Curbside Pickup Service Has Begun!

Curbside Pickup and Remote Printing services are available now!

Pickup is available daily from Monday-Saturday during our posted staff hours.

Curbside Pickup InformationRemote Printing Information

As of Monday, July 13, you can once again place holds for items using the online catalog.

You'll receive a telephone, text, or email notification when your items are ready; call us or use the curbside pickup form to schedule a time to pick up your items. Please be aware that there will be extended processing times for items received from other libraries.

If you have any questions or need help placing a hold order, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

Please note that the library building will not be open to patrons, but staff will be available by telephone or email to answer questions or take pickup orders.

We are accepting returns of all items in the outside book drop only. Items entering the library will be quarantined for 72 hours before check-in, but overdue fees will not be charged because of this delay.

For patrons who ordered Popcornopolis popcorn during our popcorn fundraiser earlier this year, your orders are now available to pick up. Some extra popcorn is also available for purchase, but supplies are limited. Call us at 412-531-8754 to arrange a pickup time. Proceeds from popcorn sales support the library.

We will not be able to accept donations of books or other physical items for the remainder of 2020; donations left in the parking lot or the outside drop box will be discarded. All on-site programming for the remainder of 2020 has been suspended, including hosted programs. The Keith Room will not be available for rent.

This year’s Online Summer Reading Program began on June 8, and you can find out more about it right here. In addition to an online reading challenge and more video story/craft projects, we will also be holding a video competition open to all children and their families in Allegheny County.

Our schedule for reopening or the services offered may change at any time depending on guidance from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Gov. Tom Wolf’s office, and/or availability of personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies for staff.

2020 Census: Deadline Extended

The US Census Bureau has extended the deadline for completing the census to October 31. Now more than ever, completing the census is important—census responses are used to direct federal, state, and local aid to the communities where it’s needed the most. Check out and today!

Video Story 2: Paper Boat Crafts

Amy tells a story about a man and his boat with a single piece of paper. Afterwards, watch a demonstration of how to make the paper boat created in the story.

Video Storytime: Abracadabra, It’s Spring!

We’re pleased to introduce our first Video Storytime. In this video, Amy reads Abracadabra, It’s Spring written by Anne Sibley O’Brien and illustrated by Susan Gal. Afterwards, find out how to make an origami tulip with a stem.

Pennsylvania Primaries Postponed: Vote by Mail Info

Pennsylvania’s primary election date has been moved to Tuesday, June 2. The new deadline to register to vote is Monday, May 18. Registered voters can apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot until May 26, 2020.

To register to vote or to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot, visit or

Library eResources Bingo

If you’re stuck inside and don’t know what to do, we’d like to invite you to explore the free eResources available to library card holders. Find out how…

Tax Updates

Federal, state, and local return due dates have been moved to Wednesday, July 15. For more information, visit or the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

Rent Rebate forms will be accepted through the end of 2020.

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