JAN. 30—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Getting Started in Real Estate Investing.” With its steady price escalations, shortage of rental properties and booming gas industry, now is the time to look into investing in real estate in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Jane Schoeneberger will examine the opportunities and processes that will enable one to jump into the market. The event is free. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email email@example.com.