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Love Your Library

September is "Love Your Library" month. This is the best time to show your support for The Carnegie Library of Homestead. Thanks to the generosity of the Jack Buncher Foundation, all participating Allegheny County libraries will receive a pro-rated portion of a $150,000 match pool to support their general operations. All donations received during September 2019, up to a maximum of $500 per donor p...


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....


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...