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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.



Homestead Knitters

On the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 3:00 pm, our Homestead Knitters group meets to knit, crochet, and socialize. Beginners and advanced knitters are all welcome.



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.



Spinosaurus Encounter!

The  Carnegie Museum of Natural History will be presenting their “Spinosaurus Encounter" show here at the library. This educational and entertaining performance introduces the audience to Spiny, the museum’s 10 foot tall 15 foot long mechanical Spinosaurus dinosaur puppet. Call 412-462-3444 to RSVP.



Libations at the Library – 10/08

Join us on Saturday, October 8 from 7:30pm to 10:00pm 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. The cost to attend the event is $50 in advance or $60 at the door. We look forward to seeing you at the Library on Octob...


Munhall Borough’s Annual Community Day

Please join us at Munhall Borough's Annual Community Day on Saturday September 17.  11am-7pm - rain or shine. Kickoff the event with our annual Junior Olympics, sponsored by Lloyd Insurance Group. Kids through age 12 can race through various obstacles and sports challenge to win medals in each division. Registration on site at 10:30.  Races start at 11am. Noon will start the adult and fa...