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Wednesday January 22, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Achievers Activity Group

Like to try arts and crafts, or movement, music and song? Like to learn new things, listen to stories or just enjoy laughing with friends? All intellectually disabled adults (and their aides) are welcome to our Achievers Activity Group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

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

Like to try arts and crafts, or movement, music and song? Like to learn new things, listen to stories or just enjoy laughing with friends? All intellectually disabled adults (and their aides) are welcome to our Achievers Activity Group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  412.531.3004
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.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: Learning Lab - Lab

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: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon!

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Mt. Lebanon Main Line Homeowners Association
CONTACT: Douglas Toth  4129019292  dougtoth@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
CONTACT:
  Douglas Toth
  4129019292
  dougtoth@aol.com 

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Science Fiction Book Discussion Group

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

January 22, 2020
Novel: “The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers
Short Fiction:
“The Effluent Engine” by N.K. Jemisin
“The Woman from Altair” by Leigh Brackett

February 26, 2020
Novel: “To Your Scattered Bodies Go” by Phillip Jose Farmer
Short Fiction:
“And the Moon be Still as Bright” by Ray Bradbury
“Zima Blue” by Alastair Reynolds

March 25, 2020
Novel: “The Shadow of the Torturer” by Gene Wolfe
Short Fiction:
“The Last Flight of Doctor Ain” by James Tiptree Jr.
“The Clockwork Soldier” by Ken Liu

April 22, 2020
Novel: “The City and the Stars” by Arthur C. Clarke
Short Fiction:
“Light of Other Days” by Bob Shaw
“The Man Who Walked Home” by James Tiptree Jr.

May 27, 2020
Novel: “Semiosis” by Sue Burke
Short Fiction:
“Astrophilia” by Carrie Vaughn
“The Science of Herself” by Karen Joy Fowler

June 24, 2020
Novel: “White Plague” by Frank Herbert
Short Fiction:
“The Giving Plague” by David Brin  
“The Plague” by Ken Liu

July 22, 2020
Novel: “Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi
Short Fiction:
“Signal to Noise” by Alastair Reynolds
“Impossible Dreams” by Tim Pratt

August 26, 2020
Novel: “Way Station” by Clifford D. Simak
Short Fiction:
“Three Robots Experience Objects Left Behind from the Era of Humans for the First Time” by John Scalzi
“Kin” by Bruce McAllister

September 23, 2020
Novel: “The Pride of Chanur” by C. J. Cherryh
Short Fiction:
“Desertion” by Clifford Simak
“Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne” by R. A. Lafferty  

October 28, 2020
Novel: “Reach” by Edward Gibson
Short Fiction:
“Select Character” by Hugh Howey
“Shooter Ready” by Larry Correia

November 18, 2020
Novel: “Glory Season” by David Brin
Short Fiction:
“And Then There Were (N-One)” by Sarah Pinsker
“A Fine Night for Tea and Bludgeoning” by Beth Cato

December 23, 2020
Novel: “The Integral Trees” by Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Neutron Star” by Larry Niven
“Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex” by Larry Niven

CONTACT: Don Kirkwood  412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

January 22, 2020
Novel: “The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers
Short Fiction:
“The Effluent Engine” by N.K. Jemisin
“The Woman from Altair” by Leigh Brackett

February 26, 2020
Novel: “To Your Scattered Bodies Go” by Phillip Jose Farmer
Short Fiction:
“And the Moon be Still as Bright” by Ray Bradbury
“Zima Blue” by Alastair Reynolds

March 25, 2020
Novel: “The Shadow of the Torturer” by Gene Wolfe
Short Fiction:
“The Last Flight of Doctor Ain” by James Tiptree Jr.
“The Clockwork Soldier” by Ken Liu

April 22, 2020
Novel: “The City and the Stars” by Arthur C. Clarke
Short Fiction:
“Light of Other Days” by Bob Shaw
“The Man Who Walked Home” by James Tiptree Jr.

May 27, 2020
Novel: “Semiosis” by Sue Burke
Short Fiction:
“Astrophilia” by Carrie Vaughn
“The Science of Herself” by Karen Joy Fowler

June 24, 2020
Novel: “White Plague” by Frank Herbert
Short Fiction:
“The Giving Plague” by David Brin  
“The Plague” by Ken Liu

July 22, 2020
Novel: “Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi
Short Fiction:
“Signal to Noise” by Alastair Reynolds
“Impossible Dreams” by Tim Pratt

August 26, 2020
Novel: “Way Station” by Clifford D. Simak
Short Fiction:
“Three Robots Experience Objects Left Behind from the Era of Humans for the First Time” by John Scalzi
“Kin” by Bruce McAllister

September 23, 2020
Novel: “The Pride of Chanur” by C. J. Cherryh
Short Fiction:
“Desertion” by Clifford Simak
“Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne” by R. A. Lafferty  

October 28, 2020
Novel: “Reach” by Edward Gibson
Short Fiction:
“Select Character” by Hugh Howey
“Shooter Ready” by Larry Correia

November 18, 2020
Novel: “Glory Season” by David Brin
Short Fiction:
“And Then There Were (N-One)” by Sarah Pinsker
“A Fine Night for Tea and Bludgeoning” by Beth Cato

December 23, 2020
Novel: “The Integral Trees” by Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Neutron Star” by Larry Niven
“Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex” by Larry Niven

CONTACT:
  Don Kirkwood
  412.531.1912 
  dpitt75@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Thursday January 23, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Early American History Discussion Group - A Geographic View

Discussion and readings center on American events, leaders, economic and geographic conditions in America from1609 to 1865. Discussions are framed within a broad Atlantic perspective.

The Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10 am to 1 pm in Room B.  Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait-list, please contact moderator Dan Bowman bowman.dan@gmail.com. Please note: Patrons are always welcome to attend sessions as auditors to listen to the discussions, watch the videos, etc.

Current Books:

  1. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty Author: William Hogeland (2006)
  2. Autumn of The Black Snake: George Washington, Mad Anthony Wayne, and the Invasion That Opened The West        Author: William Hogeland (2018)
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Discussion and readings center on American events, leaders, economic and geographic conditions in America from1609 to 1865. Discussions are framed within a broad Atlantic perspective.

The Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10 am to 1 pm in Room B.  Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait-list, please contact moderator Dan Bowman bowman.dan@gmail.com. Please note: Patrons are always welcome to attend sessions as auditors to listen to the discussions, watch the videos, etc.

Current Books:

  1. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty Author: William Hogeland (2006)
  2. Autumn of The Black Snake: George Washington, Mad Anthony Wayne, and the Invasion That Opened The West        Author: William Hogeland (2018)
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
CDC Career Counseling

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

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

Services include:

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

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

LOCATION: Study Room

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

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

Services include:

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

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

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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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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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Library HVAC pre-bid
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom
 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Library HVAC pre-bid
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab
 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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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!  

CONTACT: Sue Schneider  412-242-6751  sues1514@hotmail.com
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!  

CONTACT:
  Sue Schneider
  412.242.6751
  sues1514@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

Basic knowledge of and some playing experience with Mah Jongg is now required. 

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck and is lots of fun!  Please direct questions to: mtlebmahjongg@yahoo.com

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

Basic knowledge of and some playing experience with Mah Jongg is now required. 

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck and is lots of fun!  Please direct questions to: mtlebmahjongg@yahoo.com

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

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Citizens' Academy
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab
 
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6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Citizens' Academy
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Generations Speakers Series: Debbie Leuchter Stueber

She was born in Bruchsal, Germany. He was born in Vienna, Austria. As hidden children, their paths crossed briefly in a French orphanage, not knowing that they were destined to meet again. This is just the beginning of their story, separately and together: surviving the Holocaust, fighting Nazis in the underground resistance, and making a new life in America. This is the true story of Kurt and Edith Leuchter, as told by their daughter Deborah Stueber (Kurt and Edith will be joining live via Skype).  Presented by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Registration Required.  Register here:

https://jfedpgh.org/generations-debbie-stueber

 

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

She was born in Bruchsal, Germany. He was born in Vienna, Austria. As hidden children, their paths crossed briefly in a French orphanage, not knowing that they were destined to meet again. This is just the beginning of their story, separately and together: surviving the Holocaust, fighting Nazis in the underground resistance, and making a new life in America. This is the true story of Kurt and Edith Leuchter, as told by their daughter Deborah Stueber (Kurt and Edith will be joining live via Skype).  Presented by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Registration Required.  Register here:

https://jfedpgh.org/generations-debbie-stueber

 

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
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 January 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present

Abby Mendelson will be presenting Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present. This four-week course will focus on the rich history of jazz in Pittsburgh. Arguably America's single greatest city for the creation of jazz talent, we will look at the reasons for the astounding growth of jazz here, its personalities and places, it diversity over the years, and the extraordinary community it has maintained into the Twenty-First Century. Books include Mark Whitaker's Smoketown, David Hajdu's Lush Life, and Abby Mendelson's Spirit to Spirit. Register below for the series (1/24; 1/31; 2/7 and 2/14). 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 20 spaces available.

Abby Mendelson will be presenting Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present. This four-week course will focus on the rich history of jazz in Pittsburgh. Arguably America's single greatest city for the creation of jazz talent, we will look at the reasons for the astounding growth of jazz here, its personalities and places, it diversity over the years, and the extraordinary community it has maintained into the Twenty-First Century. Books include Mark Whitaker's Smoketown, David Hajdu's Lush Life, and Abby Mendelson's Spirit to Spirit. Register below for the series (1/24; 1/31; 2/7 and 2/14). 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night Setup
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night Setup
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night SETUP

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from Whole Foods, Café Io, and more “professional” chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz trio

Tickets go on sale December 3, 2018 for $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from Whole Foods, Café Io, and more “professional” chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz trio

Tickets go on sale December 3, 2018 for $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

Saturday January 25, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night SETUP

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from Whole Foods, Café Io, and more “professional” chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz trio

Tickets go on sale December 3, 2018 for $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from Whole Foods, Café Io, and more “professional” chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz trio

Tickets go on sale December 3, 2018 for $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night Setup
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
 
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night Setup
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
 
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10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
CANCELLED Beginners Irish Gaelic

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED

CONTACT: Jerry  724-663-5111

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED

CONTACT:
  Jerry
  724.663.5111
  

 
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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: Study Room

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: Study Room

 
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brews for a Chili Night X

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from professional chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz

    Tickets go on sale Monday, December 2, 2019. $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Get out of the cold and into the library with this after-hours hot ticket!

  • Sample more than two dozen fine regional ales, lagers, stouts & cider.  
  • Savor a variety of flavorful blue-ribbon chili from professional chefs along with chili prepared by 20+ hand-picked home cooks.
  • Enjoy the live music of RML Jazz

    Tickets go on sale Monday, December 2, 2019. $35, general admission; $50, sponsor. Ticket price includes an evening of complimentary beers, hearty chili, savory snacks, sweet treats, and live music. This event will sell out quickly! No tickets will be sold at the door.  Adults 21+ only.
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Sunday January 26, 2020
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1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Yoga for You
Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Kumihimo Japanese Braiding

B J Kruman will lead us through the Japanese art of braiding cords and ribbons for jewelry or trims. This is the conclusion to a class that began on January 12th (you must attend January 12th to attend this class). All supplies provided. $5 suggested donation. Registration limited and required. 

NOTE: If you missed the January 12th class, this class will be offered again (2 parts) on February 8th and 22nd (Saturdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm). 

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

B J Kruman will lead us through the Japanese art of braiding cords and ribbons for jewelry or trims. This is the conclusion to a class that began on January 12th (you must attend January 12th to attend this class). All supplies provided. $5 suggested donation. Registration limited and required. 

NOTE: If you missed the January 12th class, this class will be offered again (2 parts) on February 8th and 22nd (Saturdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm). 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday January 27, 2020
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10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Shakespeare Readers
2020                                                                
A Midsummer Night's Dream                          (December 30, 2019) January 6, 27; February 3, 17, 24; March 2
The Two Noble Kinsmen                                 March16, 23, 30; April 6, 20
Shakespeare’s Sonnets                                   April 27; May 4, 20, 27; June 1

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

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
2020                                                                
A Midsummer Night's Dream                          (December 30, 2019) January 6, 27; February 3, 17, 24; March 2
The Two Noble Kinsmen                                 March16, 23, 30; April 6, 20
Shakespeare’s Sonnets                                   April 27; May 4, 20, 27; June 1

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

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group).  This month's selection is The Snow Child: A Novel by Eowyn IveyCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group).  This month's selection is The Snow Child: A Novel by Eowyn IveyCopies are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  412.531.1912 
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

Join Cathy Tuttle from the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh for Chair Yoga. Focus on breath work, balance, flexibility and relaxation.  Registration preferred. For Adults. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912 ext 219  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 9 spaces available.

Join Cathy Tuttle from the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh for Chair Yoga. Focus on breath work, balance, flexibility and relaxation.  Registration preferred. For Adults. 

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912 ext 219
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 9 spaces available.

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

Come create awesome Lego structures and meet new friends! 
For kids ages 6-10.
Participants must pre-register.

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.
There are 15 spaces available.

Come create awesome Lego structures and meet new friends! 
For kids ages 6-10.
Participants must pre-register.

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Evening Book Group

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.

January 27
Inland by Tea Obreht

February 17
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

March 16
Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman

April 27
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

May 18
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

June 15
The Topeka School by Ben Lerner          

July 20
Cantoras by Carolina de Robertis

August 17
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

September 21
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak

October 19
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

November 16
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

December 21
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

CONTACT: Sarah McGowan  412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction.

January 27
Inland by Tea Obreht

February 17
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

March 16
Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman

April 27
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

May 18
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

June 15
The Topeka School by Ben Lerner          

July 20
Cantoras by Carolina de Robertis

August 17
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

September 21
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak

October 19
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

November 16
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

December 21
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

CONTACT:
  Sarah McGowan
  412.531.1912 
  mcgowans@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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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 January 28, 2020
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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 Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Vince at  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
Presented in cooperation with Literacy Pittsburgh

CONTACT: Vince DeStefano   412-531-3004   vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

To participate, please register with Vince at  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
Presented in cooperation with Literacy Pittsburgh

CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano
   412.531.3004  
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild About Books

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

CONTACT: childrens department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

CONTACT:
  childrens department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Spanish Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes all in Spanish! For children who understand Spanish. Ages 6 and younger with caretaker.

*No class on Tuesday, January 21!!

 

 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912 x4  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Stories, songs and rhymes all in Spanish! For children who understand Spanish. Ages 6 and younger with caretaker.

*No class on Tuesday, January 21!!

 

 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912 x4
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Joel Meltzer  412-279-2867  joel.pat@earthlink.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Joel Meltzer
  412.279.2867
  joel.pat@earthlink.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 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

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
RESCHEDULED -- House Of Horror Movie Club (6th grade & up)

House Of Horror Movie Club is a teen-run horror movie night! Parents' permission is required to attend each film, please pick up an informational brochure containing the movie schedule and a permission slip in the Teen Space! All films are rated PG or PG-13.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

House Of Horror Movie Club is a teen-run horror movie night! Parents' permission is required to attend each film, please pick up an informational brochure containing the movie schedule and a permission slip in the Teen Space! All films are rated PG or PG-13.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cub Scouts Pack 65
CONTACT: Tanya Broaded  412-510-1407
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.
CONTACT:
  Tanya Broaded
  412.510.1407
  

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:45 PM - 8:55 PM
Write or Die: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Writing and Critique Group

Write or Die (WorD) is a Pittsburgh, PA science fiction, fantasy & horror writing and critique group.  Established in 1996, it has been steadily growing since then.  Meetings are free to attend and open to the public. Our group includes experienced writers with decades of writing experience behind them, and newcomers who have yet to see anything in print.

What exactly do we do?

We're writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror, and we gather together to share our work with each other and gain insight so we can all become better writers.  We look for the good in your work and always strive to point out the good parts but understand, as a Critique Group we will also give you helpful criticism that will help you make your writing better. We look for mistakes and problems with your writing so that you can make it better.

 

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

Write or Die (WorD) is a Pittsburgh, PA science fiction, fantasy & horror writing and critique group.  Established in 1996, it has been steadily growing since then.  Meetings are free to attend and open to the public. Our group includes experienced writers with decades of writing experience behind them, and newcomers who have yet to see anything in print.

What exactly do we do?

We're writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror, and we gather together to share our work with each other and gain insight so we can all become better writers.  We look for the good in your work and always strive to point out the good parts but understand, as a Critique Group we will also give you helpful criticism that will help you make your writing better. We look for mistakes and problems with your writing so that you can make it better.

 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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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: Learning Lab - Classroom

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: Learning Lab - Classroom

Wednesday January 29, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  412.531.3004
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.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: Learning Lab - Lab

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: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Rainbow Reads -- A Teen LGBTQ+ Themed Inclusive Book Club (6th grade & up)

Join us for the next meeting of Rainbow Reads! This month we will be discussing "The Brilliant Death" by Amy Rose Capetta, an #ownvoices nonbinary fantasy romance. We will discuss the book while enjoying complimentary snacks and drinks. Please contact Miss Katie to reserve a copy of the book. Books will be available a month in advance. New members are always welcome!

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

Join us for the next meeting of Rainbow Reads! This month we will be discussing "The Brilliant Death" by Amy Rose Capetta, an #ownvoices nonbinary fantasy romance. We will discuss the book while enjoying complimentary snacks and drinks. Please contact Miss Katie to reserve a copy of the book. Books will be available a month in advance. New members are always welcome!

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon!

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh
CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mrs. McDonald 8th Grade Travel Information Meeting

Informational meeting for parents and students attending the Summer 2020 8th grade elective Greece/Rome trip.  

CONTACT: Susan McDonald  susanmcdonald@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Informational meeting for parents and students attending the Summer 2020 8th grade elective Greece/Rome trip.  

CONTACT:
  Susan McDonald
  
  susanmcdonald@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Using Digital Marketing For Your Business Growth

Do you think your customers and prospects know you’re having a sale? Launching a new product? It’s guaranteed most of them don’t. Their attention is spread too thin. We need to re-learn how to talk to our customers, what works and what doesn’t work — because growing your business is your goal. This workshop will show how to use Digital Marketing to better communicate with customers.   This interactive, hands on learning experience is designed to provide you with the tools required to find, sell and keep customers.

Join experts from Pittsburgh SCORE, and Cullen Richardson, founder of Rich House Media, as they discuss using Digital Marketing, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. in your business. Cullen Richardson is the Chief Content Officer at Equity Bolt, of Denver, Colorado and the Founder of Rich House Media digital marketing agency. He is the Co-Owner of The Loveliest Coffee & Clothes in Sewickley.

Click here to register

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

Do you think your customers and prospects know you’re having a sale? Launching a new product? It’s guaranteed most of them don’t. Their attention is spread too thin. We need to re-learn how to talk to our customers, what works and what doesn’t work — because growing your business is your goal. This workshop will show how to use Digital Marketing to better communicate with customers.   This interactive, hands on learning experience is designed to provide you with the tools required to find, sell and keep customers.

Join experts from Pittsburgh SCORE, and Cullen Richardson, founder of Rich House Media, as they discuss using Digital Marketing, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. in your business. Cullen Richardson is the Chief Content Officer at Equity Bolt, of Denver, Colorado and the Founder of Rich House Media digital marketing agency. He is the Co-Owner of The Loveliest Coffee & Clothes in Sewickley.

Click here to register

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Thursday January 30, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
CDC Career Counseling

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

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

Services include:

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

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

LOCATION: Study Room

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

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

Services include:

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

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

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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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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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

Basic knowledge of and some playing experience with Mah Jongg is now required. 

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck and is lots of fun!  Please direct questions to: mtlebmahjongg@yahoo.com

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

Basic knowledge of and some playing experience with Mah Jongg is now required. 

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck and is lots of fun!  Please direct questions to: mtlebmahjongg@yahoo.com

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

LOCATION: Teen Space

 

We provide the materials, you provide the imagination! Come create with your kids. Ages 3 & up and family. Drop in between 6:30-8pm

 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912 x4  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

We provide the materials, you provide the imagination! Come create with your kids. Ages 3 & up and family. Drop in between 6:30-8pm

 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912 x4
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Plant-Based Nutrition 101

Join us for a comprehensive overview of Plant-Based Nutrition with registered Dietitian, M J Costello.

These three weekly sessions are geared toward learning the basics of plant-based diets, and the sorting of fact from fiction  as it relates to optimal nutrition.   Science proves that a more plant-based diet helps prevent, treat, and/or reverse some of our leading causes of death, including Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, certain lifestyle Cancers , Obesity and overall physical and mental well-being.

Session 1:  Reality Check. Basic Nutrition Education

Session 2:  Health Risk Reduction through Nutrition

Session 3:  Practical Application, What Do I Eat?

Plant-based diets are becoming much more popular for their profound advantages to health, environment and animals.

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

Join us for a comprehensive overview of Plant-Based Nutrition with registered Dietitian, M J Costello.

These three weekly sessions are geared toward learning the basics of plant-based diets, and the sorting of fact from fiction  as it relates to optimal nutrition.   Science proves that a more plant-based diet helps prevent, treat, and/or reverse some of our leading causes of death, including Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, certain lifestyle Cancers , Obesity and overall physical and mental well-being.

Session 1:  Reality Check. Basic Nutrition Education

Session 2:  Health Risk Reduction through Nutrition

Session 3:  Practical Application, What Do I Eat?

Plant-based diets are becoming much more popular for their profound advantages to health, environment and animals.

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
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 January 31, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present
Abby Mendelson will be presenting Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present. This four-week course will focus on the rich history of jazz in Pittsburgh. Arguably America's single greatest city for the creation of jazz talent, we will look at the reasons for the astounding growth of jazz here, its personalities and places, it diversity over the years, and the extraordinary community it has maintained into the Twenty-First Century. Books include Mark Whitaker's Smoketown, David Hajdu's Lush Life, and Abby Mendelson's Spirit to Spirit. Register on January 24th entry for the series (1/24; 1/31; 2/7 and 2/14). 
 
CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
Abby Mendelson will be presenting Pittsburgh Jazz Past and Present. This four-week course will focus on the rich history of jazz in Pittsburgh. Arguably America's single greatest city for the creation of jazz talent, we will look at the reasons for the astounding growth of jazz here, its personalities and places, it diversity over the years, and the extraordinary community it has maintained into the Twenty-First Century. Books include Mark Whitaker's Smoketown, David Hajdu's Lush Life, and Abby Mendelson's Spirit to Spirit. Register on January 24th entry for the series (1/24; 1/31; 2/7 and 2/14). 
 
CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
CANCELLED Literacy Pittsburgh
CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

Saturday February 1, 2020
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9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh Tutor Training
CONTACT: Roberta Hatcher  412-393-7645  rhatcher@literacypittsburgh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
CONTACT:
  Roberta Hatcher
  412.393.7645
  rhatcher@literacypittsburgh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn Classic Crochet Lace

Robyn Chachula, crochet author, teacher and designer, will teach us to make classic crochet lace. In class we will learn how easy it is to combine chains with single crochet and double crochets to create beautiful lattice and pineapple lace fabric. We will spend time learning how to read both written and charted crochet patterns. This class is for the beginner crocheter, students should be familiar with double crochet, single crochet, and chains. Bring your favorite ball of yarn and hook, or borrow one from us. Ages 10 and above. Registration required. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
There is 1 space available.

Robyn Chachula, crochet author, teacher and designer, will teach us to make classic crochet lace. In class we will learn how easy it is to combine chains with single crochet and double crochets to create beautiful lattice and pineapple lace fabric. We will spend time learning how to read both written and charted crochet patterns. This class is for the beginner crocheter, students should be familiar with double crochet, single crochet, and chains. Bring your favorite ball of yarn and hook, or borrow one from us. Ages 10 and above. Registration required. 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

There is 1 space available.

 
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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 February 2, 2020
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Book Cellar Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Art Expressions: Seeing Shadows

The groundhog may not see his shadow today, but you’ll see shadows everywhere! 

Come see a shadow puppet story and then make your own shadow puppets.  Bring a shoe box if you want to make your own Shadow Puppet Theater.

For kids ages 3+ and their families.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

The groundhog may not see his shadow today, but you’ll see shadows everywhere! 

Come see a shadow puppet story and then make your own shadow puppets.  Bring a shoe box if you want to make your own Shadow Puppet Theater.

For kids ages 3+ and their families.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday February 3, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers
2020                                                                
A Midsummer Night's Dream                          (December 30, 2019) January 6, 27; February 3, 17, 24; March 2
The Two Noble Kinsmen                                 March16, 23, 30; April 6, 20
Shakespeare’s Sonnets                                   April 27; May 4, 20, 27; June 1

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

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room
2020                                                                
A Midsummer Night's Dream                          (December 30, 2019) January 6, 27; February 3, 17, 24; March 2
The Two Noble Kinsmen                                 March16, 23, 30; April 6, 20
Shakespeare’s Sonnets                                   April 27; May 4, 20, 27; June 1

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

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Joel Meltzer  412-279-2867  joel.pat@earthlink.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Joel Meltzer
  412.279.2867
  joel.pat@earthlink.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh
CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 
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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 department  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 department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

If you are new to meditation or have never attended one of these sessions before, please arrive at 6:30 for instruction.  Those who have attended before can arrive at 7.

 

CONTACT: Karan Tiwari   585-281-2357  karan.t999@gmail.com
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. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

If you are new to meditation or have never attended one of these sessions before, please arrive at 6:30 for instruction.  Those who have attended before can arrive at 7.

 

CONTACT:
  Karan Tiwari 
  585.281.2357
  karan.t999@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slovak Heritage: SUMMER SCHOOL IN SLOVAKIA

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

SUMMER SCHOOL IN SLOVAKIA: Terezia Galikova will discuss her experiences attending summer language & culture classes at Cominius University in Bratislava

CONTACT: Joe and Albina Senko  412-343-5031  jsenko@mvs-cpa.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

SUMMER SCHOOL IN SLOVAKIA: Terezia Galikova will discuss her experiences attending summer language & culture classes at Cominius University in Bratislava

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Tuesday February 4, 2020
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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 Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Vince at  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
Presented in cooperation with Literacy Pittsburgh

CONTACT: Vince DeStefano   412-531-3004   vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

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

To participate, please register with Vince at  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
Presented in cooperation with Literacy Pittsburgh

CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano
   412.531.3004  
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.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

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild About Books

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

CONTACT: childrens department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

CONTACT:
  childrens department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Spanish Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes all in Spanish! For children who understand Spanish. Ages 6 and younger with caretaker.

*No class on Tuesday, January 21!!

 

 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912 x4  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Stories, songs and rhymes all in Spanish! For children who understand Spanish. Ages 6 and younger with caretaker.

*No class on Tuesday, January 21!!

 

 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912 x4
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
CDC: Reduce Job Search Stress

Start New Year 2020 with Career Development Strategies!

Join the group that will be hitting the ground running this year with concrete strategies and action steps to reduce stress related to the job search, kickstart job search motivation, conduct a more productive job search, and focus on retaining or advancement in the next career. Register to participate in the 4-part Career Strategies Series:

Part 1, February 4th: Reduce Job Search Stress: Set a strong foundation for your job search….whether you’ve recently lost a job, have been unemployed for a while, or are planning to make a transition into another job or career field.

Part 2, February 11th: Stay Motivated: Build upon that foundation by applying strategies to say motivated…a job search can take some time and over time, it can become harder to stay motivated.
 
Part 3, February 18th: Become More Productive in the Job Search….Engage in strategies to up your game, using quantifying results, and employing technologies.
 
Part 4, February 25th: Retain or Advance Your Career… Take actions that will help you to retain or advance in your chosen field, or move into a new field. Insure your “brand” supports your goals.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom
There are 16 spaces available.

Start New Year 2020 with Career Development Strategies!

Join the group that will be hitting the ground running this year with concrete strategies and action steps to reduce stress related to the job search, kickstart job search motivation, conduct a more productive job search, and focus on retaining or advancement in the next career. Register to participate in the 4-part Career Strategies Series:

Part 1, February 4th: Reduce Job Search Stress: Set a strong foundation for your job search….whether you’ve recently lost a job, have been unemployed for a while, or are planning to make a transition into another job or career field.

Part 2, February 11th: Stay Motivated: Build upon that foundation by applying strategies to say motivated…a job search can take some time and over time, it can become harder to stay motivated.
 
Part 3, February 18th: Become More Productive in the Job Search….Engage in strategies to up your game, using quantifying results, and employing technologies.
 
Part 4, February 25th: Retain or Advance Your Career… Take actions that will help you to retain or advance in your chosen field, or move into a new field. Insure your “brand” supports your goals.

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

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

There are 16 spaces available.

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh
CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lebo History Night

Teddy Roosevelt: President, Trust Buster, and Bull Moose Progressive

Facilitators Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore are local history enthusiasts with expertise on a wide range of topics.  Both have teaching experience. They hope participants will enjoy learning more about history while engaging with their community.

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

Teddy Roosevelt: President, Trust Buster, and Bull Moose Progressive

Facilitators Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore are local history enthusiasts with expertise on a wide range of topics.  Both have teaching experience. They hope participants will enjoy learning more about history while engaging with their community.

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
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: Learning Lab - Classroom

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: Learning Lab - Classroom

Wednesday February 5, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Francophone Literature & Culture

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

CONTACT: Dorothy Burns  412-531-1912   mmedorothy@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

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

CONTACT:
  Dorothy Burns
  412.531.1912 
  mmedorothy@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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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.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

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

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

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT: Vince DeStefano,  412-531-3004  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Vince DeStefano at 412-531-3004 or vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org. to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a Literacy Pittsburgh student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Vince DeStefano,
  412.531.3004
  vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.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: Learning Lab - Lab

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: Learning Lab - Lab

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Family Promise

In the United States today, one child out of six lives in poverty. Families with children make up 35% of the people who experience homelessness. Laura Vincenti from Family Promise will educate us about their mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response. They initiate coordinated local efforts to help homeless families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. They respond by integrating educational outreach, smart programming, effective policies, and the hands-on work of thousands of volunteers providing food, shelter, and support services for homeless families. They provide advice and advocacy for at-risk families to prevent their becoming homeless and educate people about poverty and the means to combat it.

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

In the United States today, one child out of six lives in poverty. Families with children make up 35% of the people who experience homelessness. Laura Vincenti from Family Promise will educate us about their mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response. They initiate coordinated local efforts to help homeless families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. They respond by integrating educational outreach, smart programming, effective policies, and the hands-on work of thousands of volunteers providing food, shelter, and support services for homeless families. They provide advice and advocacy for at-risk families to prevent their becoming homeless and educate people about poverty and the means to combat it.

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

The Learning Lab technology room will be reserved for teen use of laptops and technology!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Lab

 

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

The Learning Lab classroom is reserved after school for teen activities and events!

LOCATION: Learning Lab - Classroom

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Talking Comics

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

Book club books are available at the Children's Desk one month prior to the meeting (October 5).
 Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

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

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

Book club books are available at the Children's Desk one month prior to the meeting (October 5).
 Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon!

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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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.  Pre-registration is required by checking out the book club selection prior to the meeting. February's book will be available starting January 2nd.

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: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
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.  Pre-registration is required by checking out the book club selection prior to the meeting. February's book will be available starting January 2nd.

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
An Evening with Jonathan Putnam

Jonathan F. Putnam is a writer and attorney. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he is a nationally renowned trial lawyer and recognized Lincoln scholar. Jonathan has given talks about Lincoln for civic groups, bookstores, libraries and lawyer groups all across the country. He has frequently been featured on TV and in print.  He was chosen to narrate two episodes on the young Lincoln for the popular “10 American Presidents” podcast series. 

His books in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery series include Final Resting Place (2018), Perish from the Earth (2017) and These Honored Dead (2016). He will be here with us this evening to discuss the fourth book in the series, A House Divided, which retells the story of the greatest unsolved murder mystery from Abraham Lincoln's real-life law practice. The books have been optioned for the screen, and Variety magazine has reported that a major TV series is in the works.

Jonathan's novels will be available to purchase from Riverstone Books at the event. 

 

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 45 spaces available.

Jonathan F. Putnam is a writer and attorney. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he is a nationally renowned trial lawyer and recognized Lincoln scholar. Jonathan has given talks about Lincoln for civic groups, bookstores, libraries and lawyer groups all across the country. He has frequently been featured on TV and in print.  He was chosen to narrate two episodes on the young Lincoln for the popular “10 American Presidents” podcast series. 

His books in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery series include Final Resting Place (2018), Perish from the Earth (2017) and These Honored Dead (2016). He will be here with us this evening to discuss the fourth book in the series, A House Divided, which retells the story of the greatest unsolved murder mystery from Abraham Lincoln's real-life law practice. The books have been optioned for the screen, and Variety magazine has reported that a major TV series is in the works.

Jonathan's novels will be available to purchase from Riverstone Books at the event. 

 

 

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 45 spaces available.

Thursday February 6, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

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

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

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

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

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
CDC Career Counseling

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

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

Services include:

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

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

LOCATION: Study Room

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