Special Events for Adults
For a complete list of all our Adult programs, download current calendar.
Things to Know About Diabetes: An Appointment with Dr. Fox
Tuesday August 27 @ 7:00 pm – Join the library and Dr. Andrea Fox, the Chief Medical Officer of the Squirrel Hill Health Center, for a discussion about a disease which affects more than 30 million people in the United States, many of whom do not even know it.
In this informal chat, Dr. Fox will discuss basic ideas, management, and misconceptions of diabetes, with an emphasis on healthy behaviors and prevention. Like the best of medical patients, come with your questions!
This is a doctor’s appointment you won’t want to miss! FREE – Register today!
9/11 and the Heroes of Flight 93: A Film Screening
Wednesday September 11 @ 1:00 pm – Join the library for a special film screening about a September morning that changed our world. Hear a firsthand account of the day when the national was under attack and learn how the forty heroes of Flight 93 forever changed the course of history. See the day through the eyes of Mal Fuller, former air traffic controller at the the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, who dealt with United 93 prior to its crash near Shanksville, PA.
The film runs approximately 50 minutes. Refreshments will be served. Register here.
Better Choices, Better Health
Fridays from September 13 – October 18 @ 10:00 am – Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition?
Consider taking part in a special workshop series where you’ll get the support you want and find the answers you need. Together, we’ll discover better nutrition, exercise choices, and learn ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.
Whether you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, or anxiety, we can help you take charge of a better and healthier life. Each session includes a luncheon and break.
It’s time to treat yourself to a new you. Sign up now!
Give Me a Shot: Flu Clinic
Wednesday September 25 @ noon – The library will partner with Rite Aid to provide you with your best shot at staying healthy this fall and winter. Afterward, participants will be given a small can of chicken soup.
- Please make sure to bring your insurance card, as most plans cover the service.
- Brief forms will need to be completed and signed by participants prior to the service.
- If you are currently uninsured, you will still be able to receive a flu shot for a fee — $34.99/adult; $79.99/senior.
Keystone Stories: A Visit with PCN’s Brian Lockman
Tuesday October 22 @ 1:00 pm – To celebrate forty years of Pennsylvania Cable Network, the library welcomes President and CEO Brian Lockman to discuss his popular program, PA Books!
For more than twenty years and over 800 episodes, Mr. Lockman has interviewed authors to discuss the historical and cultural legacies of the Keystone State. From the American Revolution to the post-industrial present, and including some of the area’s most famous citizens like W.C. Fields and Andrew Mellon, PA Books is a living document of everything we were then and are now. Register Today!