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Carrick, located on the southern edge of the City of Pittsburgh, is known as “The Hilltop.” It has beautiful views of the surrounding valleys plus excellent public transportation. Established in 1929, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick remains an important community gathering space and critical resource for literacy and learning. The Library continues to meet the changing needs of its patrons throughout Carrick, Overbrook and the surrounding Hilltop area.


Latest From the Library

architectural rendering of the new Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Carrick

A New Story From Middle-Earth

Fri., Jul. 28
The tale of Beren and Luthien is part of the legends and history that make up J.R.R Tolkien's beautiful world Middle-Earth. Tolkien's son, Christopher, has removed the story of the lovers from the original work and, along with his understanding of his father' work and his own work he did editing The Silmarillion, has reconstructed the tale of the two lovers.
architectural rendering of the new Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Carrick

By Thor's Hammer

Tue., Jun. 27
Every few years a new culture seems to capture our collective attention…Pirates, vampires and zombies (oh my?) being the first three that come to mind over the last decade and a half. Lately I have detected a little Scandinavian sensationalism, some Nordic know-how, floating into pop culture. I am, of course, talking about the popularity Vikings seem to be enjoying in television.

Staff Picks

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Creepin' it Real

This thoroughly creepy middle grade tale, meaningfully infused with ancient Korean cultural heritage, is the perfect pick to get you in the holiday spirit!
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Not the Amish Way

As Mark Twain said “Truth is stranger than fiction but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t”. The following titles demonstrate that he was correct.