Libraries play a critical role in the kindergarten readiness and transition process. They promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills in programming, encourage family engagement, and help children learn (when a parent, guardian or formal preschool is not present). They … Read More
Now in its second year, “Love Your Library,” a county-wide initiative developed by the Allegheny County Library Association and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, provided a way for residents to “show their love” to their local library. During the month of … Read More
The new floor plan in the Upper St. Clair non-fiction room, completed in the summer of 2017, is an open inviting space that features books displayed within subject neighborhoods for readers to browse easily. Patron response is extremely positive, with … Read More
PA Forward Star Libraries -In 2017, the Pennsylvania Library Association launched their PA Forward Star Library program to raise awareness of library programs and offerings that help Pennsylvania citizens improve their command of five types of literacy – basic, information, civic & social, health, and financial.
Primary Location Position 1: South Fayette Township Library Primary Location Position 2: Bridgeville Public Library Employment Status: Part Time (28 – 32 hours per week) Combination of daylight, evening, and weekend hours Starting Wages: $15.00/hr. Benefits and retirement available Reports … Read More
Position Overview: The Andrew Carnegie Free Library (ACFL) Library Director oversees the ongoing daily operations and administration of the Library. S/he carries out the policies of the Board of Trustees – its procedures and strategic plan, and provides the leadership … Read More
PRIMARY WORK PERFORMED: * Staffs the Reference/Computer Lab Desk * Works the Circulation Desk as needed * Assists with managing of patron inter-library loan requests TYPICAL SCHEDULE: * Wednesdays 12 – 8PM * Fridays 9 AM – 5 PM * … Read More
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Assists Library Manager, System Administrator, or System Coordinator as required Assists patrons at circulation desk and over telephone, including: answers general inquiries and routes inquiries to appropriate personnel uses the required electronic systems to check materials … Read More
The Northland Public Library, located in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh–has an opening for a part-time Library Assistant – Technical Services. The Library Assistant for Technical Services will be responsible for preparing materials for the library collection. Strong organizational skills … Read More
Summer is always a busy time at libraries and 2017 was no different. Libraries in Allegheny County provided numerous opportunities for children to explore the world, ignite imaginations and discover everything that the library has to offer.