Librarians as STEM Educators Reunion

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

Immigration Journeys: Old and New

The Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) hosted two public events in April entitled “Immigration Journeys: Old and New,” which showcased the immigration stories of five Pittsburgh-based refugees and five long-time residents. The program was geared towards promoting a greater understanding and acceptance … Read More

2017 Keystone Grants Awarded

Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded Keystone Grants to 27 Pennsylvania libraries – including 5 in Allegheny County – providing more than $5.9 million in funding for libraries from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation … Read More

South Hills Events to Highlight Stories of Local Immigrants

Written by Jim Spezialetti – Pittsburgh Tribune Review – Monday, March 27, 2017 Read more here. Whitehall Public Library will hold the first of two Allegheny County Library Association events that celebrate immigration experiences in the region. “Immigration Journeys: Old … Read More

Adult Assistant Services – Wilkinsburg Public Library

The Wilkinsburg Public Library in Wilkinsburg, PA is accepting applications for Adult Assistant Services. This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, union position offering $13.48/hr. plus benefits. Wilkinsburg residency is required. A Bachelor’s or other secondary education degree and/or certificate … Read More

Love Your Library

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.

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