Everyone is free to access the knowledge they want, need, and deserve. We strive to ensure each of us can read what we want and that our neighbors can too, even if it’s not what we want to read ourselves.
Starting October 14th, the City of Pittsburgh will institute a bag ban. At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) we are prepared and looking to a more sustainable future, and the … Continued
In the coming weeks several CLP locations will welcome interns from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. The Social Work in Libraries Program is a multi-directional partnership between … Continued
Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read and, as detailed in this blog post, was co-founded by native Pittsburgher Judith Krug. It’s sponsored by the … Continued
When working with the public, the occasional negative comment regarding the collection just comes with the territory. Every branch serves a different demographic, so what may be a smash hit … Continued
As part of our Collection Development Policy, CLP is committed to having a vast range of books and materials in our collection in order to best benefit our extremely diverse … Continued
Born and raised in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, Judith “Judy” Fingeret Krug devoted her career as a librarian and advocate to the defense of intellectual freedom and the freedom to read without censorship. Judy graduated from the … Continued
Digital Drawings by artist Sam Thorp celebrates the connection between the Pittsburgh queer community as part of the larger Pittsburgh community.
Come to the second floor hallway of CLP-Main! On view is an exhibit called “Finding Your Voice – The Many Mediums of Expression.” The exhibit includes three prominent figures of … Continued
What, exactly, does it mean for someone to find their voice? What avenues exist for discovering and for sharing a voice? Surely, a voice is defined as much by those … Continued