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Michelle Weltner, UPMC project manager, discussed new signage that the health care giant plans to implement at the Oakland Planning and Development Corp. public meeting Tuesday.

OPDC discusses UPMC signage, Carnegie Library banners and Walnut Capital proposal

By Natalie Frank, News Editor September 29, 2021
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a Tuesday public meeting to discuss new UPMC signage throughout Oakland and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh lamp post and banner installation. The group also continued discussing zoning changes proposed by Walnut Capital.
Employees of Pitt’s University Library System said they have requested that the University temporarily close Pitt’s libraries.

Pitt library employees urge administrators to fully shut down facilities

By Jon Moss, News Editor March 16, 2020
Employees of Pitt’s University Library System said they have repeatedly asked both the library and University administration in recent days to temporarily shutter the system in the wake of the global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, citing health concerns.
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Editorial: Pittsburgh, end public library fines

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 2, 2019
Research has already shown that fine-free libraries are extremely beneficial — CLP should work toward making libraries fine-free as soon as possible.
Kathleen George, a tenured Theatre Arts professor at Pitt, spoke at Carnegie Library for the launch of her latest historical fiction novel, “The Blues Walked In.” (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

Pitt professor hosts book launch in Oakland

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer May 30, 2018

In front of a crowd of about 50-60 people in the South Wing Reading Room of the Main Carnegie Library, Pitt theatre arts professor Kathleen George spoke to the audience as she held a release for her new...

Local drag queen Akasha L. Van Cartier read to 130 children and parents at Carnegie Library’s Drag Queen Story Hour Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)

Carnegie library hosts drag queen story hour

By Cassidy Power | Staff Writer March 12, 2018

Akasha L Van-Cartier had a message for the 130 children and parents that attended the Carnegie Library’s Drag Queen Story Hour Saturday. “You can be anything that you want to be, at any time you...

Language aloud in library: Carnegie Library offers free language lessons

Language aloud in library: Carnegie Library offers free language lessons

By Rio Maropis / Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Every first and third Tuesday of the month, Oakland’s Carnegie Library encourages its visitors to get chatty. That’s when the Japanese Conversation Club meets, in the library’s large print room....

Home Movie Day set to preserve and share private memories

Home Movie Day set to preserve and share private memories

By Giulia Schaub / For The Pitt News November 19, 2014

There’s no denying the charm and timelessness of a good old-fashioned home movie shot on Super 8 film, especially now that most of us shoot Vine and Instagram home videos every day.To honor the vintage...

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