Find your Roots: Pennsylvania Native Plant Edition
You’ve heard of ‘Find Your Roots,’ but what about planting them? You don’t have to be interested in genealogy or local history to appreciate Pennsylvania’s natural history and beauty. One … Continued
The Lasting Impact of the Freedmen’s Bureau
The records from the Freedmen’s Bureau (1865-1872) are extremely valuable for researching some of the social, financial, and occupational transitions made by formerly enslaved African Americans after the Civil War. … Continued
Seeds of Change: CLP’s 2023 Black History Month Theme
Is Black History Month about History? This is the question that gave birth to our theme Seeds of Change. Are we supposed to showcase historical figures and historical events? Are … Continued
Guest Post: The Single Mom Defined Book Club
For some single moms, support often comes in the form of words. Words that encourage, words that motivate, words that remind you that you’re not alone. Learn more about the “Single Mom Defined” Book Club in partnership with CLP.
The Wednesday Quilters
The Wednesday Quilters are women who meet at the library on Wednesdays to help one another on their quilt journeys. A community of dedicated craftswomen, they meet to share ideas, … Continued
May 16th is the PA Primary Election!
It’s election season once again! Primary elections allow community members to choose local and statewide candidates for office and to vote for local legislation.
January Is Poverty in America Awareness Month
Poverty is pervasive. The United States is considered the richest country in the world, yet 37.9 million of its residents live in poverty. Over 12.5 million of these people are children. If you need help, the Library can guide you to community assistance organizations that are relevant to your need.
Tax Assistance Resources
Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your taxes this season.
Black History Month 2023
Explore Black History Month at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Look for book displays, resources and programs happening in our branches and community this February and beyond! Black History Month began … Continued
CLP Spotlights: Melissa Stammely-Park from Animal Friends
Welcome to #CLPSpotlights, our monthly series highlighting individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community. This month, we interviewed Melissa Stammely-Park, the Therapeutic Programs Coordinator at Animal Friends. Animal … Continued