Allegheny County libraries launch campaign to diversify leadership boards and committees

In 2021, ACLA launched The Talent Bank – a new online resource to help local libraries to acquire the interest and talents of community members to serve in leadership positions. Many opportunities for library board of trustees and volunteer committee positions exist among ACLA’s 46 public libraries.  Through The Talent Bank, ACLA and its member […]

“Love Your Library” campaign raises a record-breaking $1.23 million for Allegheny County Libraries during the month of September

The Jack Buncher Foundation provides match to support literacy and learning   During September’s annual Love Your Library campaign, Allegheny County libraries raised a record-breaking $1.23 million in charitable contributions, more than any previous year. Of this amount, almost $772,000, the largest amount of eligible funds ever raised, is eligible for a prorated match from […]

A Word from Our CEO, Amy Anderson

  Hello and thank you all so much for the warm welcome I have received so far. I have always wanted to come back to Pittsburgh and I am so excited to be here working with the libraries of Allegheny County. Over the next several months, I want to learn more about the communities throughout […]

Student Library Cards Roll Out in Woodland Hills and West Allegheny School Districts

  Studies have shown that the benefits of using a library include better success in school and an increased likelihood of continued use of the library into adulthood. However, not all children are given the opportunity to use the library due to various barriers. The Allegheny County Library Association is proud to announce that two […]