Strong Commitment

The Allegheny County Library Association has always maintained a strong commitment to the county’s public libraries. From the organization’s inception in response to the need for cooperation among libraries at the county level to the work we do today to promote shared services and opportunities, ACLA has always been and will always be committed to […]

Part Time Children’s Librarian (Sewickley Public Library)

  The Sewickley Public Library is accepting applications for the position of part time Children’s Librarian. The applicant must enjoy and respect children of all ages. The Sewickley Public Library is a suburban library 14 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, serves a population of over 14,000 people in the Quaker Valley School District. SPL is a […]

National Library Week 2022

National Library Week (April 3- 9, 2022) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support.   The theme for National Library Week 2022 is “Connect With Your Library.”  During the pandemic, library workers continue to exceed their communities’ demands and adapt resources and services to meet their users’ needs […]

Children’s Program Facilitator (Braddock Carnegie Library Association)

Do you enjoy planning fun, educational activities with kids of all ages? Are you interested in working in a dynamic community, forming positive, lasting relationships with children and youth? Reports to: Children’s Librarian  Wage Rate: $15/ hour  Part time (up to 20 hours/wk. Some evening and weekends)  The Braddock Carnegie Library Association is in search […]

Part-time Customer Service Representative (Northland Public Library)

  The Customer Service Representative charges and discharges library material in accordance with established library policies and procedures; greets and directs library customers; processes new customer accounts and handles established accounts, including collecting fines and fees and recording monetary transactions.  Fields in-person and telephone informational and directional questions from patrons.  Extensive contact with the public.  […]

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 […]