Research & Homework

Research

The Full Media Search link gives you access to the online Catalog where you can search for library materials throughout Allegheny County. The link also gives you access to online databases which are alternatives to using the Internet. The subject areas of the databases include U.S. and world history, literature, current events and biographies, among many others. Magazine and journal articles are also accessible. E-resources such as e-books are also available. An Allegheny County public library card is required when using the databases from outside of a public library.

 

 

Homework Help

The library provides research assistance and access to computers and the Internet at no charge. There are study rooms and study areas throughout the library. Reference help is available from library staff and through online resources. A digital collection of e-books, e-audiobooks and e-videos is available for downloading. Access to some resources will require a library card. Wireless Internet is available in the library as is printing to a library printer from laptops.

Ask a Librarian

Librarians are available for assisting with research questions, obtaining newspaper and magazine articles and help with using the library. You may stop by the library, call the librarian at 412-828-9520 or use the online form on our website to send an email.

Ask Here PA is designed to provide fast answers to your questions, using information found on the Internet and in proprietary databases funded by libraries.

Library Facilities and Study Areas

The library has computers with Internet access and with Microsoft Office 2013. Wifi is available and there is a printer available. A photocopier and fax machine are available. The library has many areas to study and use laptops. There are three study rooms that may be reserved.

Locations

 

Our mission is to cultivate a community of lifelong learners.

Serving Aspinwall, Blawnox, Fox Chapel, Indiana, O'Hara, Sharpsburg and all Allegheny County residents.

Sharpsburg Community Library
Mon
10AM - 6PM
Tue
10AM - 2PM
Wed
2PM - 8PM
Thur
2PM - 8PM
Sat
10AM - 4PM

ph: 412.781.0783

Map & Directions
Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Mon
10AM - 8PM
Tue
10AM - 5PM
Wed
10AM - 8PM
Thu
10AM - 8PM
Fri
10AM - 5PM
Sat
10AM - 5PM
Sun
1PM - 5PM

Please note: There are no Sunday hours in the summer.

ph: 412.828.9520

Map & Directions