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The Braddock Avenue/Kenmawr Avenue ramp onto the Rankin Bridge is closed through the end of the year. Please check your route for detours.

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The Braddock Avenue/Kenmawr Avenue ramp onto the Rankin Bridge is closed through the end of the year. Please check your route for detours.

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Stay up to date with the latest happenings and noteworthy updates at the Braddock Carnegie Library Association through our curated collection of articles, announcements, and stories highlighting the library's achievements, initiatives, and community impact.

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The Braddock Carnegie Library Association has been featured in various news outlets, showcasing our innovative programs, community engagement efforts, and the positive impact we have made on the lives of individuals and neighborhoods. Explore these news stories to learn more about the recognition and appreciation we have received for our dedication to empowering and uplifting our community.

Executive Director Vicki Vargo was the guest discussing the transformation and preservation of America's first Carnegie Library on “Two Rivers, 30 Minutes” - March 10, 2023.

A peek inside the ongoing renovations of the historic Braddock Carnegie Library by Kate Giammarise for 90.5 WESA - September 21, 2023.

Braddock Carnegie Library to undergo major transformation by News Staff for WPXI.com - September 24, 2022.

Whispers in the stacks: Allegheny County’s 46 library systems face uneven funding and pressure to change by Rich Lord and Kate Giammerise for Public Source - May 9, 2022

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What’s coming up...

Pirates vs Rays benefiting the BCLA
June 23 | 1:35pm

Enjoy an afternoon at PNC park and support the Braddock Carnegie Library Association at the same time! Using our special ticket link, your $35 ticket purchase comes loaded with a $10 food credit plus $5 from each ticket is donated to the BCLA!

Bring the whole family! The Pirates will face off against the Rays and kids 14 and under can take home a replica David Bednar City Connect Jersey. It's also a Family Fun Day at the park, so get to Federal Street early to enjoy the Family Fun Zone, presented by C&M Play Studio, with fun and activities for the whole family. And don't forget to stick around after the game for Kids Run the Bases, presented by Coen Markets!

Purchase tickets here.