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.
The Allegheny County Library Association is excited to launch a full set of new kits for youth services librarians to borrow and use for in-house and outreach programming. These kits include five new Fred Rogers Center Check-Out Tech Kits, kindergarten … Read More
Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA), along with distinguished guests unveiled its newest bookmobile of the non-profit organization’s fleet on September 11th. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Regional Asset District Chairman Dan Griffin were joined by dozens of preschool students and community members for the ceremony and tour of the new bookmobile.
The Allegheny County Library Association was fortunate to receive a Legislative Grant for $100,000 through Senator Joseph Scarnati with assistance from Senator Guy Reschenthaler. The funds from the grant were to provide training and resources in the areas of Workforce … Read More
National Library Week (April 9 – 15, 2017) was a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. Libraries offer opportunities for all with free access to books and … Read More
On May 20 the Brentwood, Baldwin Borough and Whitehall Public Libraries, sponsored a cultural festival celebrating the differences among the people who make up our region. More than 600 people came together in the spirit of community with We’re All … Read More
Millvale Community Library, Robinson Township Library and Western Allegheny Community Library were recognized by the Pennsylvania Library Association with Best Practice Awards for their outstanding efforts in children’s programming. Read More
Legislative update – Pennsylvania 2017-2018 Budget
In early April the Librarians as STEM Educators grant participants met at ASSET STEM Education for an informal reunion. The formal professional development program ended in March 2016. Since then the participants have incorporated inquiry-based learning in library programming and extended the reach of … Read More