The Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) announced today that during September’s annual Love Your Library campaign, the 46 library systems in Allegheny County raised a record-breaking $1.1 million in charitable contributions, more than any … Read More
Library staff across Allegheny County are being recognized for advanced training in early literacy through the Library Juice Academy. Library Juice Academy provides online professional development workshops and certificate programs for library staff, including early childhood literacy. Instructors are nationally … Read More
It is hard to believe that it’s been nearly seven months since the pandemic caused widespread closures across Allegheny County. While libraries also closed their doors (temporarily), they continued to serve in a variety of ways. They offered a full … Read More
By Kimberley Hrivnak “I don’t know what to say.” That’s a statement that I regularly hear when it comes to advocacy. There is no one-size-fits- all answer, but there is an easy way to get started. Build the relationship. Don’t … Read More
This year, in an unprecedented show of solidarity among the county libraries, the Allegheny County Library Association delivered the first-ever virtual summer reading program. Not knowing what to expect and having no other programs to model after, summer of 2020 … Read More
Northern Tier Regional Library has received the 2020 PR Xchange Award from the American Library Association for their print campaign in the Advocacy/Fundraising/Annual Reports/Strategic Plan category. The PR Xchange Committee is charged with coordinating the annual awards competition, under the … Read More
The past days have been extremely challenging for our larger community, but it is clear that so many selfless people are helping us weather the challenges. Acts of kindness abound, neighbors are supporting one another, families are spending more time … Read More
The Allegheny County Library Association is pleased to announce that Assistant Director Kimberley Hrivnak is the 2019 recipient of the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) Certificate of Merit.
Allegheny County Library Association continues to expand its fine-free program. Launched as a pilot in October, the program has already resulted in increased circulation and patron registrations beyond expectations.
The Love Your Library initiative is a month-long fundraising and awareness campaign for the libraries of Allegheny County, jointly coordinated by the Allegheny County Library Association and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.