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Pittsburgh During WWI

Many of today's most devastating and intractable conflict have their roots in the cataclysm of the First World War, and Pittsburgh's steel mills and munitions factories served as the arsenal of the allied war effort. Join us at the library to learn more about the role Pittsburgh played in the momentous conflict.  Elizabeth Williams will be giving a presentation on May 21 from 5-7pm.



First Jewish Families of Homestead

Join us May 14 at 5pm for a presentation on the history of the early Jewish community of Homestead, by Tammy Hepps, founder of the website: Homestead Hebrews



Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley

Make It Happen: Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley Tuesday April 7th, 2015 @ Carnegie Library of Homestead Registration: 5:00-5:30pm; Workshop: 5:30-7:30pm Do you want to start your own business, but do not know if it is right for you?  Have you dreamed of some day owning your own business?  Do you have in idea for a business but do not know where to start? Make It Happen...


Need Health Insurance?

Get free help applying for coverage! From 10:00am to 3:00pm on Tuesday, January 27th, 2014 the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh will be hosting a Marketplace & Medicaid Enrollment Event at the library.  At least two navigators will be present to assist with your applications. Appointments will last approximately one hour.  To sign up, call the library at (412) 462-3444 (ext. 222) or visit th...


Forever Young Book Club

Are you over 18, but still love YA Books?  Don't worry, so do we!  The Forever Young Book Club is a YA book club for readers who are a little less Y and a little more A. Join us the first Thursday of each month at 5:45pm.  We'll read and discuss some of our old favorites as well as some newly discovered YA books! Our next meeting is Thursday, April 2nd at 5:45pm. We'll be discussing The ...


Upcoming Closures

This holiday season the Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed on: Wednesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) Thursday, December 25th (Christmas Day) Wednesday, December 31st (New Year's Eve) Thursday, January 1st (New Year's Day) We will be open as scheduled on any days not listed.



Winter Snow Safety

Winter is coming!  The Carnegie Library of Homestead and Keystone Physical Therapy have teamed up for a presentation on winter snow safety.  Join us at the library on Saturday, December 13th, 2014 from 1-2pm to learn the best way of having an injury-free winter. The presentation will cover: How to prevent injury in the snow and ice Ways to prevent slips and falls How to prevent injur...


Thanksgiving Day Closure

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed Thursday, November 27th for Thanksgiving to afford our staff the chance to spend the holiday with family and friends.  We will reopen as usual on Friday the 28th.



Children’s Christmas Party

Looking for a family friendly way to start the holidays? Join us at the Carnegie Library of Homestead for a Christmas party on Saturday, December 6th! There will be Christmas themed games for teens and children, Christmas carols, and food. The party begins at 2 pm, right after the Steel Valley parade.



Find a Job in Five Hours

The Carnegie of Homestead and University of Pittsburgh have teamed up to present 5 one-hour workshops to help you find that perfect job!  The workshops are free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Finding What Interests You (November 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm): Take some time to consider what it is you enjoy doing. Seventy percent o...