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The library will be closed on Thursday the 26th (Thanksgiving), Friday the 27th, and Saturday the 28th. Please plan your pickups and print jobs accordingly. Happy Thanksgiving!

Virtual Programs


New story-time videos debut every Monday at 11.

Story + Science

New videos debut on Thursdays at 3.

Check out our YouTube channel for story-time sing-alongs and grab-and-go instructions and teasers, or tune in on our Facebook page or the Children's page for full videos.  We also have live Zoom meetings on Thursdays at 4 with games and comic read-alouds for tweens and teens.  (E-mail Cece at caro@einetwork.net for the meeting ID, passcode, and to hear what's coming up).

Zoom Holiday Party SAT., Dec. 12, 2020 from 6 – 7:30pm

We are hosting a "socially distant" holiday event this season, and we are inviting our library friends and families to join us. Have your favorite cookies and cocoa ready as we carol, chat, and visit with other sporting library patrons.  Zoom meeting ID is 830 5819 2984, and the password is 949879



You can now print from your mobile device or laptop.

To print from an email forward email to swissvale-bw@printspots.com   You will be sent a code to receive your documents.

To print a saved file or to print from a website: CLICK HERE


In accordance with the Allegheny County stay-at-home advisory issued 11/18/2020, Swissvale Library will return to lobby-only service starting Thursday, 11/19/2020.
Patrons are encouraged to continue to place holds on items and call the library for contactless lobby pickup of those items. Library staff will be available to assist via phone (412-731-2300) during open hours on Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday 10 – 4 and Tuesday-Thursday noon - 6.
The library's virtual programming will continue, and patrons always have access to downloadable e-resources.
Lobby pickup service is available at Swissvale Library. Call the library to place materials on hold or use the online catalog. When picking up your holds in the lobby, please wear a mask, practice proper social distancing (stay 6 feet away from others) and pay attention to posted signs. Don’t enter the lobby if another patron is there; wait until they have exited. Items on Swissvale Library’s shelves will be ready for pick up the next day. Items on hold from other libraries typically arrive in 7-10 days.
Faxing, WiFi printing from patron devices, and copying services are available. Call us at 412-731-2300 to arrange for these services and for WiFi printing instructions.
Please monitor this Facebook page and our website for additional details. Contact the library directly (412-731-2300 or carnegiefreelibraryofswissvale@gmail.com) with any additional questions.
Stay safe!

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