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February 2019

Nuttin’ But the Truth: Nonfiction Book Club

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 10 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction: history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month's book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here's what we're reading: February 18: Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick March 18: Don't Make Me Pull Over! An Informal History of the Family Road Trip by Richard Ratay…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Calligraphy

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

$65.00

Learn to write beautiful letters with a pointed pen in this six-week class. We’ll work with ink and a metal dip pen to create the beautiful shapes of the classic Copperplate script. Students will then learn how to vary the classical style to make expressive contemporary letters. Beginner to intermediate students welcome. A supply fee (in addition to the class fee) of $25 will apply to first-time students payable to the instructor at the first class. Karen Nordstrom Roberts is…

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Marketing the Presidency

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 38 spots left

Many folks, when they hear the word marketing think of it as a relatively modern day term, but in reference to presidential candidates, from George Washington to Donald Trump, candidates have been marketing themselves, their ideas, or marketing against their opponents, from the beginning. This presentation focuses on an array of odd artifacts that candidates have produced to get their names and ideas in front of the electorate. Some of which include a James Monroe snuff box that promoted the…

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French Conversation Group

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free 5 spots left

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

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Winter Watercolor Class with Melissa Tai

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

$75.00 12 tickets left

Enjoy the beauty, quirks and happy surprises watercolor can bring in this 5-week course! A new lesson and demonstration is presented each week. In addition to watercolor techniques we will cover: composition; color theory; and linear, color, atmospheric, and planer perspective. Students will work at their own pace with guidance when needed. Intermediate participants are welcome to work on their own, with individualized feedback and instruction. MATERIALS LIST If you already own supplies that you are happy with, you do…

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How the Great Depression Built North Park

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 35 spots left

Join the Allegheny County Park Rangers to explore the history of North Park. Learn how the Great Depression shaped the parks and gave our country’s young men an opportunity to work and gain valuable skills.

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TFY Book Club

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Moms, Dads, nannies, grandparents, au pairs, babysitters - this Time For You book club is for you! Bring the baby to Lapsit at 10:30 and then stick around for a casual book chat with snacks! We'll keep an eye on the kiddos and discuss the book! We read super short, super good books and meet monthly! This month, we're talking about Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Stop in to pick up your copy - easy peasy! March's title: The Yellow…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Calligraphy

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

$65.00

Learn to write beautiful letters with a pointed pen in this six-week class. We’ll work with ink and a metal dip pen to create the beautiful shapes of the classic Copperplate script. Students will then learn how to vary the classical style to make expressive contemporary letters. Beginner to intermediate students welcome. A supply fee (in addition to the class fee) of $25 will apply to first-time students payable to the instructor at the first class. Karen Nordstrom Roberts is…

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French Conversation Group

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

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Winter Watercolor Class with Melissa Tai

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

$75.00

Enjoy the beauty, quirks and happy surprises watercolor can bring in this 5-week course! A new lesson and demonstration is presented each week. In addition to watercolor techniques we will cover: composition; color theory; and linear, color, atmospheric, and planer perspective. Students will work at their own pace with guidance when needed. Intermediate participants are welcome to work on their own, with individualized feedback and instruction. MATERIALS LIST If you already own supplies that you are happy with, you do…

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March 2019

Illustrated Wisdom Workshop

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 9 spots left

The Illustrated Wisdom Workshop is an easy and relaxing expressive arts experience. We'll scribble, doodle and play with crayons, markers and paints in order to: access our deepest wisdom let the heart and soul be heard improve focus clarify choices and situations All supplies provided. As artist Georgia O'Keeffe said, I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way. Sandra Gould Ford is an award-winning author, artist and accomplished educator who…

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Backyard Composting Workshop

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden! Join the Pennsylvania Resources Council for a workshop on the importance of composting. You'll leave with a solid understanding of why composting is a great idea, how to set up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways of using your finished compost. Workshop is $70. Participants receive a GardenEARTH compost bin with attendance. This 82-gallon bin is ideal for both urban and suburban areas.  Register online…

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Author Talk: AJ Funstuff’s Boob in a Box

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Join us for for an entertaining and frank discussion about the book, Boob in a Box with author AJ Funstuff. Discover her secret of jumping through all the hoops associated breast cancer diagnosis. Explore your own philosophy about what constitutes beauty and how, in a patriarchal society, you can empower yourself to find the right options for you. A diagnosis of breast cancer is a landmark moment and extremely difficult to handle and Boob in a Box starts the conversation…

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Rachel Carson Conversation

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 40 spots left

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life - Rachel Carson Join author of Pathways to Our Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh, Patricia DeMarco for a conversation about local conservationist pioneer, Rachel Carson. Her book, Silent Spring, inspired a global environmental movement and her impact on how we view our role in protecting nature lives on.

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00 22 tickets left

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

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French Conversation Group

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

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Winter Watercolor Class with Melissa Tai

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

$75.00

Enjoy the beauty, quirks and happy surprises watercolor can bring in this 5-week course! A new lesson and demonstration is presented each week. In addition to watercolor techniques we will cover: composition; color theory; and linear, color, atmospheric, and planer perspective. Students will work at their own pace with guidance when needed. Intermediate participants are welcome to work on their own, with individualized feedback and instruction. MATERIALS LIST If you already own supplies that you are happy with, you do…

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Therapy Dogs Visit

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Drop by to hang out with a sweet therapy dog and get your canine-love quota in! Dog owners, Carol Tenny and Darlene Berkovitz will be here with official fluffy therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International. We'll be in the Reading Room; no need to register.

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Origami Open House

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A small number of folds and pleats can turn a flat sheet of paper into a star, heart or bow – but did you know that origami is now being applied to deploy car airbags and large solar panel arrays for satellites in space?  Join local origami enthusiast, Lynn Nuhfer for a drop-in demonstration of simple origami objects. For all ages. Drop by to learn a little something or start your exploration of this ancient Japanese art form! Lynn is…

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Hoarding: A Simple Look Into a Complex Disorder

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 39 spots left

Based on the hit show Hoarders on A&E, local clean-up provider, Steri-Clean takes a deeper look into hoarding. People unwilling to get rid of items, including their own trash, may have a hoarding disorder. When the basic functions of a home like the kitchen, bathroom and beds can no longer be used for their intended purpose and conditions become unlivable, depression and isolation may occur. We'll also talk about biohazard removal where we'll take an in-depth look at the dangers and challenges…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Safe Driving for Seniors

March 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 12:30pm

Register for 1 of 2 driving improvement courses hosted at the library specifically designed for drivers 55+ and presented by Seniors for Safe Driving. Refresh techniques, regain lost confidence and develop a positive driving attitude. PennDot approved and no exam! Upon completion of the course, you may be eligible to receive a  5% discount car insurance premium for a period of 3 years. The 4-hour course is $16/student. You may register in the following ways: fill out a paper form…

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Spring Film Series

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

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French Conversation Group

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

Find out more »

Winter Watercolor Class with Melissa Tai

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

$75.00

Enjoy the beauty, quirks and happy surprises watercolor can bring in this 5-week course! A new lesson and demonstration is presented each week. In addition to watercolor techniques we will cover: composition; color theory; and linear, color, atmospheric, and planer perspective. Students will work at their own pace with guidance when needed. Intermediate participants are welcome to work on their own, with individualized feedback and instruction. MATERIALS LIST If you already own supplies that you are happy with, you do…

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Nuttin’ But the Truth: Nonfiction Book Club

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 10 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction: history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month's book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here's what we're reading: March 18: Don't Make Me Pull Over! An Informal History of the Family Road Trip by Richard Ratay April 15: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers…

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Stories of The Lakota Nation-Western PA Connection

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Hear a fascinating story of 120 years of friendship between 3 Pittsburghers and The Lakota Nation (Sioux) in the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. It all began with a visit to Western Pennsylvania by Buffalo Bill in 1896. And out of those friendships arose a lifelong cross-cultural learning journey that has expanded the lives and hearts of all involved. Learn about the various ongoing projects that have unfolded over the years and have continued to this day and the…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

Find out more »

Spanish Conversations: Advanced

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

Find out more »

French Conversation Group

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

Find out more »

Winter Watercolor Class with Melissa Tai

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

$75.00

Enjoy the beauty, quirks and happy surprises watercolor can bring in this 5-week course! A new lesson and demonstration is presented each week. In addition to watercolor techniques we will cover: composition; color theory; and linear, color, atmospheric, and planer perspective. Students will work at their own pace with guidance when needed. Intermediate participants are welcome to work on their own, with individualized feedback and instruction. MATERIALS LIST If you already own supplies that you are happy with, you do…

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Discover Medicare

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free 10 spots left

Join Allison Clayton from Insurance Services LLC, for an informative Medicare seminar, explaining how it works and how it affects you including: Medicare Parts A & B Prescription Drug Coverage Medicare Extra Help Programs Types of Medicare Supplements Please register.

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College Planning with College Quest

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Learn what sophomores & juniors should be doing now to prepare and the role of those pesky standardized tests; find out how students can position themselves to be the best college applicant and uncover scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Presented by Eva Gelman from College Quest, LLC

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TFY Book Club

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Moms, Dads, nannies, grandparents, au pairs, babysitters - this Time For You book club is for you! Bring the baby to Lapsit at 10:30 and then stick around for a casual book chat with snacks! We'll keep an eye on the kiddos and discuss the book! We read super short, super good books and meet monthly! This month, we're talking about Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story, The Yellow Wallpaper. Stop in to pick up your copy - easy peasy! April's…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

Find out more »

Spanish Conversations: Advanced

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

Find out more »

Spring Film Series

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

Find out more »

French Conversation Group

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

Find out more »

April 2019

Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

Find out more »

French Conversation Group

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019

Free

Interested in learning to speak French? Join our wonderful local instructor, Martine, to learn this beautiful language in a casual, conversational-style group. Make new amis while learning! All levels welcome. Adults 18+. Please register for the entire 6-week series.

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Vision Workshop: Life Coaching

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00 24 tickets left

Do you want to discover your true dream or purpose? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt, and worry and move toward your goals with confidence? Do you want to achieve greater results with less effort? If so, this introduction to life coaching is for you! In 1853, Henry David Thoreau's Walden, there's a hidden code for prosperous living. During this dynamic Vision Workshop you will unlock this code so that you can harness your life’s purpose and the prosperity…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

Find out more »

Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

Find out more »

Spring Film Series

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

Find out more »

Nuttin’ But the Truth: Nonfiction Book Club

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 10 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction: history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month's book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here's what we're reading: April 15: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King May 20: Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder,…

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Lyme Disease in Our County: Facts and Prevention

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Join Public Health Program Rep, Jon Bañuelos for a free inso session on Lyme disease which has dramatically risen among area children. Bañuelos will discuss: what Lyme disease is who is at risk of infection symptoms of infection steps to take if infection is suspected and how Lyme disease can be prevented. Jon Bañuelos is a Public Health Program Representative at the Allegheny County Health Department. His work with the infectious disease epidemiology program includes assisting with Lyme disease surveillance…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

Find out more »

Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

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Healthy Aging

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 40 spots left

Barbara Corsi and Howard Manns from Home Instead Senior Care will present an enlightening discussion about the challenges AND benefits of conscious aging and embracing this new chapter in life.   Barbara is a certified trainer in the Alzheimer's Association EssentiALZ Advanced Care Program and Nurse Educator and Dementia Care Specialist. Howard is a motivational speaker and author of 2 books- Success and Lunacy: What's the Connection and What the Doctor Orders.

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TFY Book Club

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Moms, Dads, nannies, grandparents, au pairs, babysitters - this Time For You book club is for you! Bring the baby to Lapsit at 10:30 and then stick around for a casual book chat with snacks! We'll keep an eye on the kiddos and discuss the book! We read super short, super good books and meet monthly! This month, we're talking about The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide. Stop in to pick up your copy - easy peasy! May's title: Morningstar:…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$10.00

Join us for another film series with Dr. Hayt! This spring, he's bringing us into the world of Hitchcock! Details to come!

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Author Talk: Lloyd Stamy

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 20 spots left

A child of the post-war baby boom’s first wave, native and current resident Lloyd Stamy will recall the Fox Chapel of his youth and share anecdotes that provided inspiration for his new book, Reunion of Strangers. International intrigue, espionage, murder, and a steamy romance make for a powerful story that will resonate with readers of all stripes and in very personal ways. Compelling, intimate, intriguing and imaginative stories of adolescence and adulthood reveal not only the challenges and rewards of success, but also…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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May 2019

Let’s Talk: The US and Britain in 2019

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

University of Pittsburgh Senior Lecturer, Dr. Bernard Hagerty will be here to give us the scoop on US/Britain relations as well as where Britain stands with the UN. A lively discussion, to be sure!   Join us for the other events in the Let's Talk Series: American Politics on May 23rd Facebook/Social Media on May 15th Dr. Hagerty earned his PhD from The University of Pittsburgh in 2000. His dissertation was: War and Rumors of War: Crisis, Democracy and Public…

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Ukranian Eggs Demo

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5.00 20 tickets left

Marilan will demonstrate the art of Pysanky during this 1-hour program. 1 egg will be completed from start to finish while Marilan shares the tools, techniques and history of this art. Marilan will conduct a raffle and the winner will take  home the completed egg. Dozens of beautifully painted eggs will be on display as part of the demo as well. If you're interested, Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your…

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Let’s Talk: Facebook and Social Media in 2019

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

  Dr. Lisa Nelson will be here to lead a discussion on Facebook and other issues social media platforms are currently facing. Facebook has been in the hot seat for a while now so the role Facebook (and other sites) played and still plays in American Politics as well as culturally (here in the US as well as other parts of the world) will be the focus. Join us for our other events in the Let's Talk series: Brexit on…

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All About REAL ID with PennDOT and Representative Mizgorski

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

Find out more about REAL ID for Pennsylvanians from PennDOT and Representative Lori A. Mizgorski. Get all your questions answered!

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Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00 20 tickets left

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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Nuttin’ But the Truth: Nonfiction Book Club

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 10 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction: history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month's book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here's what we're reading: May 20: Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer by Margalit Fox

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Let’s Talk: American Politics in 2019

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

Kristin Kanthak, Associate Professor of Political Science will be here to discuss the state of American Politics in 2019. Don't miss what is sure to be a lively conversation about where we are and we we may be headed.   Join us for our other events in the Let's Talk series: Brexit on May 6th Facebook/Social Media on May 15th Kanthak is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the effects on…

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TFY Book Club

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Moms, Dads, nannies, grandparents, au pairs, babysitters - this Time For You book club is for you! Bring the baby to Lapsit at 10:30 and then stick around for a casual book chat with snacks! We'll keep an eye on the kiddos and discuss the book! We read super short, super good books and meet monthly! This month, we're talking about Morningstar: Growing Up With Books by Ann Hood. Stop in to pick up your copy - easy peasy!

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Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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June 2019

Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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Safe Driving for Seniors

June 6 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 12:30pm

Register for 1 of 2 driving improvement courses hosted at the library specifically designed for drivers 55+ and presented by Seniors for Safe Driving. Refresh techniques, regain lost confidence and develop a positive driving attitude. PennDot approved and no exam! Upon completion of the course, you may be eligible to receive a  5% discount car insurance premium for a period of 3 years. The 4-hour course is $16/student. You may register in the following ways: fill out a paper form…

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Gangs and Outlaws of Western PA

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

Join author and historian Thomas White for another riveting presentation on Western PA lore. This time, he's talking about gangs and outlaws! Western Pennsylvania has some fascinating criminal history. Hear the stories of the Flathead Gang and the first armored car robbery, Pittsburgh’s first bank heist, and Glenn and Irene – the area’s own Bonnie and Clyde. Learn about the notorious Cooley Gang who terrified Fayette County in the 1890s, the escape of the Biddle Boys, and many other tales…

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Nuttin’ But the Truth Book Club

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 5 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction like history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month’s book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here’s what we’re reading: June 17th: Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey by Mark Dery July: Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets,…

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How a Star is Born

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free 50 spots left

Nope, not Lady Gaga! A real star! How are stars born and how do they spend their life? How do they die? Join amateur astronomer, Fred Klein to learn about stars in (and out of) our galaxy! Children 12+ welcome.

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July 2019

Nuttin’ But the Truth Book Club

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 5 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction like history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month’s book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here’s what we’re reading: July 22: Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees - The Natural History of Where We Live by Robb Dunn August:The Trauma Cleaner: One…

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August 2019

Nuttin’ But the Truth Nonfiction Book Club

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 5 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction like history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month’s book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here’s what we’re reading: August: The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay and Disaster by Sarah Krasnostein September: Small Fry: a Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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September 2019

Nuttin’ But the Truth Nonfiction Book Club

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 5 spots left

For lovers of nonfiction like history, memoir, science, philosophy! We’re getting at the truth! Real stories and real people in all genres! Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the current month’s book. Please register online – the space where we meet has limited seating. Here’s what we’re reading: September 23: Small Fry: a Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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