Welcome to Allegheny County’s eLibrary, home of downloadable and streaming entertainment sites and reliable databases for research. 
Please explore all of these FREE public library resources with your library card!

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Scheduled Maintenance Sunday, April 24

Due to scheduled maintenance, The Library Catalog will be offline for maintenance on Sunday, April 24 starting at 8 am. This maintenance will impact access to OverDrive/Libby. Checkouts and placing books on hold will not be available during this maintenance ...
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Your Ticket to Culture in the City

Discover and access free or discounted tickets to regional attractions with your Allegheny County library card! RAD Pass brings cultural literacy and learning to life by connecting library cardholders to the region’s vast array of cultural assets. This new online ...
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Access the Pittsburgh Courier & other newspapers with ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection

Historical Black Newspapers is an excellent resource that provides information and perspectives that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream news sources.  These newspapers include articles, obituaries, photos and editorials.  Newspapers available through this resource include: Baltimore Afro-American, Philadelphia Tribune, New York ...
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Tutor.com Is Here to Help

Tutor.com is primarily a one-to-one online tutoring service connecting students to qualified tutors from any Internet-enabled computer. Students (and parents too!) can get help for any kind of academic question in math, science, English, social studies, writing and more. The ...
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Tutorials to Help


Trying something new can sometimes be a lot especially if we don’t even know where to start. If you’ve only ever read a book made with real pages, trying an electronic book can feel overwhelming. The library is here to help! We’ve put together a list of tutorials to help get you started reading (or listening!) to books online. And, as always, if you have questions reach out to us.