Mt. Washington

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Bus Routes

40, 43

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

Parking Options

  • Free
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CLP – Mt. Washington is located directly across from one of the scenic overlooks on Grandview Avenue. The Library opened in 1900 and was one of the first of the neighborhood-style libraries built by Andrew Carnegie.


Latest From the Library

Throwback Thursday: Ready for Ready Player One

Thu., Jun. 22
If you haven't read Cline's best-selling novel, it takes place in the year 2044 when most of the world is in pretty bad shape (except for Columbus, Ohio—one of the signs that this is a fictional story). Literally everyone is plugged into a virtual reality utopia known as the OASIS. When OASIS creator James Donovan Halliday dies, it’s revealed that he left behind a series of puzzles leading to to a hidden Easter Egg. Whoever finds the Egg will win Halliday’s real-life fortune and control of the OASIS, like if Charlie and the Chocolate Factory took place inside The Matrix.

Staff Picks

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Cell by Stephen King

Imagine the apocalypse being brought on by something pretty much all of us own: cellphones.
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Bring Me Back by B. A. Paris

I discovered the novelist B. A. Paris with her second book The Breakdown, and she hooked me with that story from the very beginning.  I think that I read that book in two days.  When I saw that she had a new book out, I already had a huge TBR pile, so I decided to listen to the audio book of Bring Me Back.  Kevin Hely and Cathleen McCarron…