Using the Library

What Can I Do At My Library?

The Carnegie Library of Homestead is YOUR library, here to enrich the community through creating opportunities for people to connect with each, with information, and with the world. Library cards are free to residents, expire every two years, and are able to be used at any of the 45 libraries that are members of the Allegheny County Library Association.

Learn how to get the most out of your library card!

How do I get a library card?

  • To Apply for a library card, come to the library and submit an application. The form takes about 5 minutes to fill out.
  • To receive your card, you must present valid identification showing photo ID and proof of your current address.
  • Learn more here.

My Account

Click here to to pay fines, check on holds, and see your account status. You will need your library card number and PIN number to login.


Click here to search for materials, place holds, and access catalog resources.

Library Policies

Click here to view the library policies, including library card policies, loan periods, fine information.

Library Computing

Click here to see how to use the computers at the library, including how to reserve a computer , print, and copy.