Wilkinsburg Public Library

Eastridge Closing Update - May 3

While our Eastridge branch library is closed for plumbing repairs:

1.  You may continue to use the Book Return Box outside the entrance for your books, DVDs, CDs etc.

2.  If you have already placed a hold request for an item, you will be contacted to determine your preference for obtaining your requests.

3.  Until we reopen, please select either Wilkinsburg Public Library or any other library where you wish to pick up your item.

4.  Until the Eastridge branch is reopened, please visit the Wilkinsburg Public Library for study space, public computers, wi-fi, books, DVDs, music CDs and more for both adults and children.

Eastridge Closed Until Further Notice

Unfortunately, the plumbing repairs are taking longer than originally anticipated.

Our Eastridge branch library will be closed until completion of the construction.

More specifics regarding your checked out and requested items will be posted as we work out the logistics.

Please call the Main Library with any questions beginning on Saturday at 412-244-2940.  Everyone is welcomed to visit and use the Main Library facilities at this time.

Once again, our apologies for this inconvenience.  Thank you for your  patience and understanding.

Resume & Application Help

Help is now available in writing your resume and/or filling out applications, especially online.  Anna will be available each Firday, 10:30 - 11:30 am to assist you.

Registration is required.  Sign up at the circulation desk or call 412-244-2940 today.

Knitting Group - Eastridge

Knitting sessions are continuing at our Eastridge branch every Tuesday, 1:30-3:00 PM.  Bring your current project and supplies.  Bring along your quesions and challenges as well for other knitters' help and suggestions.

New knitters are always welcome.

Crochet Classes

Crochet Classes are continuing for both beginners as well as experienced crocheters looking for a refresher class.  Frankie has classes on Mondays at 2 PM in the adult dept. of the Wilkinsburg Public Libary and Saturdays at 11 AM at our Eastridge Branch Library.

Contact the library to sign up for the FREE classes and find out which materials you will need for class.


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Freegal Music Available to Library Cardholders

You can now download free music and video to your computer through Freegal at the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh if you have a valid library card. Cardholders may download 5 free songs or 1 video and 1 song per week. The songs are DRM-free, which means they do not expire, and can be moved from your computer to other devices such as iPods, iPhones, Droids, etc. Choose from millions of songs, by tens of thousands of artists, or from 5,000 music videos. A link to the catalog appears under "Services" at the top of the page, or here. An FAQ appears here.

AVAILABLE NOW! How to Apply for a Job

A new tool for job searching is available.  Today, you have to apply for most jobs online. You will also need an email account to complete an online job application.  We have made it easy for you to get an email account and some guidlines for online job searching.  At the top of page click on Services, then click How to Apply for a Job.    Good luck finding your next job!

EASY Resume Maker

Need to create a resume and you don't know where to start?  Try Cypress Resume, a resume making software we now offer.  Click HERE to start using this easy, well organized program to create your own unique resume.   Enter your library card to get started.  Currently, the software is available only to library computer users but will be available through remote access soon.

Test Preparation

Need to PRACTICE for your SAT, ACT or GMAT test?  Does your chosen career require you to pass a standardized test?

Do you want to practice for a test but don't want to spend the money for a book or class?   Many common tests are available through the Teaching and Education Reference Center and it's FREE through our library.  Click here to begin test preparation FREE! 

eBooks 101

Everything you wanted to know about eBooks and electronic devices can be found HERE.  Choose from 1,000s of titles available to all library patrons.  

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