Main (Oakland)

Exterior front entrance at CLP-Main in Oakland

Curbside Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
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Closed Today

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Accessibility

  • Fully ADA compliant
  • Two accessible entrances
  • Elevator access to all library floors
  • Designated parking in garage
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Bus Routes

54C, 61A, 61B, 61C, 67A, 67C, 67E, 67F, 67J, 69, 71A, 71B, 71C, 71D, 75, 93

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

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Garage
  • Bike
Interior first floor area of CLP-Main

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

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

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 at CLP-Main in Oakland

Inauguration Day 2021

Tue., Jan. 19
Inauguration Day takes place on January 20, 2021, and will be unlike any in U.S. history. Normally regarded as the end of one presidential era and the beginning of the next through a peaceful transfer of power, complete with parades, balls and large celebrations, this year's inauguration will look and feel completely different.
Exterior front entrance at CLP-Main in Oakland

The Power of Play 

Mon., Jan. 4
There’s more to playing than meets the eye. It burns off energy and strengthens muscles and critical thinking skills. It promotes literacy by creating connections with words and print. And, especially in these unpredictable times, it helps kids to make sense of both unexpected events and everyday life.