Bonus Borrows from Hoopla!

Hoopla has introduced "Bonus Borrows." These checkouts do not count toward the monthly limit! Each section of Hoopla (Audiobooks, e-books, Comics, Music, Television, Movies) includes categories labeled "Bonus Borrows." There…

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Access Ancestry.com at home with your library card

Normally, Ancestry.com is only available for in-library use only; however, access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.…

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Get a library card online to access your eLibrary!

If you already have a library card, no need to apply for a new one. If you have fines on an existing library card, you can still use all our eResources.  All current library cards that were set to expire this…

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Resources for Young People

With schools closed, there are now a lot of hours in the day to fill. While library doors also need to be shut right now, there are many online resources…

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Entertainment Time

Things are stressful right now and sometimes you just need a distraction – well the library can help with that! The libraries in Allegheny County have PLENTY of entertainment just…

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Your eLibrary never closes

Stuck at home & going a little stir-crazy? Well lucky for you, your eLibrary is open 24/7! Visit Overdrive and download some eBooks to catch up on your reading list. Make…

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Changes Coming to OverDrive Holds

Starting March 2, OverDrive is changing the way you receive holds (Libby, too). Holds redelivery will be replacing the auto-checkout feature for all new and existing holds. Don't worry! This…

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Voting Season

It’s a major election year, and while the outcomes are a mystery, we can all be informed voters.  There is still plenty of time to register for the PA primaries. VOTING…

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There’s a New Girl in Town…Libby!

Overdrive has recently released a new version of their library eBook app, featuring a cute cartoon girl in a bookmark bow named Libby. I as technical services librarian was reluctant…

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