Case Surrounding $5 Million Rare Books Theft Remains Open

Case Surrounding $5 Million Rare Books Theft Remains Open

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The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is a fixture in the state of Pennsylvania. It is here that a resident of the state may come to enjoy a vast number of amenities for free, amenities including: tutoring services, an incredibly impressive amount of books and films, language-learning services, and so much more. It is also here, however, that a major theft of hundreds of rare items took place about a year ago.    Image Via Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh    The Oliver Room at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has been closed since April 3, 2017 when it was discovered that 314 …

So This Pennsylvania Library Lets You Track Your Ancestry, Which Is Tight

So This Pennsylvania Library Lets You Track Your Ancestry, Which Is Tight

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The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is making sure that Pennsylvania residents are receiving the most when it comes to the benefits it has to offer. And let me tell you, this library offers its borrowers a lot of perks.   Image Via WordPress   The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has nineteen different branches spread throughout the city, and, as with most libraries, offers residents a free library card. The free library card isn’t only offered to Pittsburgh residents, but to all Pennsylvania residents. The library’s intention is to be open to everyone, regardless of their circumstances. They believe in a more educated world, and are doing …

Cops Are “Completely Terrified” of ‘It’ Red Balloon Prank

Cops Are “Completely Terrified” of ‘It’ Red Balloon Prank

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  The film adaptation of Stephen King’s It hits theaters this weekend, and it’s causing real-world problems. The movie’s already ticked off the World Clown Association, and now it seems to have inspired a Pennsylvania prankster. Police in Lititz, Pennsylvania have found red balloons tied to sewer grates. This is typical behavior of supernatural clowns, as King’s Pennywise proves. So people are scared…including the cops.     Let it be known that the snark and patience of this police department has been noticed, and it is appreciated. “A certain movie is coming to theaters in two days…” You’re so coy, Lititz Borough Police Department!   The …

5 Books to Celebrate National Pennsylvania Day

5 Books to Celebrate National Pennsylvania Day

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Happy Pennsylvania Day! We have Pennsylvania to thank for many things: cheese steaks, Hershey’s, and America’s first baseball stadium, to name a few. What you may not know, however, is how many great books are set there!    We’ve put together a list of the top five novels that take place in Pennsylvania to help you celebrate.   1. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon   Image Courtesy of Amazon    Michael Chabon’s debut novel, which he wrote as his graduate thesis while at Penn State, follows student Art Bechstein and explores themes of sexuality, father-son relationships, and friendship. Specific …