Mt. Washington

Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
  • Mon.
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  • Wed.
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Partially ADA Compliant

Will be fully compliant after 2018 renovation

Bus Routes

40, 43

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

Parking Options

  • Free
  • Bike

CLP – Mt. Washington is located directly across from one of the scenic overlooks on Grandview Avenue. The Library opened in 1900 and was one of the first of the neighborhood-style libraries built by Andrew Carnegie.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing (small fee may apply)
  • Copier (small fee may apply)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Courtyard or Outdoor Space
  • Community Garden (seasonal)
  • Exterior Book Return (for after hours returns)


Latest From the Library

Staff Picks

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The Dog Master

The Dog Master, a moving novel that takes place thirty thousand years ago, tells the tale of what the domestication of the wolf (the ancestor of today's dog) might’ve been like.  It’s a wonderfully written and really convincing plot; a few parts even made me tear up.  At the end, this heartwarming story left me with an even much deeper appreciation for my own dog.  Curl up with…