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2009-12-22 08:15:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) has announced it is beginning distribution of new digital audio books and digital players to its customers. The digital books and players will eventually replace the now outdated analog audio cassette books and cassette book machines which library customers have used since the 1970's. LBPH loans audio books, audio players, and large print books to...

2009-12-14 08:15:00

Media briefing will be held immediately at the conclusion of Board meeting PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh meets today, Board members will discuss several topics including revisions to the Action Plan it adopted on October 5, 2009. The Board also expects to consider approval of the Library's 2010 budget and to discuss the public's request to hold open meetings. WHAT: A media briefing will be held...

2009-12-03 13:45:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University Libraries and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh have created a joint digital archive of Andrew Carnegie materials on the Web at http://diva.library.cmu.edu/carnegie/. Integrating five physical collections in one searchable full text resource, the site demonstrates a larger vision, which is to facilitate and host a digital repository of Andrew Carnegie materials held by institutions worldwide. The inaugural Andrew Carnegie...

2009-10-06 11:00:00

-- Four Branches to Close, Two to Merge, One to Relocate in Effort to Protect Quality of Programs, Collections and Services -- Library Hours to be Cut; Staff to be Reduced; Fines and Fees to Increase -- New Programs to take Library Services out to communities PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A plan to reduce costs and protect the quality of library services for the citizens of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County has been approved by Carnegie Library of...

2009-10-05 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding cuts, coupled with escalating annual operating costs, are projected to create a widening gap between operating revenue and expense at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Library officials will hold a news media briefing to share the details of a plan to reduce costs and protect the quality of library services for the citizens of Allegheny County. WHEN: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 AM WHERE: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main...

2009-06-19 10:24:00

Media Alert/Photo Opportunity PITTSBURGH, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding cuts coupled with escalating annual operating costs are creating a widening gap between operating revenue and expense at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Library officials will hold a news briefing to address the organization's future. WHEN: Monday, June 22, 2009 10:00 AM WHERE: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main 4400 Forbes Avenue, Oakland Front Steps (in the event of inclement weather the briefing...


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