East Liberty

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Accessibility

Fully ADA Compliant

Bus Routes

71A, 71B, 71C, 74, 75, 77, 82, 86, 87, 88, 89

All bus routes are subject to change. Please visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County for up-to-date schedules.

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Bike

Renovated to include a 9,000-square-foot addition, this large, environmentally friendly space welcomes the East Liberty community through its collections, meeting rooms, children’s area and a dedicated teen space! It’s also home to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Heritage Collection.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Community Garden (seasonal)
  • The Labs
  • Exterior Book Return (for after hours returns)
  • Summer Meals for Youth: weekdays June 13 – August 18 (more info)

Events

Latest From the Library

Why I Devoured Hunger

Fri., Jul. 14
"Unruly bodies" have been the talk of much cultural criticism these days (even here on Eleventh Stack), as the the body-positive movement gains more traction. The body-positive movement means a lot of things to a lot of different people, but is probably most easily understood as an umbrella term for activism which seeks to celebrate bodily autonomy and accessibility. Body-positivity can apply to small, individual decisions like body hair removal or decisions about wearing makeup, and to larger, more systemic concerns; large wings of the movement are focused on disability activism, awareness for trans rights and fat-activism.  

#PGHReads: The Great American Whatever

Wed., Jul. 5
After Quinn's sister, Annabeth, dies in a car accident, he stops going to classes and retreats from society. When summer arrives, all he's accomplished is stacking up a ton pizza boxes and running out of clean shirts. Dreams of filmmaking classes with his sister have evaporated, but he's kept the half-finished application. Just as his mother can't get rid of Annabeth's expired snacks, he can't bring himself to part with this last memory.

Staff Picks

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Get Some Headspace

I never thought I had the time for meditation until I listened to Andy Puddicombe’s Get Some Headspace. More of an adaptation of Andy’s life than a how-to book on meditation, Get Some Headspace chronicles Andy’s travels, how he became a monk, the people he’s helped along the way and just how important mindfulness can be to anyone who is willing to give it a…
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Can we defeat fear by illustrating it?

Via Tumblr, Fran Krause crowd sourced confessions of people’s deep, dark fears and turned them into short watercolor panels, using the fear as a caption. This collection of those fears begins as black comedy and quickly reveals its terrifying core. It is almost philosophically instructive to read through Deep Dark Fears: what do you recognize in yourself? Where do you recoil? What seems silly? Krause’s…