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2007 Press Releases

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Welcomes New Director of Facilities Development
Dr. Barbara K. Mistick announced the appointment of Ron Graziano as the Library's new Director of Facilities Development.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Adds Hours to Main Library
Starting January 6, 2008, customers will gain an additional 156 hours a year of service at CLP – Main thanks to increased funding from the Allegheny Regional Asset District. The Main Library will now open an hour earlier on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

My StoryMaker Debuts at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Award-Winning Author Angela Johnson Visits Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Goes Wireless

Water Main Break Forces Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Squirrel Hill to Close Temporarily

2007 Chicago Film Festival Honors Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Libraries for Life - Building Communities, Enriching Lives Fundraising DVD

Parking Alert for Oakland
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Customers Encouraged to Use Alternative Parking November 17-25, 2007

Carnegie Corporation of New York Donates $400,000 to Public Libraries in Honor of 2007 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Recipients

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Beechview Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Community invited to a "Back to the 60's" Open House on October 20 to commemorate milestone

Behind the Books. What the Authors Have to Say!
Lecture Series Brings Nationally Acclaimed Writers to Pittsburgh

Alcoa Foundation Supports Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh with $400,000 Grant to Improve Children's Areas

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Receives Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Library Card in Support of National Library Card Sign-Up Month

It's "Lights, Camera, Action!" For Area Teens
Aspiring Filmmakers Find Their Voice at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Free Media Arts and Literacy Class. (9/12/2007)

AfterShock Author Jessie Gruman to Speak at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Dr. Gruman cites libraries and librarians as valuable health resources in her book AfterShock: What to Do When the Doctor Gives You - or Someone You Love - A Devastating Diagnosis. (9/10/2007)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh receives $2 Million Grant for Capital Campaign
Recognizing the important role libraries have in the economic growth of the region, The Heinz Endowments approved a $2 million grant to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Capital Campaign. (9/5/2007)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Asks Allegheny Regional Asset Board for $1 Million Funding Increase
Increase would allow the Library to increase library hours, preserve its historical collections, provide services to children and teens and improve technologies in each neighborhood library. (8/29/2007)

Extreme Temperatures Force Four Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Locations to Close Temporarily

Grant Aids Preservation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Photographic Collection
A collection of more than 57,000 historic photographic prints and negatives is being enhanced with a $24,977 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Planning Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. (7/30/2007)

Potter Mania Invades Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Library Prepares for the Release of Final Harry Potter Book. (6/20/2007)

Get a Clue @ Your Library!
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kicks off Summer Reading Program. (5/29/2007)

Carnegie Library Teams with Pennsylvania Attorney General, Verizon to Promote Child-Safe Internet in Western Pennsylvania
Library to Use Verizon Foundation Grant to Enhance Child-Safe Internet at its 19 Pittsburgh Locations; Promote Attorney General’s 'Operation Safe Surf' Program

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Begins Construction on City's Newest Library
Official groundbreaking on the Library's new facility in the Hill District. (4/19/2007)

Librarians Receive Awards for Excellence in Children and Teen Library Services
Four Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) librarians were recently honored with state and national awards for their innovative approach to library services. (3/26/2007)

What Everyone is Reading in April
Panel Discussion and Poverty Simulation Round Out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Events to Tackle the Issues of Poverty and Homelessness. (3/19/2007)

A Polar Bear and a Goose, Unlikely yet Splendid Friends, Indeed!
Pennsylvania Initiative Promotes Early Childhood Literacy. (3/12/2007)

McKeesport Postal Carrier Wins Award
"Western Pennsylvania Postal Carrier of the Year" Awarded by Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. (3/6/2007)

Jewish Healthcare Foundation Grant to Fund Health Literacy Education

Partnerships Abound at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh this March

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Welcomes New Director of Development
Dr. Barbara K. Mistick, Director, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), announced the appointment of Larry Karnoff, J.D., CFRE as the library's new Director of Development. (2/22/2007)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to Offer Mental Health and Wellness Lecture Series
Starting in March, the Library, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Depression Prevention Program, will host a free lecture series to promote mental health awareness. (2/19/2007)

It's "Lights, Camera, Action!" For Area Teens
Aspiring Filmmakers Find Their Voice at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Free Media Arts and Literacy Class. (2/12/2007)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Extends Hours
The Library is Now Open Earlier! (1/24/2007)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Celebrates Black History Month