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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.


Latest From the Library

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Anime is everywhere!

Thu., Aug. 2
For many many years Main was the only CLP library to have an Anime collection, but this year we've decided to expand into the branches.
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Tue., Jul. 17
Are you looking for a radically different take on the seemingly endless superhero movies and shows that come out every year? Try Legion.

Staff Picks

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All for Love

Would you sacrifice everything for love, a love that ultimately ends in betrayal? Pittsburgh Opera opens its 2018-2019 season with Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. I have to admit that I have a love-hate relationship with this opera. I do not like the character of Pinkerton, the brash American naval officer who promises love to Cio-Cio San, but does not truly share the deep feelings she…
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A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder

If you like engaging, fast-paced, witty, light-hearted murder mysteries than “A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder” is the book for you.