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Mount Washington Branch Library plans a full August of activities


The Mount Washington Branch Library on Grandview Avenue has lined up a variety of summer activities for young and old during August. Programs will include:

Science in the Summer

Come to the Mount Washington Branch Library for Fun with Chemistry. The Carnegie Science Center will be at the library to present chemistry activities. Registration is required and is limited to the first 15 participants in each group. Parents are required to sign a permission slip for their child.

Grades 2 and 3 will meet on August 2, 3, 4 and 5 from 1-2 p.m. Grades 4, 5 and 6 will meet on August 2, 3, 4 and 5 from 2:15-3:15p.m.

Summer Reading Club Back-To-School

On Saturday, Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m., come to the library to finish the Summer Reading Club with books, crafts, food and prizes. Registration is preferred, but not mandatory. Everyone is welcome to attend our end of summer party.

Dragon Flyers' Club

Join the fun every Tuesday from noon to1 p.m. and learn to make a medieval craft. The craft classes are free, so come on in.

Author Event at Mt. Washington Library

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, the Mt. Washington Library will welcome Philip Beard, author of the highly acclaimed first novel, Dear Zoe.

Come in for a reading, discussion and signing beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call the library at 412-381-3380.

Chess Club

Learn how to play chess, and make new friends. Young and old are welcome to come to the library on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 1-2 p.m.

Adult Craft Classes

Learn how to crochet, knit or whatever else you've always wanted to learn (Hopefully we will be able to help you). In August the Adult Craft Class will be meeting on Tuesdays, Aug. 9 and 23 from 1-2 p.m.

Beginning Computer Classes

If you're stumped by the computer, come on in. Computer classes in Beginning Word and the Internet are taught in a one-to-one setting on Thursdays and Fridays. Call the library at 412-381-3380 and ask for more information.


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