Summer Fun Sign up for Summer Reading! We're going to read another 180,000 books this summer. And we need your help to get there! summer fun Pirates Tales Kids, read your way into PNC Park this summer! The more books you read, the more chances you'll have to win tickets to a Pirates game. Special Event PhenomeCON Sat., Aug. 04 10:00 am Main (Oakland) Can’t make it to Comic-Con International or Anime Expo this year? Join us for a free, citywide TEENS ONLY fandom convention! In the News Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Carnegie Library Welcome Centers "At Carnegie Libraries across Pittsburgh, there's an addition that many patrons probably didn't even notice. But to some people who frequent the libraries, the Welcome Centers are a huge resource," Booklist Best Books for Babies Explore this year's Best Books for Babies list, because learning begins at birth! on the blog STEM Rocks! Geology for Early Learners Take your little one outside this summer to get down and dirty with rocks! Stream & Download eBooks Audiobooks Videos Music Magazines New & Notable Can You Tolerate This? Ashleigh Young The Dying of the Light Robert Goolrick Rip the Angels from Heaven David F Krugler What to Read and Why Francine Prose Wrong Heaven Amy Bonnafons Zen and Gone Emily France Staff Picks Sheila Main (Oakland) Seen In Pittsburgh, Too! These two novels differ vastly in their scope - one takes place over 70 years and the other over one weekend - but the centrality of family and questions of identity permeate both. Maggie West End New in Smoketown The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place—Pittsburgh, PA—from the 1920s through the 1950s.