Exterior front entrance of CLP-Lawrenceville

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

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Interior circulation desk area of CLP-Lawrenceville

CLP – Lawrenceville is a historic landmark, opened in 1898 at the forefront of library planning. It was the second American public library designed with a children’s room in mind and, historians believe, was the first designed with innovative radial open stacks, enabling the public to access the stacks themselves.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all services are available due to public health precautions. Please refer to our Reopening Plan for the most recent information.

Latest From the Library

Exterior front entrance of CLP-Lawrenceville

Always Available on Hoopla: You binge watched Tiger King. Now what? 

Wed., Apr. 8
Hey all you cool cats and kittens. (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.) Has the saying truth is stranger than fiction ever felt more relevant? As someone who has long had a fascination with the outrageous and unexpected, I understand the collective obsession with Tiger King. I’ve always been most interested in stories that are uncomfortable to watch, where people take things to the extreme. I…
Exterior front entrance of CLP-Lawrenceville

Always Available on Hoopla: Vampires on Film

Tue., Apr. 7
When I started preparing for this blog post, I was simply planning to highlight some of my most beloved films that are currently available to CLP card holders for check out on Hoopla Digital. But as I poured over the Hoopla Digital film offerings and carefully curated my list of must see titles, I realized that there was a pattern- the majority of the films…