Here to Help: Immigration

For life’s big and small moments Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff have created Here to Help booklists. Here to Help booklists provide information and support in navigating life experiences. Librarians … Continued


Appalachian Voices

Appalachian writing, like its region, is shaped by contradictions: deep ties to land with a history of environmental exploitation; industrial triumph and ruin; resilience and resourcefulness born out of struggle … Continued


Perilous Adventures

Delve into the daring escapades of these intrepid travelers. Venture across dangerous landscapes, sentient lakes, open seas, outer space, life and death! Hopefully you’re in the mood for gods and demons, pirate queens, powerful artifacts from vanished worlds, and mountain outlaws, because you’ll find all that and more in the pages of the books below.


Pride Month Picks for Adults

For Pride 2024, CLP is celebrating joy, love, and solidarity while recognizing the oppression the LGBTQIA+ community continues to face—especially for people with intersecting identities. We invite you to celebrate with us and explore these books and more in our collections. 





Marathon Reads

Whether the Pittsburgh Marathon has you lacing up your shoes to compete, or recommitting to your New Year’s Resolution, these books can keep you on track.   We’ve got experienced marathoners … Continued