Book club, terrifying tales and more at the Northland Public Library


The Northland Public Library is located at 300 Cumberland Road in McCandless.

Masks should be worn at all times by everyone in the Child and Adolescent Services Department and for all indoor programs. A number of upcoming in-person and virtual programs are available – registration is required when indicated by visiting or calling 412-366-8100 x113.

Reserved for lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct. 8

Current title: “The Woman Who Broke the Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outsmarted America’s Enemies” by Jason Fagone.

Bring a lunch bag and join us for our monthly book discussion.

Whatever type of book you enjoy reading, you’ll love talking about our monthly picks with other book lovers.

No registration is required; however, you can email [email protected] to join this group’s mailing list.

Introduction to the Tarot Card with Rebecca Bloom

7:14 p.m. Oct.

Always wanted to work with tarot cards but didn’t know where to start? Rebecca Bloom explains how to approach tarot cards, the format of the deck of cards for a basic understanding, and basic descriptions of the cards. We will have a sheet of three cards to convey a message to the group. Registration is compulsory. Participants will need a journal / tarot book and a pen. You are welcome to bring your own set of tarot cards.

Teen Maker Mondays

Kits available

Go make ! Tweens and teens ages 12-18 can choose a project to do at home. The library gives you supplies and instructions, and you create! Kits are available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Get a kit at the Child and Adolescent Services counter.

Wise Walk – an 8 week walking program

Continues from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 19 and 26

Meet every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. at Pie Traynor Field to walk together and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Water will be provided weekly. Registration was only required for week 1. No registration is required for subsequent hikes.

Terrifying tales by the fireside

7 p.m. on October 15 at Altmyer Barn in Altmyer Park

Have you ever felt the fear of staying in a haunted house? Are you convinced that you have had a close encounter with a ghost or a spirit? Whether it’s true or you’ve heard it from a friend of a friend, bring your spooky and spooky stories and join the Altmyer Barn Library in Altmyer Park. Local author Thomas White will also share terrifying local stories. Got a scary story but don’t want to tell it yourself? Email it to [email protected]


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