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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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Located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main serves as the primary, full-service resource for current and historic materials and information for Pittsburgh.

Learn more about our efforts to envision the role of CLP – Main in a fast-evolving city and region.

Events

Latest From the Library

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#eBooksForAll - Changes to eBook Access

Fri., Nov. 1
Starting today (November 1st), Macmillan Publishing is changing the rules regarding how Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) can purchase eBooks. Going forward, we are only allowed to purchase a single copy of a Macmillan eBook title during the first 8 weeks of its publication. After that, we can purchase additional copies – but at inflated costs and only for a set number of checkouts. Sound…
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Upcoming Changes to Lynda.com

Mon., Sep. 16
UPDATE 9/18/2019: LinkedIn has sent out the following message to its library customers: "First, thank you for being a valued customer and working so closely with us on the migration from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. While we are excited about the learning experience we offer on LinkedIn Learning, we’ve made the decision to pause your transition on 9/23/19. While we’ve worked with many of our public library…

Staff Picks

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There There

The author breaks through the stereotypes of Native Americans in fiction and introduces us to their world on their terms. Orange's voice is angry and loving and bleak, and the story is unforgettable.