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Sunday June 26, 2016 -  Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Exercise Your Mind (Body & Spirit) Summer Reading 2016 Adult    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Exercise Your Mind Adult Summer Reading 2016

The library has planned a lot of opportunities for you to "exercise your mind (body and spirit) this summer at the library. Registration for the adult summer reading program begins during our kick-off event on  Sunday, June 26th and continues throughout the summer, ending with a celebration on August 25th.  Adults can register online on our website at www.mtlebanonlibrary.org or come in the library and let us assist you. All registrants will receive a summer reading registration bag and NuGo gluten-free nutrition bar. If you sign-up from home stop by the library to pick up your registration bag. 

You can fill out one slip for every book that you read or listen to this summer. The library will have themed numbered prize baskets with corresponding bags for you to drop your slips into for a chance to win at the end of the summer. All winners will be selected from random drawings of each prize bag. The more you read the better the odds! In addition to the end of summer drawings the library will randomly select from all registered participants several weekly incentive winners.

Throughout the summer the library has planned cultural events and a few reading-centered activities to help you exercise your mind, as well as a great many wellness-based programs to help you exercise your body and spirit. 

At the end of the summer we will celebrate together with a special summer reading get-together that will extend into the courtyard to appreciate the last of our summer courtyard concerts.

Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_arrow_r_red 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Brain Health Lifestyle    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

The human brain is the single greatest miracle ever designed in the history of this universe. Weighing 3 pounds, comprised of 60% fat, and demanding 25% of the blood from every heartbeat, our brains are the origin of our every thought, emotion, and movement.  Paul David Nussbaum, Ph.D., ABPP is the Founder and President of Brain Health Center, Inc. that integrates mind-body-spiritual wellness with clinical approaches for a holistic program to overall brain health.  Dr. Nussbaum will teach about the basics of the brain, how the brain operates, and how to shape your brain for health across the entire lifespan. Neuroscience has taught us about the power of “neuroplasticity” and how particular environmental input is critical to the health of the brain by building brain resilience. Dr. Nussbaum will educate you on his proactive Brain Health Lifestyle ® that includes physical activity, mental stimulation, spirituality, nutrition, and socialization.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of artistic mediums. Participants can propose their own projects or work on a librarian-suggested prompt.
For kids in middle and high school.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_conductor 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tom Roberts Silent Film Musician    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Silent film composer and jazz musician Tom Roberts, along with clarinetist Marybeth Malek, presents his Celebrated Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show.  Tom was commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony to compose new scores for several of the Chaplin Mutual films from 1916.  For this project, Tom spent 17+ hours for every 30 seconds of film to create exactly the perfect setting to disappear within the dream that Chaplin created 100 years ago.  The films will be, The Rink, One AM, The Pawn Shop and Kid Auto Races at Venice CA.  All ages welcome.  No registration or tickets required. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_note 1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Music Theory for KIds    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

July 1 session has been cancelled. Please look for more music theory classes in the fall!

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Saturday July 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Free SAT Evaluation Test    
    Contact: Omega Learning Center   724-949-0770   SouthHills@OmegaLearning.com
   

Omega Learning Center provides a Free SAT Evaluation test in a simulated and proctored environment. Students are able to experience the full length testing process, while accurately measuring their performance before taking the official test. The evaluation test provides vital information that helps reach individual academic goals.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday July 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED: INDEPENDENCE DAY    
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

Monday July 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED: INDEPENDENCE DAY    
Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

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

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Club 24    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math-fact slide! New, exciting math games each week including 24 Math, Ken-Ken, Buzz, Shut-the-Box, and more! Kids will use mental math, problem-solving skills and math facts to play team games. For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Participants must pre-register starting June 27th, and be able to attend the first session.
 
    Location: Children's Story Rm. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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rec_paintpalette02 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tuesday Crafternoon!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side while they explore stories and art.
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_dance2 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

For children ages 3 - 6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   4125311912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Staff Training--Overdrive 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_bee.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Urban Homesteading: Backyard Beekeeping    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Whether you'd like to become a beekeeper yourself, or just want to be a better friend to the bees, come and learn about why bees are so amazing! From pollinating flowers to making honey, bees are a fascinating and essential part of any garden or farm. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Thank You Piggie & Elephant!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a celebration of Piggie and Elephant and share the final book in the series. Read, dance, draw, write, throw balls, party and play at Piggie and Gerald stations throughout the library. For ages 3 and up and family.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Thank You Piggie & Elephant!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for a celebration of Piggie and Elephant and share the final book in the series. Read, dance, draw, write, throw balls, party and play at Piggie and Gerald stations throughout the library! For ages 3 and up and family.
 
 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Thank You Piggie & Elephant!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetowrk.net
   

Join us for a celebration of Piggie and Elephant and share the final book in the series. Read, dance, draw, write, throw balls, party and play at Piggie and Gerald stations throughout the library. For ages 3 and up and family.
 
    Location: Meeting Room A 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of artistic mediums. Participants can propose their own projects or work on a librarian-suggested prompt.
For kids in middle and high school.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Staff Training    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   4125311912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Staff Training--Overdrive 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday July 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pre-Tour Garden Party    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

You are invited to a pre-tour Garden Party hosted by the Library Board of Trustees in the Library Garden Courtyard. The event features summer entertainment, light food, beer, wine, and desserts.  Tickets are $30 at the Library starting in mid-June and at the door. 

Benefactors and Patrons of the Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour receive free admission to this event.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday July 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM 26th Annual Garden Tour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Tickets for the Garden Tour will be available in advance for $15 per person or $20 on the day of the tour at the library. Tickets go on-sale in mid-June

The tour will feature diverse Mt. Lebanon gardens during this self-guided tour.  Expert and amateur gardeners alike will find inspiration and garden beauty.  These gardens are private and open this day only. 

Good quality perennials will be on sale during tour hours at the Library (all plant specimens are donated from local gardens, appropriate for our growing conditions in Western Pennsylvania and offered at discount prices), and there will be  free consultations with Penn State Master Gardeners and a Pittsburgh Rose Society Consulting Rosarian, as well as special promotional offers at The Book Cellar.

All proceeds from this event benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
 

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
office_lightbulb 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to 3D Printing    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Learn the basics of 3D printing and take home a 3D printed sample. For children ages 9-13.  Participants must register with the Children's Library starting Monday, June 27th. 

    Location: Maker Space
 
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 12

 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Spanish Fiestas!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Songs, dances, games, stories and more - all in Spanish! Brought to you by your favorite Mt. Lebanon Spanish teachers. Don't miss the fiesta! For kids entering grades 1-3.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master Class Series    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Class Topics: ‘Creating Positive Relationships’ Applications Review, and In-Depth Focus on ‘Building Your Positive Emotions and Resilience’

Do you want to experience more happiness, energy, and joy in your life?

Do you want to feel more satisfaction with your life?

Join us and attend one or all of the six Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master Classes. The sixth Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class will be held on Monday, July 11th, from 7 to 8:30 pm, in Conference Room A.  Each month you will learn how to experience more joy, fulfillment, satisfaction, and happiness by applying the six components of Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology to your everyday life.

You deserve to live a happy, fulfilling life. Join us in the Practice of Happiness/Positive Psychology Master class series and experience a happier you and a happier life!

Feel free to attend any one of the six classes. Or better yet, attend all six classes and receive the library’s Certificate of Completion. Both teens and adults are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

Laura Parkinson, who has a Master’s degree in Counseling and 30 years corporate training experience, will present monthly classes on how to live a more flourishing life. Each of the six master classes will include enthusiastic mini- lectures, lively discussions, recommended readings, and useful application exercises.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

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

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Club 24    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math-fact slide! New, exciting math games each week including 24 Math, Ken-Ken, Buzz, Shut-the-Box, and more! Kids will use mental math, problem-solving skills and math facts to play team games. For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Participants must pre-register starting June 27th, and be able to attend the first session.
 
    Location: Children's Story Rm. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_monkey1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Sock Monkey Making    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Make an Original Red Heel Sock Monkey!  All supplies provided.  Space limited.  For middle school to adult.  Register with the Adult Reference Desk.  Please specify regular size or mini monkey when registering.

    Location: Maker Space
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tuesday Crafternoon!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side while they explore stories and art.
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_chicken 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Urban Homesteading: Backyard Chickens    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Come and learn all about backyard chicken basics! Join presenters (and some friendly feathered guests!) from the Uniontown Poultry Association and learn about choice of a chicken breed for a specific need (eggs, pets, etc.), what chickens eat, predators and how to keep chickens safe, housing needs, health issues with chickens, and a wide variety of available resources. There will be time for questions and answers afterwards, plus a chance to get acquainted with the chickens!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Study Room
 
rec_dance2 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

For children ages 3 - 6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM A Mindful Discussion: The Subject of Compassion in the Writings ofThich Nhat Hanh    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

July 13 Session: Cultivating Compassion in our Lives

Compassion is a noble and lofty goal that can be hard to extend to difficult coworkers, friends and family in the rush of everyday life. As Thich Nhat Hahn teaches: “When we are in contact with another’s suffering, a feeling of compassion is born in us. Compassion means, literally, ‘to suffer with.’” In this session, we’ll share readings and practices and discuss ways to use deep looking and understanding to develop our capacity for compassion.  

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   (412) 208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.con
   

Bimonthly meeting of the Board of Directors

    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
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 the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
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anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of artistic mediums. Participants can propose their own projects or work on a librarian-suggested prompt.
For kids in middle and high school.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Rachel Blier   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM How to Successfully Run a Marathon    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Timothy Lyman, a Pittsburgh-based run coach, specializing in long-distance endurance events will talk us through the essentials for being a strong marathon runner. We will learn what it means to be a distance runner, what your initial training investments potentially could be, what to expect during training, and how to prevent injury.  Headquartered at the PNC YMCA and U.S. Steel Tower downtown, Tim develops run programs such as Couch-to-5K, Tread & Shred and REDline in addition to leading the training for the Pittsburgh Marathon, Great Race and Turkey Trot events. He has authored the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Marathon Ready and Your Greatest Race series. Tim is an MBA graduate and former employee of Point Park University, where he coached men's and women's cross-country, supervised the fitness center and founded the personal and small-group training programs. He has continuing education in somatic sciences such as yoga, Pilates, Chi Running technique and Feldenkrais Method. Tim enjoys working with individuals of all ages and ability levels, and emphasizes a safe, effective and economical training methodology while encouraging runners to simply "have fun" and "go play!"

 

 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Dino Detectives Jr.    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Think like a paleontologist! Paleoartists use fossil evidence, observation, and imagination to deduce what ancient animals might have looked like. In this hands-on workshop kids reconstruct modern animals based on limited evidence and test their dino-detective skills. For kids going into 1st-3rd grade. No pre-registration.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Dino Detectives    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   children's library
   

Think like a paleontologist! Paleoartists use fossil evidence, observation, and imagination to deduce what ancient animals might have looked like. In this hands-on workshop, kids reconstruct modern animals based on limited evidence and test their dino-detective skills. For kids going into 4th-6th grade. No pre-registration.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday July 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Irish Gaelic or "Irish" is the native tongue of Ireland. It is still spoken in parts of Ireland, each known as a Gaelteacht (Western Kerry, Connemara, etc.). This group is intended to use or develop one's conversational skills for people with some knowledge of Irish, although people with no previous experience would be able to learn with books such as "Buntus Cainte" or "Learning Irish"  (or other material depending upon participants' interest), all of which will be discussed at the first meeting. Registration is required. Please call the library at 412-531-1912 and ask for the Reference Desk or register in person at the Reference Desk.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday July 17, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
rec_joystick.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Beginner Game Design    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Interested in making games, but not sure how to get started? Join Schell Games to learn the basics of Unity3D, a free professional-grade game engine! We'll be going over how to use the editor, some basic C# scripting, game engine concepts, and be putting together a simple playable demo. Get started on the path towards making your own game!  For middle & high school students.  Registration is required and attendees must attend both sessions. Registration opens on Tuesday, June 27th.

    Location: Maker Space
 
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
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ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Spanish Fiestas!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Songs, dances, games, stories and more - all in Spanish! Brought to you by your favorite Mt. Lebanon Spanish teachers. Don't miss the fiesta! For kids entering grades 1-3.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_bush.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Urban Homesteading: Composting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Come and find out about types and styles of composting to fit your own personal home, whether it is an apartment, a house with or even without a yard - everyone can compost! Learn about how it works, how to get started, environmental and ecological impact, and more with Dr. Sarah Meiss, professor of Botany, Mycology, and Sustainable Agriculture at California University of Pennsylvania and a Phipps Master Gardener. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Pittsburgh on the Eve of the Civil War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
 

Join us in a series of programs planned by the Mt. Lebanon Public Library in collaboration with the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon that highlight local Civil War history. 

Pittsburgh on the Eve of the Civil War

A docent from the Heinz History Center will describe what life was like in Pittsburgh in the days leading up to the Civil War. Advertisements and newspapers will provide for us a window to the past.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
rec_joystick.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Beginner Game Design    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Interested in making games, but not sure how to get started? Join Schell Games to learn the basics of Unity3D, a free professional-grade game engine! We'll be going over how to use the editor, some basic C# scripting, game engine concepts, and be putting together a simple playable demo. Get started on the path towards making your own game!  For middle & high school students.  Registration is required and attendees must attend both sessions. Registration opens on June 27th.

    Location: Maker Space
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

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

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Club 24    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math-fact slide! New, exciting math games each week including 24 Math, Ken-Ken, Buzz, Shut-the-Box, and more! Kids will use mental math, problem-solving skills and math facts to play team games. For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Participants must pre-register starting June 27th, and be able to attend the first session.
 
    Location: Children's Story Rm. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tuesday Crafternoon!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side while they explore stories and art.
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM In the Know About GMO!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Know your food: How to really eat Non-GMO and Organic

What’s the real story with GMOs?  You hear about it more every day but do you really know if the foods you are eating have GMOs and pesticides in them?

Most likely, there are.  GMOs are insidiously hidden in almost all of our foods. Lax labeling laws allow pesticides in foods you would expect to be clean.

Do we know if it is safe? No!

Is it possible to avoid it? Yes!

Come and enjoy this eye-opening presentation. Discover where the GMOs are hidden in your daily diet. You will walk away armed with the info to eat and shop as healthy as possible. You will never eat the same. If you like bring a packaged food item from home with you and we can have some fun deciphering the label!

Faith Starr is an environmental advocate, naturalist and herbalist, clinical nutritional therapist with a host of certifications and training in other healing modalities as well as horticulture and master gardener.
She has done numerous radio shows on the impact of GMOs, what they are, how they affect us and how to avoid them.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

July 19 -- Murder of a Stacked Librarian / Denise Swanson

August 16 -- Conspiracy of Paper / David Liss

September 20 – Girl Waits with Gun / Amy Stewart

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM TSAG    
    Contact: Sharon Verminski   412-531-1912   verminskis@einetwork.net
   

Technical Services and Advisory Group Committee meeting.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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misc_none 12:05 PM  -  2:00 PM TSAG-Reporting Mentors meeting    
    Contact: Sharon Verminski   412-531-1912   verminskis@einetwork.net
   

Reporting Mentors planning meeting (subcommittee of Technical Services Advisory Group Committee).

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Molecular Cooking    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Cooking may be an art, but it is also a science! This workshop will use hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun food experiments to explore molecular interactions and transformations! For kids entering 4th-6th grade. Please let us know if your child has any food allergies. Participants must pre-register starting June 27th.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_dance2 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

For children ages 3 - 6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs. This month's selection:

Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. This time around, the cataclysm is us.-Goodreads

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM President Ulysses S. Grant    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This program will be held on the lawn of Southminster Manse (across the driveway from the library). Attendees are invited to bring a picnic dinner (no alcohol please). The program will be held in the library if it rains.

Gettysburg resident Kenneth Serfass, a retired U.S. Marine and living history professional, will portray Union Commanding General Ulysses S. Grant. Serfass has portrayed Grant for a History Channel documentary and is the bandmaster for the Antebellum Marine Band.

Serfass will bring history to life through first-person living history as U.S. Grant... the architect of total Union victory who provides perspective on his campaigns in roundtable and other discussion venues. Step back in time with one of the Civil War's greatest leaders.

Presented in partnership with the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of artistic mediums. Participants can propose their own projects or work on a librarian-suggested prompt.
For kids in middle and high school.

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Three Delicious Ways to Eat with Peace and Joy    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Fast eating hurts! Do you know that S-L-O-W eating has an anti-aging effect on the body. You can reset your rhythms and effortlessly reduce portion sizes when you eat slow. Discover delicious ways to find peace in the presence of food. What if you can return to your life energized after eating! Weight loss tips included.

Sanna Carapellotti, MS, CHt, is experienced and highly-trained in helping people resolve problems, cope with life struggles and ease unsettled feelings. Recognized as a leader in deep-mind transformation, Sanna facilitates the relief clients seek to transform their lives. Clients resolve long-standing stresses stemming from childhood trauma, generational grief, abuse of all kinds, relationship conflicts, money issues, or any current worry and fear due to an anticipated event, such as surgery or athletic performance. These great psychological pains neutralize and integrate with Sanna's groundbreaking mind/body approaches.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

Saturday July 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_ 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Star Wars    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy      priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for fun Star Wars themed activities and snacks!  For children and their families.  Free event, no registration required. 

1:00-2:00PM:
Build your own Lightsaber in Meeting Room A & other crafts in the Children’s Library
Admiral Ackbar’s Snack bar in Meeting Room B

2:00-3:00PM:
Star Wars Trivia Contest with the costumed villains of the 501st Legion’s Garrison Carida in Meeting Room A and photo opportunities with the characters

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Star Wars    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy      priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for fun Star Wars themed activities and snacks!  For children and their families.  Free event, no registration required. 

1:00-2:00PM:
Build your own Lightsaber in Meeting Room A & other crafts in the Children’s Library
Admiral Ackbar’s Snack bar in Meeting Room B

2:00-3:00PM:
Star Wars Trivia Contest with the costumed villains of the 501st Legion’s Garrison Carida in Meeting Room A and photo opportunities with the characters

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_ 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Star Wars    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy      priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Join us for fun Star Wars themed activities and snacks!  For children and their families.  Free event, no registration required. 

1:00-2:00PM:
Build your own Lightsaber in Meeting Room A & other crafts in the Children’s Library
Admiral Ackbar’s Snack bar in Meeting Room B

2:00-3:00PM:
Star Wars Trivia Contest with the costumed villains of the 501st Legion’s Garrison Carida in Meeting Room A and photo opportunities with the characters

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

today's camp will be held in the library's courtyard

Sunday July 24, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM RAINDATE Slovak Language Summer Camp for Kids    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-956-6000   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Please register at 412-956-6000 or jtsenko@aol.com.

This meeting will be held only if the Saturday, July 23 meeting in the courtyard is rained out

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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 Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. 

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Spanish Fiestas!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Songs, dances, games, stories and more - all in Spanish! Brought to you by your favorite Mt. Lebanon Spanish teachers. Don't miss the fiesta! For kids entering grades 1-3.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Laugh for the Health of It!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Want to relieve stress, power up your immune system and have fun, too?  Julie Ann Sullivan, Certified Laughter Leader, will transform you with her energetic and engaging style.  The audience participates in interactive activities which instill a sense of connection for everyone.

Laughter workshops allow its participants to learn how to create true mirthful laughter from within.  Sound research has shown time and again the benefits of laughter, including, but not limited to:

  • Relief of stress
  • Stronger immune system
  • Increased attentiveness
  • Improved mood

Come and put more laughter in your day.  It is more fun shared, so bring a friend!

Cost: None, but please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.  (Please no glass)

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Library Staff Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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anim_penguin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild about books - Storytime Fun!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

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

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Club 24    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Avoid the math-fact slide! New, exciting math games each week including 24 Math, Ken-Ken, Buzz, Shut-the-Box, and more! Kids will use mental math, problem-solving skills and math facts to play team games. For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Participants must pre-register starting June 27th, and be able to attend the first session.
 
    Location: Children's Story Rm. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tuesday Crafternoon!    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Let kids tap into their creative side while they explore stories and art.
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Curves Sponsored Mt. Lebanon Library Fitness Walk    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Meet in the Library Parking Lot off of Washington Road.  Then walk with us for 30 minutes, or a whole hour as we enjoy the

evening and get our steps in for the day!  The Mt. Lebanon Public Library will have just kicked off their Summer Reading

Program themed “Exercise Your Mind.”  In keeping with that theme, they’ve asked us to help them exercise bodies too, and lead them in a walk!  We will do this the last Tuesday of the month. So let your friends and family know that everyone is welcome to come along!  Wear comfortable shoes, bring your kids and your dog and enjoy a summer evening out with your community friends!

Each walk will be led by a Curves Mt. Lebanon fitness instructor.

Walk Dates:

-   Tuesday, June 28th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

-   Tuesday, July 26th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

-   Tuesday, August 30th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 
food_tomato 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Urban Homesteading: Preserving the Harvest    
   

How do you choose the right plant varieties if you want to preserve? How do you pick which method to preserve your harvest? Preserving is easy, fun, and satisfying. Come to this class and learn the basics of canning, drying, and freezing. Recipes included.

Part of the Urban Homesteading program series. 

 
 
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.
 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
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misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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.

 

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Babies    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412-531-1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Needle Felting    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Fiber Artist Judé Ernest will teach needle felting in a series of four classes (6-22; 6-29; 7-27; 8-3).  Today, Fabulous Wet Felted Flowers.  Learn the basic wet felting skills necessary to create a one-of-kind Wet Felted Lilly.  Participants should bring a terry cloth dish towel.  Please REGISTER for each session separately at the Adult Reference Desk. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_dance2 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Movement and Stories    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Move and groove while you share stories and songs! Did you know that rhythym and movement help develop speech and early literacy skills?

For children ages 3 - 6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912x4   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

Tonight is the battle the teams have been preparing for!  Sign-up began on June 1 and ended July 1. Teams have spent the summer reading from the grade assigned book lists and have been writing and submitting their questions about the books to be used in the battles. Let the games begin!

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Battle of the Books Tournament    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Tonight is the battle the teams have been preparing for!  Sign-up began on June 1 and ended July 1. Teams have spent the summer reading from the grade assigned book lists and have been writing and submitting their questions about the books to be used in the battles. 4th Grade battles at 6:30, 5/6th Grade at 7:45. 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

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

July 27, 2015
Novel: “Eon” by Greg Bear
Short Fiction:
“Old Paint” by Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb)
“The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury 

August 24, 2016
Novel: “The Practice Effect” by David Brin
Short Fiction:
“Gone Are Lupo” by H. B. Hickey
“Dark Benediction” by Walter M. Miller

September 28, 2016
Novel: “Kindred” by Octavia Butler
Short Fiction:
“Moon Moth” by Jack Vance
“Arkfall” by Carolyn Ives Gilman

October 26, 2016
Novellas: “Yesterday’s Kin” by Nancy Kress,
“Inside Job” by Connie Willis, and
“The Winds of Marble Arch” by Connie Willis
Short Fiction:
“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu
“History Lesson” by Arthur C. Clarke

November 16, 2016
Novel: “Seveneves” by Neal Stevenson
Short Fiction:
“Shambleau” by C.L. Moore
“In Coppelius’s Toyshop” by Connie Willis

December 28, 2016
Novel: “Mars Crossing” by Geoffrey A. Landil
Short Fiction:
“Uncommon Sense” by Hal Clement
“Danger Human” by Gordon Dickson

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime for 2s & 3s    
    Contact: Elizabeth Schwertfuehrer   412-531-1912   schwertfuehrere@einetwork.net
   

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

[Children's Storytimes]
    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Maker Hour    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn new skills and stretch your creative muscles with a variety of artistic mediums. Participants can propose their own projects or work on a librarian-suggested prompt.
For kids in middle and high school.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.   By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finding Presence--Crown of Eternity Sound Journey    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sound Journey with Gongs & Himalayan Bowls

Enter a cosmic journey as you bathe in waves of sound from multiple gongs, bells and metal singing bowls. The deep complex harmonics of multiple gongs quickly silence the mind and entrain the brain into a spontaneous state of deep meditation. The rhythmic sound oscillations of therapy grade Himalayan bowls placed on or around the body penetrate into the tissues and are often experienced as a full body sound massage that allows us to let go—letting go of stress, worries, anxieties, doubt, fears and feelings that have a negative effect on our health and life. Listeners often describe out of body experiences, seeing beautiful colors behind their eyes, past life impressions, expanded awareness and higher states of consciousness. We will begin to prepare the body to enter a state of healing and receptivity through the sacred practices of guided meditation, breathwork, or deep listening. We will then relax deeply to the sounds of multiple gongs for a vibrational experience like no other!!! 

About Crown of Eternity
Crown Of Eternity spend their lives serving people through vibration, sound and music as well as with relaxation and energy movement techniques. Through their workshops, classes, therapy sessions and concerts they have helped thousands of people connect to their life energy, to deeper relaxation and to self healing. Over the past 20+ years Mike Tamburo has become well known as a multi-instrumentalist and polymath, performing and recording ecstatic and transcendental music as well as folk, ambient and sometimes unclassifiable sounds. He is also an artist and a film maker. As he worked deeper and deeper with the sound current and his own self healing practices, he discovered the healing power of the gong and other tuned metal instruments (singing bowls, bells, sound plates) as well as the healing power of mantra and toning. In 2008 he met Gallina Tamburo, who was on her own journey of healing. Their shared love of ecstatic music, kundalini yoga, the gong, sound therapy, and sacred chanting set the foundation of their relationship, marriage and eventual musical collaboration. They currently live in Pittsburgh, PA where they both teach sound therapy and kundalini yoga and run their own yoga and vibrational healing center (also called Crown of Eternity). In addition to completing their Kundalini Teacher Training at the mother ashram in Espanola, NM and Yoga For Youth Training with Krishna Kaur they have studied with Gongmasters Don Conreaux and Sotantar and trained in the Peter Hess Method of Sound Massage using Himalayan Singing Bowls for healing. 

The duo have released 3 CDs together and also run the Sounds Eternal record label that has released many of Mike’s solo recordings. Together, Mike and Gallina have developed their own style of relating to the therapeutic vibrations of the Gong, incorporating ancient wisdom and infusing it with creativity, playfulness and joy. Crown of Eternity offer a unique sonic experience that is as much grounded in tradition as it is groundbreaking. There is an expansive, blissful, ethereal and epic quality to Crown of Eternity’s music. They are truly immersed in vibration. They are touring in 2015 in support of their Gong CD: “Earth in Space” and Mantra CDs: “Vibrate the Cosmos” and “The Cosmos Shall Clear The Path” which were released in 2014 and Mike’s newest hammered dulcimer release “The Way To Be Free’ released in 2015. Whether they are bathing you in the complex harmonics of multiple gongs, ecstatic instrumentals or their cosmic renditions of sacred Kundalini Yoga mantras, Crown of Eternity delivers a heart centered experience that you will deeply appreciate and remember.

For more information, please visit www.CrownofEternity.com

Music Links:

http://www.crownofeternity.com/music/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/crown-of-eternity/id821203487
http://crownofeternity.bandcamp.com/

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

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rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday July 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none BEER GARDEN BASH VII TICKETS ON SALE NOW    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Sample more than a dozen fine regional ales, lagers, & ciders; Savor gourmet hot dogs, veggie dogs, and Bratwurst with tons of specialty toppings; Enjoy the music of steel drum artist Dan Meunier 6 PM, Saturday, August 27th, in Mt. Lebanon Public Library's Courtyard/

$35 per ticket
$50 for those wishing to make a larger tax-deductible gift to the library
At the library or online at:
www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/beergarden

A limited number of tickets will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door

Adults 21+ only.

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. July is paper plate dragon scales!

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Touch-a-Truck    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Visit our parking lot today to see many different kinds of trucks up close! For truck lovers of all ages!

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Four Seasons in the Garden with Claire: Summer Workshop    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Participants will meet at the garden of master gardener and landscape designer, Claire Schuchman. The goal of this workshop is for participants to see a garden in progress and process. We will talk about plant health, design choices, color combinations and sustainability. The Summer Workshop will focus specifically on  strategies for coping with summer heat in the garden and succession planting for continuous bloom.Registration is required. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. The garden location will be provided upon registration.

 

We can look forward to an upcoming fall workshop in this series.

Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
elect_computer2 10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM How to Build a Computer    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

Learn how to assemble a working desktop computer.  Discover the components that make up a computer and how they interact with each other.  For children ages 10-13.  Participants must register with the Children's Library starting Monday, July 18th.

    Location: Maker Space
 
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Game Night    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Family Game Night at the library. Play classic games and try new ones! Be prepared to use your powers of logic and imagination. For kids entering 1st grade & up and family. Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-8 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mindful Eating: A Compassionate Approach to Eating    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Deborah Brooks, member of the Order of Interbeing, a community of monastics and lay people established by Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will provide a new perspective to how we approach our daily meals.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crazy 8's Math Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

For kids entering grades 1-3.

Space is limited.  Please pre-register for this four-week math club starting July 18th. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Sciencetellers    
   

Sciencetellers will make things fly, spin, move and soar while telling a series of stories that will energize your summer! Hands-on experiments will have kids laughin, learning and having fun as they discover what makes us move and what powers the world! For the whole family.

Will be held on Southminster lawn, or in Fellowship Hall

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands On History: The Civil War    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

We hope to make Civil War History come alive this evening with two interactive presentations. The evening will begin with a talk by a private in full dress from the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, Co. A

(38th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry) who will provide a glimpse of what like was like for the infantryman in the Civil War. The talk will focus on what shoulder arms of the day were like.

The second presentation will be from a docent at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Museum who will present a Civil War Footlocker from the museum. We will set aside time for the audience to interact with our presenters and their collections. 

This program is part of a four part series focusing on the history of the Civil War  provided by the Mt. Lebanon Public Library in collaboration with the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon. 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

TAKING THE MONTH OF AUGUST OFF. WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 7

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Needle Felting    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Fiber Artist Judé Ernest will teach needle felting in a series of four classes (6-22; 6-29; 7-27; 8-3).  Today, Wet Felted Objects Revealed.  Learn to wet felt securely around an object and then expose the object in a wet felted bezel.  Participant should bring a terry cloth dish towel.  Please REGISTER for each session separately at the Adult Reference Desk. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM A Mindful Discussion: The Subject of Compassion in the Writings ofThich Nhat Hanh    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Aug 3 Session:  Cultivating Universal Compassion

As we water the seeds of compassion within us, we naturally begin to feel more connected to the world around us.  People seem less like others and all living things become more precious.  In this session, we will share a guided Metta meditation in which we extend loving kindness and good will to all creatures great and small, near and far, dear and unknown.  Readings and discussion will focus on the history and experience of the practice.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
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anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Concert in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mt. Lebanon resident Christopher Mark Jones performs folk-blues.
christophermarkjones.com/

Concerts will be held in the library's outdoor courtyard. In the event of rain, they will move inside.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Escape Room    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Start to form your four-person team now for this event (register after June 20th with the Adult Reference Desk).  Entering Middle and High School only.  Snacks. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Sunday August 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 12

 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Game Night    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Family Game Night at the library. Play classic games and try new ones! Be prepared to use your powers of logic and imagination. For kids entering 1st grade & up and family. Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-8 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Minor Changes/Major Results: Strategies to Get Fit and Stay Fit    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dr. Joseph Luxbacher explains in simple terms and demonstrates how each of us posess the power to determine our physical destiny. This 90 minute workshop is centered around that theme, and is appropriate for women and men of all ages and fitness levels who are interested in improving their health and physical status. Learn how to lose weight and keep it off, redefine your physique, stengthen and tone muscle, in short feel better and look younger-all without exhaustive workouts and fad diets. Dr. Luxbacher will guide workshop participants step-by step through the process of developing and implementing a personalized program guarenteed to achieve results. Proven strategies that, when put into practice, will effectively change the way you look and feel.

 

Jospeh A. Luxbacher, PhD has more than three decades of experience in the fields of health, fitness and competitive athletics. A former collegiate and professional athlete (soccer), he holds a PhD in Health, Physical and Recreational Education, and was employed in the Department of Athletics at the University of Pittsburgh for the last thirty years. Dr. Luxbacher has authored more than a dozen books and numerous articles on health, fitness, and sports performance. His books with the publisher Human Kinetics have sold more than 250,000 copies.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crazy 8's Math Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

For kids entering grades 1-3.

Space is limited.  Please pre-register for this four-week math club starting July 18th.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM LeboLab: Marble Run    
    Contact: Children's Department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for two awesome creation workshops!  Learn about the engineering design process and then work in teams using recyled materials to design your own marble run.

Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10, 6:30pm-8:00pm

For kids entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.  Must be able to attend both nights in order to register.  Pre-registration begins July 18th.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join local naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun! Wednesdays, 10:30 am. August 10: Water, Water Everywhere / August 17: Trees / August 24: Mother Nature's Diner. For children ages 3-6 and family. Must pre-register for each sesion starting July 18.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Talk    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

GPLC tutors are invited to a monthly "Tutor Talk" with Peggi Kelley, South Hills Area Coordinator.
Presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM LeboLab: Marble Run    
    Contact: Children's Department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join us for two awesome creation workshops!  Learn about the engineering design process and then work in teams using recyled materials to design your own marble run.

Tuesdays, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10, 6:30pm-8:00pm

For kids entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.  Must be able to attend both nights in order to register.  Pre-registration begins July 18th.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
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 the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Concert in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

RML Jazz returns by popular demand!
rmljazz.com/

Concerts will be held in the library's outdoor courtyard. In the event of rain, they will move inside.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday August 13, 2016 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Song Circle    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

* folk * indie * blues * country * bluegrass * world and *other acoustic music
everyone takes a turn and others can join in

feel free to bring an instrument... banjo, recorder, harmonica, ukulele, accordian, guitar

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_tent 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Family Fort Night    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring a blanket, pillows, and a flashlight and build a fort in the library after hours!  Next, get comfortable inside and read some books together.  Includes storytime and walking s'mores

Program begins promptly at 4:45.  Please be on-time and in the storyroom since the library doors will be locked soon after.

For children ages 4-8 and their families.  Space is limited.  Please pre-register starting July 18th.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday August 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Game Night    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Family Game Night at the library. Play classic games and try new ones! Be prepared to use your powers of logic and imagination. For kids entering 1st grade & up and family. Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-8 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Pet Show    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Show off your furry, feathered, or scaly friend at our very own Pet Show at Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Register in children’s department starting July 18th.

Event in Room A, Courtyard and Lawn.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
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Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crazy 8's Math Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

For kids entering grades 1-3.

Space is limited.  Please pre-register for this four-week math club starting July 18th.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us in a series of programs planned by the Mt. Lebanon Public Library in collaboration with the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon that highlight local Civil War history. 

The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History

Kenneth C. Turner will talk about the history and photos that comprise his co-authored book The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History. Pennsylvania fulfilled its role as the Keystone State when the Civil War erupted in 1861. Its large size and varied economy contributed 315,000 men and more munitions than any other state, while on the home front, women and children tended to vast farms and filled factory jobs. The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History presents for the first time in a single volume the story of the war's impact on the state as told through photographs. Hundreds of images from private collections offer a rare glimpse of images over the past 150 years.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

August 16 -- Conspiracy of Paper / David Liss

September 20 – Girl Waits with Gun / Amy Stewart

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

TAKING THE MONTH OF AUGUST OFF. WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 7

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join local naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun! Wednesdays, 10:30 am. August 10: Water, Water Everywhere / August 17: Trees / August 24: Mother Nature's Diner. For children ages 3-6 and family. Must pre-register for each sesion starting July 18.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs. This month's selection:

The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck

In the bestselling tradition of Bill Bryson and Tony Horwitz, Rinker Buck's "The Oregon Trail" is a major work of participatory history: an epic account of traveling the 2,000-mile length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way, in a covered wagon with a team of mules--which hasn't been done in a century--that also tells the rich history of the trail, the people who made the migration, and its significance to the country. -Goodreads

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 'burgh ku    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mt. Lebanon poet Dave Borland and Dormont artist Karen Larson will entrance audiences with an evening of "bugh ku"... that's a Pittsburgh adaptation of a Japanese haiku... a poem of three lines, but not adhering to the traditional five/seve/five syllable structure.

Dave will read his 'burgh kus while Karen will sketch her artistic impression of each one.

Dave is a Mt. Lebanon High School grad, an author of three novels and three poetry collections. He is enjoying his retirement here in Mt. Lebanon.

Karen is a University of Pittsburgh grad and a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists. She enjoys haiku and likes utilizing Pittsburgh landmarks when interpreting Dave's "'burgh kus."

It will be a fun night.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Concert in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Nan Hoffman returns with some American folk music.
nanhoffman.com/

Concerts will be held in the library's outdoor courtyard. In the event of rain, they will move inside.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Life and Music of Mozart    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Presenter Dr. Cleon Cornes is a retired psychiatrist who enjoys teaching courses (mostly about eccentric geniuses) at CMU, the Mt. Lebanon Library, and Providence Point.

Mozart was born in Salzburg and died in Vienna 35 years later. During that tragically short life, he composed a huge amount of glorious music, much of which is still performed and enjoyed by audiences throughout the world. The theater and movie portrayals of his life in Amadeus increased interest and knowledge about him, but were somewhat simplified and re-enforced some of the myths about his life and death.

The 250th anniversary of his birth in 2006 also stimulated a renewed interest in this complex human being, his tumultuous life and his beautiful music. He was an amazing child prodigy whose talents and ability were fostered and also exploited by his father. He was a mature composer by the age of 20 when most composers were just beginning their training, He struggled financially and to be accepted throughout most of his life, but during his last 10 years in Vienna composed some of the finest music in the entire European classical tradition.

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Irish Gaelic or "Irish" is the native tongue of Ireland. It is still spoken in parts of Ireland, each known as a Gaelteacht (Western Kerry, Connemara, etc.). This group is intended to use or develop one's conversational skills for people with some knowledge of Irish, although people with no previous experience would be able to learn with books such as "Buntus Cainte" or "Learning Irish"  (or other material depending upon participants' interest), all of which will be discussed at the first meeting. Registration is required. Please call the library at 412-531-1912 and ask for the Reference Desk or register in person at the Reference Desk.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday August 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Game Night    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Family Game Night at the library. Play classic games and try new ones! Be prepared to use your powers of logic and imagination. For kids entering 1st grade & up and family. Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-8 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM When the Body Hurts How You Can Help Yourself    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Eighty percent of visits to the PCP are stress related, according to the CDC. If this is true, could mental empowerment reduce pain? Topics of discussion will be how stress turns into body aches and pains, and the value of suffering. You will experience the power of energy psychology approaches to help you reduce where you hurt.

 

Sanna Carapellotti, MS, CHt, is experienced and highly-trained in helping people resolve problems, cope with life struggles and ease unsettled feelings. Recognized as a leader in deep-mind transformation, Sanna facilitates the relief clients seek to transform their lives. Clients resolve long-standing stresses stemming from childhood trauma, generational grief, abuse of all kinds, relationship conflicts, money issues, or any current worry and fear due to an anticipated event, such as surgery or athletic performance. These great psycholoigcal pains neutralize and integrate with Sanna's groundbreaking mind/body approaches. Details forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crazy 8's Math Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

For kids entering grades 1-3.

Space is limited.  Please pre-register for this four-week math club starting July 18th.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Urban Homesteading: Kombucha Workshop    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Learn how to make your own kombucha at home with Jill Ciciarelli, owner of First Comes Health, certified holistic health coach and author of  Fermented, A Four-Season Approach to Paleo Probiotic Foods. Partipants will learn he 6-part process of kombucha making. 

1. Make your own SCOBY

2. Choosing the right tea
3. Choosing the right type of sugar
4. Equipment
5. Make kombucha
6. Troubleshooting

Participants will be given a kombucha starter (SCOBY) as a part of this workshop. This workshop requires registration. Please call the library at 412-531-1912 to register. Space is limited so early sign-up is highly recommended.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CANCELLED GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

TAKING THE MONTH OF AUGUST OFF. WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 7

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fun with Nature    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Join local naturalist Verna McGinley for stories, facts, and fun! Wednesdays, 10:30 am. August 10: Water, Water Everywhere / August 17: Trees / August 24: Mother Nature's Diner. For children ages 3-6 and family. Must pre-register for each sesion starting July 18.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Run Antonio Run!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Based on the inspiring life story of Steeler Antonio Brown, Stage Right Books Come Alive theater presents a new original show about overcoming obstacles and believing in yourself. Kids will love the story of how young Antonio beats all the odds on his way to becoming a superstar NFL receiver! For the whole family.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

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

August 24, 2016
Novel: “The Practice Effect” by David Brin
Short Fiction:
“Gone Are Lupo” by H. B. Hickey
“Dark Benediction” by Walter M. Miller

September 28, 2016
Novel: “Kindred” by Octavia Butler
Short Fiction:
“Moon Moth” by Jack Vance
“Arkfall” by Carolyn Ives Gilman

October 26, 2016
Novellas: “Yesterday’s Kin” by Nancy Kress,
“Inside Job” by Connie Willis, and
“The Winds of Marble Arch” by Connie Willis
Short Fiction:
“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu
“History Lesson” by Arthur C. Clarke

November 16, 2016
Novel: “Seveneves” by Neal Stevenson
Short Fiction:
“Shambleau” by C.L. Moore
“In Coppelius’s Toyshop” by Connie Willis

December 28, 2016
Novel: “Mars Crossing” by Geoffrey A. Landil
Short Fiction:
“Uncommon Sense” by Hal Clement
“Danger Human” by Gordon Dickson

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM End of Summer Adult Reading Celebration    
   

You have exercised your mind, body and spirit this summer at the library! Now it is time to celebrate together the end of a great summer. Join us for healthy finger foods, a selection of iced teas and some literary fun and games. We will be announcing the winners of our summer reading baskets at this time. Make sure that you make some time to enjoy the wrap-up of the Concert in the Courtyard series immediately following our celebration. This event is open to all registered adult summer reading participants. 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.   By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Concert in the Courtyard    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Mt. Lebanon High String Quartet wraps up our concert series

Concerts will be held in the library's outdoor courtyard. In the event of rain, they will move inside.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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 All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrCopies are available at the Circulation Desk. 

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Beer Garden Bash VII Setup    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to be announced. Tickets go on sale in July

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
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Saturday August 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Beer Garden Bash VII Setup    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to be announced. Tickets go on sale in July

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beer Garden Bash VII    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details to be announced. Tickets go on sale in July

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Sunday August 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Creation Station!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime this weekend and contribute to our collaborative art project. August is cardboard city creations!

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday August 29, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

Julius Caesar: Jan. 4, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Feb 29, March 7, 21, 28, April 4
Timons of Athens: April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Game Night    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Family Game Night at the library. Play classic games and try new ones! Be prepared to use your powers of logic and imagination. For kids entering 1st grade & up and family. Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-8 pm.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM End of Summer Garden Potluck    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

What did your garden grow this year? Join us for an end of summer potluck to celebrate the best of our gardens. Please bring one dish and a few garden stories to share. We will supply the drinks. As we enjoy each other's company and food we can plan the Library's next seed share program together. If the weather is nice we can enjoy our meal outside in the courtyard garden. Please call the library to register (412) 531-1912.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Curves Sponsored Mt. Lebanon Library Fitness Walk    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Meet in the Library Parking Lot off of Washington Road.  Then walk with us for 30 minutes, or a whole hour as we enjoy the

evening and get our steps in for the day!  The Mt. Lebanon Public Library will have just kicked off their Summer Reading

Program themed “Exercise Your Mind.”  In keeping with that theme, they’ve asked us to help them exercise bodies too, and lead them in a walk!  We will do this the last Tuesday of the month. So let your friends and family know that everyone is welcome to come along!  Wear comfortable shoes, bring your kids and your dog and enjoy a summer evening out with your community friends!

Each walk will be led by a Curves Mt. Lebanon fitness instructor.

Walk Dates:

-   Tuesday, June 28th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

-   Tuesday, July 26th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

-   Tuesday, August 30th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

 

 

 

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misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy     priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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!

    Location: Young Adult Area
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Flu Shot Clinic    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

The library will partner with Rite Aid for this Flu Shot Clinic. Shots are available for anyone 9 years old and older. Bring your insurance card with you. If you don't have insurance, the price for the regular flu shot is $32.99 and the senior citizen flu shot is $39.99. No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Tomato Harvest & Tasting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join Miriam Rubin author, freelance food writer and columnist for the Post-Gazette will talk tomatoes with us, demonstrate a recipe from her book "Tomatoes," and give us a chance to sample different varieties of Tomatoes.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 1, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday September 2, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday September 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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Sunday September 4, 2016 Go To Top
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Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
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Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Light Bright Puppetry    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

more details to come

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Register at 412-393-7645 or  acohen@gplc.org

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
eth_france 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Francophone Literature & Culture    
    Contact: Dr. Carol Kaplan   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Register at 412-393-7645 or  acohen@gplc.org

    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Historical Society of Mount Lebanon    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Topic to be announced

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
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 the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_usflag 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Campaign finance meetings

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  6:00 PM Girl Scout Troop 50287    
    Contact: Laura Teufel   4124217123   teufels@verizon.net
   

Troop meeting, show video about Costa Rica and parent meeting to discuss international trip to Costa Rica.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.   By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Rachel Blier   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Writing Pittsburgh    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Writing Pittsburgh: Three Acclaimed Pittsburgh Novelists Talk about Becoming a Writer, Setting Stories in Western Pennsylvania, and Their Latest Releases

Join Rebecca Drake, Annette Dashofy and Gwyn Cready, authors of 17 suspense, mystery and romance novels, as they talk about following dreams, getting the call, writing interesting women characters, and setting stories in and around Pittsburgh.  Drake's March release, Only Ever You, is being heralded as an "adrenaline-fueled thriller" by Publishers Weekly.  Dashofy is the USA Today best-selling author of the Zoe Chambers mystery series set in rural southwestern Pennsylvania and has been nominated for an Agatha Award (her second nomination) for her latest, Burned Bridges.  Cready is the winner of the RITA Award for romance and the third book of her Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands trilogy, Every Time with a Highlander, comes out August 2.  Authors work will be available for purchase and signing.  Light refreshments.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday September 10, 2016 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Song Circle    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

* folk * indie * blues * country * bluegrass * world and *other acoustic music
everyone takes a turn and others can join in

feel free to bring an instrument... banjo, recorder, harmonica, ukulele, accordian, guitar

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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Sunday September 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

The current focus is on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in Revolutionary America -  1760 to 1820. Where appropriate, events are viewed within a broad Trans-Atlantic perspective - particularly centered on the British Empire. 

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from September through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Suggested Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

J.R. Carr, Seeds of Discontent: The Deep Roots of the American Revolution, 1650-1750, 2010

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Recently, he conducted the American Civil War Lecture Series. 



 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Morning Book Discussion    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This group's book selections tend to focus on the classics but contemporary works are also read.
Jan 11, 2016  Optimist’s Daughter  by Eudora Welty                
Feb 8  Go Tell It on the Mountain  by James Baldwin                 
March 14 My Antonia  by Willa Cather 
April 11 Call it Sleep  by Henry Roth               
May 9 Far from the Madding Crowd   by  Thomas Hardy
June 13 The Sound and the Fury by    William Faulkner
Sept 12  Of Human Bondage  by W. Somerset Maughm
Oct 10 The Fixer by    Bernard Malamud  

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday September 13, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Register at 412-393-7645 or  acohen@gplc.org

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
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Wednesday September 14, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Tutor Training Workshop    
    Contact: Anita Cohen    412-393-7645   acohen@gplc.org
   

This English as a Second Language tutor training workshop is a presentation of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Register at 412-393-7645 or  acohen@gplc.org

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   (412) 208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.con
   

Bimonthly meeting of the Board of Directors

    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday September 15, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.   By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM French Conversation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Right to Know Information Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Hosted by State Rep Dan Miller

    Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday September 17, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Garden Talks and Conversations with the Courtyard Garden Experts    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Please meet in the courtyard garden (accessible through the children's storyroom). Talks will be held in the Room A, downstairs, if it rains.

April 16, Vanessa Burnes-Soil Amending for a Healthy Garden

May 14, Nancy Smith-Pollinators in the Garden

May 21, Mykie Reidy-Using Edibles in the Landscape

September 17, Eileen Lovell-Preparing the Yard and Garden for Winter
 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday September 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Author's Visit: Benny Zelkowicz    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Benny Zelkowicz, author of The First Book of Ore The Foundry's Edge (The Books of Ore) and the recently released sequel The Second Book of Ore Waybound will pop by the library to talk about his book series, answer questions, and sign books. A Mt. Lebanon High School graduate, Benny studied biopsychology at Oberlin College and earned an MFA in Experimental animation. He made an award-winning film, The ErlKing, animated entirely with sand, that screened all over the world. Benny also directed the kids' show "Lunar Jim" and provided the voice for the title character. Over the past thirteen years, Benny has worked on tons of commercials, music videos, feature films, and TV shows, and now, through some weird twist of fate, he's an author, too.

In the The First Book of Ore The Foundry's Edge (for Grades 5-8), the Foundry, a metal-forging behemoth, controls the world’s supply of trinkets, fashion, construction materials, vehicles, and, of course, weapons. Phoebe’s father is one of its most powerful players, and when he’s kidnapped by mysterious bespectacled animatrons, she and her nemesis turned friend, Micah, follow him into the depths of Mekh, a hidden world full of living metal. As Phoebe and Micah search the strange metallic environment, they realize that the Foundry hasn’t invented anything; it has merely plundered Mekh for its resources and enslaved its population. With a few new metal friends, the teens seek out Phoebe’s father, and she struggles to accept the part he has played in Mekh’s destruction.

In the Second Volume, Phoebe Plumm and Micah Tanner are a long way from home and entrenched in a struggle with no end in sight. The Foundry, an all-powerful company that profits off the living metal creatures of Mehk, is unleashing a wave of devastating attacks to crush the rebel army of mehkans known as the Covenant and capture Phoebe and Micah, dead or alive. But the Covenant believes that their ancient god, Makina, has chosen Phoebe for a sacred task: to seek the Occulyth, a mysterious object they hope can turn the tide against the Foundry. With her father gone, Phoebe's once unshakable determination is broken, and while Micah tries to uphold the vow he made to protect her no matter the cost, their enemies are closing in and time is running out.

BookList says: "Baity and Zelkowicz put their experience as animators to work, describing the alien metal world and its mind-bendingly outlandish denizens with such an eye for visual detail that they clatter to life on the page. The imaginative world, whirlwind adventure, tense emotional stakes, and some well-placed laughs put this first in a planned series in the same stack as Harry Potter and Percy Jackson."

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday September 19, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_genealogy1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join others in discussing family history as well as picking up tips on research. New members welcome!

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

September 20 – Girl Waits with Gun / Amy Stewart

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Henry Clay Frick    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

The longest-running exhibition in the history of the Frick Art Museum, The Frick Collects, will explore the history of Henry Clay Frick and his daughter Helen Clay Frick's collecting throughout their lives. The exhibit opens on October 29, so this will be a preview of what guests at the Frick can expect from the exhibit.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs. This month's selection is:

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers by Simon Winchester

Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in the modern world, exploring our relationship with this imposing force of nature.-Goodreads

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 22, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Wellness Made Simple    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Wellness Made Simple, by Laura Crooks, is an overview of sustainable lifestyle changes that give you the energy, balance, and enthusiasm you are seeking. Lifestyle imbalance feels overwhelming and can exacerbate most chronic health conditions. Creating wellness is a process of acknowledging and maximizing the interconnectedness of our body, mind, and spirit.

 

Discover simple lifestyle changes that make the 7 interrelated keys of wellness work for you: mindset, stress management, sleep, eating, exercise, happiness, and time management.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday September 23, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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 Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. 

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday September 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Irish Gaelic or "Irish" is the native tongue of Ireland. It is still spoken in parts of Ireland, each known as a Gaelteacht (Western Kerry, Connemara, etc.). This group is intended to use or develop one's conversational skills for people with some knowledge of Irish, although people with no previous experience would be able to learn with books such as "Buntus Cainte" or "Learning Irish"  (or other material depending upon participants' interest), all of which will be discussed at the first meeting. Registration is required. Please call the library at 412-531-1912 and ask for the Reference Desk or register in person at the Reference Desk.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday September 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday September 26, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday September 27, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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anim_ladybug 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Girls Night Out: Mother-Daughter Book Club    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Have fun discussing a new thought-provoking book each month with other moms and daughters who love to read! For girls, ages 10 - 13, & their moms.

All book discussion books are available one month prior to the meeting in the Children's Library.
Participants register for the book club when they check out the library book.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Growing Together:Connecting with Nature: Deer and Pest Proofing our Gardens    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Using techniques based on both Integrated Pest Management and natural-care gardening, Jessica will provide strategies that enable gardeners to manage any pest troubles safely, effectively and organically.  Information about biological, botanical, physical and mechanical controls is offered; and there’s plenty of practical and useful advice for boosting a plant’s natural immune system.

Jessica Walliser co-hosts “The Organic Gardeners” on KDKA-Radio in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a former contributing editor for Organic Gardening magazine and a regular contributor to Fine GardeningUrban Farm, and Hobby Farmsmagazines. Jessica also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of The American Horticultural Society.

Her two weekly gardening columns for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review have been enjoyed by readers for over eight years. Her fourth book, Attracting Beneficial Bugs to the Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control, was released by Timber Press in January of 2014 and was named one of the Top 12 Gardening Books by Martha Stewart Living magazine in March of 2015. It was also awarded the American Horticultural Society’s Book Award.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Wednesday September 28, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Attitude of Gratitude    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

The Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. Research has shown us that the effects of having more gratitude in our lives can have a positive influence on our mind, body and soul.  It effects our work, our family and every relationship we have.  Come and experience the immediate benefits of increasing gratitude in your life and how it also affects the world around you.  This class will be interactive.  You will leave with a new sense of what you can be grateful for and several techniques you can use right away.  Any Questions call, Julie Ann Sullivan 724-942-0486

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

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

September 28, 2016
Novel: “Kindred” by Octavia Butler
Short Fiction:
“Moon Moth” by Jack Vance
“Arkfall” by Carolyn Ives Gilman

October 26, 2016
Novellas: “Yesterday’s Kin” by Nancy Kress,
“Inside Job” by Connie Willis, and
“The Winds of Marble Arch” by Connie Willis
Short Fiction:
“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu
“History Lesson” by Arthur C. Clarke

November 16, 2016
Novel: “Seveneves” by Neal Stevenson
Short Fiction:
“Shambleau” by C.L. Moore
“In Coppelius’s Toyshop” by Connie Willis

December 28, 2016
Novel: “Mars Crossing” by Geoffrey A. Landil
Short Fiction:
“Uncommon Sense” by Hal Clement
“Danger Human” by Gordon Dickson

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mah Jongg    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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.  For a challenging and fun evening, you are invited to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00, beginning June 2, 2016, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners.  By reservation only, the sign-up sheet can be found at the front desk of the Library.  For further information, or for one-on-one instruction (free of charge), please contact Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

    Location: Young Adult Area
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live More Stress Less    
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday October 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday October 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday October 3, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

The current focus is on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in Revolutionary America -  1760 to 1820. Where appropriate, events are viewed within a broad Trans-Atlantic perspective - particularly centered on the British Empire. 

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from September through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Suggested Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

J.R. Carr, Seeds of Discontent: The Deep Roots of the American Revolution, 1650-1750, 2010

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Recently, he conducted the American Civil War Lecture Series. 



 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Slovak Heritage    
    Contact: Joe and Albina Senko   412-343-5031   jsenko@msv-cpa.com
   

Discover your Slovak heritage at the library! Open to everyone interested in learning more about Slovak culture.
Discover Your Slovak Roots: Lisa A. Alzo, a specialist in Eastern European genealogy, will show you how to discover your Slovak roots by discussing the best resources to consult and how to overcome common pitfalls and obstacles associated with tracing ancestors back to Central and Eastern Europe.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday October 4, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
eth_france 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Francophone Literature & Culture    
    Contact: Dr. Carol Kaplan   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters South Hills    
    Contact: Maureen Mamula    412-760-9642   mamula159@hotmail.com
   

This is for the League of Women Voters South Hills unit monthly meeting.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday October 7, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday October 8, 2016 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Song Circle    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

* folk * indie * blues * country * bluegrass * world and *other acoustic music
everyone takes a turn and others can join in

feel free to bring an instrument... banjo, recorder, harmonica, ukulele, accordian, guitar

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Rose Symposium    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
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rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Novel Affair    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Dettails to Come

Sunday October 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Growing Together: Connecting with Nature: Nature in Our Backyards    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Nature is all around us, even right in our own backyards. In this program, we will discover what kinds of fascinating stories might be going on right outside the back door, the signs of life that you can look for. We’ll also look for ways to make your yard more wildlife-friendly. Join Gabi, Hughes, Environmental Educator at the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylania for this family-friendly program. The program is open to adults and school age children.

 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED    
Tuesday October 11, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Cellar Coordinators Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday October 12, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

Learn about your community while you make new friends!
New women residents are welcome to practice their English while they learn about local activities and services available for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to meet their new neighbors from around the world, share information about our community, and learn more about the diverse cultures that enrich Mt. Lebanon.

Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
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eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_gclef 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Threshold Choir Practice    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Pittsburgh Threshold Choir is a member of the not-for-profit Threshold Choir network which honors an ancient tradition of women singing a cappella at the bedsides of people who are dying or experiencing a difficult life transition.  Any woman who enjoys singing and can carry a tune is welcome to explore membership by attending a practice.  Please contact Cindy Harris at caharris.ptc@mailnull.com for more information.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Chess fun for kids in kindergarten - grade 7.
This group meets in the Children's Story Room or the Children's Library.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Growing Through Grief    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that can happen to a person. Even though we know that people die, when we lose someone close it can be very hard to move forward. Dr. Stahl will present emerging research on grief after bereavement and will lead a discussion with attendees about simple steps, including lifestyle choices that may serve to promote health and well-being after bereavement. Attendees will be invited to be screened for a bereavement program called WELL, promoting Widowed Elders’ Lifestyle after Loss, after the presentation if they wish to participate.

 

Dr. Stahl earned her PhD in Life-span Developmental Psychology in 2011 from West Virginia University. She then completed postdoctoral training in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh prior to her appointment to the Department of Psychiatry faculty in 2014. Her research focuses on promoting mental and physical health among older adults who are grieving the loss of a spouse or partner. Her research program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy Board Meeting    
    Contact: Tom Schevtchuk   (412) 208-2525   schevtchukta@cdmsmith.con
   

Bimonthly meeting of the Board of Directors

    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
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 the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Storytime    
    Contact: Rachel Blier   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Enjoy interactive stories and creative activities in this monthly evening storytime. Wearing PJs is optional, but fun! For ages 3-6 and family.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday October 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bethel Fife and Drum Chapter of DAR (Daughters of American Revolution    
    Contact: Vivian McDowell   267-307-6937   vmcdowell1944@gmail.com
   

A 30- to 45-minute history program (topic to be announced) will be presented after a short business meeting. Light refreshments: coffee, fruit and Danish. Continental Breakfast

    Location: Meeting Room A
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ent_filmproj 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Carnegie Screenwriters Group    
    Contact: Bob Scott   412-583-2154   rhscott69@aol.com
   

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday October 17, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_genealogy1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join others in discussing family history as well as picking up tips on research. New members welcome!

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Come join this thoughtful group reading contemporary fiction. 

January 18: The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

February 15: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April 18: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 16: The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

June 20: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 18: My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

August 15: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 19: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

October 17: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 21: Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

December 19: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
Tuesday October 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Alexander McCall Smith will be the speaker at Mt. Lebanon Public Library’s Third Annual Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture, an event to honor the memory of Joe Wertheim, an avid reader and long-time library patron who had served nine years on the library board, including a term as President, and the President of the Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

General admission tickets to the lecture and book signing are $20 each and can be purchased online or at the library.

VIP Reception tickets to meet Alexander at 5:30pm in the library’s lower level meeting rooms are $50 each (includes admission to lecture) and can be purchased online or at the library.

Alexander's books will be available to purchase at the lecture and VIP reception from Mystery Lovers Bookshop. Attendees may also bring their own book. 

THE LECTURE WILL BE HELD AT MELLON MIDDLE SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, ACROSS FROM THE LIBRARY.

 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_masks_bw 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Readers' Theater General Meeting    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Regular monthly meeting of the Readers' Theater Group.
Find out more about this dedicated group of volunteers!

[Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Alexander McCall Smith VIP Reception    
    Contact: Sarah McGowan   412-531-1912 x 235   mcgowans@einetwork.net
   

Alexander McCall Smith will be the speaker at Mt. Lebanon Public Library’s Third Annual Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture, an event to honor the memory of Joe Wertheim, an avid reader and long-time library patron who had served nine years on the library board, including a term as President, and the President of the Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

General admission tickets to the lecture and book signing are $20 eachand can be purchased online or at the library.

VIP Reception tickets to meet Alexander at 5:30pm in the library’s lower level meeting rooms are $50 each (includes admission to lecture) and can be purchased online or at the library.

Alexander's books will be available to purchase at the lecture and VIP reception from Mystery Lovers Bookshop. Attendees may also bring their own book. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting    
    Contact: Cynthia K. Richey    412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

    Location: Meeting Room B
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lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mystery Readers Book Club    
    Contact: Elizabeth Krebs   412-531-1912   krebse@einetwork.net
   

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

October 18 -- Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe

November 15 -- Black Dahlia / James Ellroy

December 20 -- Japantown / Barry Lancet

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Senior Health Insurance    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Veteran's Day Film Series    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Elaine Wertheim---Program Series. Information regarding this event will be forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs. This month's selection: is:

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis.-Goodreads

    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Increasing Your Happiness Workshop    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Increasing Your Happiness Workshop I: A Gaming Strategy for Feeling Super Better

The majority of us will experience health, work, relationship, or financial challenges during our lives which will likely decrease our happiness, well-being. Since we need to be prepared for these challenges, it’s helpful to have a plan for times when we’ll be down and for times in our everyday lives when we simply want to feel better.  In this workshop, the instructor, Laura Parkinson, M.S. Counseling, with 30 years corporate training experience, will provide a brief overview of the latest scientifically researched Super Better gaming strategy as it relates to the PERMA-V positive psychology model. Students will participate in discussion, small group and individual learning activities to learn, practice new Super Better gaming techniques. At the end of this 90 minute workshop, each student will have completed the Super Better workbook which provides him/her with a game plan for feeling better when the challenging times come and specific happiness boosters for his/her everyday life.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM French Conversation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

    Location: Meeting Room B
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Friday October 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Fright Night!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Fright Night!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Fright Night!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Fright Night!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

    Location: Maker Space
Saturday October 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Computer and Electronic Device Recycling Event    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Commonwealth Computer Recycling will be in the larger parking lot behind the library hosting a hard drive shredding and electronics waste recycling event.  Vehicle unloading assistance will be provided to all visitors. .

This recycling event is intended for items typically purchased throughout the year including computer equipment, cellphones, small appliances, cameras, calculators, typewriters, fax machines, keyboards, computer peripherals, and more.

On site hard drive shredding will be performed by CyberCrunch at a donation of $10 per hard drive. CyberCrunch personnel will be onsite to help remove hard drives from your computer. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

For security purposes, all data collected will be destroyed. This convenient recycling program is provided by Mt. Lebanon Public Library and all items collected will be responsibly recycled by Commonwealth Computer Recycling, a Pennsylvania compliant, R2 certified universal waste and recycling firm.

For a full list of acceptable items, visit www.ccrcyber.com/events/.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Irish Gaelic Club    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Irish Gaelic or "Irish" is the native tongue of Ireland. It is still spoken in parts of Ireland, each known as a Gaelteacht (Western Kerry, Connemara, etc.). This group is intended to use or develop one's conversational skills for people with some knowledge of Irish, although people with no previous experience would be able to learn with books such as "Buntus Cainte" or "Learning Irish"  (or other material depending upon participants' interest), all of which will be discussed at the first meeting. Registration is required. Please call the library at 412-531-1912 and ask for the Reference Desk or register in person at the Reference Desk.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday October 24, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Laugh for the Health of It!    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Want to relieve stress, power up your immune system and have fun, too?  Julie Ann Sullivan, Certified Laughter Leader, will transform you with her energetic and engaging style.  The audience participates in interactive activities which instill a sense of connection for everyone.

Laughter workshops allow its participants to learn how to create true mirthful laughter from within.  Sound research has shown time and again the benefits of laughter, including, but not limited to:

  • Relief of stress
  • Stronger immune system
  • Increased attentiveness
  • Improved mood

Come and put more laughter in your day.  It is more fun shared, so bring a friend!

Cost: None, but please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.  (Please no glass)

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
eth_germany 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM German Conversation Group    
    Contact: Dr. Edith Krause   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday October 25, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_ladybug 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Girls Night Out: Mother-Daughter Book Club    
    Contact: Connie Mathews   412.531.1912   mathewsc@einetwork.net
   

Have fun discussing a new thought-provoking book each month with other moms and daughters who love to read! For girls, ages 10 - 13, & their moms.

All book discussion books are available one month prior to the meeting in the Children's Library.
Participants register for the book club when they check out the library book.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Slovak Language Lessons    
    Contact: Joe Senko   412-343-5031   jtsenko@aol.com
   

Western PA Slovak Cultural Association is sponsoring a FREE eight-week Slovak language course for  intermediate & advanced students. 
Reservations required through WPSCA @ 412-531-2990. Space is limited to 20 students.
Presented by WPSCA in cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  Instructor: Bozena Hilko

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Senior Health Insurance    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Details forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Veteran's Day Film Series    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Elaine Wertheim---Program Series. Information regarding this event will be forthcoming.

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Growing Together: Connecting with Nature: Ying and Yang of Yardening    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Creating a natural balance in our backyards is tricky business. How do we create a sanctuary and co-exist with all the other creatures that are attracted to our yards? Pesticides, chemicals, predators and human intervention all can have a disturbing effect on our fragile ecosystem. There are simple ways to creating a relaxing enjoyable space for ourselves and nature[while maintaining good relations with our neighbors]. This  will be the focus of this presentation.

Faith Starr is a nutritional therapist, naturalist, wild foods advocate, & herbalist as well as a health coach, educator, practitioner and radio host. She advocates using natural substances & natural frequencies and holds numerous certifications in alternative & integrative therapies in addition to traditional studies in chemistry, biology and horticulture. She is also an organic grower, Master Gardener and Native plant advocate. faith@greenwithfaith.com

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
z_cust_eastham_youth 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Science Fiction Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Don Kirkwood   412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
   

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

November 16, 2016
Novel: “Seveneves” by Neal Stevenson
Short Fiction:
“Shambleau” by C.L. Moore
“In Coppelius’s Toyshop” by Connie Willis

December 28, 2016
Novel: “Mars Crossing” by Geoffrey A. Landil
Short Fiction:
“Uncommon Sense” by Hal Clement
“Danger Human” by Gordon Dickson

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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Thursday October 27, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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!  Beginners' introductory class is offered each session from noon to 12:30; all supplies provided. 

 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday October 28, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Chat    
    Contact: Brandon Priddy   412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
   

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 TBA.

 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday October 29, 2016 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Sunday October 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Yoga for You    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   
 

Yoga is a practice that benefits all ages and body types.  Join us for a basic 60-minute flow class for all levels.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit physically and mentally from the training.  We will begin with a warm-up of Sun A and B, then move to standing poses before ending with a floor series.  The classes will be led by Jessica E, Danielle E. or Bryan M. -- all certified teachers. 

Each participant should have a yoga mat, a small hand towel, and water, if desired.  Feel free to bring any questions you have about yoga to the class as well.

These classes are free and no pre-registration is necessary.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Monday October 31, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Conversation Salon    
    Contact: Reference Desk   412-531-1912   ask-a-librarian@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join friends and neighbors in talking about current events and issues touching all our lives.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday November 2, 2016 Go To Top
eth_france 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Francophone Literature & Culture    
    Contact: Dr. Carol Kaplan   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A film will be shown today.

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

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM GPLC English Conversation Class    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley   412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Peggi Kelley pkelley@gplc.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.  (You must be a GPLC student to participate)

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crochet Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Maker Space
 
eth_spanish_flag.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group    
    Contact: Pat Crouch Miyamoto     pmiyamoto@comcast.net
   

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Study Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Veteran's Day Film Series    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Elaine Wertheim film series. Information regarding this event will be forthcoming.

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday November 3, 2016 Go To Top
eth_italionflag 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Italian Conversation    
    Contact: Sara Maruccio    412-531-1912   s.maruccio@icloud.com
   

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_usflag 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM League of Women Voters    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Campaign finance meetings

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Wagging Tutors    
    Contact: Children's Reference   412-531-1912   
   

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture    
    Contact: Charlene Zang   412-337-9501   czang@cmu.edu
   

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.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Friday November 4, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday November 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Open Art Studio Saturdays!    
    Contact: children's department   412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Children's Library anytime today and make an art project to take home!

 
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM South Hills Scrabble Club    
    Contact: Bob Hagerty   412-417-5415   
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday November 7, 2016 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Shakespeare Readers    
    Contact: Janice Robin   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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

The Comedy of Errors: Sept 19, 26, October3
Richard II: Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov 7
The Winter's Tale: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 19

    Location: Study Room
 
ent_masks_bw 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Readers' Theater Rehearsal    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
    [Readers' Theater]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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eth_slovak_flag.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Slovak Heritage    
    Contact: Joe and Albina Senko   412-343-5031   jsenko@msv-cpa.com
   

Discover your Slovak heritage at the library! Open to everyone interested in learning more about Slovak culture.
Show and Tell: Please bring memorabilia from Slovakia--photos, books, souveniers, etc.

[Language Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sahaja Meditation    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

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. Ajay Kumar leads the group monthly at the library. These classes are offered free of charge or obligation. No reservations are required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday November 8, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM English Learners' Book Club    
    Contact: Peggi Kelley    412-531-3004   pkelley@gplc.org
   

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 Peggi Kelley at 412-531-3004 or pkelley@gplc.org. Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
nat_flower01 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Coloring    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

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.

    Location: Meeting Room B
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fall Local Author Forum    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
   

Please join us for our first of two panel discussions with some of our region's authors to learn about their writing process and work.  Authors will be selling and signing their books.  Light Refreshments.  Authors TBA. 

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Ukulele Jam Session    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

This 2nd and 4th Tuesday Ukulele jam at 7 PM welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
 
anim_snoopy_type 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mt. Lebanon Writer's Group    
    Contact: Theresa Child   412-429-9519   treetoowon@yahoo.com
   

Join other writers in sharing and editing work for personal use or for publication.

    Location: Study Room
Wednesday November 9, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Achieva Craft Group    
    Contact: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian   412-531-1912   schultzl@einetwork.net
   

Coloring on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month and fun crafts on the 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Achieva supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families.  Adults.

    Location: Maker Space
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM International Women's Conversation Circles    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Have you recently moved to Mt. Lebanon from another country? Please join us for tea, refreshments, and conversation at Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

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