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B.F. Jones Memorial Library Events

B.F. Jones Memorial Library Events

Upcoming B.F. Jones Memorial Library Events

Steel & WWII History Alive Lecture Series with the Heinze History Center

Steel & WWII

History Alive
We hear that western Pennsylvania steel production was crucial to the Allied victory in World War II, but what did that really mean? Join Heinz History Center Senior Curator, Leslie Przybylek and explore some of the many ways that Western Pennsylvania steel companies and related industries, such as U.S. Steel, Jones & Laughlin, Allegheny Ludlum, and Mesta Machine helped win the war in the 1940s.

-FREE ADMISSION- no registration necessary

Brought to you by The Friends of The B.F. Jones Memorial Library

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Upcoming System Wide Events

Reading Challenges

Reading Challenges

Join our year-round Reading Challenges!


Summer Reading 2024

Summer Reading 2024

Adventure begins at your library!

June 8 - August 3

Register. Read. Win. 

Symphony of Secrets book discussion groups

Book Discussions

Before our author visit by Brendan Slocumb.
Join us for a discussion of Symphony of Secrets!

June 22nd at Laughlin Memorial Library
July 30th at Chippewa Branch Library
August 12 at New Brighton Public Library

Registration opens June 8th

An evening with Bendan Slocumb

An Evening with Brendan Slocumb

Thursday - 6 PM - September 26, 2024
Live Jazz Performance begins at 5:30 PM
Doors open at 4:30 PM

Free registration begins June 9
Limited seating - Live streaming available

Ghost Bomber Unsolved.  History Alive - lecture series with the Heinz History Center

Ghost Bomber Unsolved

What really happened on that fateful day in 1956? Did a B-25 bomber vanish into the depths of the Monongahela, or is there more to the story? Bob Shema, Operations Director of the B-25 Recovery Project, will provide a gripping presentation with a keynote address from Leslie Przybylek, Senior Curator at the Heinz History Center. Seating is limited.  Door Prizes, Museum and Aircraft Tours, Warbird Raffle & Refreshments will be available. 

Date: Saturday October 12 
Time 1PM
Location: Air Heritage Aviation Musuem
Age: Recommended for ages 10+

LIBRARYCON vendor Registration

LIBRARYCON Vendor Registration

Vendor Registration for LIBRARYCON '24 starts NOW!

Patron pre-registration starts on August 1st.


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