Lawrenceville

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  • Sun. Closed
  • Mon. Closed
  • Tues. Closed
  • Wed. Closed
  • Thurs. Closed
  • Fri. Closed
  • Sat. Closed

Accessibility

  • Fully ADA compliant
  • Accessible main entrance
  • Elevator to access all library floors
  • One designated parking space on street
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Bus Routes

91, 93, 54, 64, 88

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

Parking Options

  • Free
  • Bike

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.

Events

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I'm Bored...

Tue., Mar. 31
As if being a teen wasn’t hard enough, I can’t even imagine how difficult being a teen in the year 2020 is. Personally, I don’t have the fondest memories of my own teen years, but what I do remember enjoying was my growing independence. Getting out and exploring the world as an emerging adult was thrilling. I hated sitting idly at home and would take…

Always Available On Hoopla: Comics and Graphic Novels

Fri., Mar. 27
Like many of you, I now find myself facing an unknown number of hours, days, weeks and possibly months with time to fill while staying safe at home. However, the uncertainty of our collective crisis is making it hard for me to relax enough to focus on reading and absorbing books with dense text. Fortunately, graphic novels and comic books - all available for checkout…

Staff Picks

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A Feast for Private Eyes

Celebrate Thanksgiving with some mysteries you can really sink your teeth into. These authors are cooking up some criminal conundrums--and yummy recipes as well.