Do you know all the cool things you can do with your library card?

Not only is September Love Your Library month, but it’s also Library Card Sign-Up Month. 

You already know that you can use your library card to access books, movies, newspapers, magazines, music and more both in person and through our digital collections, but have you ever explored Allegheny County Library Association’s eLibrary?  

Here are just five of the many cool things you can do using your countywide library card: 

  • Learn a language using Duolingo. They’ve got everything from Spanish, French and Japanese to Hawaiian, Swahili and even Klingon (yes! Klingon!) Or, if you’re looking to teach your little ones a new language, check out Little Pim designed for kids up to five. 
  • Up your crafting game with thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists on
  • Research your upcoming purchases by reading Consumer Reports. 
  • Learn new skills to grow and thrive in the workplace through Udemy Business. Choose from over 6,000 online video courses including web development, negotiation skills, social media marketing, personal productivity and time management and many, many more. 
  • Connect with a tutor on Need help with an assignment? Just log on and you’ll be connected with someone who can assist. Want someone to review your essay? Drop it off and get feedback within 12 hours. Have a math question? Drop it off and get a step-by-step solution within a day. There’s even SAT and ACT prep. 

Take a minute and explore our e-resources today, and if you don’t already have a library card, what are you waiting for?