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Press Announcements

Press Contact:
Communications Manager
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 578-2458
(412) 688-8609 (fax)

Community Input Needed for Potential New Hilltop Library
March 4, 2011: Pittsburgh’s Hilltop residents are encouraged to share their ideas and opinions about a potential new Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location during a community meeting on Saturday, March 19.

Renovation Planning Meeting Set for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - South Side
January 10, 2011: Community invited to join the conversation during open forum on January 19th.

Community Input Sought for Renovation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - South Side
November 11, 2010: Community invited to join the conversation during open forum on Wednesday, November 17 at 6pm at CLP – South Side, 2205 East Carson Street.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to Celebrate a New Beginning
August 19, 2010: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty to open Saturday, August 28 with community celebration.

Tenth Project in Libraries for LIFE Capital Improvement Program Nears Completion
July 8, 2010: Before the books move in and the Library officially opens next month, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty is hosting a community and media preview of the newly-renovated and expanded library.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Woods Run Awarded Prestigious LEED® Silver Green Building Certification
April 5, 2010: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) announced today that the renovation of its Woods Run library has been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Pittsburgh’s Newest Library Opens!
August 29, 2009: After a three-year hiatus, library service on the North Side resumes with opening of CLP – Allegheny

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty Prepares to Expand
May 21, 2009: Saturday, June 13 marks last day of public service

Library Service Set to Resume on Pittsburgh’s North Side
March 25, 2009: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny prepares for a summer opening on the city’s North Side at 1230 Federal Street.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Hill District is Open!
October 25, 2008: Dedication of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Hill District marks first new library in 28 years

Two-Day Celebration Planned in Honor of Pittsburgh’s Newest Library
October 8, 2008: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Hill District set to open October 24-25 in grand style.

Construction Begins on Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s New North Side Library
May 9, 2008: The site of an abandoned gas station on Pittsburgh’s North Side will soon become a beacon for literacy and learning.


Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh receives $2 Million Grant for Capital Campaign
September 5, 2007: A grant from The Heinz Endowments will support construction projects in the Hill District and North Side and the renovation of the Library’s East Liberty location.

April 19, 2007:
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Begins Construction on City's Newest Library
Official groundbreaking on the Library's new facility in the Hill District.

July 19, 2006:
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Completes Woods Run Renovation
CLP - Woods Run celebrates grand re-opening August 5th.

June 5, 2006:
Governor Ed Rendell Pledges $7.5 Million to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Capital Campaign
Slated for immediate renewal are the Library's East Liberty and Hill District locations.

February 9, 2006
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to Build New Hill District Facility
Located on the corner of Centre Avenue and Kirkpatrick Street the new library will be the first facility in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Capital Improvements Campaign that is a completely new structure.

November 30, 2005:
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Announces Construction Plans
Woods Run Location begins anticipated renovations December 8th.

June 17, 2005:
Pittsburgh Library Earns National Building Award
American Institute of Architects and American Library Association Recognize Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Brookline

April 19, 2005:
Squirrel Hill Grand Opening Celebration
Lofty Idea Now Reality. On Tuesday, April 19, 2005, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh invites the community to celebrate extensive improvements to the bustling Squirrel Hill location.

Other Press Releases

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