Squirrel Hill

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Fully ADA Compliant

Bus Routes

61A, 61B, 61C, 61D, 64. 65. 74

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

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Garage
  • Free
  • Bike

Conveniently located at the corner of Murray & Forbes, this location offers a modern, open space packed with popular reading materials, excellent programs and professional resources for businesses. This library is a central part of the neighborhood’s bustling business district.

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


Latest From the Library

Chimamanda Adichie's Bite Sized Feminist Manifesto

Tue., Apr. 18
I had a hard time trying to narrow down what to discuss from Chimamanda Adichie's new book, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. This was because there were so many profound and wonderful points that Adichie made about how society treats women and feminism. Adichie first rose to prominence via the feminist spectrum after a clip of her Ted Talk was sampled in Beyonce's 2013 song "***Flawless".

How Bad Feminist Inspired My Writing

Thu., Apr. 6
Recently, I finished reading Roxane Gay's memoir, Bad Feminist, and I really enjoyed it. The memoir was funny and relatable. One example of this is when Gay mentions the fact that she feels that she's a bad feminist because she loves rap music. Gay mentioned this a few times in the book, and I was thinking "Me too!"

Staff Picks

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Picture Books for Older Readers

Picture books span a variety of reading levels and many of our most popular picture books contain content and vocabulary that is much better suited for an older reader.
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Explore South Korean Culture

Maybe you listen to BigBang on repeat, have some TONYMOLY face mask sheets to use at night, or been binging on Boys Over Flowers through Netflix, but how much do you really know about South Korean culture? If you have always been curious about this fascinating country, you have come to the right place! Also, don’t forget to take it one step further and take…