Thank You

Please join our library as we thank the many wonderful and pivotal public servants that have helped our library to receive a $250,000 grant for the structural support of our back hill and alleyway.

Senator Wayne Fontana was at the masthead for this grant and truly made it come to be a reality. Additionally, there was strong support given by Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald, and District 12, Council Representative, Jim Ellenbogen, and the Director of Economic Development, Bob Hurley. State Legislator, Dan Miller also assisted the library with the application process and all of the staff members for the previously mentioned departments did their part to make this huge allocation come to be.

We are also grateful to all of the members of the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County for their focused and charitable consideration of this grant and its allocation to our critical situation. We cannot begin to express the true gratitude that we have for all of your efforts and how important they are for the future structural safety of the library and our ability to continue to be an invaluable resource to our community.

Thank you all.

The Board of Directors of Dormont Public Library,
Cindy D'Agostino - Director of Dormont Public Library
Staff of Dormont Public Library

Handmade Ribbon Bookmarks – Just $1
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Save your place in style with these handcrafted ribbon-and-bead bookmarks, made by Dormont Library staff! Each bookmark is just $1 and all proceeds support the library. They also make a great gift for teachers!

Seniors Tai Chi: Summer Hiatus
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The Wednesday afternoon Seniors Tai Chi program will be taking a break for the summer. Sessions will resume September 7. The Saturday afternoon Beginners Tai Chi session is not affected by this change.

Beginners Tai Chi at Dormont Library
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Attain mental and physical calm and clarity with the traditional practice of Tai Chi. Classes meet every Saturday from 3:30-4:30PM. (Read more)

Learn English – ESL Classes at Dormont Library
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Dormont Public Library proudly partners with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council to offer classes designed to give students the tools they need to learn and strengthen their English skills. Classes meet every Monday and Wednesday from 9:30AM-11:30AM. For more information, call or visit the library.

Read Magazine Articles Free Online With Your Library Card
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Did you know your library card gives you free access to an online archive of magazine articles? Visit articles.einetwork.net and look for “MasterFile Complete” to get started.

Reusable Canvas Tote Bags – Just $3
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Make your trip to the library last with our new book bags! Bags are $3 each, all proceeds benefit the library. Get ’em while they last!

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