CCM Edgewood Reopens
Starting March 1, CCM Edgewood will be open to the public! Patrons can come into the building to browse the library’s collections and check out materials. Patrons may remain in the building for no more than 45 minutes, due to building capacity limits. Public computers will be available for one 30-minute session per day per person.
Contactless curbside pickup will continue to be available at CCM Edgewood for our patrons who prefer it. Pick-up of materials in the lobby must be scheduled by calling the library during open hours (412-731-0909).
CCM Forest Hills will remain closed to the public, offering curbside pickup only, until the Forest Hills Borough reopens the Forest Hills municipal building.
CCM Edgewood and CCM Forest Hills will now be open for more hours. The new hours are as follows:
|Monday||10 – 6|
|Tuesday||12 – 8|
|Wednesday||10 – 6|
|Thursday||12 – 8|
|Friday||10 – 5|
|Saturday||9 – 4|
CCM Forest Hills
|Tuesday||10 – 5|
|Thursday||12 – 7|
|Saturday||10 – 5|
The safety and health of our patrons and staff is our priority. Thank you for your support, patience and flexibility while we make this transition. We are excited to welcome you back to the library!
Checking Out Library Materials
Browsing the Collection
You are welcome to come and browse our collections! Time in the library is limited to 45 minutes per day, so plan your visit accordingly.
Curbside pickup is still available at both locations, even while the building is open. To schedule a curbside pickup, call CCM Edgewood or CCM Forest Hills. Learn more about curbside pickup
Online Catalog & Holds
Holds can be placed through the countywide online catalog. Holds placed through the online catalog are eligible for curbside pickup! Log into your account to place a hold.
Library items can be returned to the book drops at both CCM Edgewood and CCM Forest Hills at any time. Returned books will not be checked in for at least 72 hours while they are quarantined in the library.
Computers & Printing
While the building is open, patrons may use the public computers at CCM Edgewood. Seven computers are available for adults and two computers are available for children.
- Sessions are for 30 minutes.
- Maximum of one session per day, per person.
Disposable keyboard covers and disinfecting wipes are available to disinfect computer stations. Library staff is available to provide computer assistance from the reference desk.
Printing, scanning, faxing and photocopying services are available at CCM Edgewood.
Print using our public computers, or our mobile printing service.
CCM’s mobile printing service is also available for our contactless pickup in lobby. Learn more about using mobile printing
Programming & Meeting Spaces
All in-person library programs are still suspended, but we’re excited to provide virtual programming and asynchronous programs. We will continue to expand our program offerings to include outside programming as the weather warms. Learn more about our programming for adults, teens, and children.
Library meeting spaces are likewise not available for public use until further notice.
All patrons and staff must wear a mask at all times while inside the library. Free disposable masks will be available for library patrons who do not have their own masks. ADA accommodations for patrons unable to wear masks can be arranged by contacting Erin Pierce at 412-731-0909.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, library staff is taking the following steps:
- Providing contactless curbside pickup and digital resources.
- Regularly disinfecting high-touch surfaces (like doorknobs and countertops)
- Limiting patron time in library to adhere to capacity limits.
- Quarantining returned library items for 72 hours.
- Installed plexiglass barriers at each circulation desk.
- Installed touchless hand sanitizer dispensers on each floor, at the elevator.
- Removed or rearranged furniture, including computer stations, to accommodate social distancing.
- Removed toys and games from the children’s room.
Patrons should take the following steps to use the library safely:
- Wear a mask while inside the library.
- Wash and sanitize your hands regularly.
- Keep 6 feet between yourself and others.
- Adhere to building time limits.
- Return your items through the outside book drop.
- Schedule an appointment to donate books.
Please monitor the library’s social media channels and website for updates. Contact the library directly (412-731-0909 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with any additional questions regarding reopening, curbside pickup, returning books, and more.