West End

Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
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  • Wed.
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  • Fri.
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Fully ADA Compliant

Bus Routes

27, 29, 31

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

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Free
  • Bike

CLP – West End is the second Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location to open to the city of Pittsburgh. This Library recently received historic designation from the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and is credited with holding the first children’s storytime in Pittsburgh and possibly the country.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing (small fee may apply)
  • Copier (small fee may apply)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Community Garden (seasonal)
  • Exterior Book Return


Latest From the Library

Ecofeminist Novels by Black Authors

Fri., Feb. 10
Ecofeminists believe that nature and culture are intrinsically linked, and that the environmental harm we're doing to our planet parallels the harm oppressive cultures do to marginalized groups like women and people of color. The word "ecofeminist" is itself a compound of "ecology" and "feminist." In practice, it is an intersectional, multidimensional approach to social justice that recognizes we are linked to the land and our environments. Unsurprisingly, many women of color have written both novels and nonfiction books with strong ecofeminist themes; here are just a few of them.

Staff Picks

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A Guide to 20th Century Art Music

The 20th century classical music scene saw its share of bizarre, sublime, and fascinating art. This sampling shows just how diverse classical music can be.