Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh

4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-622-3114

Description

The Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh is the city's public library system. It was begun in 1895 by industrialist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) as a reflection of his belief that the rich should use their wealth to benefit society.

The main library is located in one large, magnificent building that is also home to the Carnegie Museum Of Art and the Carnegie Museum Of Natural History.

The main library has a variety of fascinating and illuminating components including the Pennsylvania Room with a rich trove of local history along with sections for children and teens.

Hours of operation

Sunday, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Parking

The Carnegie has its own parking facility.

Bus routes that serve this area

  • 28X - Airport Flyer
  • 500 - Highland Park - Bellevue
  • 501 - Manchester - Wiikinsburg
  • 54C - North Side - Oakland - South Side
  • 61A - East Pittsburgh - Wilkinsburg
  • 61B - Braddock - Swissvale
  • 61C - McKeesport - Homestead
  • 67A - Monroeville
  • 67C - Laketon Road
  • 67E - Greensburg Pike
  • 67F - Trafford
  • 67J - Lincoln Highway
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