Author Name : hendrickm

Easy Steps to Establish a Family Tree

by Daniel Ramseier The Carnegie Library of Homestead frequently receives patron requests to assist with researching family history. For their help I thank the librarians at Homestead and Main, the archivists at Pitt Archives, Megan Hendrick, Tina Zins and Iris Ramos. Anyone can do family history with patience and luck. The only requirements are Internet access, a flash drive and a camera....


Libations at the Library – 10/14

Join us on Saturday, October 14 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm as the Friends of the Carnegie Library of Homestead once again host Libations at the Library. This is an event you won’t want to miss. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to benefit the Homestead Library. Grab a babysitter and come join your neighbors and friends! We will sample wines from all over the globe, and enjoy amazing...


Library Closure – 09/04

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen as usual on Tuesday, September 5.



The 1892 Homestead Strike

By Daniel Ramseier The Carnegie Library of Homestead regularly receives questions about the Homestead Strike of 1892. John and Linda Asmonga published their research about the 1892 Strike in the newsletter of the Homestead & Mifflin Township Historical Society. With their permission, the library has posted their articles here on the website. Strike Victim Burials in the Homestead Cemetery...


Library Closure – 06/09

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed Friday, June 9 while we have new computers installed. We will reopen as usual on Saturday, June 10.



Library Closure – 05/29

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen as usual on Tuesday, May 30.



Library and Athletic Club Closure – 05/22

The Carnegie Library of Homestead and the Athletic Club will be closed on Monday, May 22. Services will resume as usual on Tuesday, May 23.



Library Closure – 11/24

  The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed Thursday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will reopen as usual on Friday, November 25th.



Library Closure – 11/12

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed on Saturday, November 12th for the Steel Valley Hall of Fame. Services will resume on Monday, November 14th.



Library Closure – 07/04

The Carnegie Library of Homestead will be closed on Monday, July 4th to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. Services will resume on Tuesday, July 5th.