library series

Kathleen Davis / 90.5 WESA

This is the third part of a three-part WESA special on public libraries. The first part can be found here and the second here  

Leaders of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh system say they try to meet the needs of the community. For younger users that doesn’t always involve books.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

This is the first part in a three-part WESA special on public libraries. Find the second segment here and the third here

Free to the People. The words are etched above the entrance to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s main branch in Oakland. It’s a concept that was once considered radical, but has become an essential part of American communities.

Sarah Schneider / 90.5 WESA

This is the second part of a three-part WESA series on public libraries. Find the first segment here and the last here

In late May, a sign was taped to the door of the 93-year-old Leechburg Public Library. Bold black print notified the Armstrong County community that the independent library would close permanently that night.