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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - East Liberty
130 S. Whitfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: 412.363.8232

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - East Liberty is approximately 4.2 miles east of Downtown Pittsburgh. The library is located on South Whitfield St. near Baum Blvd., across from the East Liberty Presbyterian Church within the Penn Circle. Penn Circle is one way running counterclockwise around the business district.


By Public Transit

Current schedules, fares and routes for public transit are available from the Port Authority of Allegheny County.

From Downtown:

Board any of the following busses:
  • Board the: 500 (Highland Park-Bellevue) on Fifth Ave. at Market St. Leave the bus at Highland and Penn Ave. Walk west on Penn Avenue for block and turn left onto Whitfield Street. Walk block to the library.

  • Board the: 71C (Wilkinsburg-East Liberty) on Forbes Ave. at Stanwix St. or board the 81B (Lincoln) on Fifth Ave. at Market St. Leave the bus at Highland and Centre Avenue. Walk north on Highland Ave. for 1/2 block, and turn left onto Baum Blvd. beside the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.

  • Board the 77A (Oakmont) or 77B (Penn Hills) on Liberty at 6th Street. or board the 86A (East Hills) or 86B (Frankstown) on Liberty at 7th Street. Leave the bus at the intersection of Penn Avenue and Whitfield St. Walk one block south on Whitfield St. to the library.

  • Board EBA (East Busway All Stops) or LP (Lincoln Park) at Busway Station. Leave the bus at the East Liberty Station. Walk west on Penn Circle for two blocks, and turn right onto Highland Ave. Walk north on Highland Ave. for 1/2 block, and turn left onto Baum Blvd. beside the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.

From Oakland:

Board any of the following busses:
  • Board a 500 or 74B bus on Fifth Avenue at S. Bellefield Ave. Leave the bus at Highland and Penn Avenues. Walk west on Penn Avenue for block and turn left onto Whitfield Street. Walk block to the library.

  • Board the 71C (Wilkinsburg-East Liberty) bus on Fifth Ave. at S. Bellefield Ave. Leave bus at the intersection of Centre Ave. and Highland Ave. Walk north on Highland Ave. for 1/2 block, and turn left onto Baum Blvd. Walk block to the library.

  • Board EBO (East Busway Oakland) on Fifth Ave. at S. Bellefield. Leave bus at East Liberty Station. Walk west on Penn Circle for two blocks, and turn right onto Highland Ave. Walk north on Highland Ave. for 1/2 block, and turn left onto Baum Blvd. beside the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.

By Automobile:

NOTE: Metered parking is available on the street and in lots behind the library.

From Downtown

Follow Liberty Ave. through the Strip District and Lawrenceville, then either:

  1. Turn left on 40th St.
  2. Turn right on Penn Ave.
  3. Follow Penn Ave. into East Liberty to Whitfield St.
  4. Turn right on Whitfield St.
  5. The library is on your right.
OR
  1. Follow Liberty Ave. to Baum Blvd.
  2. Turn left on Baum and follow into East Liberty.
  3. Turn left on Whitfield (by the fountain).
  4. The library is on your left.

From Oakland

  1. Follow 5th Ave. east toward Highland Park.
  2. Turn left on Highland Ave.
  3. Follow Highland Ave. through Shadyside.
  4. Cross Penn Circle at light.
  5. Turn left on Baum Blvd. one block after light.
  6. Bear right onto Whitfield Ave.

From the North Side:

  1. Take Rt. 28 east toward Etna.
  2. Follow Rt. 28 to the 40th St. Bridge.
  3. Exit left to the 40th St. Bridge then turn right onto the bridge.
  4. Follow 40th St. through Lawrenceville to Penn Ave.
  5. Turn left onto Penn Ave.
  6. Follow Penn Ave. to East Liberty to Whitfield St.
  7. Turn right onto Whitfield St.

From Monroeville:

  1. Follow the Parkway East (I-376) towards Downtown and exit at Wilkinsburg.
  2. Follow Penn Ave. through Wilkinsburg into East Liberty.
  3. Turn left on Whitfield just past the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
  4. The library is on your right.

From Aspinwall:

Cross the Highland Park Bridge, then either:

  1. Exit right onto Butler St.
  2. Turn left onto Hill Rd.
  3. Follow Hill Rd. past the zoo to Bunkerhill St.
  4. Turn left onto Bunkerhill St.
  5. Follow to Highland Ave. and turn right.
  6. Follow Highland Ave. through Highland Park into East Liberty to Penn Ave.
  7. Turn right on Penn Ave.
  8. Turn left on Whitfield St. after one block.
  9. The library is on your right.
OR
  1. Exit left.
  2. Bear right off Butler St. to Washington Blvd.
  3. Follow Washington Blvd. to Penn Ave.
  4. Turn right onto Penn Ave.
  5. Follow Penn Ave. to Whitfield St.
  6. Turn left on Whitfield St.
  7. The library is on your right.

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