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Green Tree Public Library

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10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
(412) 921-9292 http://www.greentreelibrary.org/

September 2019

Cook Book Club

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 15, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Do you love to browse cook books? Are you a foodie? Do you want to learn your way around the kitchen? Then have we got a club for you! It’s called the Cook Book Club. The premise is simple. Each month, the library selects a cook book and displays it at the front desk. Peruse the book and pick out a recipe you want to make. Post-It Notes and pens will be on hand so that you can mark the…

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Tail Waggin’ Reads: September

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 5 tickets left

Everybody loves a good book – even our furry friends! Join the library and our special dog friend for an evening of book reading and animal loving! A trained therapy dog will be in the children’s section of the library waiting for you to come read to her! Children entering Kindergarten – Grade 12 can register to be the readers and the dog will be their audience! In fact, children will be able to select their own library book to…

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Toddler Storytime

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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Home Staging: The Secret to a Successful Sale

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 26 tickets left

On average, staged homes sell 88% faster and for 20% more than non-staged homes. During this program, learn what you can do to make your home more appealing to the highest number of potential buyers. Presented by Maggie Setler from Pittsburgh Staged Homes. Free and open to adults. Registration is required.

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Book Babies

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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This delightful storytime is for our youngest readers and their caregivers and is filled with songs, finger plays, classic nursery rhymes, books and more. Book Babies is a special time set aside for babies and their caregivers as an introduction to the library and the wonderful world of reading. After storytime, age-appropriate toys are put out for our budding young readers to explore while caregivers get to know each other. Children ages 0 months to 2 years-old and their caregivers…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

September 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Lollipop Lab

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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$2.00 10 tickets left

Are there plants in lollipops? The answer may surprise you! You will learn how the ingredients used in making lollipops are harvested from plants! Then you will become “flavorologists” and create a brand-new lollipop flavor! This program is presented by the Allegheny Land Trust and is for kids ages 7-12. Registration and payment is required in advance.

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Sesame Street Saturday

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street! We will have games, crafts and more at the library all day for kids of all ages to enjoy. Drop in any time to participate, no registration is required. A WQED Inquire Within Event. 

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STEM Storytime: Peg + Cat

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 6 tickets left

Science meets literacy at this special storytime for preschoolers and early elementary age children. Together we will read Peg + Cat books and explore some fun mathematical concepts through play. Children ages 4-7 are invited to attend this program with a caregiver. Registration is required. A WQED Inquire Within Event.

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October 2019

Book Donation Day

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 11:00am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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From the hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2, the Friends of the Library will be collecting donations of gently used materials. Please bring your donations directly to the Sycamore/Hemlock Room as volunteers will be setting up for the Used Book Sale. Visit the Donate Materials page for more information on what is accepted, what is not accepted and what the library does with the donations.

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Book Donation Day

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 11:00am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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From the hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2, the Friends of the Library will be collecting donations of gently used materials. Please bring your donations directly to the Sycamore/Hemlock Room as volunteers will be setting up for the Used Book Sale. Visit the Donate Materials page for more information on what is accepted, what is not accepted and what the library does with the donations.

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First Wednesday Book Club

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading doesn’t have to be a solitary activity when you join our book club! This informal group gets together at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month to chat about the current book selection. At the conclusion of each book club, participants get to select the next month’s title. Read ahead of time by ordering the book through the library’s catalog; stop by the front desk if you need assistance. Or, you can always just drop in to…

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Clean Out the Closet Crafts

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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The library’s craft closet is overflowing with supplies and we need your help using them! During this drop in program, we’ll set out crafts that are left over from weekly storytimes, as well as other supplies for freestyle crafting. This program is open to all ages and will take place in the children’s section of the library. No registration required.

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale: Preview Night

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Browse thousands of gently-used items at the Friends of the Green Tree Public Library Annual Used Book Sale. Held at the Green Tree Municipal Center, this fundraiser and community event will kick off with the Friends of the Library Preview Sale on Thursday, October 3rd from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The sale debuts to the general public on Friday, October 4th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and continues on Saturday,…

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Browse thousands of gently-used items at the Friends of the Green Tree Public Library Annual Used Book Sale. Held at the Green Tree Municipal Center, this fundraiser and community event will kick off with the Friends of the Library Preview Sale on Thursday, October 3rd from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The sale debuts to the general public on Friday, October 4th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and continues on Saturday,…

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Browse thousands of gently-used items at the Friends of the Green Tree Public Library Annual Used Book Sale. Held at the Green Tree Municipal Center, this fundraiser and community event will kick off with the Friends of the Library Preview Sale on Thursday, October 3rd from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The sale debuts to the general public on Friday, October 4th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and continues on Saturday,…

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale: $6 BAG SALE DAY

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Browse thousands of gently-used items at the Friends of the Green Tree Public Library Annual Used Book Sale. Held at the Green Tree Municipal Center, this fundraiser and community event will kick off with the Friends of the Library Preview Sale on Thursday, October 3rd from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The sale debuts to the general public on Friday, October 4th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and continues on Saturday,…

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale: $5 BAG SALE DAY

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Browse thousands of gently-used items at the Friends of the Green Tree Public Library Annual Used Book Sale. Held at the Green Tree Municipal Center, this fundraiser and community event will kick off with the Friends of the Library Preview Sale on Thursday, October 3rd from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The sale debuts to the general public on Friday, October 4th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and continues on Saturday,…

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Toddler Storytime

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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Saving Gives You Power: Financial Literacy for Kids

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 29 tickets left

How many times have your parents said this? “Sorry kiddo, we don’t have money for that right now.” What if you didn’t have to ask your parents for money? What if you had your own? That’s the power of saving. How do you save? You put money in your piggy bank. If you have enough money in your bank, you can begin to buy things for yourself...and if you put some money in the bank, you can earn even more…

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Friends of the Library Meeting

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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The Friends of Green Tree Public Library is a service organization dedicated to helping the library. They are a group of dedicated people who love and support the library and who believe that a quality library is an essential part of the community. Members work actively to make the library a better place in a variety of ways including community advocacy, volunteering, fundraising, and enhancing the library experience for all patrons. Their ongoing yearly support enables the library to continue its…

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Book Babies

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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This delightful storytime is for our youngest readers and their caregivers and is filled with songs, finger plays, classic nursery rhymes, books and more. Book Babies is a special time set aside for babies and their caregivers as an introduction to the library and the wonderful world of reading. After storytime, age-appropriate toys are put out for our budding young readers to explore while caregivers get to know each other. Children ages 0 months to 2 years-old and their caregivers…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

October 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Book Bingo for Adults

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 5 tickets left

During our hour-long Book Bingo for adults, participants will play back-to-back rounds of bingo to win prizes including – you guessed it – books! Winners may select one book from our assortment of new fiction and non-fiction titles, along with other smaller prizes. All bingo supplies will be provided. This program is free of cost and open to adults 18 and over. Registration is required and space is limited. This event is made possible thanks to the Friends of the…

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Read, Skip, Hop

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Let your little one run wild at this returning monthly program just for kids 5 and under. The gym will be full of awesome gross motor skill activities to play and explore. Babies will have their own corner with plenty for them to do as well. During the program a librarian will lead a mini-storytime focusing on the body, sports and healthy eating. This will be a self-directed program so parents and caregivers will need to supervise their children at…

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Alert 360 Self Defense Training with Black Hawk Martial Arts

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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$25.00 29 tickets left

Join Black Hawk Martial Arts for a two-part training that addresses the basic techniques and tenets of hand-to-hand combat. These classes are designed to provide the practitioner the ability and confidence to survive a life threatening engagement. Created by a former US Army Special Forces Operator, Alert 360 will also teach you how to become more tactically aware of your surroundings and train your mind to never be a victim. Open to ages 17 and up. Valued at $80, we’re…

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Board Games for Adults

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Board games aren’t just for kids or rainy days anymore. Modern board games are challenging, elegantly designed and engaging. Join us and play games such as Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Carcassonne and more. We welcome newbies who haven’t played a board game since junior high and expert Euro game aficionados. We will have some games on hand but please feel free to bring your own as well. This program is geared towards adults and mature teens only. No registration required.

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Art Discussion Group

October 14 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Would you like to know more about the permanent art collection at the Carnegie Museum of Art? With our monthly Art Discussion Group, we’ll talk about and explore art pieces, including painting, sculptures and some decorative arts. You need not have a background in art and art history; your opinions about the art are important and valid as another person’s thoughts and ideas. No registration is needed.  

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Block Party

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Come party with us and build, build, build! We will have blocks of all shapes and sizes for kids to play with. From wooden blocks for the smallest babies to LEGOs for older kids. This open play time is designed to let kids explore building in a fun, creative environment. For children of all ages. No registration required. 

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Toddler Storytime

October 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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Library Board Meeting

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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On the third Tuesday of each month, members of the library board meet to discuss strategic matters and provide financial oversight. Meetings are open to the public and take place in the Poplar Room. If you are interested in joining the library board, please visit our Library Board page.

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Ghost Stories for Grownups

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free

Get in the “spirit” of Halloween with our Ghost Stories for Grownups program. Hear professional storyteller Alan Irvine as he shares haunted tales of revenge, lost love, and things that go bump in the night. Due to the spooky nature of the program, only adults may attend this program. Please register online, in person or by phone so we can be best prepared for attendees. If you do not register, you are of course still welcome to attend! This program…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Cook Book Club

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 15, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Do you love to browse cook books? Are you a foodie? Do you want to learn your way around the kitchen? Then have we got a club for you! It’s called the Cook Book Club. The premise is simple. Each month, the library selects a cook book and displays it at the front desk. Peruse the book and pick out a recipe you want to make. Post-It Notes and pens will be on hand so that you can mark the…

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Alert 360 Self Defense Training with Black Hawk Martial Arts

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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$25.00

Join Black Hawk Martial Arts for a two-part training that addresses the basic techniques and tenets of hand-to-hand combat. These classes are designed to provide the practitioner the ability and confidence to survive a life threatening engagement. Created by a former US Army Special Forces Operator, Alert 360 will also teach you how to become more tactically aware of your surroundings and train your mind to never be a victim. Open to ages 17 and up. Valued at $80, we’re…

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Vampirina Storytime

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 16 tickets left

Come celebrate the spooky season with everyone's favorite 6 year old vampire, Vampirina. We'll read some Vampirina Ballerina books, make some crafts and have lots of fun. This program is for kids ages 3-7 and requires advance registration. This program has been made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Library. 

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Toddler Storytime

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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Alcohol Ink Tile Coasters

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Free 1 ticket left

During this workshop, we'll transform ordinary ceramic tiles into extraordinary coasters that look like stained glass. If you've never used alcohol inks before, you're in for a treat. These inks are fast-drying, vibrant, mixable and perfect for hard non-porous surfaces. Give your coasters away as a gift or add them to your home as a unique conversation piece. This program is free and open to adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required and space is limited. Please wear clothes…

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Book Babies

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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This delightful storytime is for our youngest readers and their caregivers and is filled with songs, finger plays, classic nursery rhymes, books and more. Book Babies is a special time set aside for babies and their caregivers as an introduction to the library and the wonderful world of reading. After storytime, age-appropriate toys are put out for our budding young readers to explore while caregivers get to know each other. Children ages 0 months to 2 years-old and their caregivers…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Family Movie Night

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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It’s Family Movie Night at the library! Come with your whole family and snuggle up as you enjoy a family friendly film. Bring your own blankets and pillows and we’ll provide the popcorn. We can’t tell you what movie it is, but we can tell you that it’s about an adorable yellow creature who solves mysteries and is rated PG.  Children of all ages are invited to come along with their adult caretakers. Please register in advance because space is…

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Tail Waggin’ Reads: October

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Everybody loves a good book – even our furry friends! Join the library and our special dog friend for a morning of book reading and animal loving! Trained therapy dog will be in the children’s section of the library waiting for you to come read to them! Children entering Kindergarten – Grade 12 can register to be the readers and the dog will be their audience! In fact, children will be able to select their own library book to read…

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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It’s time for a not so scary scavenger hunt! Use your keen senses of observation to find all the pictures of Halloween candy hidden around the library and win a small prize! The scavenger hunt will be going on all day so come in any time to search for them. For children of all ages. No registration required. 

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A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in TV History

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts this fun presentation about his new book, A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History. He is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Scooby Doo, Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants. He will show funny cartoon snippets of characters from the past century, challenge the audience with cartoon trivia, discuss the criteria he used to rank the best…

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Halloween Storytime and Parade

October 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Calling all ghosts and goblins! It’s time to go trick-or-treating at the library! Join us for our annual Halloween Story Time and Costume Parade. We’ll first meet in the Sycamore Room to hear some spooky stories, sing a few Halloween songs, and practice the please and thank you’s of trick-or-treating. Then, we’ll march around the Municipal Building to show off our costumes and collect candy and treats from the borough offices. Please be prepared by bringing a bag or container…

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November 2019

Book Donation Day

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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From the hours of 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Friends of the Library volunteers will be on hand to collect donations of gently used materials. Visit the Donate Materials page for more information on what is accepted, what is not accepted and what the library does with the donations.

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Family Portrait Day

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Do you struggle every year to come up with a cute photo for your holiday cards? Do you feel like you're always the one taking the photo and you never get to be in them? Join us for family portrait day where we will be holding mini photo sessions at the library for free. Photos will be taken by your local friendly librarians who enjoy amateur photography and want to give back to our many loyal library users. Dress in…

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Craft an Autumn Wreath

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Kids are invited to come to the library to make a beautiful fall themed wreath to decorate your door! We will have all sorts of interesting materials for children to use to craft a unique wreath! Children of all ages can drop into the library between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m to make their own wreath! Supplies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required. For kids of all ages. This program has…

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Kitchen Tools Demonstration

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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We've recently added a Kitchen Tool Lending Library to the collection so users can borrow common gadgets for cooking and baking. At this program, a librarian will demonstrate how to use some of these tools, including an Instant Pot and air fryer. The InstantPot is a versatile multi-cooker that can do the job of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, and more. The air fryer provides the taste of deep-fried food without all the calories using nothing more…

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First Wednesday Book Club

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading doesn’t have to be a solitary activity when you join our book club! This informal group gets together at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month to chat about the current book selection. At the conclusion of each book club, participants get to select the next month’s title. Read ahead of time by ordering the book through the library’s catalog; stop by the front desk if you need assistance. Or, you can always just drop in to…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

November 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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For Computer Beginners: Recipes for Thanksgiving!

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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What are you going to make for Thanksgiving dinner this year? Would you like to try something different? Are you a beginner to the kitchen and to cooking? During this program, a librarian will show you how to use a computer to find a perfect recipe for your favorite meal. In addition, you will learn how to read magazines including Family Circle and Bon Appetit on the computer! This program is free and open to adults. Registration is required.  

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Read, Skip, Hop

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Let your little one run wild at this returning monthly program just for kids 5 and under. The gym will be full of awesome gross motor skill activities to play and explore. Babies will have their own corner with plenty for them to do as well. During the program a librarian will lead a mini-storytime focusing on the body, sports and healthy eating. This will be a self-directed program so parents and caregivers will need to supervise their children at…

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Board Games for Adults

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Board games aren’t just for kids or rainy days anymore. Modern board games are challenging, elegantly designed and engaging. Join us and play games such as Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Carcassonne and more. We welcome newbies who haven’t played a board game since junior high and expert Euro game aficionados. We will have some games on hand but please feel free to bring your own as well. This program is geared towards adults and mature teens only. No registration required.

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Closed for Veteran’s Day

November 11
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Toddler Storytime

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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History on the Plate with Heinz History Center

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Pittsburgh’s food scene is hot these days. But this isn’t the first time that what’s on the menu has dominated local conversation or civic debate. Take an offbeat look at Pittsburgh history through an exploration of five foods that Pittsburghers clamored for or against in the 19th and 20th centuries. From free lunch saloons and civic soup lines to a crusading journalist during World War II, “History on the Plate” serves up a tasty menu of surprising tales about Pittsburgh’s…

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Friends of the Library Meeting

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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The Friends of Green Tree Public Library is a service organization dedicated to helping the library. They are a group of dedicated people who love and support the library and who believe that a quality library is an essential part of the community. Members work actively to make the library a better place in a variety of ways including community advocacy, volunteering, fundraising, and enhancing the library experience for all patrons. Their ongoing yearly support enables the library to continue its…

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Book Babies

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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This delightful storytime is for our youngest readers and their caregivers and is filled with songs, finger plays, classic nursery rhymes, books and more. Book Babies is a special time set aside for babies and their caregivers as an introduction to the library and the wonderful world of reading. After storytime, age-appropriate toys are put out for our budding young readers to explore while caregivers get to know each other. Children ages 0 months to 2 years-old and their caregivers…

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Morning Preschool Storytime

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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The library’s resident stuffed animals are throwing a sleepover, and they want to invite your toys to join them! Bring a special toy friend to the library for an after hours event just for stuffed animals. Drop them off on Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The animals will explore the library and play and get their photos taken by Miss Emily. Anytime before close on Saturday, stop by the library to pick up your friend and a special…

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Cook Book Club

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 15, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Do you love to browse cook books? Are you a foodie? Do you want to learn your way around the kitchen? Then have we got a club for you! It’s called the Cook Book Club. The premise is simple. Each month, the library selects a cook book and displays it at the front desk. Peruse the book and pick out a recipe you want to make. Post-It Notes and pens will be on hand so that you can mark the…

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Art Discussion Group

November 18 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Would you like to know more about the permanent art collection at the Carnegie Museum of Art? With our monthly Art Discussion Group, we’ll talk about and explore art pieces, including painting, sculptures and some decorative arts. You need not have a background in art and art history; your opinions about the art are important and valid as another person’s thoughts and ideas. No registration is needed.  

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Exploring Ancient Egypt: Presented by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Ever wonder how mummies got made? Who built the pyramids? Why does ancient Egyptian writing look like little pictures? Learn that and more with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. You will unearth the wonders of ancient Egypt by linking its art, architecture, writing, artifacts, and mummies with the unique desert landscape along the Nile. After a short presentation you will get to engage in hands on activities to dig deeper into the ancient history of the Egyptian people. For…

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Toddler Storytime

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Reading, singing, and dancing, oh my! Join us for Toddler Storytime and introduce your young and curious reader to the world of books and the magic of the library. Immediately following storytime, children and their caregivers will complete a simple craft together that will reinforce an important early childhood development skill. This is a highly interactive storytime that is meant for children between the ages of 2 years and 3.5 years. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium…

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Library Board Meeting

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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On the third Tuesday of each month, members of the library board meet to discuss strategic matters and provide financial oversight. Meetings are open to the public and take place in the Poplar Room. If you are interested in joining the library board, please visit our Library Board page.

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Morning Preschool Storytime

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Afternoon Preschool Storytime

November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Preschool Storytime is the place to be for stories, dance, songs, games, books, and even kindergarten readiness! Through books and related activities, children will explore interesting concepts and themes in a super fun learning environment that also helps them prepare for their future. Immediately following storytime, children complete a step-by-step thematic craft that they can take home to keep! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required. After storytime, the borough’s gymnasium will be available for Open…

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Crazy Cat Person Party

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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The cat is out of the bag! We are throwing a party for cat lovers. If you've ever spent your paycheck on laser pointers and scratching posts, if you've ever found yourself with more hair than fabric on your clothes, if you've ever developed a high pitch baby voice when in the presence of kitties, then you might be a crazy cat person. Join us at this celebration where we'll make cat-themed crafts, play a trivia game, enjoy snacks and…

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Tail Waggin’ Reads: November

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Everybody loves a good book – even our furry friends! Join the library and our special dog friend for an evening of book reading and animal loving! Trained therapy dog will be in the children’s section of the library waiting for you to come read to them! Children entering Kindergarten – Grade 12 can register to be the readers and the dog will be their audience! In fact, children will be able to select their own library book to read…

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Disney Favorites Sing Along

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Families are invited to come to the library for an epic Disney movie music sing along! Sing along to your favorite Disney classic tunes from "Let it Go" to "Under the Sea." Children are also welcome to come in costume as their favorite characters if they would like. This program is for kids and teens of all ages and their families. Registration is required.

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Book Babies

November 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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This delightful storytime is for our youngest readers and their caregivers and is filled with songs, finger plays, classic nursery rhymes, books and more. Book Babies is a special time set aside for babies and their caregivers as an introduction to the library and the wonderful world of reading. After storytime, age-appropriate toys are put out for our budding young readers to explore while caregivers get to know each other. Children ages 0 months to 2 years-old and their caregivers…

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Closed for Thanksgiving

November 28 - November 29
Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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December 2019

Read, Skip, Hop

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
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Let your little one run wild at this returning monthly program just for kids 5 and under. The gym will be full of awesome gross motor skill activities to play and explore. Babies will have their own corner with plenty for them to do as well. During the program a librarian will lead a mini-storytime focusing on the body, sports and healthy eating. This will be a self-directed program so parents and caregivers will need to supervise their children at…

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