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Tuesday March 1, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

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.

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley   
   412.531.3004  
  pkelley@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon

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

CONTACT: Reference Desk  412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  412.531.1912 
  ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Family to Family

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT: Susan Harrington  412-366-3788  info@namiswpa.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT:
  Susan Harrington
  412.366.3788
  info@namiswpa.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CANCELLED How to Plan a Wedding Part 1

Free program, but attendees must register at the Reference Desk.  Attendees should plan on attending all three sessions.

Part 1: Tuesday, March 1st at 7PM:

Congratulations and condolences!  Congratulations that you found the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.  Condolences for now having to plan a wedding.  Wedding planning can be a grueling marathon of meetings, budgets and decisions. It can get overwhelming fast.  This introductory session of a 3-part series will provide you with an overview of what to expect as you begin planning your wedding.  Not sure what to do first?  What decisions are critical?  What can wait?  We’ll help you organize a general timeline and offer advice on putting together a realistic budget.

Part 2: Tuesday, March 22nd at 7PM:

Addressing the creative decisions.  If you’ve got lots of ideas but aren’t sure how to narrow them down, this is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the design decisions you’ll make to create your vision of your day.  We’ll discuss how your vendors work together and what kind of questions you should ask to make sure you’re on the same page. And that Pinterest page?  We’ll discuss the best ways to use it.

Part 3: Tuesday, March 29th at 7PM:

The final part of our series will concentrate on the nuts and bolts of planning.  We’ll show you how to create a timeline for the final months and your wedding week and discuss the last few decisions you’ll still need to make.  We’ll also have a Q&A session to address any topics you want to talk over.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net

Free program, but attendees must register at the Reference Desk.  Attendees should plan on attending all three sessions.

Part 1: Tuesday, March 1st at 7PM:

Congratulations and condolences!  Congratulations that you found the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.  Condolences for now having to plan a wedding.  Wedding planning can be a grueling marathon of meetings, budgets and decisions. It can get overwhelming fast.  This introductory session of a 3-part series will provide you with an overview of what to expect as you begin planning your wedding.  Not sure what to do first?  What decisions are critical?  What can wait?  We’ll help you organize a general timeline and offer advice on putting together a realistic budget.

Part 2: Tuesday, March 22nd at 7PM:

Addressing the creative decisions.  If you’ve got lots of ideas but aren’t sure how to narrow them down, this is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the design decisions you’ll make to create your vision of your day.  We’ll discuss how your vendors work together and what kind of questions you should ask to make sure you’re on the same page. And that Pinterest page?  We’ll discuss the best ways to use it.

Part 3: Tuesday, March 29th at 7PM:

The final part of our series will concentrate on the nuts and bolts of planning.  We’ll show you how to create a timeline for the final months and your wedding week and discuss the last few decisions you’ll still need to make.  We’ll also have a Q&A session to address any topics you want to talk over.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

 
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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.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

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.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

Wednesday March 2, 2016
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Francophone Literature & Culture

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!
 

CONTACT: Dr. Carol Kaplan  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

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!
 

CONTACT:
  Dr. Carol Kaplan
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Yoga

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GPLC English Conversation Class

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)

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley  412-531-3004  pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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)

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley
  412.531.3004
  pkelley@gplc.org 

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting and Crochet Group
CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space
CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912 
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

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

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

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

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Reads Book Group

Meets the first Wednesday of every month in Study Room 1. Selections are chosen by members of the Teen Advisory Board. 
All teens (ages 13-17) are welcome to attend. Books are available at the circulation desk. 

Mar. 2-Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Apr. 6-Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older

CONTACT: Sarah McGowan  412-531-1912 x 235  mcgowans@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Study Room

Meets the first Wednesday of every month in Study Room 1. Selections are chosen by members of the Teen Advisory Board. 
All teens (ages 13-17) are welcome to attend. Books are available at the circulation desk. 

Mar. 2-Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Apr. 6-Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older

CONTACT:
  Sarah McGowan
  412.531.1912 x 235
  mcgowans@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crazy for Comics

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

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

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Khrushchev in the Middle East: How the Cold War Shaped the Current Crisis

 During the Cold War, the two superpowers—the US and the Soviet Union—stepped into the Middle East to replace the vacuum left by the colonial powers. The Soviets initially sought to wield influence through newly independent Israel, but upon Stalin’s death, Nikita Khrushchev broadened his scope to the so-called non-aligned nations, the Third World. Supporting pan- Arab nationalism and quasi-socialist policies, while proclaiming an anti-colonial message, the Soviets nurtured relationships with Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Egypt and Syria. Through economic and military aid, the Soviet Union used Egypt and to a greater extent, Syria, as its foothold in the Middle East.

Dr. Joshua Andy is an expert on Soviet military and foreign policy in the Khrushchev era and has published several articles on Soviet history. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Birming­ham’s Centre for Russian and East European Studies and has taught at Washington & Jefferson College and Penn State-Behrend and is currently an Associate at Pitt’s center for International Studies and teaches history at Winchester Thurston Upper School.

Presented by the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 During the Cold War, the two superpowers—the US and the Soviet Union—stepped into the Middle East to replace the vacuum left by the colonial powers. The Soviets initially sought to wield influence through newly independent Israel, but upon Stalin’s death, Nikita Khrushchev broadened his scope to the so-called non-aligned nations, the Third World. Supporting pan- Arab nationalism and quasi-socialist policies, while proclaiming an anti-colonial message, the Soviets nurtured relationships with Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Egypt and Syria. Through economic and military aid, the Soviet Union used Egypt and to a greater extent, Syria, as its foothold in the Middle East.

Dr. Joshua Andy is an expert on Soviet military and foreign policy in the Khrushchev era and has published several articles on Soviet history. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Birming­ham’s Centre for Russian and East European Studies and has taught at Washington & Jefferson College and Penn State-Behrend and is currently an Associate at Pitt’s center for International Studies and teaches history at Winchester Thurston Upper School.

Presented by the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Thursday March 3, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

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

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
League of Women Voters South Hills

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

CONTACT: Maureen Mamula   412-760-9642  mamula159@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

CONTACT:
  Maureen Mamula 
  412.760.9642
  mamula159@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

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.

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tail Wagging Tutors

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

CONTACT: Children's Reference  412-531-1912
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Reference
  412.531.1912
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

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.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Friday March 4, 2016
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Play and Learn: Parent-Child Workshop
CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Life and Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

Saturday March 5, 2016
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Scrabble Tournament

Scrabble lovers! Test your skills in a competitive setting. Recommended for ages 11 and up   Questions? Contact Dorcas Alexander 412-302-9757 dorcasa@gmail.com for further information.

Pre-registration and NASPA membership required to participate

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Scrabble lovers! Test your skills in a competitive setting. Recommended for ages 11 and up   Questions? Contact Dorcas Alexander 412-302-9757 dorcasa@gmail.com for further information.

Pre-registration and NASPA membership required to participate

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

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.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Sunday March 6, 2016
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yoga for You

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.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Peep Program!

~~The Peep Program!
Come to the library for Peep fun—stories, and make your own peep creation!
For children ages 3 - 8 and their families.
Registration begins February 19.

 

CONTACT: childrenslibrary@einetwork.net  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

~~The Peep Program!
Come to the library for Peep fun—stories, and make your own peep creation!
For children ages 3 - 8 and their families.
Registration begins February 19.

 

CONTACT:
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday March 7, 2016
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Landscape Design for the Home Gardener

Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Gardens Master Gardener and landscape designer Claire Schuchman will teach this three-week course geared to the novice. We will use the concepts of sustainable design like "right plant/ right place”; shading out weeds with ground covers; use of hardy natives plants; and installing rain barrels or permeable pavement. Please bring: graph paper, pencils, ruler, package of different colored pencils, and some 18"- 24" tracing paper. Students will benefit from having a plot plan or a survey of their property, if available, and pictures of gardens they like.?

Week One: site analysis, which is simply an inventory of site features including the house, a garage, trees, paths, driveways, easements or even a bad view. Also things like soil conditions, wind, shade and sun.

Week Two: the dreaming begins when the students will develop a "program" which includes planning for outdoor activities like children's play areas, a pool or pond, entertaining, and napping, as well as privacy, lighting and security. These ideas will go on paper and be moved around like a jig-saw puzzle until the student is happy with the placement.

Week Three: we take all that information and begin to put it into a realistic form using the scale of 1" = 8' on graph paper. Supportive materials covered during the three sessions will include a discussion on the five elements of good design, necessary tools to accomplish the plan, and a time for practical questions and answers.  Participants should plan to attend all three sessions and bring the recommended supplies and information about their property to get the most out of this landscaping course.

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED, REGISTER AT THE REFERENCE DESK

Claire Schuchman is a local landscape designer, Master Gardener, and frequent contributor to the Mt Lebanon Magazine. Her garden has been featured on past Mt. Lebanon Public Library Annual Garden Tours and the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden’s Open Gardens Tour. Contact her at Claire.CS@ExceptionalGardens.net. Presented in cooperation with the Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour Committee.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Gardens Master Gardener and landscape designer Claire Schuchman will teach this three-week course geared to the novice. We will use the concepts of sustainable design like "right plant/ right place”; shading out weeds with ground covers; use of hardy natives plants; and installing rain barrels or permeable pavement. Please bring: graph paper, pencils, ruler, package of different colored pencils, and some 18"- 24" tracing paper. Students will benefit from having a plot plan or a survey of their property, if available, and pictures of gardens they like.?

Week One: site analysis, which is simply an inventory of site features including the house, a garage, trees, paths, driveways, easements or even a bad view. Also things like soil conditions, wind, shade and sun.

Week Two: the dreaming begins when the students will develop a "program" which includes planning for outdoor activities like children's play areas, a pool or pond, entertaining, and napping, as well as privacy, lighting and security. These ideas will go on paper and be moved around like a jig-saw puzzle until the student is happy with the placement.

Week Three: we take all that information and begin to put it into a realistic form using the scale of 1" = 8' on graph paper. Supportive materials covered during the three sessions will include a discussion on the five elements of good design, necessary tools to accomplish the plan, and a time for practical questions and answers.  Participants should plan to attend all three sessions and bring the recommended supplies and information about their property to get the most out of this landscaping course.

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED, REGISTER AT THE REFERENCE DESK

Claire Schuchman is a local landscape designer, Master Gardener, and frequent contributor to the Mt Lebanon Magazine. Her garden has been featured on past Mt. Lebanon Public Library Annual Garden Tours and the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden’s Open Gardens Tour. Contact her at Claire.CS@ExceptionalGardens.net. Presented in cooperation with the Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour Committee.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
KidsLit Book Discussion Group

A book discussion group for adults interested in children's literature.
Please ask at the Children's Desk for title of this month's book selection and for assistance reserving a copy.
 

CONTACT: Holly Visnesky  412.531.1912  visneskyh@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

A book discussion group for adults interested in children's literature.
Please ask at the Children's Desk for title of this month's book selection and for assistance reserving a copy.
 

CONTACT:
  Holly Visnesky
  412.531.1912
  visneskyh@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Filmmaking 101

Per Argentine, an editor/Producer at Argentine Productions, will lead this class on the basics of filmmaking.

Argentine Productions designs and produces extraordinary media experiences for museums, historical sites, visitor centers, educational institutions, and broadcast. These include complete museum projects, from multi-screen and large screen orientation films to media kiosks, soundscapes, complex multimedia interactives, website based interactives, 3D animations, and synchronized map displays.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Per Argentine, an editor/Producer at Argentine Productions, will lead this class on the basics of filmmaking.

Argentine Productions designs and produces extraordinary media experiences for museums, historical sites, visitor centers, educational institutions, and broadcast. These include complete museum projects, from multi-screen and large screen orientation films to media kiosks, soundscapes, complex multimedia interactives, website based interactives, 3D animations, and synchronized map displays.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slovak Heritage

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

Just in time for Easter, Mike Yanchak will show different styles of decorated eggs (pisanki) from various Central European countries. He will also demonstrate the techniques of how eggs are decorated.

CONTACT: Joe and Albina Senko  412-343-5031  jsenko@msv-cpa.com
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

Just in time for Easter, Mike Yanchak will show different styles of decorated eggs (pisanki) from various Central European countries. He will also demonstrate the techniques of how eggs are decorated.

CONTACT:
  Joe and Albina Senko
  412.343.5031
  jsenko@msv-cpa.com

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Tuesday March 8, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

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.

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley   
   412.531.3004  
  pkelley@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Your Heart to a Senior Orientation and Training

This program is designed to train individuals interested in volunteering with Open Your Heart to a Senior through In Service of Seniors: Pittsburgh.

CONTACT: Emilie Belinger  412-661-1670x613  belingere@fswp.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This program is designed to train individuals interested in volunteering with Open Your Heart to a Senior through In Service of Seniors: Pittsburgh.

CONTACT:
  Emilie Belinger
  412.661.1670x613
  belingere@fswp.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

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

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Family to Family

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT: Susan Harrington  412-366-3788  info@namiswpa.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT:
  Susan Harrington
  412.366.3788
  info@namiswpa.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Introduction of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient science of preventive health and wellness based on the elements.  “Ayur” can be translated as “Life” and “veda” means “the knowledge or science of.” Please join Kate Kill of the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh to learn the basics of this time-tested system. We will also explore our own constitutions with a short quiz. Leave with a new perspective of yourself and the world around you.

 

 

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Ayurveda is an ancient science of preventive health and wellness based on the elements.  “Ayur” can be translated as “Life” and “veda” means “the knowledge or science of.” Please join Kate Kill of the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh to learn the basics of this time-tested system. We will also explore our own constitutions with a short quiz. Leave with a new perspective of yourself and the world around you.

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Ukulele Jam Session

Beginner ukulele players! Jam with other newer players at Mt. Lebanon Library the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 PM.  This is for players who have had a few lessons or know some basic chords and want to learn more while playing with others. We will experiment with basic strums, alternate chords and how to move from one chord to the next. We will play songs slowly at first and then again faster. The group will decide what songs they want to play using “The Daily Ukulele 365, Songs for Better Living” by Liz and Jim Beloff. This book is available from music stores and online.  Bring your ukulele and a floor music stand along with the music book. If you want to play songs other than what is in this book please notify the group the week prior so copies can be made.  As the group progresses, we will open up the group to more advanced players and more challenging music selections. If you have any questions, please contact me at Patty_wms@hotmail.com.

No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Beginner ukulele players! Jam with other newer players at Mt. Lebanon Library the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 PM.  This is for players who have had a few lessons or know some basic chords and want to learn more while playing with others. We will experiment with basic strums, alternate chords and how to move from one chord to the next. We will play songs slowly at first and then again faster. The group will decide what songs they want to play using “The Daily Ukulele 365, Songs for Better Living” by Liz and Jim Beloff. This book is available from music stores and online.  Bring your ukulele and a floor music stand along with the music book. If you want to play songs other than what is in this book please notify the group the week prior so copies can be made.  As the group progresses, we will open up the group to more advanced players and more challenging music selections. If you have any questions, please contact me at Patty_wms@hotmail.com.

No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group

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

CONTACT: Theresa Child  412-429-9519  treetoowon@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Study Room

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

CONTACT:
  Theresa Child
  412.429.9519
  treetoowon@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Study Room

Wednesday March 9, 2016
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Yoga

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
International Women's Conversation Circles

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.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

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

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

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

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Book Arts from Contemporary Craft
Artist Katy Dement from Contemporary Craft will be presenting a six week Book Arts series.  Participants will learn about the history of paper making and manufacturing in order to create their own sheets of handmade paper (blank and with natural inclusions).  During week 3, handmade paper will be utilized to create "wet on wet collage."  During week 4, the artist will work with students to go over different binding techniques, and put their handmade paper into book form.   For the final session, students will learn technique to alter their books, or make art journals. 
 
Each session limited to 15 participants.  Register separately for each program.  Weeks 1 & 2 and 5 & 6 are two-part and participants must attend both sessions.  Most supplies will be provided.
 
Weeks 1 & 2 (3/9 and 3/16):    Paper Making (register starting January 11th)
Week 3 (3/23):                         Collage (register starting January 18th)
Week 4 (3/30):                         Binding (register starting February 1st)
Weeks 5 & 6 (4/6 & 4/13):       Altered Books (register starting February 8th)
 
CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
Artist Katy Dement from Contemporary Craft will be presenting a six week Book Arts series.  Participants will learn about the history of paper making and manufacturing in order to create their own sheets of handmade paper (blank and with natural inclusions).  During week 3, handmade paper will be utilized to create "wet on wet collage."  During week 4, the artist will work with students to go over different binding techniques, and put their handmade paper into book form.   For the final session, students will learn technique to alter their books, or make art journals. 
 
Each session limited to 15 participants.  Register separately for each program.  Weeks 1 & 2 and 5 & 6 are two-part and participants must attend both sessions.  Most supplies will be provided.
 
Weeks 1 & 2 (3/9 and 3/16):    Paper Making (register starting January 11th)
Week 3 (3/23):                         Collage (register starting January 18th)
Week 4 (3/30):                         Binding (register starting February 1st)
Weeks 5 & 6 (4/6 & 4/13):       Altered Books (register starting February 8th)
 
CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Threshold Choir Practice

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.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 

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

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk

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.

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley  412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley
  412.531.3004   
  pkelley@gplc.org 

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Choices We Make

Many doctors struggle to talk honestly and openly with their patients nearing end of life. Renowned surgeon, Dr. Atul Gawande explored this topic in his bestselling book Being Mortal.

Join us to view a 50-minute PBS Frontline video featuring Dr. Gawande's personal journey-and the stories of his patients and their families. The film explores the ways in which having a conversation around the question "What are your priorities if your time is limited?" can empower patients to live their lives more fully. Being Mortal shines an unprecedented spotlight on how patients, families, and doctors all experience the stages of life, for the ultimate goal is not a good death, but a good life-all the way to the very end.

Please join Dr. Myles Zuckerman, Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Physician at Family Hospice,  Jane Barthen, Hospice Social Worker andBarbara Ivanko, President and CEO, Family Hospice  for a facilitated discussion at the end of the film.

 

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Many doctors struggle to talk honestly and openly with their patients nearing end of life. Renowned surgeon, Dr. Atul Gawande explored this topic in his bestselling book Being Mortal.

Join us to view a 50-minute PBS Frontline video featuring Dr. Gawande's personal journey-and the stories of his patients and their families. The film explores the ways in which having a conversation around the question "What are your priorities if your time is limited?" can empower patients to live their lives more fully. Being Mortal shines an unprecedented spotlight on how patients, families, and doctors all experience the stages of life, for the ultimate goal is not a good death, but a good life-all the way to the very end.

Please join Dr. Myles Zuckerman, Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Physician at Family Hospice,  Jane Barthen, Hospice Social Worker andBarbara Ivanko, President and CEO, Family Hospice  for a facilitated discussion at the end of the film.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Thursday March 10, 2016
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
American History Book Discussion Group

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current topics center on events, principal leaders and social-economic conditions from 1783 to1820.

Background Books: 

1. Roger G. Kennedy, Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character, 1999

2. Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current topics center on events, principal leaders and social-economic conditions from 1783 to1820.

Background Books: 

1. Roger G. Kennedy, Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character, 1999

2. Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

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

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers

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. 

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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. 

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Storytime

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

CONTACT: Rachel Blier  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

CONTACT:
  Rachel Blier
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Downton Abbey Tea

You are cordially invited to join us for tea and comestibles while we discuss the final season of the show, play parlor games, and engage in an exciting trivia contest with prizes!   We’ll have some intriguing surprises, too.  Feel free to dress in your best Downton Abbey-inspired costume and bring your own cup and saucer!  Please register at the Reference desk… or have a word with Carson.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

You are cordially invited to join us for tea and comestibles while we discuss the final season of the show, play parlor games, and engage in an exciting trivia contest with prizes!   We’ll have some intriguing surprises, too.  Feel free to dress in your best Downton Abbey-inspired costume and bring your own cup and saucer!  Please register at the Reference desk… or have a word with Carson.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Downton Abbey Tea

You are cordially invited to join us for tea and comestibles while we discuss the final season of the show, play parlor games, and engage in an exciting trivia contest with prizes!   We’ll have some intriguing surprises, too.  Feel free to dress in your best Downton Abbey-inspired costume and bring your own cup and saucer!  Please register at the Reference desk… or have a word with Carson.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

You are cordially invited to join us for tea and comestibles while we discuss the final season of the show, play parlor games, and engage in an exciting trivia contest with prizes!   We’ll have some intriguing surprises, too.  Feel free to dress in your best Downton Abbey-inspired costume and bring your own cup and saucer!  Please register at the Reference desk… or have a word with Carson.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

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.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Study Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
French Conversation

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

Tonight's program includes a film

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

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

Tonight's program includes a film

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

Friday March 11, 2016
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Play and Learn: Parent-Child Workshop

These sessions are full.  Please check back for future Play & Learn workshops.

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

These sessions are full.  Please check back for future Play & Learn workshops.

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Homeschool Writers Group

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

CONTACT: Patti Trettel  sptrettel@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

CONTACT:
  Patti Trettel
  
  sptrettel@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Life and Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Week Green Screen
CONTACT: Jeremy White  4125311912
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Jeremy White
  4125311912
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Saturday March 12, 2016
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Teen Tech Week Green Screen
CONTACT: Jeremy White  4125311912
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Jeremy White
  4125311912
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh Art Journallers Meetup Group
CONTACT: Connie Deighan Eaton  412 344 0432  cdeaton@thwomp.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
CONTACT:
  Connie Deighan Eaton
  412 344 0432
  cdeaton@thwomp.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

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.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Sunday March 13, 2016
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pat Miyamoto Gallery Reception

Reception for Pat Miyamoto Art exhibit in upper Gallery.  Open to the public

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Reception for Pat Miyamoto Art exhibit in upper Gallery.  Open to the public

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Week Green Screen
CONTACT: Jeremy White  4125311912
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Jeremy White
  4125311912
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday March 14, 2016
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Budget Workshop for PTA Presidents and Treasurers

workshop to help PTA presidents and treasurers from 10 Mt. Lebanon schools prepare budgets for the 2016-17 school year

CONTACT: Melissa Bailey  (412) 341-0320  stephen.bailey@mac.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

workshop to help PTA presidents and treasurers from 10 Mt. Lebanon schools prepare budgets for the 2016-17 school year

CONTACT:
  Melissa Bailey
  (412) 341.0320
  stephen.bailey@mac.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View

This multi-session series centers on America’s Early Conflicts and Wars  - to 1775. Each session includes lectures, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates:  the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Topics include settlement and clashes between Spanish, French, Dutch, and English Empires; conflicts and wars with Native Americans in the Chesapeake, New England and Middle Colonies and citizen rebellions against Colonial government policies. Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Suggested Readings:  

Alan Taylor, American Colonies: The Settling of North America, 2002

Bernard Bailyn, The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America--The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675, 2013

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the Civil War Era Lecture Series at the Library. 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This multi-session series centers on America’s Early Conflicts and Wars  - to 1775. Each session includes lectures, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates:  the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Topics include settlement and clashes between Spanish, French, Dutch, and English Empires; conflicts and wars with Native Americans in the Chesapeake, New England and Middle Colonies and citizen rebellions against Colonial government policies. Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Suggested Readings:  

Alan Taylor, American Colonies: The Settling of North America, 2002

Bernard Bailyn, The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America--The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675, 2013

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the Civil War Era Lecture Series at the Library. 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Morning Book Discussion

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
Jan 11, 2016  Optimist’s Daughter  by Eudora Welty                
Feb 8  Go Tell It on the Mountain  by James Baldwin                 
March 14 My Antonia  by Willa Cather 
April 11 Call it Sleep  by Henry Roth               
May 9 Far from the Madding Crowd   by  Thomas Hardy
June 13 The Sound and the Fury by    William Faulkner
Sept 12  Of Human Bondage  by W. Somerset Maughm
Oct 10 The Fixer by    Bernard Malamud  

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
Jan 11, 2016  Optimist’s Daughter  by Eudora Welty                
Feb 8  Go Tell It on the Mountain  by James Baldwin                 
March 14 My Antonia  by Willa Cather 
April 11 Call it Sleep  by Henry Roth               
May 9 Far from the Madding Crowd   by  Thomas Hardy
June 13 The Sound and the Fury by    William Faulkner
Sept 12  Of Human Bondage  by W. Somerset Maughm
Oct 10 The Fixer by    Bernard Malamud  

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
American Girls Book Club

Learn about American history and have fun reading about American girls!
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.

 

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Learn about American history and have fun reading about American girls!
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.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master Class Series

Class Topics: ‘Increasing Your Vitality’ Applications Review, and In-Depth Focus on ‘Expressing your True Values, Experiencing Greater Meaning’

Do you want to experience more happiness, energy, and joy in your life?

Do you want to feel more satisfaction with your life?

Join us and attend one or all of the six Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master Classes. The second Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class will be held on Monday, March 14th, from 7 to 8:30 pm, in Conference Room A.  Each month you will learn how to experience more joy, fulfillment, satisfaction, and happiness by applying the six components of Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology to your everyday life.

Laura Parkinson, who has a Master’s degree in Counseling and 30 years corporate training experience, will present monthly classes on how to live a more flourishing life. Each of the six master classes will include enthusiastic mini- lectures, lively discussions, recommended readings, and useful application exercises.

You deserve to live a happy, fulfilling life. Join us in the Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class series and experience a happier you and a happier life!

Feel free to attend any one of the six classes. Or better yet, attend all six classes and receive the library’s Certificate of Completion. Both teens and adults are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Class Topics: ‘Increasing Your Vitality’ Applications Review, and In-Depth Focus on ‘Expressing your True Values, Experiencing Greater Meaning’

Do you want to experience more happiness, energy, and joy in your life?

Do you want to feel more satisfaction with your life?

Join us and attend one or all of the six Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master Classes. The second Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class will be held on Monday, March 14th, from 7 to 8:30 pm, in Conference Room A.  Each month you will learn how to experience more joy, fulfillment, satisfaction, and happiness by applying the six components of Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology to your everyday life.

Laura Parkinson, who has a Master’s degree in Counseling and 30 years corporate training experience, will present monthly classes on how to live a more flourishing life. Each of the six master classes will include enthusiastic mini- lectures, lively discussions, recommended readings, and useful application exercises.

You deserve to live a happy, fulfilling life. Join us in the Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class series and experience a happier you and a happier life!

Feel free to attend any one of the six classes. Or better yet, attend all six classes and receive the library’s Certificate of Completion. Both teens and adults are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
German Conversation Group

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

CONTACT: Dr. Edith Krause  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

CONTACT:
  Dr. Edith Krause
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Tuesday March 15, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

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.

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley   
   412.531.3004  
  pkelley@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Readers' Theater General Meeting

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

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Book Explorers

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

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

 

 

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

 

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Family to Family

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT: Susan Harrington  412-366-3788  info@namiswpa.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT:
  Susan Harrington
  412.366.3788
  info@namiswpa.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Library Board of Trustees meeting
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mystery Readers Book Club

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

March 15 -- Midwinter Blood / Mons Kallentoft

April 19 -- One Kick / Chelsea Cain

May 17 -- White Heat / M. J. McGrath

June 21 -- Daughter of Time / Josephine Tey

July 19 -- Murder of a Stacked Librarian / Denise Swanson

August 16 -- Conspiracy of Paper / David Liss

September 20 – Girl Waits with Gun / Amy Stewart

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

CONTACT: Elizabeth Krebs  412-531-1912  krebse@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

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

March 15 -- Midwinter Blood / Mons Kallentoft

April 19 -- One Kick / Chelsea Cain

May 17 -- White Heat / M. J. McGrath

June 21 -- Daughter of Time / Josephine Tey

July 19 -- Murder of a Stacked Librarian / Denise Swanson

August 16 -- Conspiracy of Paper / David Liss

September 20 – Girl Waits with Gun / Amy Stewart

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Krebs
  412.531.1912
  krebse@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

Wednesday March 16, 2016
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Yoga

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This class is a wonderful, kid-friendly, introduction to yoga. Your child will hear stories, learn yoga poses, develop flexibility and work on balancing skills. For kids ages 3-6.  

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GPLC English Conversation Class

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)

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley  412-531-3004  pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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)

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley
  412.531.3004
  pkelley@gplc.org 

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting and Crochet Group

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

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

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

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912 
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

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

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

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

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Book Arts from Contemporary Craft
Artist Katy Dement from Contemporary Craft will be presenting a six week Book Arts series.  Participants will learn about the history of paper making and manufacturing in order to create their own sheets of handmade paper (blank and with natural inclusions).  During week 3, handmade paper will be utilized to create "wet on wet collage."  During week 4, the artist will work with students to go over different binding techniques, and put their handmade paper into book form.   For the final session, students will learn technique to alter their books, or make art journals. 
 
Each session limited to 15 participants.  Register separately for each program.  Weeks 1 & 2 and 5 & 6 are two-part and participants must attend both sessions.  Most supplies will be provided.
 
Weeks 1 & 2 (3/9 and 3/16):    Paper Making (register starting January 11th)
Week 3 (3/23):                         Collage (register starting January 18th)
Week 4 (3/30):                         Binding (register starting February 1st)
Weeks 5 & 6 (4/6 & 4/13):       Altered Books (register starting February 8th)
 
CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
Artist Katy Dement from Contemporary Craft will be presenting a six week Book Arts series.  Participants will learn about the history of paper making and manufacturing in order to create their own sheets of handmade paper (blank and with natural inclusions).  During week 3, handmade paper will be utilized to create "wet on wet collage."  During week 4, the artist will work with students to go over different binding techniques, and put their handmade paper into book form.   For the final session, students will learn technique to alter their books, or make art journals. 
 
Each session limited to 15 participants.  Register separately for each program.  Weeks 1 & 2 and 5 & 6 are two-part and participants must attend both sessions.  Most supplies will be provided.
 
Weeks 1 & 2 (3/9 and 3/16):    Paper Making (register starting January 11th)
Week 3 (3/23):                         Collage (register starting January 18th)
Week 4 (3/30):                         Binding (register starting February 1st)
Weeks 5 & 6 (4/6 & 4/13):       Altered Books (register starting February 8th)
 
CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Mt Lebanon Girls Softball Association

Initial meeting with coaching volunteers to plan for organizing the 2016 league

CONTACT: David Bindseil  412-208-5141  the_bindseils@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Initial meeting with coaching volunteers to plan for organizing the 2016 league

CONTACT:
  David Bindseil
  412.208.5141
  the_bindseils@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Don Duncan, professional trumpeter, brings over 25 different trumpets, of all shapes, sizes and colors, to demonstrate, play and tell of the fascinating history and sound of the trumpet. Along with pianist, Elizabeth Peters and 8 year old violinist Wesley Duncan, Don brings a fun and educational program for music lovers of all ages.  Participants will learn more about how music itself works, the interesting history of the trumpet, and how the trumpet, violin and piano all contribute a different color to each work they perform. For all ages

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Don Duncan, professional trumpeter, brings over 25 different trumpets, of all shapes, sizes and colors, to demonstrate, play and tell of the fascinating history and sound of the trumpet. Along with pianist, Elizabeth Peters and 8 year old violinist Wesley Duncan, Don brings a fun and educational program for music lovers of all ages.  Participants will learn more about how music itself works, the interesting history of the trumpet, and how the trumpet, violin and piano all contribute a different color to each work they perform. For all ages

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting

Bimonthly meeting of the Board of Directors

CONTACT: Tom Schevtchuk  (412) 208-2525  schevtchukta@cdmsmith.con
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Bimonthly meeting of the Board of Directors

CONTACT:
  Tom Schevtchuk
  (412) 208.2525
  schevtchukta@cdmsmith.con

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Thursday March 17, 2016
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Circulation Staff Meeting
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

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

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Talking Comics: A Graphic Novel Discussion Group

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

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

CONTACT: Rachel Blier  412.531.1912  blierr2@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

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

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

CONTACT:
  Rachel Blier
  412.531.1912
  blierr2@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

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.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Study Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Study Room

Friday March 18, 2016
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Play and Learn: Parent-Child Workshop

These sessions are full.  Please check back for future Play & Learn workshops.

CONTACT: children's library  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

These sessions are full.  Please check back for future Play & Learn workshops.

CONTACT:
  children's library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Life and Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join Dr. Cleon Cornes in a six-week exploration of the musical genius Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was an important composer of the 20th century whose story raises challenging issues related to the role of the artist and the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. Through discussion and the use of audio-visual material we will learn about his extraordinary life and music composed at various times in the Soviet Uniion.

Dr. Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mount Lebanon Library and Providence Point.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Saturday March 19, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carnegie Screenwriters Group

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

CONTACT: Bob Scott  412-583-2154  rhscott69@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Bob Scott
  412.583.2154
  rhscott69@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

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.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
“Growing Everything Organically (including Roses)

Award winning garden writer Doug Oster will present a program entitled “Growing Everything Organically (including Roses)". Doug is the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Home and Garden editor, co-host of the popular show The Organic Gardeners on KDKA radio, and regular guest on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live. This class is part of the library's Garden Tour Speaker Series

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Award winning garden writer Doug Oster will present a program entitled “Growing Everything Organically (including Roses)". Doug is the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Home and Garden editor, co-host of the popular show The Organic Gardeners on KDKA radio, and regular guest on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live. This class is part of the library's Garden Tour Speaker Series

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Sunday March 20, 2016
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12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Mt Lebanon Girls Softball Association

The purpose of this meeting will be to organize and form the 2016 Junior League softball teams. This will be a pretty long afternoon- it may take 3-4 hours.

CONTACT: David Bindseil  412-208-5141  the_bindseils@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The purpose of this meeting will be to organize and form the 2016 Junior League softball teams. This will be a pretty long afternoon- it may take 3-4 hours.

CONTACT:
  David Bindseil
  412.208.5141
  the_bindseils@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Yoga for You

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.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday March 21, 2016
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

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

The speaker for the March meeting of the Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society will be Jim Stuber on “Getting Started in Genealogy”.  The presentation will be a survey of techniques and tools for a beginner to start researching their ancestors, and the more advanced person can learn about resources they aren’t currently using.  There will be time during and after the talk for questions and answers.

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

The speaker for the March meeting of the Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society will be Jim Stuber on “Getting Started in Genealogy”.  The presentation will be a survey of techniques and tools for a beginner to start researching their ancestors, and the more advanced person can learn about resources they aren’t currently using.  There will be time during and after the talk for questions and answers.

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Peep-le's Choice Award Ceremony

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

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Dept.  412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Dept.
  412.531.1912 
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sahaja Meditation

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

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Poetry of Dr. Samuel Hazo

Join us for a poetry reading and discussion by the esteemed poet, Dr. Samuel Hazo. Dr. Hazo will provide for us, through his poetry a conduit to a deeper undestanding of our own experience of living. "Everyone tries eventually to understand the experiences that occurred to him or her in passing.  The alternative is to yearn for new experiences without learning what experience teaches.  A poem is a poet’s way of coming to terms with experience.  I will choose poems of my own to show how this was possible for me and how it might be relevant to the experience of others." --Dr. Samuel Hazo

The author of books of poetry, fiction, essays and plays, Samuel Hazo is the founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University, where he taught for forty-three years.   From 1950 until 1957 he served in the United States Marine Corps, completing his tour as a captain.   He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Arts degree from Duquesne University and his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.  Some of his previous works are AND THE TIME IS, LIKE A MAN GONE MAD and SEXES: THE MARRIAGE DIALOGUES (Poetry), THIS PART OF THE WORLD (Fiction), MANO A MANO), WATCHING FIRE, WATCHING RAIN and TELL IT TO THE MARINES (Drama), THE STROKE OF A PEN (Essays) and THE PITTSBURGH THAT STAYS WITHIN YOU (Memoir).  His translations include Denis de Rougemont's THE GROWL OF DEEPER WATERS, NadiaTueni’s   LEBANON:TWENTY POEMS FOR ONE LOVE and Adonis' THE PAGES OF DAY AND NIGHT.  One recent book of poems, JUST ONCE, received the Maurice English Poetry Award in 2003.   He has been awarded twelve honorary doctorates.   He was honored with the Griffin Award for Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, his alma mater, and was chosen to receive his tenth honorary doctorate from the university in 2008. A National Book Award Finalist, he was named Pennsylvania’s first State Poet by Governor Robert Casey in l993, and he served until 2003.  

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join us for a poetry reading and discussion by the esteemed poet, Dr. Samuel Hazo. Dr. Hazo will provide for us, through his poetry a conduit to a deeper undestanding of our own experience of living. "Everyone tries eventually to understand the experiences that occurred to him or her in passing.  The alternative is to yearn for new experiences without learning what experience teaches.  A poem is a poet’s way of coming to terms with experience.  I will choose poems of my own to show how this was possible for me and how it might be relevant to the experience of others." --Dr. Samuel Hazo

The author of books of poetry, fiction, essays and plays, Samuel Hazo is the founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University, where he taught for forty-three years.   From 1950 until 1957 he served in the United States Marine Corps, completing his tour as a captain.   He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Arts degree from Duquesne University and his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.  Some of his previous works are AND THE TIME IS, LIKE A MAN GONE MAD and SEXES: THE MARRIAGE DIALOGUES (Poetry), THIS PART OF THE WORLD (Fiction), MANO A MANO), WATCHING FIRE, WATCHING RAIN and TELL IT TO THE MARINES (Drama), THE STROKE OF A PEN (Essays) and THE PITTSBURGH THAT STAYS WITHIN YOU (Memoir).  His translations include Denis de Rougemont's THE GROWL OF DEEPER WATERS, NadiaTueni’s   LEBANON:TWENTY POEMS FOR ONE LOVE and Adonis' THE PAGES OF DAY AND NIGHT.  One recent book of poems, JUST ONCE, received the Maurice English Poetry Award in 2003.   He has been awarded twelve honorary doctorates.   He was honored with the Griffin Award for Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, his alma mater, and was chosen to receive his tenth honorary doctorate from the university in 2008. A National Book Award Finalist, he was named Pennsylvania’s first State Poet by Governor Robert Casey in l993, and he served until 2003.  

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Evening Book Group

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

CONTACT: Sarah McGowan  412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

CONTACT:
  Sarah McGowan
  412.531.1912 
  mcgowans@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

Tuesday March 22, 2016
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

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.

CONTACT: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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.

CONTACT:
  Peggi Kelley   
   412.531.3004  
  pkelley@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

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

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come use the Maker Space after school to work on a variety of fun projects:

Mondays - 3D Printing & Digital Content Creation

Tuesdays - Fiber & Paper Arts

Thursdays - Mixed Media

For students ages 11 and up

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Family to Family

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT: Susan Harrington  412-366-3788  info@namiswpa.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

This 11-week structured course that provides family members and direct caregivers of the mentally ill the insight, resources, information, and understanding of mental illness. Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) SWPA, South Hills affiliate. Register at info@namiswpa.org

CONTACT:
  Susan Harrington
  412.366.3788
  info@namiswpa.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CANCELLED How to Plan a Wedding Part 2

Free program, but attendees must register at the Reference Desk.  Attendees should plan on attending all three sessions.

Part 1: Tuesday, March 1st at 7PM:

Congratulations and condolences!  Congratulations that you found the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.  Condolences for now having to plan a wedding.  Wedding planning can be a grueling marathon of meetings, budgets and decisions. It can get overwhelming fast.  This introductory session of a 3-part series will provide you with an overview of what to expect as you begin planning your wedding.  Not sure what to do first?  What decisions are critical?  What can wait?  We’ll help you organize a general timeline and offer advice on putting together a realistic budget.

Part 2: Tuesday, March 22nd at 7PM:

Addressing the creative decisions.  If you’ve got lots of ideas but aren’t sure how to narrow them down, this is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the design decisions you’ll make to create your vision of your day.  We’ll discuss how your vendors work together and what kind of questions you should ask to make sure you’re on the same page. And that Pinterest page?  We’ll discuss the best ways to use it.

Part 3: Tuesday, March 29th at 7PM:

The final part of our series will concentrate on the nuts and bolts of planning.  We’ll show you how to create a timeline for the final months and your wedding week and discuss the last few decisions you’ll still need to make.  We’ll also have a Q&A session to address any topics you want to talk over.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net

Free program, but attendees must register at the Reference Desk.  Attendees should plan on attending all three sessions.

Part 1: Tuesday, March 1st at 7PM:

Congratulations and condolences!  Congratulations that you found the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.  Condolences for now having to plan a wedding.  Wedding planning can be a grueling marathon of meetings, budgets and decisions. It can get overwhelming fast.  This introductory session of a 3-part series will provide you with an overview of what to expect as you begin planning your wedding.  Not sure what to do first?  What decisions are critical?  What can wait?  We’ll help you organize a general timeline and offer advice on putting together a realistic budget.

Part 2: Tuesday, March 22nd at 7PM:

Addressing the creative decisions.  If you’ve got lots of ideas but aren’t sure how to narrow them down, this is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the design decisions you’ll make to create your vision of your day.  We’ll discuss how your vendors work together and what kind of questions you should ask to make sure you’re on the same page. And that Pinterest page?  We’ll discuss the best ways to use it.

Part 3: Tuesday, March 29th at 7PM:

The final part of our series will concentrate on the nuts and bolts of planning.  We’ll show you how to create a timeline for the final months and your wedding week and discuss the last few decisions you’ll still need to make.  We’ll also have a Q&A session to address any topics you want to talk over.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Board Game Night

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

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

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

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space