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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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The Library is Your 2020 Census Hub

Thu., Jan. 23
Key partner and committee work Libraries across the country are playing a key role in 2020 Census activities; maybe you’ve already attended a Census Recruitment event or a session on how to use Census data in your work. At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh we’ve been planning how best to assist the Pittsburgh community to get a complete count so that we can ensure the best…
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Stand Up and Be Counted!

Tue., Jan. 21
2020 is not only a Presidential election year, but also time for the Decennial Census! This is not only a civic duty that’s easy to fulfill, but also necessary for ensuring that our city and neighborhoods are fully funded and represented. If you don’t work with community data on a regular basis, you might not think much about the Census in your daily life. However,…

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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.