Teens participating in PhenomeCON.

Celebrate Your Fandom at PhenomeCON!

Mon., Jun. 10
Are you itching to dress up as your favorite character? Do you want to show off your Smash Bros skills or make new friends to discuss your latest fanfiction and fanart? Then check out PhenomeCON-- Pittsburgh’s free, city-wide, teens-only fandom convention!
A young boy in a rocking bowl is being read to by a caregiver.

Sensory Support at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Mon., Apr. 22
As this month of Autism Awareness draws to a close, I want to celebrate some of the ways Carnegie Library supports children with autism and sensory needs throughout the year. Read on to learn more.
A teen holds a heart-shaped cucumber slice.

Summer Meals Are Making a Comeback at the Library!

Thu., Apr. 11
This summer, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will continue its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in order to ensure even more Pittsburgh youth have access to free food during summer vacation. Read on to learn more about summer meals at the Library.

PA One Book 2019

Mon., Apr. 1
For the past 14 years, Pennsylvania has celebrated the importance of early literacy development in young children through its One Book, Every Young Child initiative. The One Book program encourages families to bond through books and reading while engaging children in conversation and other activities around books.  It also highlights the importance of reading early and often to young children.
Learn & Earn Logo

Don’t ‘Think Spring,’ Think Summer and Summer Jobs!

Thu., Mar. 7
Learn & Earn is a six-week summer employment program for teens and young adults ages 14-21 in the Pittsburgh region. Participants can earn money, gain valuable work experience and develop soft skills to help them become college and career ready. Want to know more before you or your teen start the application? You can find all the details here.
A child and adult explore a computer together.

Creating Access and Building Digital Literacy Awareness

Tue., Feb. 12
The ways we gather, store and understand information are moving further into digital spaces. It is essential that we are providing access to, and creating the foundational skills necessary for, children to navigate these spaces. The BLAST (Bringing Libraries and Schools Together) team has been working to ensure that access to digital spaces remains equitable within library services.  

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Hazelwood

Wed., Jan. 23
Come through the doors of CLP - Hazelwood and look to the right, and you will see a large metal art piece by Homestead artist David Lewis: a whole wall of animals amid the trees of “Hazel Woods”. It’s a great visual piece that invites children and families into a space that encourages literacy and learning!   Once in the Children’s area, you may receive a warm welcome from the friendly Children’s…