Girls’s Historical past Month documentary, digital e book discussions and extra on the Northland Public Library

The following is a selection of the upcoming programs available from the Northland Public Library. Some of the virtual programs must be registered online at or by calling 412-366-8100. The library is located at 300 Cumberland Road in McCandless.

Registration and links for live streaming of many children’s programs can be found on Charlotte Fezziwig’s Facebook page at

The Northland Public Library is open to limited personal services. Users over 2 years of age must wear a face mask over their nose and mouth at all times in the library building, including those who have received a Covid-19 vaccine.

To encourage quick visits and ensure social distance, seating is limited throughout the library and food and drinks are not permitted in the library.

By appointment, the data center is only open for one hour per user and visit per day.

To reduce contact services, users should use self-checkout machines and online resources as much as possible to limit time in the library.

Registration is required to participate in these free virtual programs.

Special programs for adults

• Documentary on Women’s History Month: March 11th at 6:30 pm – Celebrate Women’s History Month with a tour of And She Could Be Next, a documentary about women in color who work as candidates and organizers to be represented in politics. Registration is required for this virtual movie viewing. A zoom link will be emailed during the week of the program.

• The Steel City in World War II: March 25 at 7:00 pm – Industry in western Pennsylvania made an impressive contribution to the war effort. Talk to staff at the Heinz History Center about how Pittsburgh supported the war effort on land, air, and sea. Registration is required for this virtual program. A zoom link will be emailed during the week of the program.

• Healthy Aging for the Brain and Body: April 1st at 6:00 pm Alzheimer’s Association staff discuss lifestyle choices that can help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about research on diet, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, as well as practical tools you can use to incorporate these recommendations into a healthy aging plan. Registration is required for this virtual program. A zoom link will be emailed during the week of the program.

• Remarkable Relics: Museum Lecture Series – This series promotes the Experience Kits initiative in select Allegheny County Libraries. More information is available at Registration is required for every Zoom presentation.

March 16: Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Historic Village: Travel back 19,000 years from the comfort of your couch to experience the oldest human settlement in North America.

March 23: McKeesport Regional Center for History and Heritage: The History of the Mon Valley. See many artifacts from the original McKeesport Schoolhouse from 1832 to the Industry Room, which houses a variety of artifacts from McKeesport’s National Tube Works.

• April 6, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum: Learn about the vital role the streetcar, or “trolley,” played in the growth of Pittsburgh and all American cities throughout the 20th century.

Book discussions

• No book required: March 16 at 7:00 pm – Are you reading a good book and just need to tell someone about it? Need to escape into a good book but can’t find the right one? Join This Online Book Club – No Book Required! We’ll talk about what we’ve read lately and what kept us up all night, as well as the books we gave up.

To participate, email to receive the link and password for this Zoom book discussion.

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