• Computer Tutor
  • Pete’s Radio
  • 2nd early plant sale
  • preschool 2018
  • king lear
  • Book Discussion Groups

To inquire about the free performance of King Lear  by Quantum Theatre, email your questions to: tparkeryoung@quantumtheatre.com

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Happening at the Library...

ART EXHIBIT  by Barbara Shema will be on display at Swissvale Library during the month of April.   Barbara’s current work is mixed media paintings using acrylic paint or printers ink and pencil, crayon, ink, or marker on heavy watercolor paper.  Come in and enjoy the paintings.

GAME OF THRONES CONTEST -  Time is running out for the Game of Thrones contest! Give your best guess who lives and dies for prizes and glorious bragging rights! Pick up a ballot at the front desk and return it by Saturday, April 13th to enter.

2nd EARLY SPRING PLANT SALE - Miss the early early plant sale? It's time for herbs, greens, and more!  The Swissvale Community Garden will host another early plant sale on Saturday, April 27 from 10am - 1pm at the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale featuring numerous varieties that do best in the spring season. Plants are $3/pot or 2 for $5. Proceeds benefit projects of the Swissvale Community Garden, and, specifically for this sale, will help us to produce our first ever Swissvale Edible Garden Tour! We'll also be happy to chat gardening with anyone stopping by. Hope to see you there!

MUSIC AT THE LIBRARY - On Saturday, May 18th, 1:30 - 3:00 pm in the Main Room of Swissvale Library we will have another Music event.  Please join us for Good Dog's Americana style music at 1:30, followed by Pete's Radio at 2:20.  They describe themselves as "Bluegrass meets's Talking Heads", you never know what they'll play.   Sounds exciting!


We had a great show on March 16th. Thanks to our bands, Tim,Carolyn, and Bob, and to Blisscraft for lively performances!

Join us on May 18th at 1:30 for 2 more performances: Good Dog (Americana style music)  followed by Pete's Radio (Bluegrass/New Wave).  Hope to see you there!


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You can now print from your

mobile device or laptop!

To print a saved file or to print from a website: CLICK HERE To print from an email: Forward email to swissvale-bw@printspots.com You will be sent a code to receive your documents. PICK UP YOUR PRINT JOBS AT THE FRONT DESK ON THE SAME DAY   Link to Overdrive, which hosts the library's e-books. Link to Hoopla - Free streaming e-resources

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This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor