Libraries in Allegheny County introduce thousands of children to new and quality literature each year through the Picture Book Children’s Choice Awards and the Children’s Choice Awards provided by the Allegheny County Library Association. Both programs also help libraries build … Read More
“America needs more Paulas,” according to Khara Timsina, a community leader and Bhutanese immigrant to the United States. At a time when American society has become rife with divisiveness, Paula Kelly uses her remarkable knowledge, ability and integrity as the … Read More
OBJECTIVE: The objectives of the Cranberry Public Library are to: serve the community as a general center of reliable information; provide the opportunity and the encouragement for children, young people, and adults to educate themselves continuously; and to serve as … Read More
Small, rural, 501c3 nonprofit library in Fayette County with a service area of 15,055 residents across seven municipalities. Member of the WAGGIN One Card ILS Network (Washington, Greene & Fayette Counties). Director reports to the Library Board of Trustees. Qualifications: … Read More
Pennsylvania Library Association Best Practices Award Winners
This past summer, the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) launched Pennsylvania’s first “Wash & Learn” site. This program establishes a learning library in a neighborhood laundromat. Allegheny County’s first site launched through a collaboration with Libraries Without Borders, South Park … Read More
Yes – you DO love your libraries! With the generous support of the Jack Buncher Foundation, the 46 libraries in Allegheny County raised $660,615 of qualifying funds during September 2018’s Love Your Library campaign – an increase of more than … Read More
The Allegheny County Library Association collaborated with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh this past summer to offer painting sessions for the Butterfly Project. The Butterfly Project is a San Diego-based initiative with the goal of having one ceramic butterfly painted for each of the 1.5 million children killed in the Holocaust.
The Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) joined libraries throughout Pennsylvania and the country in celebrating National Library Week – April 8 – 14, 2018.
Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Child 2018 selection is My Cousin Momo by Pennsylvania Author Zachariah OHora.