FAMILY HOLIDAYS @THE LIBRARY
Beaded Ornament and Holiday Jewelry Making
1 and 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 6
Join Kathy Shomo, author of Anyone Can Bead!, for a fun-filled, easy class in which she’ll teach basic design and construction techniques for making beaded ornaments or holiday jewelry. All supplies provided. Registration is required at 412-531-1912. Appropriate for middle school students to adults. $5 donation suggested.
4 p.m., Thursday, December 7
Light up your holiday with Hanukkah stories, card making and more! A free, family-friendly program.
Make a Gingerbread House!
6:30 p.m., Monday, December 11
Bring the kids (ages 3 and older) to the library to build and decorate a gingerbread house. The library supplies the cartons and graham crackers, you bring a can of icing and leftover Halloween candy to decorate your house. Stories and other fun activities too!
Noon Year’s Eve
11 a.m., Saturday, December 30
Get ready for the New Year with a countdown to 12 o’clock—noon, that is! Share stories, songs, a craft and toast the New Year with some “bubbly” and treats! For families of all ages.
Global Beat: ISRAEL
Klezmer with the Steven Greenman Klezmer Trio
4:45 p.m., Saturday, December 2
Join friends and neighbors for an all-ages, after-hours cultural get-together with music, food, dance and conversation. The Steven Greenman Klezmer Trio will perform klezmer, the traditional Jewish folk music of Eastern Europe, along with original compositions and exotic musical arrangements.
Seven Elements of Classical Art
7 p.m., Tuesday, December 5
Award-winning artist, author and retired Point Park Professor James Sulkowski will discuss the seven elements of classical art. Sulkowski is a classical artist in the tradition of the Masters. His paintings reside in the collections of former President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and the Metropolitan Opera of New York.
Pittsburgh During WWII
7 p.m., Wednesday, December 13
Leslie Przybylek, the curator of history at the Senator John Heinz History Center, will discuss what Pittsburgh was like during World War II. Presented by the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon.
Board Game Afternoon
1-5 p.m., Saturday, December 30
Do you have a game you love to play, but just don’t have enough players? Are you dying to play a game you got over the holidays? Grab your friends and games, and come to the library for our special weekend board game session! We have everything from board games and RPGs to card games for you to use. For teens and adults.