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 Teens

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh recognizes Pride month by celebrating LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and more) individuals of all races, genders, classes, sexualities, and identities.   Celebrating Pride … Continued

Battle of the Books 2024

Competitive readers, it is time to wipe off your reading glasses, sharpen your pencils and put on the coffee: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Adult Battle of the Books, the book-based trivia showdown, will return for 2024. … 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!

Queer Science Fiction

Queer science fiction challenges cisnormativity and heteronormativity while also pushing the boundaries of possibility and the imagination. Robots, necromancy, aliens, spaceships, mind control, and more await you in these out-of-this-world … Continued

Chilling Short Stories

Settle into the impending gloom of winter weather by reading a few stories in these collections. Although not all of these stories are wintry in atmosphere, the suspense and strange phenomena they contain will be sure to send chills down your spine.