific sites such as Tumblr, Reddit, and Pinterest; and conventional sites such as  Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin.; Content Marketing - the Pull marketing and "Call-to-Action"methods through value-added contents: Using Websites, blogs, YouTube, Podcasts, newsletters; Example of a YouTube channel Dr. Charles Wood, Ph.D. CISSP, Duquesne University.  The top 5 interview questions on a particular topic, how they lead to global reach, and how to analyze responses. 

WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 19, 6--8PM

OPEN FORUM AND  ONE-ON-ONE  CONVERSATIONS: Ask and task the presenters on any writing/publishing/marketing topic.

ABOUT YOUR PRESENTERS/ADVISERS:

Pete Geissler has written five books that have been published by traditional, vanity, and, now, his own house, The Expressive Press. One book was a publisher's best seller and anther was a finalist in Best Books 2004. His sixth book will be available by the end of 2015.  In addition, he has ghost-written more than three million words that have been either published in trade magazines or spoken in formal settings. peteswords.com/      www.theexpressivepress.com  peteswriteshops.com.

David Tusick is an experienced and results-oriented digital marketing and SEO specialist. He has worked as a digital strategist for prominent advertising agencies and multi-national B2B industrial firms. He currently is the digital analyst at Caps Lock Communications, where he manages the budget and digital strategy for automotive groups across the country. Most recently, he has successfully launched his marketing and digital consultancy, Team Tusick. teamtusick.com.  david@teamtusick.com.

Kamrul Islam holds a Masters in Information System Management (ISM) from Duquesne University. He has helped several authors to compile and use social media to market their books in creative ways, broadening readers' buying options and building a larger, extended audience.  He is particularly adept at discovering audiences and comprehending their demand using best practices and latest technologies. Kamrul is also the co-founder of AsOne, the Pittsburgh-based Twitter integrated startup. Web: kamrul.top5.buzz. kamrul@crowdasaurus.com.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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 August 19, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun.
August 5: Dinosaurs
August12: All About Me
August 19: Nature & Art
For children ages 3 - 6 and their  families.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  4:00 PM PANO Standards Roll Out    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Information to come.

Set up is 12:30 to 12:45; event starts at 1

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM How to Create and Market Your Book    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This two-session workshop addresses writing a book and finding a publisher. 

6--630: Pete Geissler:SETTING THE STAGE WITH A FEW BASICS:  Pros and cons of hiring an agent; finding a publisher that fits your genre; the benefits and drawbacks of vanity, traditional,and hybrid publishers; how The Expressive Press can help.

630--715: David Tusick:DIGITAL MARKETING CHANNELS FOR AUTHORS AND EVALUATING THEIR ROI: The three core objectives of a digital marketing strategy;  Evaluating your investment of time and money through analytics; aligning your content to match search demands and trends.

715-8: Kamrul Islam: EXPLOITING THE TOOLS OF DIGITAL MARKETING: WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN'T,AND THE REASONS: Publishing full books and  chapter breakdowns: price, content, andcreating enticing titles; Social media – User Engagement: the benefits of genre-specific sites such as Tumblr, Reddit, and Pinterest; and conventional sites such as  Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin.; Content Marketing - the Pull marketing and "Call-to-Action"methods through value-added contents: Using Websites, blogs, YouTube, Podcasts, newsletters; Example of a YouTube channel Dr. Charles Wood, Ph.D. CISSP, Duquesne University.  The top 5 interview questions on a particular topic, how they lead to global reach, and how to analyze responses. 

WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 19, 6--8PM

OPEN FORUM AND  ONE-ON-ONE  CONVERSATIONS: Ask and task the presenters on any writing/publishing/marketing topic.

ABOUT YOUR PRESENTERS/ADVISERS:

Pete Geissler has written five books that have been published by traditional, vanity, and, now, his own house, The Expressive Press. One book was a publisher's best seller and anther was a finalist in Best Books 2004. His sixth book will be available by the end of 2015.  In addition, he has ghost-written more than three million words that have been either published in trade magazines or spoken in formal settings. peteswords.com/      www.theexpressivepress.com  peteswriteshops.com.

David Tusick is an experienced and results-oriented digital marketing and SEO specialist. He has worked as a digital strategist for prominent advertising agencies and multi-national B2B industrial firms. He currently is the digital analyst at Caps Lock Communications, where he manages the budget and digital strategy for automotive groups across the country. Most recently, he has successfully launched his marketing and digital consultancy, Team Tusick. teamtusick.com.  david@teamtusick.com.

Kamrul Islam holds a Masters in Information System Management (ISM) from Duquesne University. He has helped several authors to compile and use social media to market their books in creative ways, broadening readers' buying options and building a larger, extended audience.  He is particularly adept at discovering audiences and comprehending their demand using best practices and latest technologies. Kamrul is also the co-founder of AsOne, the Pittsburgh-based Twitter integrated startup. Web: kamrul.top5.buzz. kamrul@crowdasaurus.com.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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ent_circ_lion 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playdate at the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library- Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join old and new friends when you come and play with some of our Family Place toys, puzzles, and building materials.
For parents and children ages 6 and younger.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Concerts in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

August 6: The Squirrel Hillbillies

August 13: Steel City Ukulele

August 20: RML Jazz

August 27: Mt. Lebanon High School String Quartet

Concerts will be held in Room A, lower level, in the event of rain

    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 August 21, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gustav Mahler's Life & Music    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Cleon Cornes will lead this class about composer Gustav Mahler, who was one of the leading conductors of his generation.

A major accomplishment of Gustav Mahler was the expansion and invigoration of the symphonic repertoire.... both as a composer and as an internationally acclaimed conductor. Throughout much of his life, however, he was a lonely isolated individual struggling with feelings of rejection and alienation. His music is a highly personal expression of his inner world, characterized by a struggle between hope and despair. In this class, Dr. Cornes will discuss some of the relationships and experiences that may have contributed to that inner world and play some of his beautiful and moving 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 August 22, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
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: 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_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday August 25, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday August 26, 2015 Go To Top
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_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 7 - 12.  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

August 2015
Novel: “Darwinia” by Robert Charles Wilson
Short Fiction:
“The Last of the Winnebagos” by Connie Willis
“Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Natahniel Hawthorne

September 2015
Novels: “The Case of Conscience” by James Blish and
“The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
Short Fiction:
“Gomes” by C. M. Kornbluth
“Catch That Zeppelin” by Fritz Leiber

October 2015
Novels: “Oman Ra” by Victor Pelevin and
“The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy” by Stanislaw Lem
Short Fiction:
“The Spectre General” by Theodore Cogswell
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Robert Heinlein

November 2015
Novels: “We” by Yevgeny Zamyatin and
“Heart of a Dog” by Mikhail Bulkagov
Short Fiction:
“The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick
“The Poacher” by Wendy N. Wagner and Jak Wagner

December 2015
Novel: “Man Plus” by Frederick Pohl
Short Fiction:
“Riding Atlas” by Ferrett Steinmetz
“Laughter at the Academy” by Seanan McGuire

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
ent_circ_lion 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playdate at the Library    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library- Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join old and new friends when you come and play with some of our Family Place toys, puzzles, and building materials.
For parents and children ages 6 and younger.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Concerts in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

August 6: The Squirrel Hillbillies

August 13: Steel City Ukulele

August 20: RML Jazz

August 27: Mt. Lebanon High School String Quartet

Concerts will be held in Room A, lower level, in the event of rain

    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 August 28, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 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  Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Beer Garden Bash Setup    
    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
Saturday August 29, 2015 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

An afternoon of friendly competition. No fee, and no registration required.

South Hills Scrabble Club

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_beer.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beer Garden Bash    
   

Details and ticket information to come

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Monday August 31, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday September 1, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   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.
Wednesday September 2, 2015 Go To Top
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: Maker Space
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.  Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 3, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.
Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    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_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
Friday September 4, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Achievers’ Wee Play group    
    Contact: Liz Gottus     lgottus@achieva.info
   

All children 18 months to 3 years of age are invited to join early childhood professionals from ACHIEVA Support Early Intervention Program at a monthly one hour playgroup.
Every child will be encouraged to play at his or her developmental level. Parents and caregivers must stay with the children.
Please register online at http://www.achieva.info
(
Open the Early Intervention tab at the top left of the page, click on ACHIEVA's Inclusive Community Playgroup to register.)

    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
Saturday September 5, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   
   

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

 
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 September 6, 2015 Go To Top
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Monday September 7, 2015 Go To Top
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Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 September 9, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room A
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   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
 
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: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   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
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ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM A Night with Phillip Beard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
Author Phillip Beard will stop by the library to discuss his new book, Swing.

About Swing: John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. When the two meet at a downtown bus stop, all they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates. But that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that, eventually, enables both men to confront old enemies and heal old wounds.
Philip Beard's third and most accomplished novel swings between two narratives the way John Kostka swings through life. The result is a multifaceted meditation on childhood heroes, the beauty of baseball and the power of love to heal a family in crisis.

Philip Beard is the award-winning author Dear Zoe, which was a Borders “Original Voices” Selection, a “Book Sense” Pick, and was named by the American Library Association as one of its “Ten Best First Novels of 2005.” Dear Zoe is currently in development as a feature film. His third novel, Swing, uses the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates as the backdrop of a story about an unlikely friendship between a legless veteran and a 10 year-old boy. The result is a multifaceted meditation on childhood heroes, the beauty of baseball, and the power of love to heal a family in crisis.

Praise for Swing:

"Philip Beard's Swing is a novel to be savored."
      -Sara Gruen, New York Times Bestselling author of Water for Elephants

“In the game’s most elemental terms, Mr. Beard’s swing here is just about perfect. In fact, he crushes it.”
     -The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Like Chad Harbaugh in The Art of Fielding, Philip Beard uses baseball as a lens to view love and loss. Swing is a heartfelt novel, full or imperfect characters worth loving, and a valentine to Pittsburgh and the great teams of Maz and Clemente."
      -Stewart O’Nan, award-winning author of Faithful and Last Night at the Lobster

“An exquisite novel so real you watch it rather than read it. Masterful, erotic and poignant, Swing is a movie waiting to happen.”
      -Tish Cohen, bestselling author of Inside Out Girl         


“Like Chad Harbaugh in The Art of Fielding, Philip Beard uses baseball as a lens to view love and loss. Swing is a generous, heartfelt novel filled with imperfect characters worth loving, and a valentine to Pittsburgh and the great Pirate teams of Maz and Clemente.” –Stewart O’Nan, award-winning author of Faithful and Emily Alone
 
    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday September 12, 2015 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
Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - The Confederacy at War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This multi-session series centers on the Confederate Government at War - 1861 to 1865, and includes lectures, discussions, and videos.  Each session is topic oriented, so you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The sessions meet periodically.  When a meeting is scheduled, it is held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Library Events Calendar. 

You may wish to be placed on an email notification list by contacting the Library. Once on the list,  you will be notified 2-3 weeks in advance of a planned session, topic name, etc. Please contact jacksonma@einetwork.net to be placed on the list. 

Upcoming Sessions:
-From Secession to Montgomery

-Organizing the Confederate Government - Montgomery

-Re-Organizing the Confederate Government - Richmond

-Obtaining Resources for the War Effort - Armaments and Provisions 

-CSA Western Heartland - Resources, Cities, Economy

-Defending the Western Cordon Line 

-Forming the Confederate Navy

Suggested readings: 
James M. McPherson, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief, 2014
William J. Cooper, Jefferson Davis, American  2011

Presenter:

Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years and has been offering the Civil War Era Series since 2013.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_clouds 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Lois Lehrman and Will McClure   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.

Selections:
Crime and Punishment          Sep 14, 2015
Mrs. Dalloway                   Oct 12, 2015
The Handmaid’s Tale             Nov 9, 2015

[Book Discussion 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
 
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 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.

This month: From the Velvet Revolution to the European Union. Bozena Hilko, instructor for the WPSCA slovak language classes and native of Slovakia, will give a brief history of what transpired in Slovakia during this period.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 September 15, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children 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
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Registration required with GLPC.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

An evening storytime for children ages 3 - 7 and their families. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Study Room
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
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 September 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_arrow_r_red 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   412-208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.com
   

Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Historical Society of Mount Lebanon Program    
    Contact: Jim Wojcik   412-563-1941   info@hsmtl.org
   

Judy Sutton from the Heinz History Center HCAP program will present on Pittsburgh’s Jazz History

Visit The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon for further information about this and other programs in their Speaker Series.

This Historical Society of Mount Lebanon program is presented in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.
Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Registration required with GLPC.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
 
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: Maker Space
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
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 September 19, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
nat_poppy 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Garden Talks and Conversations with the Courtyard Garden Experts    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please meet in the courtyard garden (accessible through the children's storyroom). Talks will be held in the Children's Storyroom if it rains.

May 2: How to Prune Hydrangeas and Roses. Speaker Maureen Hurley
May 9: Container Gardening: Preparing and Caring for Edible Vegetables in Containers. Speaker Mykie Reidy
June 20: Perennials in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
July 25: Recognizing Weeds in the Garden. Speaker Naomi Wheeler
August 15: Identifying Shrubs and Trees in the Garden. Speaker Nancy Smith
September 19: Putting the Garden to Bed for the Winter. Speaker Eileen Lovell

    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
Monday September 21, 2015 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.

Tempest: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26
Romeo and Juliet: Nov. 2, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7

    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!

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Registration required with GLPC.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Cookbook Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Every month the cookbook club will select a cookbook and participants will prepare a recipe (or two!) from the book and share it with the group. The cookbook will be available at the reference desk. Please sign the registration form and make a copy of the recipe you want to try (a few additional cookbooks will be on reserve for anyone who wants to check the book out). Then bring your selection to the meeting and share. Conversation will include discussions about the recipes tried--how difficult they were, if they turned out as expected, what substitutions were made, etc.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   412-531-1912   richeyc@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.  Tonight we are discussing:  No Book But the World by Leah Hager Cohen

Upcoming Selections:

October 19:  Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story by Thomas E. Kennedy
November 16:  The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
December 21: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday September 22, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_ladybug 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Girls Night Out    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

A book discussion group 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.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday September 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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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 7 - 12.  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.

September 2015
Novels: “The Case of Conscience” by James Blish and
“The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
Short Fiction:
“Gomes” by C. M. Kornbluth
“Catch That Zeppelin” by Fritz Leiber

October 2015
Novels: “Oman Ra” by Victor Pelevin and
“The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy” by Stanislaw Lem
Short Fiction:
“The Spectre General” by Theodore Cogswell
“The Man Who Sold the Moon” by Robert Heinlein

November 2015
Novels: “We” by Yevgeny Zamyatin and
“Heart of a Dog” by Mikhail Bulkagov
Short Fiction:
“The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick
“The Poacher” by Wendy N. Wagner and Jak Wagner

December 2015
Novel: “Man Plus” by Frederick Pohl
Short Fiction:
“Riding Atlas” by Ferrett Steinmetz
“Laughter at the Academy” by Seanan McGuire

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Registration required with GLPC.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
Friday September 25, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 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 The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    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
Saturday September 26, 2015 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 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Closing Party for Clemintina Salloum Exhibit    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

The public is invited to the closing reception for Clemintin Salloum's exhibit, which ran through September in the library's Gallery.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday September 28, 2015 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.

Tempest: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26
Romeo and Juliet: Nov. 2, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7

    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
 
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM The Immigrant Experience    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Three-part movie series focusing on the immigrant experience. Host is Elaine Wertheim.

September 28: Dirty Pretty Things (2002)  An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Audrey Tautou. Directed by Stephen Frears. 97 minutes, Rated R.

November 30: Mississippi Masala (1991) An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it. Starring Denzel Washington and directed by Mira Nair. 118 minutes. Rated R.

January 25: El Norte (1983) Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, a brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA). After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling through Mexico, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, and undocumented immigrants.  141 minutes. Rated R.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 September 29, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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
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ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
Friday October 2, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Achievers’ Wee Play group    
    Contact: Liz Gottus     lgottus@achieva.info
   

All children 18 months to 3 years of age are invited to join early childhood professionals from ACHIEVA Support Early Intervention Program at a monthly one hour playgroup.
Every child will be encouraged to play at his or her developmental level. Parents and caregivers must stay with the children.
Please register online at http://www.achieva.info
(
Open the Early Intervention tab at the top left of the page, click on ACHIEVA's Inclusive Community Playgroup to register.)

    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
Saturday October 3, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   
   

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

 
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
Monday October 5, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
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.

Tempest: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26
Romeo and Juliet: Nov. 2, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7

    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
 
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.
This month: Summer School in Slovakia... Bethany Kaylor, the 2014 WPSCA scholarship winner, will share her experiences attending the summer language and culture classes at Cominius University in Bratislava.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday October 6, 2015 Go To Top
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
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anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   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.
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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: Meeting Room A
 
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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Maker Space
 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Crazy for Comics    
    Contact: Children's Library   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 2, 3, and 4.

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.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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eth_spanish_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Bienvenido - Have Fun While You Speak Spanish    
    Contact: Hilda Schorr-Ribera   412-531-1912   
   

Practice your Spanish in an informal setting!  Call the library to check the status of tonight's meeting.  Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday October 8, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
Saturday October 10, 2015 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 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM A Novel Affair: Children's Classics    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to come

Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
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holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - The Confederacy at War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This multi-session series centers on the Confederate Government at War - 1861 to 1865, and includes lectures, discussions, and videos.  Each session is topic oriented, so you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The sessions meet periodically.  When a meeting is scheduled, it is held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Library Events Calendar. 

You may wish to be placed on an email notification list by contacting the Library. Once on the list,  you will be notified 2-3 weeks in advance of a planned session, topic name, etc. Please contact jacksonma@einetwork.net to be placed on the list. 

Upcoming Sessions:
-From Secession to Montgomery

-Organizing the Confederate Government - Montgomery

-Re-Organizing the Confederate Government - Richmond

-Obtaining Resources for the War Effort - Armaments and Provisions 

-CSA Western Heartland - Resources, Cities, Economy

-Defending the Western Cordon Line 

-Forming the Confederate Navy

Suggested readings: 
James M. McPherson, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief, 2014
William J. Cooper, Jefferson Davis, American  2011

Presenter:

Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years and has been offering the Civil War Era Series since 2013.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_clouds 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Lois Lehrman and Will McClure   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.

Selections:
Mrs. Dalloway                   Oct 12, 2015
The Handmaid’s Tale             Nov 9, 2015

[Book Discussion 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
 
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 B
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

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.

 

    Location: Maker Space
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
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 October 13, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_panda1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Buddies    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Read fun books and have fun with your friends at our book discussions!
For kids in kindergarten & first grade.

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.

 

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Stop by to practice your ukulele with others.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
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 October 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages birth - 2 years with an adult.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    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: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   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: Maker Space
 
misc_arrow_r_red 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   412-208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.com
   

Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.  Yoga for You meets at weekly at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  A Matter of Justice Eisenhower And The beginning Of The Civil Rights Revolution.  David A. Nichols
The Cycles of American History: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Team of Rivals The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln. Doris Kerns Goodwin
Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening  Of The American West. Stephen E. Ambrose

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   smaruccio@verizon.net
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2-3 with an adult.

[Children's Storytimes]
    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_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Hills Flute Choir    
    Contact: Pat Zadylak   412-979-1960   phz1700@hotmail.com
   

All flutists from the South Hills area are welcome to join the South Hills Flute Choir. Flute players who have at least three years of playing experience (all ages welcome) are invited to practice with the group.

For further information, contact Pat Zadylak at (412) 979-1960 or phz1700@hotmail.com.

    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
 
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: Meeting Room A
Friday October 16, 2015 Go To Top
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 October 17, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
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
 
nat_rose.GIF 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Gardening with Roses Symposium    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presented by the Mt. Lebanon Garden Tour Speaker Series and Pittsburgh Rose Society

Part I (1:30 to 2:15): Basic Horticulture Techniques
Part II (2:30 to 3:30): Changing trends in Rose Gardens
Part III (3:30 to 4): Ask the Experts Q&A

Learn the basics of good growing practices that will produce healthy roses using sustainable, environmentally friendly gardeing techniques. These seminars feature American Rose Society centified Consulting Roasarians. Refreshments will be served

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
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: Meeting Room B
 
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.

Tempest: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26
Romeo and Juliet: Nov. 2, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7

    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!

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Cookbook Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Every month the cookbook club will select a cookbook and participants will prepare a recipe (or two!) from the book and share it with the group. The cookbook will be available at the reference desk. Please sign the registration form and make a copy of the recipe you want to try (a few additional cookbooks will be on reserve for anyone who wants to check the book out). Then bring your selection to the meeting and share. Conversation will include discussions about the recipes tried--how difficult they were, if they turned out as expected, what substitutions were made, etc.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Cynthia Richey   412-531-1912   richeyc@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.  Tonight we are discussing:  Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story by Thomas E. Kennedy

Upcoming Selections:

November 16:  The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
December 21: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

Classes meet every Monday, 7:30 pm - 8: 30 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Tuesday October 20, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children ages 4 - 6.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 11:00 AM  -  1:00 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 Erica Pipitone.  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
 
anim_penguin 1:05 PM  -  1:35 PM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Storytime fun for children 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
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

An evening storytime for children ages 3 - 7 and their families. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a nine-week Slovak language course for beginners & intermediate students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
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