Wednesday, March 27, 2013

42,000 Free Ebooks

Project Gutenberg is the first and and largest single collection of free e-books!
This includes epub and kindle books that can be downloaded or read online.
Book categories include Animal, Crime, Fine Arts, Health, History, Literature, Music, Psychology, Science, Technology and more!

Friday, March 22, 2013


It's not too late to sign-up!
8 two-hour sessions on Saturdays from 10am to 12pm starting March 16th and ending May 4th.
 Learn and discuss the basics of creative fiction writing in a casual and fun environment. A quick writing prompt and brief 45 minute or so lecture will then be followed by a group discussion of various aspects of writing craft such as structure, setting, point of view, characterization etc. Examples of great pieces of fiction will be provided. Workshopping your own creative fiction a possibility if there are enough returning participants on a weekly basis.  Regular attendance not required but encouraged. 

Created by current graduate student and published author Kenny Tomasits. 
Please register!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Articles Club

No time to read a whole book but still want to engage in meaningful conversation around reading?
Come to the Articles Club!

We read 2-3 articles a month from various publications and come together to discuss them.  We will meet on Thursday, March 28th and April 25th from 7-8 PM. Stop into the library for copies of the articles each month or check the Bethel Park Public library Book Club blog for article links:
Please register at the library or give us a call at 412.835.2207.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

EBSCO eBooks

Try the EBSCO eBooks database!
Find fiction and non-fiction to download to your computer for FREE!
1. Go to the Bethel Park Library website:
2. Scroll over E-Resources at the top of webpage

3. Click Database Search

4. Click on the Books & Reading category
5. Click on EBSCO eBooks (enter your Allegheny County Library Card #)
EBSCO eBooks are compatible with for the following eBook Readers:
  • Apple (iOS) Devices such as iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
  • Sony eReader Touch Edition
  • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • All eBook Readers supporting the Adobe eBook DRM
EBSCO eBooks are compatible with the following mobile apps:
  • Bluefire Reader apps for iOS and Android devices
  • Aldiko app for Android devices
  • Txtr app for iPhone and Android devices
  • All apps supporting the Adobe eBook DRM

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month!