August Wilson Archive
This spring, you can explore the work of World-Renowned Pittsburgh Playwright August Wilson during a six-month, multimedia exhibit in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Archive! Curated by … Continued
Rise: A Feminist Book Project Top Ten
Rise: A Feminist Book Project compiles a list every year of recommended titles for ages 0-18 that contain significant feminist content. The 2023 Top Ten titles highlight issues of labor rights, bodily autonomy, activism, community building, and more.
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
Music Across Genres: A Black History Month Playlist
One of the most important aspects of Black history is music. For a long time, Black musicians were shut out of the music industry, whether it was not being allowed … 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
Genealogy Day 2023
In collaboration with our co-sponsor Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is thrilled to host Genealogy Day on Sunday, February 19, from 11am-4pm! If you are looking to … 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.