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Pittsburgh Area Libraries

Southwestern Pennsylvania, home of Andrew Carnegie and several world-class universities, offers a wide variety of libraries with books, children's programs, computers, classes, and/or Internet access.
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Access PA
The Access PA Database allows you to search the library collections throughout the state of Pennsylvania, including the holdings of over 1,500 school, public, academic and specialized libraries.

Access PA Power Library
Provides access to online electronic resources for users of member school and public libraries in Pennsylvania, including full text periodical articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, maps, and the Associated Press photo archive.

Allegheny County Law Library
This library provides legal information and information services to the bench and bar of the County and anyone else who has need of legal information.

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries
Links to the libraries on the Carnegie Mellon University campus, Webcat the online library catalog, hours, directions and more.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History Library
A collection of approximately 90,000 books and journals relating to Natural History. The library is used primarily by the curatorial staff of the Museum and their professional colleagues worldwide, but is also available for on-site use or photocopies requested via Interlibrary Loan.

Community College of Allegheny County Library System
Guide to the Community College of Allegheny County library system includes locations, hours, an online library catalog, research tools, and tutoring information.

Electronic Information Network
The Electronic Information Network (EIN) links the majority of libraries in Allegheny County and provides benefits such as a shared library catalog of 3.5 million items, remote access to account information and catalog, and a library card which is accepted at all participating libraries.

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Library
Documenting over 200 years of life in Western Pennsylvania, the Library and Archives of the Historical Society of Western PA contains thousands of books, maps and records as well as over 1 million photographs. Learn about services or search the library catalog.

Phipps Garden Center Library
The Garden Center Library at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens has one of the most extensive practical horticulture and environmental libraries in the region with over 3,000 books and a videotape collection on a wide variety of gardening topics.

Washington County Library System
Links to Washington County Libraries which have joined together to guarantee library service to any county resident.

Western Pennsylvania Family Center Library
The Educational Resource Center Library provides materials and a place for study and research about the family and other natural systems and family therapy. Only members of Western Pennsylvania Family Center may borrow books, but anyone may use the materials on the premises.

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