Summer Reading 2024: Teen Titles

CLP is pleased to announce this year’s Summer Reading Theme: READ-A-PALOOZA BOOK BOWL! Inspired by the 2024 Olympics, each CLP branch’s community competes in this summer-long program to see who can read the most books! Which neighborhood will be Pittsburgh’s next reading champion? Get in training with the following booklist that features athletes and their adventures both on and off the field (or pool, or track, or court). And be sure to visit CLP’s Teenspace page for the latest on programs, activities, contests, and (of course) more books!


Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Recently, autism advocacy groups have been working to highlight acceptance over awareness.  This post from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network explains it beautifully:   “Acceptance and … Continued


Día 2024

  Celebrate family, culture, and reading on Día. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) occurs on April 30 and honors the work that families … Continued



Teen Dark Fantasy

If you’re wanting moody and broody fantasy, then you’ve come to the right place.



Source Texts for Teen Screen Adaptations

A number of teen books have recently been adapted as tv shows or movies in the past year. Some are already released, and some are still waiting to premiere – check out the book now to see how the stories compare to their counterparts!


BHM 30 Books in 30 Minutes Fiction

In celebration of Black writers and Black History Month, staff will be racing against the clock to share their favorite recommendations. Come out to celebrate with us, learn about a new book (or 30) and get a free book and a nice treat from a local bakery, on Tuesday, January 30th at CLP-Hill District and Saturday, February 3rd at CLP-Homewood. 


Black History Month: Teen

For Black History Month 2024, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is celebrating the Black experience in art, centering both Black artists and subjects. Historically, Black artists have and continue to create, … Continued