National Library Week Brings Full Slate of Events

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, Duquesne News, White Oak News

(Photo courtesy Carnegie Library of McKeesport via Facebook.)


Carnegie Library of McKeesport has scheduled a full slate of events during National Library Week. All events are free and open to the public.

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, the library's main branch, 1507 Library Ave., will screen the 2018 feature film "On the Basis of Sex," a biographical drama starring Felicity Jones as a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg arguing the early cases of her career as a lawyer.

The movie also stars Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Sam Waterston and Kathy Bates.

At 6 p.m. Tuesday, an expert will demonstrate how to make potato pancakes and pierogies. Pre-registration is required by calling (412) 672-0625, but the event is open to everyone.

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Power Thereof Choir will perform in concert at the Duquesne Branch, located inside the Duquesne Elementary Center, 300 Kennedy Ave. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is requested by calling (412) 672-0625.

On Thursday, the library's White Oak Branch will serve free hot dogs from 3 to 5 p.m. The White Oak Branch is located on Victoria Drive at Heritage Hill Park.

At the main branch at 4 p.m. Thursday, the local author known as "Cayla" will talk about her journey from McKeesport to Pittsburgh's South Side, and how she began writing fiction set in urban neighborhoods. Cayla also will available to autograph copies of her books. Pre-registration is requested by calling (412) 672-0625.

On Friday, the main branch will celebrate "National Grilled Cheese Day" by serving grilled cheese sandwiches from 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit www.mckeesportlibrary.org.

Originally published April 09, 2019.

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