On February 20, 1890, Andrew Carnegie’s first municipal library—the Carnegie Free Library of Allegheny—opened in Allegheny City (now the North Side of Pittsburgh). Mr. Carnegie provided $300,000 for the building, on … Continued
Election Day—Tuesday, November 2—is here. Are you ready to vote? Here is a roundup of all our election posts and FAQs to make sure you are informed and prepared!
Vital records are a great starting point for your family history journey! Birth records for your ancestors are one of the first steps, but where they are located may vary … Continued
Learn about the changes to this year’s November election and the ways in which you can vote by mail or in person.
The next election is on November 2, 2021 but the last day to register to vote is October 18, 2021. While this might not be a “big” election year, it’s important to have your voice reflected in all levels of government, including local offices. The best way to do that is simply to vote!
Voting by mail is an option in Pennsylvania. It’s an easy, convenient and secure way to cast your ballot. Apply online by October 26. You’ll receive a ballot in the mail. Mark your ballot and return it by November 2. It’s that simple!
Are you voting for the first time in 2021? If so, congratulations! Exercising your right to vote is a powerful part of our democracy, but you might not know what to expect. We’ve talked about mail-in ballots and the different ways of voting in 2021, but what is it like to vote in-person at the polls?
Since genealogy is the second-most popular hobby in America, what better way to celebrate Family History Month than to share some of the incredible resources we have at CLP? Genealogy … Continued
As the sixth branch of the original neighborhood locations to open, the East Liberty library has been serving the community since 1905. The branch has been housed in two locations … Continued
Welcome to #CLPSpotlights, our monthly series highlighting individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community. This month, we interviewed Shanon Williams-Hughes from The Wellness Collective, a resource collective that brings neighbors … Continued