Moon Township Library patrons can now access Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) database! This online resource is used by millions of people looking for help in making decisions about their future. TERC offers many resources for helping you to prepare for official tests from high school through graduate school; from air traffic control to law enforcement to social work and more!
Moon Township Public Library is happy to announce that we will now be offering vacation kits for adults and teens as well as kids. Stop by the Information Desk or Circulation Desk and fill out a form for the “Adult Vacation Kits” or “Teen Beach Bags” anytime from May-August. Each kit comes with 3-4 books as well as music CDs, DVDs, and books on CD (if you choose!).
Please submit all vacation kit requests 3-4 days before your desired pick-up date to allow the librarian maximum time to fill your requests. Let the library help you make the most of your vacation time!
British Invasion: Welcome to the BBC (Informational Literacy)
Tuesday, April 9, 16, & 30 @ 6:00 PM
From the Beatles to the Rolling Stones to One Direction and Downton Abbey, it seems that British pop culture has always had a way of grabbing hold of American imaginations and not letting go! And nothing is more British than the BBC!! Join us as we explore some of the great TV offerings (aside from Downton Abbey!) that this esteemed channel has to offer. Each week for the month of April, we’ll gather to eat some light refreshments and delve into the first episode of a new show. See the schedule below; registration is required for each individual program and can be done online at www.moonlibrary.org or by calling 412-269-0334.
Tuesday, April 9: Sherlock
Tuesday, April 16: Doc Martin
Tuesday, April 30: Upstairs Downstairs
Moon Township Library’s annual All About Chocolate fundraiser is happening on April 26th from 7pm to 9pm. The evening will feature a variety of chocolaste candies, desserts, and snacks along with champagne, coffee, and tea. You must be 21 or older to attend. Presale tickets cost $15 and are available at the library. For more information, please contact the library at 412-269-0334.
Moon Township Library is pleased to announce the introduction of Universal Class Library Edition, a powerful new online continuing education service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries.
Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 540 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals.
Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care…plus 100’s more!
Are you a Downton Abbey enthusiast? Haven’t seen an episode yet, but wondering what all the hype is about? Whether you’re an avid fan or a newcomer you’re welcome to join us at the library for “Tea Time at Downton Abbey” as we gather to watch the very first episode of the series, now in its third season, and share some delectable English treats. Talk with others who enjoy the show, browse some books and other DVDs that might spark your interest, and just enjoy an evening of British elegance! Registration required.
Join us as we discuss the classic Sherlock Holmes story “A Study in Scarlet” and compare it to the BBC Sherlock TV Program ” A Study in Pink.” Can a modern day version of Sherlock Holmes be just as good as the time-honored version. Is Sherlock the same in today’s world of texting, instant messaging and Google? Are the characters of Sherlock and Watson still intriguing and why? These are a just a few of the questions we will tackle in this series of three sessions beginning in March. Please read the story before our meeting and we will watch the TV show and then discuss. Each program will be approximately 2 hours in length. Call the library for more information or to register for this exctiting program.