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Nature Backpack

Themed backpacks used to explore and learn about the many forms of nature in backyards and the region’s green spaces Pittsburgh (May 28, 2019) – The Allegheny County Library Association, Allegheny County Parks, Allegheny Land Trust and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are...

The Allegheny County Library Association, Libraries Without Borders, South Park Township Library and WQED Multimedia have collaborated to create an interactive library center inside a laundromat.  Read this Post Gazette article. ...

The Millvale Community Library will join the Allegheny County Library Association. Read more. ...

PA Forward Logo of Five Literacies

  by Jill McConnell The Allegheny County Library Association’s One Book One Community selection for 2015, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink, has generated numerous conversations, programs and workshops about medical ethics in...

Pennsylvania librarians who had attended a one-day symposium, “Creating a Readiness Culture within Pennsylvania Libraries,” sponsored by the National Network Library of Medicine  Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR)  were invited to apply for grants to pursue projects...