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.

Backpacks to Help Caregivers

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

Find hope in your local library

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

Welcoming Week

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

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