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Call Carson Daly! It’s Time to Kick Off the Library’s Own “TRL”

carsonTRLTired of the same old book discussion? Join the crowd–the crowd at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Teen Reading Lounge events, that is!

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, the Teen Reading Lounge is a way to talk about books while learning fun new skills, engaging all parts of your brain while getting you active in the PA Core Curriculum standards your parents & teachers are probably be talking about.

The following Teen Reading Lounge events are currently scheduled. Make sure you call one of the numbers above and place a VOTE for your #1 way to rock literacy. And keep checking our events page for TRL at our Allegheny, Beechview, Brookline, Carrick, and Hazelwood locations:


TRL (Teen Reading Lounge) Kickoff Party!
Monday, February 18, 2013
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has been chosen to sponsor PA Humanities Council Teen Reading Lounge, an interactive book club designed exclusively for teens! CLP-Brookline will be holding a kickoff party on Monday, Feb.18 at 3:30 PM to introduce you to this amped up book club, which includes: free books, food, parties, creative activities and plenty of teen opinion on what makes these books good or bad. For 3 months we’ll focus on COMIC BOOKS and GRAPHIC NOVELS.

Space is limited, so be sure to register by calling 412-561-1003 or complete online registration form. When registering, please commit to be an active participant, with intent to attend the majority of the sessions. Participation is reserved for teens age 12-18.

TRL Sessions will be held Mondays bi-monthly:

February 18th Kickoff Party
March 4th
March 18th
April 8th
April 22nd
May 6th
May 20th Final Party!

Event web site: http://www.facebook.com/events/584593388221702/
Location:
Brookline
708-710 Brookline Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Contact:
Georgiana Deming
412-561-1003
demingg@carnegielibary.org

Registration is required for this event.


Teen Reading Lounge – Kick Off Party
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Help us kick off this exciting, new, non-traditional book club featuring three graphic novels. Teens who sign up will receive copies of the books to take home.
Meet back at the Library two evenings a month with other North Side teens for a discussion session and a hands-on exploration of the book’s themes. This
special series is supported by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, and will run from February through May. Contact the Library for more details.
Event fee: Free
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Humanities Council
Location:
Allegheny
1230 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact:
Tim Yates
412-237-1890
yatest@carnegielibrary.org

Registration is required for this event.


Teen Reading Lounge Kick-Off Party
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

It’s the official TRL Kick-Off Party to celebrate the start of our new, non-traditional teen book club! Get your FREE copy of the program’s first graphic novel: Coraline, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name. Eat food, meet the other TRL readers and learn about the awesome workshops and activites that are happening with TRL in the weeks to come!

NOTE: This is an exclusive AFTER HOURS library event, which means you must register with J.J., the Teen Specialist at CLP-Beechview, to get on the TRL guest list!
Event fee: Free
Location:
Beechview
1910 Broadway Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Contact:
J.J. Lendl
412-563-2900
lendlj@carnegielibrary.org

Registration is required for this event.


~Joseph
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main

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