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Who's Your Brother?

Making a difference one family at a time is the work of Who's Your Brother?, a non-profit Pittsburgh organization. Join us Monday, August 4 at 2:00 pm for The Help You Need, a 1 ½ hour class offering education, inspiration and practical instruction on how to successfully reach out to the benevolent minded members of the WYB network eager to extend help that brings healing.

Since 2011 WYB has helped more than 4000 families in need receive furniture and assistance of all kinds through its Furnish for Free Program and its Network of Web-based Benefactors.

Share and appreciate WYB’s proudest moments when you come to learn how a receiving family uses their own time, talent and resources to help another, paying forward the good they have received. Learn more and get connected at www.whosyourbrother.org.

Urban Fiction Book Group

The next meeting of the Urban Fiction Book Group will be Monday, August 25 at 6:00 pm.

Library Arts Program Survey

The Wilkinsburg Library has the opportunity to offer FREE professionally-taught, instructional workshops to patrons 55+.

We need your help!  Please let us know which Arts classes you would like to see featured at our two locations and when.

Survey forms are available at both library locations.

You can also fill out a survey by clicking HERE.

Follow Us on Facebook

Click HERE to follow Wilkinsburg Public Library on Facebook and keep up to date on upcoming events, announcements and notifications. 

Freegal Music Available to Library Cardholders

You can now download free music and video to your computer through Freegal at the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh if you have a valid library card. Cardholders may download 3 free songs or 1 video and 1 song per week. The songs are DRM-free, which means they do not expire, and can be moved from your computer to other devices such as iPods, iPhones, Droids, etc. Choose from millions of songs, by tens of thousands of artists, or from 5,000 music videos. A link to the catalog appears under "Services" at the top of the page, or here. An FAQ appears here.

AVAILABLE NOW! How to Apply for a Job

A new tool for job searching is available.  Today, you have to apply for most jobs online. You will also need an email account to complete an online job application.  We have made it easy for you to get an email account and some guidlines for online job searching.  At the top of page click on Services, then click How to Apply for a Job.    Good luck finding your next job!

EASY Resume Maker

Need to create a resume and you don't know where to start?  Try Cypress Resume, a resume making software we now offer.  Click HERE to start using this easy, well organized program to create your own unique resume.   Enter your library card to get started.  Currently, the software is available only to library computer users but will be available through remote access soon.

Test Preparation

Need to PRACTICE for your SAT, ACT or GMAT test?  Does your chosen career require you to pass a standardized test?

Do you want to practice for a test but don't want to spend the money for a book or class?   Many common tests are available through the Teaching and Education Reference Center and it's FREE through our library.  Click here to begin test preparation FREE! 

eBooks 101

Everything you wanted to know about eBooks and electronic devices can be found HERE.  Choose from 1,000s of titles available to all library patrons.  

Crochet Classes

CROCHET Classes are continuing for beginners or experienced crocheters who need a refresher class. Frankie Turner has classes on Mondays at 2PM in the Adult Dept. of the Wilkinsburg Public Library and Saturdays at 11AM at Eastridge Branch Library. Contact the library to sign up for these FREE classes and find out what materials students must bring to class.

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GoodSearch

Thousands of stores have teamed up with GoodShop, making a donation to Wilkinsburg Public Library with virtually every purchase (at no additional cost) and offering our supporters exclusive coupons. In addition, GoodSearch will donate a penny to Wilkinsburg Public Library every time you search the web through the GoodSearch portal.

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