Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh

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4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3114
Library, Bookstore
Mon–Thu: 10:00 AM–8:00 PM Fri–Sat: 10:00 AM–5:30 PM Sun: Noon–5:00 PM

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  • Built on the site of an old cemetery, it is believed that unknown spirits haunt the shelves at night leaving little messages for the living to find.
  • Where else can you go for great books, Crazy Mocha, brilliant architecture, and did I mention Crazy Mocha?
  • Check out the view of Dinosaur Hall from the second floor stacks.
  • Check out their events calendar online. They have FREE conversation clubs for foreign languages, knitting club, free movie showings, yoga and more.
  • Go to the second story stacks, and look out the windows at the dinosaurs in the Natural History museum.
  • Check out the book sale on the first floor. Buy a cup of joe and a book to support the library.
  • Head to the mezzanine level for a great view of the Carnegie Natural History Museums dinosaur fossil collection.
  • The girls ate always so cute. I wonder if they'll go out with me?
  • Mother of all Pittsburgh area libraries since 1895. Used to have training school for librarians.
  • Hands down the best library ever.
  • Food and drugs
  • Great services, friendly staff, and you can check ebooks out directly to your Kindle.
  • The board games u can play there...
  • Go up to the non-fiction and spend some time sitting in an alcove overlooking the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. It's a great people-watching spot.
  • Staff not the friendly people in the who library system go to yhe hill district Carnegie library of Pittsburgh better polite staff
  • The peanut butter brownies at Crazy Mocha are a must.