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Why Support Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh?

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh serves the citizens of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County with a distinguished history of leadership among the country's great public libraries. Through its library system, including Main Library and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is the region's most visited asset. Last year, more than 2.9 million people visited the Library. Each year Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh provides more than 15,000 free programs, classes and other learning and training opportunities that are tailored to meet the dynamic and diverse needs of people living in Western Pennsylvania.

Thousands of people turn to the Library every day seeking a book, a job, free Internet access, a place to gather with friends, a connection with the community. While the Library receives much of its funding from public sources, we're dependent on support from generous people like you.

Your contribution helps us provide:

  • A collection of more than 5 million items including books, CDs, movies and more
  • Free Internet access
  • Educational programming for kids, teens and adults
  • Professional librarians qualified to research any question
  • Meeting spaces for community groups
  • Homework help and reference assistance
  • Resources for job seekers
    . . . and much more!

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Be an Informed Donor

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is pleased to participate in PittsburghGives, a resource of The Pittsburgh Foundation. PittsburghGives presents area organizations in an objective manner, with the goal of enabling donors to be better informed. Each portrait includes comprehensive information and vital facts about a nonprofit's management, finances, governance and programs. Click here to view the Library's portrait.