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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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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OverDrive Always Available: Always There for You!

As patrons continue to need to supplement their physical library checkouts with e-offerings, OverDrive’s Always Available section has become an even more important destination to point out. This time, we’ll focus on e-book offerings. Always Available includes selections for a ...
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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.