We’re All Neighbors! A Community Culture Festival

On May 20 the Brentwood, Baldwin Borough and Whitehall Public Libraries, sponsored a cultural festival celebrating the differences among the people who make up our region.  More than 600 people came together in the spirit of community with We’re All … Read More

Libraries offer new materials to assist caregivers

Written by Gary Rotstein – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Libraries are full of books, magazines, music, computers and more — and now the “more” includes some special educational help for family caregivers.

Spotlight On: Whitehall Public Library

Written by Jocelyn Codner, Research Assistant – Vibrant Pittsburgh Vibrant Pittsburgh had the great pleasure of recently visiting with Paula Kelly, Director of the Whitehall Public Library, as part of our mission to familiarize ourselves with the wonderful work local … Read More

Librarians as STEM Educators Reunion

In early April the Librarians as STEM Educators grant participants met at ASSET STEM Education for an informal reunion. The formal professional development program ended in March 2016. Since then the participants have incorporated inquiry-based learning in library programming and extended the reach of … Read More

Immigration Journeys: Old and New

The Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) hosted two public events in April entitled “Immigration Journeys: Old and New,” which showcased the immigration stories of five Pittsburgh-based refugees and five long-time residents. The program was geared towards promoting a greater understanding and acceptance … Read More

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