The other day a patron came to ask me to help him print a resume that he had just created. As soon as I saw ...
Have you ever had a patron ask for a book recommendation in a genre that you don’t read? Or maybe they’re looking for books on ...
Have you found that you have read all of Brad Thor's books but you want to read something similar? Which side note - good job! ...
Libby’s latest update introduces a prompt to users when they borrow, place a hold, or add a "Notify Me" tag to a title in a language different ...
/ eAudio, eBooks, Libby, Libby
I have a confession: I love history. As often as some think about the Roman Empire, I'm thinking about my favorite topic of historical research: ...
/ digital archive, Uncategorized
After being asked for book recommendations for the umpteenth time, I finally decided to track my reading all of last year and into this year ...
/ Adults, Free Resources
Earlier this year, we shared exciting new databases from the PA PowerLibrary. Have you tried any of the new resources? We have! And we want ...
We've probably all had that reference interview that started with something simple like needing help printing, when what was REALLY needed was much more than ...
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~ Hilary Lewis, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh ...
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I grew up in an age where the radio was the only place to listen to music other than your record player. To be able ...
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It's February, and even though it's 30° outside, it's time to start thinking of summer programming. Thinking of planning an art program? Creativebug has got ...
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It is now 2024 and we are coming up on the Lunar New Year now too! What better way to start off your Year ...
/ Adults, Kids, language learning
A small reminder to advertise to patrons our "Library of Things" collection that so many libraries in the county offer! From a pottery wheel to ...
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There isn't a polite way to say this: it's the beginning of tax season. Here is a list of common lies we tell ourselves about ...
AI has been transforming work, research, and computer usage for years. Its poster child, ChatGPT, has been shining in its own limelight since its release ...
We are pleased to announce that the newest resources from the POWER Library are now live on the Allegheny County eLibrary. Access all the ...
Looking for new titles in your preferred genres or by your favorite authors? Get lists of titles added to the Allegheny County Library collections straight ...
/ Adults, Free Resources, Kids, Teens
Can't wait until Christmas? Get your Hallmark holiday movies fix through your library and Hoopla! In the Hoopla app, navigate to "Binge Passes" (located under ...
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Are your patrons looking for a free genealogy alternative to Ancestry Library Edition? Look no further than MyHeritage Library Edition available through Power Library. This ...
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Going, going, almost gone! On November 2, the library subscription access for World Book Online will end for all Allegheny County libraries.  Why do you ...
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