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Summer Reading Challenge begins at Carnegie Library

This year's summer reading challenge is simple – read five books between June 13 and August 31. For decades, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has worked to prevent the decline in reading achievement...

 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh announces high-profile speaker series to cultivate civic engagement 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has announced a new speaker series program designed to inspire, excite and challenge the community with fresh ideas and perspectives on today's most important civic...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 25, 2021

Memorial services will be part of pilgrimage in the South Side, Hilltop

After a very disappointing 2020, in which the South Side Hilltop Memorial Day Pilgrimage was canceled because of Covid-19 concerns, the event is on the 2021 docket and will take place Memorial Day...

 

Carnegie Library director announces retirement at end of year

Mary Frances Cooper, MLS, president and director of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, has announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year. She has held this position since January 1, 2012 when she became the 11th president and director to...

 

Maureen Hogan will lead Brashear into a new future in South Pittsburgh

As The Brashear Association prepares for a strategic move to its new Brashear CARES Community Center at 320 Brownsville Road in Knoxville later this year, the 104-year-old organization is welcoming...

 

Artists celebrate CLP 125th anniversary with new library cards

In 1895, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) opened its doors as one of the first public libraries to give all people free access to art, music and literature – a pioneering concept at the time....

 

CLP - Mt. Washington reopens after $4M renovation, expansion

Residents are invited to tour the newly renovated CLP – Mt. Washington during a timed ticketed event on Saturday, Jan. 23. After a much-anticipated year-long renovation project that added 46...

 

State senators announce funding for South Pittsburgh projects

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa has announced the award of $9.3 million in grants from the state to help fund local projects in the 43rd senatorial district. “Our community needs all the help it...

 

Library branches are expanding hours

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's (CLP) phased roll out of in-person services continues with expanded hours at the branch locations. Based on library users' feedback, they will adjust hours to...

 

Apply now for Carrick Community Council Board

Carrick Community Council (CCC) is seeking neighborhood residents who are interested in rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in their community. The CCC is looking for candidates to serve on...

 

ForgingPGH aims to create a shared vision throughout Pittsburgh

The launch of a citywide comprehensive planning process, and an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the main focus of the Sept. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The meeting was held as a Zoom video...

 

Allegheny County libraries kick-off annual "Love Your Library" campaign with boost in matching dollars

The Allegheny County Library Association and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh officially kicked-off its annual “Love Your Library” campaign on Tuesday, Sept. 1 and continue through the month of September. Now in its fifth year, the county-wide...

 

City begins new comprehensive planning process

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning has begun a citywide comprehensive planning process, ForgingPGH.  "ForgingPGH is the first comprehensive look at land use citywide and will guide...

 

South Pittsburgh library branches begin to open for in-person services

This week Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh re-opened the CLP- Knoxville branch location for in-person services. Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, the CLP-Carrick and CLP-South Side branches will also open....

 

Mayor seeks relief for independent music, entertainment venues

Mayor William Peduto has issued a letter to U.S. congressional leadership in support of three bills that would offer relief and support to independent music and entertainment venues and theaters that...

 

Three area libraries will operate curb side pick-up locations

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is expanding its curb side pick-up locations to several South Pittsburgh branches. At the curb side pick-up locations, readers may pick up existing holds, return all...

 

ProjectArt continues online art classes at CLP-Carrick

During the COVID-19 pandemic, ProjectArt Pittsburgh continues to provide free arts education to youth ages 4-18, now in online classes. As an afterschool program in six Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branches, including CLP-Carrick, ProjectArt...

 

Genealogy program in Knoxville

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville will host Genealogy 101 on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. In the program, learn what types of records you can use to start your family history research...

 

New steering group, area crime reports discussed in Carrick

The Brashear Association is looking for Hilltop residents to become members of a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee to drive future programing needs in the Hilltop. Kelli Murphy, a master’s level University of Pittsburgh intern with Brashear,...

 

City developing a vision plan for future transportation

Crime statistics, a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee, and the Dept. of Public Works' 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair...

 

City requesting contractor proposals for City Cuts lawn cutting program

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting bids for the third year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. City Cuts began in 2018 through legislation introduced by Councilwoman Ther...

 

Public hearing in Carrick on city HUD funds

The City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Community Development Division will hold a hearing to seek input from residents about the community development needs ahead of the city’s annual and 5-year spending plan application...

 

Resident input requested on five-year spending plan for HUD

The City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Community Development Division will hold a public hearing to seek input from residents about the community development needs ahead of the city’s annual and five-year spending plan...

 

Zone 3 council annual meeting, celebration is on November 18

The Annual Meeting and celebration of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council is on Monday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville, 400 Brownsville Road. All are welcome at the...

 

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