Mt. Washington

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  • Sun. Closed
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Accessibility

Partially ADA Compliant

Will be fully compliant after 2018 renovation

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
  • Bike

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.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Courtyard or Outdoor Space
  • Exterior Book Return (for after hours returns)

Events

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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The Great American Read: Which of your favorite books did not make the list?

The whole country has been debating the book list for the Great American Read; especially concerning the books that did not make the list.  One of my favorite American authors is Pat Conroy, author of The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides, and The Water is Wide.  The Prince of Tides is one of my all-time favorites.  I just finished reading The South of Broad, one of Conroy's later novels.  Conroy…
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Cell by Stephen King

Imagine the apocalypse being brought on by something pretty much all of us own: cellphones.