East Liberty

Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
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  • Wed.
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  • Fri.
  • Sat.

Accessibility

Fully ADA Compliant

Bus Routes

71A, 71B, 71C, 74, 75, 77, 82, 86, 87, 88, 89

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

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Bike

Renovated to include a 9,000-square-foot addition, this large, environmentally friendly space welcomes the East Liberty community through its collections, meeting rooms, children’s area and a dedicated teen space! It’s also home to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Heritage Collection.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Community Garden (seasonal)
  • The Labs
  • Exterior Book Return (for after hours returns)
  • Summer Meals for Youth: 12 PM hot lunch and 3:30 PM snack weekdays June 12 – August 17 (more info)

Events

Latest From the Library

Last Chance to See

Tue., Jun. 5
What happens when a comedian who loves the comforts of civilization joins a zoologist to seek out endangered species? He falls and breaks his arm getting off a boat. That's not a joke, it's the first episode of Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry and Mark Carwardine. Over 20 years ago, Carwardine joined author Douglas Adams on a voyage to observe endangered animals all…

Who Doesn't Love Penguins?

Thu., May. 3
What could be better than the rich voice of Morgan Freeman paired with adorable penguins waddling through the sparkling Antarctic landscape? That's right, nothing is better. (Unless, of course, you had the opportunity to meet Morgan Freeman and a penguin at the same time. That might be more awesomeness than anyone could handle, though.) March of the Penguins 2 isn't available on DVD yet, but…

Staff Picks

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Get Some Headspace

I never thought I had the time for meditation until I listened to Andy Puddicombe’s Get Some Headspace. More of an adaptation of Andy’s life than a how-to book on meditation, Get Some Headspace chronicles Andy’s travels, how he became a monk, the people he’s helped along the way and just how important mindfulness can be to anyone who is willing to give it a…
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Can we defeat fear by illustrating it?

Via Tumblr, Fran Krause crowd sourced confessions of people’s deep, dark fears and turned them into short watercolor panels, using the fear as a caption. This collection of those fears begins as black comedy and quickly reveals its terrifying core. It is almost philosophically instructive to read through Deep Dark Fears: what do you recognize in yourself? Where do you recoil? What seems silly? Krause’s…