Carnegie Library of McKeesport

McKeesport, PA

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Wednesday July 26, 2017
   1:00 PM White Oak Animal Safe Haven Visit  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Our friends from the White Oak Animal Safe Haven are visiting today, bringing with them kittens and a dog.  They will talk about the animal shelter, and the Children's Librarian will read a story about a safety dog for the kids.  Come and enjoy the companionship of furry friends.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Thursday July 27, 2017
   1:00 PM SRP Week 6 - Egg Drop  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

It's the final week of Summer Reading.  Put all your building skills to the ultimate test.  Using provided materials, team up with friends to build a device which will protect an egg from a specifed drop.  Teams will compete on successively higher drops until there is only one egg left standing.  Medals to the winning team!  Tuesday will be build day, and your team will have until Thursday to tweak the design.  Thursday will be the contest.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:30 PM Books & Cookies  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Books & Cookies is a mini book club for kids.  The Children's Librarian will feature a selection of books from all over the Children's Room in a series of book talks.  The more books you choose to check out, the more cookies you can get.  

You must have your library card to participate.  Your library card must also be able to check out books, i.e. no fines above $5.00.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Friday July 28, 2017
   3:30 PM Teen - Super Smash Brother Tournament  
    Contact: Lori   412-672-0625   
   

Calling all Teens!

Join us for a Super Smash Brothers Tournament.

Who will be crown the winner? Will it be you?

Tournament will start at 3:30, so don't be late.  Opened to all teens in grades 5-12.

MUST PRE-REGISTER.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   5:00 PM Board Game Night  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

The last Friday of the month will be Board Game Night.  We go low tech and play only board games, card games, etc. for the final hour of the day. Bring family and friends for some relaxing and fun family games.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Tuesday August 1, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   11:00 AM PreK Storytime- White Oak  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Pirates

    Location: off site
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Legos & K'nex Build  
    Contact: Lori Savage   412-672-0625   
   

Build with us in our open play of Legos & Kn'ex!!

All Ages from 4 to 5:30

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM National Coloring Book Day  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Join us for Na.tional Coloring Book Day.  Ask at the desk and we will get you started.  All ages welcome


Thursday August 3, 2017
   11:00 AM Storytime Ballet - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Today's stortime is presented by the Dance Co. for the Performing Arts.  Storytime Ballet features an interactive story for kids alongside professional dancers.  Be sure to come and enjoy an unique storytime experience.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Friday August 4, 2017
     Last Day to Log Summer Reading Hours  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Today is the final day to log your summer reading time with us.  Kids who read at least 6 hours over the summer qualify for our party on August 8th.  

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Monday August 7, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   11:00 AM Silly Storytime  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Special guest presenter Maria Palmer will present "Silly Storytime", a program for ages 4-8 featuring storytelling, songs, and games.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   11:00 AM Storytime Ballet - White Oak  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Storytime Ballet is a special program presented by the Dance Co. for the Performing Arts, who will guide kids through an interactive storytime experience.  Be sure to join us for this unique storytime session.

    Location: off site
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Summer Reading Party  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

For all those kids who read at least 6 hours for the Summer Reading Program, we're holding our party here in the Children's Room.  You must have registered for the party by August 4th.  Qualifying kids may bring 1 adult each.  Teens may bring 1 adult and 1 friend.  Adult readers may bring 1 friend.  Any guests not mentioned above are $5.00 each, due at the time of registration.  Come and enjoy food, prizes, games, and entertainment as a reward for all your reading.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adult Craft  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

The art of Stone Painting.  This will be done in two sessions.


Thursday August 10, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Letter Z

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Knitters  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Join us in knitting for local cancer patients and those who need.

   1:00 PM Egyptian Cartouche  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Kids can use air-dry clay to create an Egyptian cartouche, a medallion-like artifact with their name written in hieroglyphs.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Saturday August 12, 2017
   11:00 AM Creative Writing - Story Cubes  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Story Cubes provide a new take on creative writing.  Need inspiration for a story?  Roll the dice (anywhere from a single die to up to 9 at a time).  Whichever picture(s) appear must be featured in your story.  Stories may be as simple or as complex as you want.  We'll write down the results and compare stories with each other.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Monday August 14, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cookbook Club  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

This month we are making everyone's favorite.  Reservations.  Please RSVP if you would like to attend.


Tuesday August 15, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   3:00 PM  -  9:00 PM International Village  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Visit our Huge Book Sale at International Village.  Look for us near the "Blue Top" pavillion.

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Wii Gaming  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   
   

The Wii will be available from 4 to 5:30: so stop on by to play a game!

Open to all ages, but young children must be supervised by an adult.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Seniors for Safe Driving  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Mature Driver Improvement Course

Here is a driver improvement course designed specifically for mature drivers (55yrs+). This opportunity allows you to refresh your driving techniques, regain lost confidence, and develop a positive driving attitude.

Upon completion of the Mature Driver Improvement Course, you may be eligible to receive a reduction on your auto insurance premium for a period of three (3) years as mandated by state law

   12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Reading Social  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

The book club will be trying something different. Over lunch, each member will be given the opportunity to talk about a book they have read and may want to suggest to the group.  Meets at Butler's Rock Run Inn.

   3:00 PM  -  9:00 PM International Village  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Visit our Huge Book Sale at International Village.  Look for us near the "Blue Top" pavillion.


Thursday August 17, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  9:00 PM International Village  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Visit our Huge Book Sale at International Village.  Look for us near the "Blue Top" pavillion.


Monday August 21, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Solar Eclipse  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Join us as we watch tutorials on solar eclipses, participate in activities and watch from the lawn as the moon passes between the sun and the earth.  Glasses provided.  Please register.


Tuesday August 22, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM UPMC  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Cheryl Katz of UPMC will be in to give free blood pressure screenings and answer questions about healthcare.

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Legos & K'nex Build  
    Contact: Lori Savage   412-672-0625   
   

Build with us in our open play of Legos & Kn'ex!!

All Ages from 4 to 5:30

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adult Craft  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

The art of Stone Painting. 


Thursday August 24, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Knitters  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Join us in knitting for local cancer patients and those who need.

   4:30 PM Books & Cookies  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Books & Cookies is a mini book club for kids.  The Children's Librarian will feature a selection of books from all over the Children's Room in a series of book talks.  The more books you choose to check out, the more cookies you can get.  

You must have your library card to participate.  Your library card must also be able to check out books, i.e. no fines above $5.00.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Friday August 25, 2017
   5:00 PM Board Game Night  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

The last Friday of the month will be Board Game Night.  We go low tech and play only board games, card games, etc. for the final hour of the day. Bring family and friends for some relaxing and fun family games.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Essential Oils  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Join us for an introduction to

ESSENTIAL OILS.

Kathi Koelsch leads the class, demonstrating how to

use oils to naturally maintain health and enhance

beauty.  Make and take cleansing oil.  Please Register.

 


Monday August 28, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 


Tuesday August 29, 2017
   8:30 AM  -  4:30 PM CareerLink at McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

CareerLink will be permantly posted at the McKeesport library.  Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a break from 12-12:30 for lunch. 

Services available:

· JobGateway® registration

· Help with your resume

· Prepare for an interview to land that job

· Career counseling

· Veteran services information

· Information about services for
   individuals with disability

 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Wii Gaming  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   
   

The Wii will be available from 4 to 5:30: so stop on by to play a game!

Open to all ages, but young children must be supervised by an adult.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Wednesday August 30, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Quick Pickling  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Learn how to make pickles that only need to be refrigerated.  Bring a veggie you would like to pickle and a container to put hold them.  We will provide the rest.  Please Register.


Friday September 1, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Arby's Fundraiser  
    Contact: Mary Rose   412-672-0625   mckeesport@einetwork.net
   

Eat at ARBY'S between 5pm and 8pm today and the library will receive 15% of sales.


Saturday September 2, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Labor Day weekend.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Monday September 4, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Labor Day weekend.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - White Oak  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Letter A

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Legos & K'nex Build  
    Contact: Lori Savage   412-672-0625   
   

Build with us in our open play of Legos & Kn'ex!!

All Ages from 4 to 5:30

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Thursday September 7, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Letter A

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Tuesday September 12, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - White Oak  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  On the Farm

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Wii Gaming  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   
   

The Wii will be available from 4 to 5:30: so stop on by to play a game!

Open to all ages, but young children must be supervised by an adult.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Thursday September 14, 2017
     Afterschool Class - Spin Art  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Back by popular demand, Spin Art combines technology and artistic skill into one fun activity for kids.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   11:00 AM PreK Class - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  On the Farm

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Legos & K'nex Build  
    Contact: Lori Savage   412-672-0625   
   

Build with us in our open play of Legos & Kn'ex!!

All Ages from 4 to 5:30

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Anime Club  
    Contact: Lori Savage   412-672-0625   
   

Explore new anime and express your fandom at Teen Anime Club!

 

Join fellow anime enthusiasts at the library where otaku and noobs alike come to hang out, watch anime, discuss manga, & explore Japanese culture.

The club will meet in the Adult Fiction Room.

 

 


Thursday September 21, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Letter B

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:30 PM Kids Checkers Tournament  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Prove your checkers prowess by competing in either the 5-8 or 9-12 age groups.  Prizes to the winners of each division.  Please register either over the phone or in person at the Children's Room.  Space is limited.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - White Oak  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Transportation

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Wii Gaming  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   
   

The Wii will be available from 4 to 5:30: so stop on by to play a game!

Open to all ages, but young children must be supervised by an adult.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Thursday September 28, 2017
   11:00 AM PreK Class - McKeesport  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Preschool classes are for kids ages 0-5 and include storytime, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts.  Come and join the fun at White Oak Library on Tuesdays and McKeesport Library on Thursdays.

Today's topic:  Transportation

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library
   4:30 PM Books & Cookies  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

Books & Cookies is a mini book club for kids.  The Children's Librarian will feature a selection of books from all over the Children's Room in a series of book talks.  The more books you choose to check out, the more cookies you can get.  

You must have your library card to participate.  Your library card must also be able to check out books, i.e. no fines above $5.00.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Friday September 29, 2017
   5:00 PM Board Game Night  
    Contact: Staff   412-672-0625   dalesiov2@einetwork.net
   

The last Friday of the month will be Board Game Night.  We go low tech and play only board games, card games, etc. for the final hour of the day. Bring family and friends for some relaxing and fun family games.

    Location: Mckeesport Children's Library

Monday October 9, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Columbus Day.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Saturday November 11, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Veterans Day.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Thursday November 23, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Thanksgiving Day.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Saturday December 23, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Christmas holiday.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Monday December 25, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for Christmas Day.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Tuesday December 26, 2017
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for the Christmas holiday.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

Monday January 1, 2018
     All locations closed for holiday  
   

All locations (McKeesport, White Oak, and Duquesne) will be closed for New Year's Day.

    Location: McKeesport, PA

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