Regional Asset District (RAD) and the Keystone Grant

As you may already have seen reported in the news, the Regional Asset District (RAD) has voted to allocate 3.1 million dollars to county libraries this year to purchase new PCs.

The new PCs were installed at Dormont Library in mid-May.

We are also pleased to announce that Dormont Public Library, in partnership with the Borough of Dormont, has received a $50,000 Keystone Grant this year for a feasibility study towards renovation or expansion of the library. More news is coming soon about the study and how you can contribute.

We are truly grateful to RAD and the State Library of Pennsylvania for their support with these important projects.

LEGO Club: 3rd Saturday Monthly, 10:30 AM

Our popular LEGO Club returns on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10:30 AM. This is an all-ages program. Use our huge crate of LEGO bricks to put your creativity to work. If you can imagine it, you can build it!

Call 412-531-8754 or email dormont@dormontlibrary.org to register. Donations of LEGO, Duplo, and compatible building bricks are always appreciated.

Food Donations Accepted

You can now make a donation to either the Dormont Free Pantry or the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank using the drop-off bins at the library! You can drop off a donation any time during our regular opening hours.

Unopened canned and dry goods are welcome. Non-food items including personal hygiene and baby care products are in high demand as well. If you have any questions, please ask at the front desk. Thank you for giving a hand to our community friends!

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Mobile App for Allegheny County Libraries

Screenshot of the Allegheny County Libraries app with "Dormont Public LIbrary" selected.

Try the new Allegheny County Libraries mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices. You can use the app to search for books and place holds, quickly see our operating hours and upcoming events, and even use your phone as a digital library card!

Since this is an app for all Allegheny County libraries, make sure you choose “Dormont Public Library” as your preferred library the first time you start the app.

For questions or comments about the mobile app, email dormont@dormontlibrary.org or call 412-531-8754.

Get the mobile app for iOS or Android

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Developer: OCLC Capira
Price: Free

Rosalind Candy Castle Chocolate: $2

Dormont Library is now offering chocolate bars from Rosalind Candy Castle as fundraiser items! These bars are a little bigger than a 2-ounce fundraiser bar, at 2.25 oz, but the price is the same. The library will receive $1 from the purchase of each $2 bar.

Plain milk and dark chocolate bars are available, as well as crisp rice, almond, caramel, and peanut butter. Treat yourself and support the library the next time you visit; fundraiser candy bars are available at the front desk.

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