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Walking

There are so many motivational books about walking, Check out our newest book list to get started. We even included four local guide books to inspire you!

Be sure to visit our Lists page for more reading suggestions and resource guides.

Sixteenth Virtual Installment of Meet A Tree from Bayne Park

Our White Ash tree, scientifically known as Fraxinus americana, is located at the edge of Bayne Park along North Balph Avenue near the World War Monument. Look for a tree with opposite branching.

Learn more about the White Ash and all the Trees of Bayne Park! Be sure to explore our Interactive Bayne Park Tree Map to see the locations, photographs, and names of over a dozen different species of trees.

Less is More

While famed Architect Mies van der Rohe may have popularized the aphorism Less is More, the books on our new Less Is More booklist share the sentiment.

And yes, Marie Kondo is represented. Be sure to check out the rest of our picks and our other booklists!

Craftsmanship and Handcrafting

If you are intrigued by those who create things with their skilled hands, our newest book list will take you on a rich journey into the lives of the makers. The intricacies of each craft are revealed along with the painstaking care that goes into each endeavor.

Check out books like, Forge & Carve in our newest book list, Craftsmanship and Handcrafting and be sure to visit our Lists page for more reading suggestions and resource guides.

Fifteenth Virtual Installment of Meet a Tree from Bayne Park

Check out our latest installment of Meet a Tree from Bayne Park, the Sugar Maple.

We hope this series of tree posts inspires you to visit all of the interesting trees at Bayne Park. Learn more about the Trees of Bayne Park and explore our Interactive Bayne Park Tree Map to see the locations, photographs, and names of over a dozen different species of trees!

Learning Never Stops

Literacy Pittsburgh is still offering classes!

Visit startclassnow.org to get started with GED preparation, math and reading, English, and U. S. Citizenship tutoring.

Expand Your Skills

Looking to expand your skills? The Great Courses featured in out newest book list will engage your brain and expand your skills.

Available in audio CD format, many courses also contain a supplementary course guidebook. This valuable resource only requires the investment of your time and attention.

Coding for Kids

We miss our Kids Coding Club!

If you’ve got a kid who loves video games, robots, computers, and/or technology, coding may be a natural fit. There are a lot of web sites and apps that will help you and your child learn more about computational thinking and a wide variety of coding languages. Check out some of our favorites on our new resource guide, Coding for Kids.

Books About Words

If you are a lover of language, check our newest book list, Books About Words. These books will only increase your wonderment of words.

After checking out some of our favorite books on words, be sure to check out our Lists page for more reading suggestions and resource guides.

All By Myself

We are getting ready for back to school with book lists!

If your child is ready to start reading by themselves, but is still a little overwhelmed by tons of text, try one of these great books that ease the transition from picture books to chapter books!

Be sure to check out that porcine wonder, Mercy Watson!

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