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Calling All Artists!
Would you like to display your visual artwork at the library? We have room for your art above our bookshelves. Your creations will be seen and appreciated while patrons enjoy the library. Send an email including images of your artwork to Kate Coluccio at email@example.com
Virtually for Everyone
Virtual (and in-person) library events: These events hosted by libraries in our area are open to anyone! Click here for the full calendar of local events.
Chromebooks + Hotspots Now Available to Borrow!
Thanks to The Gismondi VITAL Library Grant (Versatile Investment in Area Libraries), Swissvale now has circulating Chromebook bundles that include a Chromebook and hotspot to borrow for 1 week, pickup and return at Swissvale Library. Thanks to the Gismondi Family Foundation! To learn more, click here.
New Mobile App
The Allegheny County Libraries mobile app provides quick access to core services for patrons of all public libraries in Allegheny County.
Make sure you choose “Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale” as your preferred library the first time you start the app. Download the mobile app today!
Reading Ready Pittsburgh
Free books for kids under 5! Join to receive a free book mailed to your house each month! All families from Swissvale and Rankin are eligible to enroll:
Printing From Your Mobile Device or Laptop
To print an email or a document, email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call us to make sure it arrived and we will print it for you. We will delete the email as soon as we have printed it. Please know that we may see your document as we send it to the printer. Emails not printed will be deleted by the end of the following business day. Questions about printing? Call us at 412-731-2300.
Infant Formula Shortage: Resources for Families
The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have provided information regarding the baby formula shortage and guidelines for families who need to find alternatives. Appropriate nutrition is important for babies younger than age one, as they need the correct balance of nutrients to maintain their rapid growth and development. To find alternatives and learn more click here (English) or here (Spanish).