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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 28, 2015 

Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on May 1 and runs...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Something for everyone at So. Side Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – South Side has events going on all spring for everyone. For teens, the South Side Library is the place to be every Monday from 4-6 p.m. There’s tons of fun happening at Teen Lounge from gaming, snacking and...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Learn to take care of trees at the Carrick Branch Library

Spring is here and the flowers are trees are beginning to bloom and bud. Join in at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick branch on Tuesday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. to learn about the importance of trees and their care, enjoy light refreshments...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

South Pittsburghers honored at Carnegie Library Annual Meeting

During its annual public meeting on March 31, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees honored Mike Smialek of the North Hills as its 2014 Advocate of the Year and Emily MacIntyre of...

 
 Kids    April 7, 2015

Kids' programs continue at the Carrick Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is continuing youth activities during April. Kids can come and do homework at the library, where a professional tutor will be on hand to help with questions. Snacks will be provided. Homework Help...

 
 Kids    March 24, 2015

Readings of Number One Sam at local Carnegie libraries

This April, children visiting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be introduced to Sam, a competitive race-car-driving dog who learns that some things are more important than being number one. The 2015 selection, Number One Sam, by Philadelphia...

 
 News    March 24, 2015

Mayor creates Committee to celebrate Pittsburgh's 200th Anniversary in '16

On March 18, Pittsburgh city government’s 199th birthday, Mayor William Peduto named a committee of more than 25 civic leaders to help him plan events around the 200th anniversary of the city’s incorporation. The 200th Anniversary committee will...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Programs for kids in Carrick

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick continues with programs for toddlers to teens during March. Homework Help is available at the library, a professional tutor will be on hand to help with questions. Homework Help for teens in grades 6-12 is...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Carnegie Library's 2015 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest for Teens

Creative teens with a passion for writing can become published authors through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2015 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Open to all high school students in grades 9 through 12 in Allegheny County, the contest is...

 
 Front Page    March 10, 2015  
 Meetings    March 10, 2015

Carnegie Library hosting meeting to discuss past accomplishments

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees and staff will host a meeting with the general public to discuss past year accomplishments and plans for 2015 on Tuesday, March 31at 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh –...

 
 Kids    March 3, 2015

Family PlayShop for children in Knoxville

March will be an exciting month for young children and their caregivers to visit the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville and shake off those winter blues. The meeting room will be transformed into a giant play area, filled with a variety of...

 
 Kids    February 17, 2015

Kids can learn to speak in public at CLP-Carrick

A Youth Leadership Workshop sponsored by Toastmasters, International which will begin on Saturday, March 7, at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Road. The workshop is designed to help children learn to be more comfortable...

 
 Kids    February 17, 2015

Youth activities continue during February, March at CLP-Carrick

Youth activities continue at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. A Youth Chess Tournament will take place on Saturday, Feb. 28 beginning at 10 a.m. Aspiring chess masters in grades K-8 may register to compete in the annual chess tournamen...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Drop Stitch for knitters

Experienced knitters and those just starting out are welcome to join in for Drop Stitch on February 21, from 1 -2:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick. Drop Stitch meets once each month and is an informal knitting group for...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Practice speaking English at the Carrick Library

For those who English is not their first language and would like a place to practice, they are welcome to come to the Carrick library. There they will join other non-native speakers for friendly, low-stress conversation. The program meets at the...

 
 Kids    February 10, 2015

'All about the Hoops' program at CLP-Knoxville

Black History Month programming for kids at the CLP-Knoxville Library will include “All about the Hoops” on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. Families with children ages 4-11 can take part in activities that celebrate the legacy of excellence...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Nominations sought for CLP advocate award

In an effort to recognize outstanding and deserving community members who demonstrate a commitment to further library services, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations for its 2014 Community Advocate Award. The award, which is...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Learn to make Pop Des Fleur for South Side site locations

The South Side Community Council’s Green N’ At Committee is working with the Fiber Arts Guild to have the South Side as a testing installation site for the Pop des Fleur program. Pop des Fleur primarily uses colorful recycled materials to bring...

 
 Kids    January 20, 2015

Carrick Library has programs for toddlers through grade 5 starting

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales will continue on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning January 27 at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. Come in for stories, rhymes, songs and more fun activities to nurture early learning skills in...

 
 Kids    December 30, 2014

Let it Snow Party at the Knoxville Library

Families with kids from preschoolers to grade 5 can enjoy some cold weather activities indoors at the Knoxville Library. A “Let It Snow” party on Saturday, Jan. 10 will feature some really cool games and activities with a winter theme. Attendees...

 
 News    December 23, 2014

Carnegie Library board will launch major fundraising effort

During its regular meeting on December 15, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees approved the library’s 2015 operating budget, five year operating budget projections and unanimously voted to launch a board-led, comprehensive major...

 
 Kids    December 2, 2014

Play a life-sized game of Candy Land at the CLP

Kids can wander through a magical land of giant lollipops and candy canes while playing a life-sized Candy Land game on Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville. Everyone wins when kids play this...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    November 18, 2014

Residents let library officials know what they would like in renovations

A green roof would top the Knoxville library, and more computers and dedicated space for teenagers would fill the space inside if residents get their way. Library users ranging in age from teens to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 18, 2014

South Side updated at Planning Forum

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Nov. 11 consisted mostly of project updates and upcoming events. There were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said construction of the...

 

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