Let’s Go Birdwatching

There are many kinds of birds to see around town if you look. Not just pigeons and robins, but also woodpeckers, cardinals, hummingbirds, and more. Would you like to learn more about birds? Check out Allegheny County Park Rangers presents Birds and Nests at CLP – Sheraden on August 16th. 


Does the Doggy Die?

Anyone else prefer to watch the same movies or TV shows over and over and over? Are you leery of new media, and not just because it means another subscription you’ll forget to cancel? Then check out these resources.


Entrance Renovations at CLP – Main

Over the coming months you’ll notice some big changes at CLP – Main as we embark on a series of repairs and enhancements to our front entrance. The project will create an accessible entryway that meets the needs of all our users while preserving the building’s iconic architecture.     We are excited to begin … Continued




CLP Spotlights: MCG Jazz

Welcome to #CLPSpotlights, our monthly series highlighting individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community. This month, we interviewed Robin Schmeider from MCG Jazz. Since its inception in 1987, MCG Jazz has presented “unique concerts in its 350-seat music hall and numerous additional performances at other venues in Pittsburgh and around the country” to … Continued



CLP Connects: Neighborhood Ambassadors

The application is live here. Neighborhood Ambassadors is a community engagement initiative that identifies community members and leaders from neighborhoods throughout the City to act as ambassadors for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Program Details: Participants will meet weekly to develop a plan for library and community advocacy while engaging in a series of four learning sessions … Continued


Reader’s Services at CLP

One of our favorite things to do at the Library is provide exceptional recommendations for library users. We call this Readers Advisory, even though it isn’t limited to books. We provide recommendations through chat, our website, via email, our 412-622-3114 telephone line, all of our social media channels and, of course, in person. Here are … Continued


Happy Birthday, Books on Broadway!

Think back, if you will, to an incomprehensibly ancient year: 2002. Nickelback’s “How You Remind Me” is the number one song in America, soaring from boom boxes and, if you’re fancy, generation 1 iPods. Low-rise jeans and fedoras are the fashion order of the day. The launch of social networking behemoth Friendster is about to … Continued