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.
In January 2020, the Dollar Bank Foundation generously awarded $20,000 to the ACLA Shared Accounting Services program. This support has allowed us to expand our existing service to incorporate an additional three libraries this year, with a total of 17 … Read More
Check out what some of the Allegheny County libraries have been up – it might surprise you.
The Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) joined libraries throughout Pennsylvania and the country in celebrating National Library Week – April 7 – 13, 2019. The week allowed residents to discover the changing role of libraries within our communities and to … Read More
Libraries in Allegheny County introduce thousands of children to new and quality literature each year through the Picture Book Children’s Choice Awards and the Children’s Choice Awards provided by the Allegheny County Library Association. Both programs also help libraries build … Read More
“America needs more Paulas,” according to Khara Timsina, a community leader and Bhutanese immigrant to the United States. At a time when American society has become rife with divisiveness, Paula Kelly uses her remarkable knowledge, ability and integrity as the … Read More
Pennsylvania Library Association Best Practices Award Winners