Downtown & Business

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Bus Routes

A majority of Port Authority buses stop near this location. Enter destination "Carnegie Library - Downtown PGH" into the trip planner to find a route.

All bus routes are subject to change. Please visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County for up-to-date schedules.

Parking Options

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Entrepreneurs, small business owners and savvy investors have been relying on CLP – Downtown & Business since 1924. This location is home to an extensive collection of professional databases, and of course, the same resources you’ve come to expect from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Fax Machine and Scanner Station
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Summer Meals for Youth: Tuesdays-Thursdays June 13 – August 18 (more info)


Latest From the Library

Holiday Offerings for the Not-So-Traditional

Tue., Dec. 19
Want to get into the yuletide spirit but not a fan of the classic warm and fuzzy "feel-good" stories? Here are some books, movies, and a graphic novel that can be your reason for the season. Edward Scissorhands: A suburban housewife finds a strange boy with scissors for hands, and takes him home to meet the family. Like Tim Burton's other Christmas movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas,…

Horrifying Halloween How-To

Fri., Oct. 20
(Warning: this post includes images of realistic special effects makeup that may be disturbing for some people) It’s October, which means it’s HALLOWEEN!! Well, not quite yet, but here are some spooky makeup looks to get your costume ready (if you’re still trying to think of a costume, check out these titles). First, let’s go over some tools you might use in your Halloween looks.…

Staff Picks

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The Nix

This hilarious and heart-wrenching book is worth every bit of its 600+ pages.
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The Secret Place

French’s fifth Dublin Murder Squad novel, reveals the secret world of teenagers at a swanky girls’ prep school. Washington Post named this book one of the five best thrillers of 2014.