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South Hills Model Railroad Club display

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Come see an amazing room-sized model railroad track display, courtesy of the South Hills Model Railroad Club! Featuring homes, businesses, landscape features, and even a carnival, this fully operational track creates its own tiny world to explore. Members of the South Hills Model Railroad Club will be present on Friday March 1 and Saturday March Read More

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2nd Saturday Civil War Series: Our Flag Was Still There with Tom McMillan

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

In Person in the Lincoln Gallery at ACFL&MHFacebook: www.facebook.com/CarnegieCarnegie No Account Required!Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9370579279 Meeting ID: 937 057 9279 OUR FLAG WAS STILL THERE details the improbable two-hundred-year journey of the original Star-Spangled Banner – from Fort McHenry in 1814, when Francis Scott Key first saw it, to the Smithsonian in 2024 – thanks to three Read More

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Carnegie Celebrates World Poetry Day

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Celebrate a world of poetry! Join us as we recognize and honor the poetic traditions of the many countries and world cultures represented among the diverse residents of Carnegie. Hear Carnegie residents read poems in languages like Arabic, Ukrainian, Hindi, and more, including English translations of each poem prepared by AddVerse Poesia! Each reading will Read More

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Book discussion group: “The Donora Death Fog: Clean Air and the Tragedy of a Pennsylvania Mill Town”

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

October 1948 saw a deadly ecological disaster befall the little mill town of Donora: a toxic smog that blanketed the town for six days and left twenty-one people dead and made hundreds more ill. Author Andy McPhee tells the fascinating story of how this tragedy came to pass, how the workers and residents of Donora Read More

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Riding a Raid: A Civil War Symposium

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Purchase Tickets Here! The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is pleased to announce the return of our annual Civil War Symposium, slated for April 13, 2024. With galloping hooves, clanking sabers, and larger-than-life personalities, Civil War raids invoke all the romantic notions of 19th century warfare. Five dynamic historians will explore the planning, Read More

Embracing Our Differences: “They Called Us Exceptional,” discussion session 1

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join us for community conversations about diversity & inclusion! This Spring, we're reading and discussing They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies that Raised Us by Prachi Gupta. This unflinching personal memoir examines the experience of Indian American families, exploring ideas of success, exceptionalism, and compassion. Author Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) called this book Read More

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Earth Day at the Carnegie Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join us for a day of all-ages fun as we have a blast with our fourth annual Earth Day celebration, sponsored by Landau Building Company! We'll spend the day exploring nature and ecology! Learn about container gardening, say hello to some helpful composting worms, check out seeds from our seed library, and enjoy crafts, games, Read More

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Embracing Our Differences: “They Called Us Exceptional,” discussion session 2

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join us for community conversations about diversity & inclusion! This Spring, we’re reading and discussing They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies that Raised Us by Prachi Gupta. This unflinching personal memoir examines the experience of Indian American families, exploring ideas of success, exceptionalism, and compassion. Author Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) called this book Read More

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Knife Sharpening and Care with Dennis Snedden

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join Dennis Snedden for a hands-on workshop on sharpening and caring for your knives! A well-sharpened knife is much safer and more effective than a dull one, and with a little guidance, anyone can learn to keep their knives in excellent condition. Each participant may bring two or three knives, and a diamond stone or Read More

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Event Series Comedies of the 1930s

Comedies of the 1930s: “The Thin Man”

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club for "Comedies of the 1930s," a special four-part series celebrating some of history's funniest flicks! Tonight: "The Thin Man" (1934), directed by W.S. Van Dyke. Married detectives Nick and Nora take on the murder of an eccentric inventor's mistress in this comic murder mystery based on the novel by Read More

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Event Series Comedies of the 1930s

Comedies of the 1930s: Mystery film!

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA, United States

Join the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club for "Comedies of the 1930s," a special four-part series celebrating some of history's funniest flicks! Tonight: you pick the film! Visit the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club's website to vote for the 30s comedy that you'd like to see. Choose between Sons of the Desert (1933), Libeled Lady (1936), Duck Read More

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