Vital records are a great starting point for your family history journey! Birth records for your ancestors are one of the first steps, but where they are located may vary … Continued
Learn about the changes to this year’s November election and the ways in which you can vote by mail or in person.
Voting by mail is an option in Pennsylvania. It’s an easy, convenient and secure way to cast your ballot. Apply online by October 26. You’ll receive a ballot in the mail. Mark your ballot and return it by November 2. It’s that simple!
Are you voting for the first time in 2021? If so, congratulations! Exercising your right to vote is a powerful part of our democracy, but you might not know what to expect. We’ve talked about mail-in ballots and the different ways of voting in 2021, but what is it like to vote in-person at the polls?
Since genealogy is the second-most popular hobby in America, what better way to celebrate Family History Month than to share some of the incredible resources we have at CLP? Genealogy … Continued
What is National Voter Registration Day? National Voter Registration Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Tuesday of September. First celebrated in 2012, it is a nonpartisan civic holiday … Continued
Pittsburgh is welcoming families and individuals who have fled the recent political upheaval in Afghanistan. Navigating a new country while still experiencing the trauma of a rapid and unsure departure can be overwhelming. The following information contains links to local, national and international resources.
Please note: the application period is now closed. Neighborhood Ambassadors is a community engagement initiative that identifies community members and leaders from neighborhoods throughout the City to act as ambassadors … Continued
Supporting libraries comes naturally for John Gismondi and his family. “Growing up, our family’s home, where my 98-year-old mother still resides, was within walking distance to the Uniontown Public Library, and my siblings and I were regular users. Although neither of my parents were educated beyond high school, … Continued
Just like any of the big monthly celebrations – Black History month, Women’s History month, etc. – Pride month should be a starting point for exploration and interest rather than a self-contained celebration. Here are some suggestions for putting more queer history into your feed and your daily life, along with connections to our collection.