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Youth Services Librarian Position Available
Come join our team! Swissvale Library is looking for a tween and teen services specialist with an interest in developing new programs and community partnerships. The Youth Services Librarian will be working closely with the Children’s Librarian to expand Swissvale Library’s programs and services to youth and families. With the new Dickson Preparatory Steam Academy opening just down the street, the Youth Services Librarian will build relationships with the school’s students, families and faculty. This newly created position is for 34 to 38 hours per week. Read the full job posting.
Upcoming elections 🇺🇸
The next primary election is on May 18, 2021.
FOUR IMPORTANT BALLOT QUESTIONS, including three proposed constitutional amendments, will appear on the May 18 Municipal Primary ballot. Click here to learn more about the ballot questions.
Tween & Teen Time
Join Cece for Tween & Teen Time over Zoom on Thursdays at 4! We alternate between games (with prizes!) and reading comics together. The meeting ID is 857 1536 0295. E-mail Cece at email@example.com for the passcode.
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
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments
For information about COVID-19 vaccine appointments, please see this document which is updated regularly by the Braddock Carnegie Library Association.
Tax forms and information:
- Local taxes: The Keystone Collections Group collects Swissvale residents’ local taxes.
- State taxes: PA.gov has tax forms, services and assistance. Click here for PA state forms.
- Federal taxes: IRS.gov has all the forms and instructions you’ll need. Click here for federal forms.
- United Way has partnered with the IRS to give free tax assistance to qualified persons.
- Swissvale Library Will Reopen March 29
Starting March 29, Swissvale Library will be open to the public! Patrons can come into the building to browse the library’s collections and check out materials. Patrons may remain in the building for up to 45 minutes, due to building capacity limits. Public computers will be available for one 30-minute session per day per person.
Contactless lobby pickup will continue to be available for our patrons who prefer it. Pick-up of materials in the lobby can be scheduled by calling the library during open hours (412-731-2300).
The safety and health of our patrons and staff is our priority. Thank you for your support, patience and flexibility while we make this transition. We are happy to welcome you back to the library!
Checking Out Library Materials
You are welcome to come and browse our collections! Time in the library is limited to 45 minutes per day, so plan your visit accordingly.
Lobby service is still available, even while the building is open. To schedule a lobby pickup, call the library (412-731-2300).
Holds can be placed through the countywide online catalog and are eligible for lobby pickup! Call the library or log into your account to place a hold.
Library items can be returned to the book drop at any time. Returned books will be checked in after a four-day quarantine.
Computers & Printing
While the building is open, patrons may use the public computers. Sessions are for 30 minutes. Maximum of one session per day, per person. Library staff is available to provide computer assistance.
Printing, scanning, faxing and photocopying services are available. Print using our public computers, or our mobile printing service.
All patrons and staff must wear a mask at all times while inside the library. Free disposable masks will be available for library patrons who do not have their own masks.
Children age 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult while inside the library.
Patrons should take the following steps to use the library safely:
- Wear a mask while inside the library.
- Wash and sanitize your hands regularly.
- Keep 6 feet between yourself and others.
- Adhere to building time limits.
- Return your items through the outside book drop or the bin near the circulation desk.
We are currently unable to accept any book donations.
Please monitor the library’s Facebook page and website for updates. Contact the library directly (412-731-2300) with any additional questions regarding reopening, lobby pickup, returning books, and more.