Beechview Library Happenings

Friends of the Beechview Library Customer Appreciation Day Book Sale/Author Event with special guest Brian O’Neill!

The Friends annual Customer Appreciation Day and Book Sale will take place on Saturday, November 7th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Beechview Library, 1910 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. All are invited to stop in for refreshments and to browse the book sale. At 1:00 pm, Brian O’Neill, award-winning columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will sign copies of his new book, being released November 15th, “The Paris of Appalachia: Pittsburgh in the 21st Century”. The books will cost $17.00 including tax. Brian will donate $5.00 for each book sold to help save the Beechview Library. Please stop by to purchase a book, say hello and thank him for supporting our cause.

New this year is the Members Only Preview Sale at 9:30am before the doors open for the regular book sale hours.

Donations of “gently used” books will be accepted at the library until November 5th.

For more information, please call the library at 412-563-2900.


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