Celebrate the Freedom to Read!

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.  

Welcoming Social Work Interns to CLP

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

Safeguarding Your Right to Read

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

Judy Fingeret Krug, Founder of Banned Books Week

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