West End

Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
  • Mon.
  • Tues.
  • Wed.
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  • Fri.
  • Sat.


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 (more info)
  • Copier (small fee may apply)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Community Garden (seasonal)
  • Exterior Book Return
  • Summer Meals for Youth: weekdays June 13 – August 18 (more info)


Latest From the Library

Three Must-Read Memoirs by Fierce Black Women

Thu., Jul. 6
I've been reading a lot of memoirs lately, primarily by women. There are other posts about these memoirs waiting in the wings, like "memoirs about mental illness," but for now I want to focus on three excellent memoirs written by amazing, inspiring Black women.

Summer Reading, Pittsburgh Style!

Fri., Jun. 23
This year, we’re striving to read 180,000 books for Summer Reading! While ANY books, magazines and graphic novels count toward our goal, some of the books we’re promoting this year have a common theme—the city of Pittsburgh!

Staff Picks

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William the Conqueror

Looking for a tome? This richly detailed biography of one of history’s most notorious figures should satiate your cravings.
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The Imperial Radch Trilogy by Ann Leckie

Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice kicks off a trilogy full of complex characters, political and military intrigue, and technology that may not be as far off as we’d like to think.