Northland Public Library offers bevy of October events - North Journal

Northland Public Library offers bevy of October events

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 12:01 AM

Here are some of the upcoming programs being offered at Northland Public Library. Some require registration online at or by calling 412-366-8100. The library is at 300 Cumberland Road in McCandless.

• Genealogy Lock-in: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 — The library is partnering with the North Hills Genealogists Club for an after-hours program of hands-on research.

General computer skills are required to search for ancestors using online databases such as Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest Online, Family Search and others. Research volunteers will be on hand to assist.

Participants should bring a flash drive to save copies of documents and information.

Advance registration is required due to limited space.

• Ayurveda Cooking: 7 p.m. Oct. 28 — Indian cook Ann Manchella will discuss the ideas behind Ayurveda cooking and demonstrate the preparation of a vegetarian dish from South India, saag paneer, a dish of cooked spinach with cubes of fried paneer cheese.

Copies of the recipe will be available for you to take home and try for yourself. Registration is required.

• Cemetery Tales: Pittsburgh’s Buried Art and History: 7 p.m. Oct. 30 — Join staff from The Frick as they share Pittsburgh’s picturesque cemeteries. Explore the history of burial grounds in the United States and how they transformed into revered and oft-visited park-like spaces. Colorful slides show the evolution of the art and design of tombstones and memorials, and equally colorful vignettes tell the stories of the notable and interesting Pittsburghers who lie beneath them.