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


History for Young Readers

Are you interested in learning more about history, but intimidated by the textbooks or large volumes that you might see at school or a fancy bookstore? Then try these history books that are made specifically for middle grade readers and teens.


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


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. 




Summer Reading 2024: Kids Picks

While the 2024 Olympics are happening in Paris, the library’s annual summer reading challenge will be in full swing from June 16 to August 11 here in Pittsburgh.   And just … Continued


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



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