“Book a Librarian” During the COVID-19 Library Closure

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Our physical locations may be closed, but the Library is still here for you! We are now offering one-on-one telephone appointments with CLP staff.

Contact us via chat, info@carnegielibrary.org, or call 412-622-3114 to schedule an appointment with a librarian. We are currently offering the following services over the phone:


A business librarian can help you use library databases and other online resource to do research for a small business, including: 

  • Business plans
  • Industry research
  • Market research 


Librarians are available to help with online job searches and applications, including: 

  • Cover letter review
  • Mock interviews
  • Online job search/application
  • Resume review

Device Help 

Librarians can help you access CLP resources (eBooks, databases, etc.) on your personal device, including any of the following: 

  • Tablet
  • Smartphone
  • eReaders
  • Computer 

Digital Literacy 

Librarians can offer help with several digital literacy topics. While we can’t troubleshoot particular  issues with your device, we can provide support for the following: 

  • Registering an email account
  • Finding information online
  • Finding or navigating a website
  • Writing and editing a document in Word 


Librarians can help nonprofit organizations seek grant funding using the Foundation Directory Online.