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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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Introduction to Data Detox

Fri., Mar. 8
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the first post in that series. The Glass Room and Data…
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Caption It! Contest Winners

Fri., Dec. 21
In our efforts to shed some light on hidden gems of our vast collection here at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, we recently selected images from the Pittsburgh Photographic Library to use in a social media game called "Caption It!" Patrons who frequent our Facebook and Instagram feeds enthusiastically submitted delightful captions and voted with their likes for the winners. Thanks to everyone who played. …

Staff Picks

Jane Staff Image

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.