It’s clear that Allegheny County residents do indeed Love Their Libraries! This past September’s Love Your Library campaign, a joint effort of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) and the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA), was a tremendous success.
December 13, 2016 In 1991, Frank Lucchino, then Controller of Allegheny County, issued a special report – “A Quiet Crisis: Libraries in Allegheny County.” This nearly 100-page report offered an in-depth discussion on the state of the libraries in … Read More
At its December 12 meeting Carnegie Council voted to forge a 20-year contract with the Andrew Carnegie Free Library. The vote was unanimous. The contract gives the Library stable and appropriate funding for the next 20 years, essentially making the … Read More
Originally posted in PGH AVE WEST, Sept-Oct 2016 Caring for a loved one is one of the most important responsibilities and privileges a person could have. Especially when a loved one has become aged or dependent on assistance. In an … Read More
Originally posted on the Post Gazette Op-Ed, January 10, 2017, written by Marilyn Jenkins. As we gear up to confront the new challenges of 2017, it’s all too easy to focus on what needs to be fixed, rather than what … Read More
Momentum is building in the welcoming movement as more communities across the United States and the world are recognizing that immigrants and refugees make us stronger economically, socially, and culturally. In 2015, Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh became … Read More
Key Dates for Pennsylvania Voters Last day to register to vote in general election: Oct. 11, 2016 Last day to return absentee ballot in general election: Nov. 4, 2016 General election Day: Nov. 8, 2016 (polls open 7 a.m.-8 p.m.) … Read More
Today’s libraries have transformed into sophisticated learning environments, offering educational opportunities for all ages.
ACLA has been actively engaging with State elected officials over the past several months in Harrisburg as well as here in the County. Read More
This September, libraries across Allegheny County are inviting residents to show their love!