Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh

PHONE: (412) 622-3114

This remarkable structure is the hub of the internationally acclaimed Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh.

Established in 1890 through a gift by industrialist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), the Carnegie is Pittsburgh’s public library system with 19 branches scattered throughout the city. The main library is part of a historic, L-shaped structure that also includes the Carnegie Museum Of Art and the Carnegie Museum Of Natural History.

The main library is located in the city’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood east of Downtown Pittsburgh. This exciting area is dominated by some of the region’s leading colleges and universities with many shops and restaurants catering to college students and other young adults.

Sunday, Noon to 5:00 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The museum complex operates a six-level parking facility for cars and small vans. The lot is located directly behind the museum and may be accessed from the intersection of Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street.


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4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States