The searchable bibliography organizes content using keywords, genres and place settings and includes abstracts and notes for each entry. Places are nested in each entry by county, municipality, neighborhood, sub-neighborhood and landmark. A unique feature of the bibliography is the interactive map. Clicking on a region in the map provides a list of titles associated with that region or zone with links to that title in the bibliography.
The bibliography includes national bestsellers, award-winning films andscreenplays of popular motion pictures, children’s and young adult works, scripts of plays and television series, and obscure and self-published titles.
The Sewickley Public Library is a great resource to get you access to local and national news. Coming to the library is a great way to save money and stay informed about what is going on in the community and across the country. We can help eliminate the paywall when you reach the limit of free articles!
If you prefer print, we do subscribe to several newspaper for use at the library. They include:
The Times (Beaver County Times)
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Pittsburgh Business Times
IBD (Investors Business Daily)
We also have unlimited online, digital access available to our users for the following:
College students can connect to the tools they need for a successful school year with Tutor.com! This useful database is a one-stop-shop for test prep & homework help resources and is available to all library card holders in Allegheny County.
Tutor.com’s Student Success webinar series is coming back next month with three more webinars. These sessions on confidence building are perfect for college students seeking a strong start to the new school year. With all of the Tutor.com webinars, if you are unable to attend the training at the given time you will be sent an email with a recording that you can view as your schedule permits.
Tutor.com is also bringing back their monthly orientations to help you navigate using Tutor.com services. These are great for users of all ages. In these orientations, Tutor.com will review all of the features you can find within the program. Sign up for a session at Tutor.com Orientation.
Whether you’re an amateur collector of antiques or the proud owner of an old family heirloom, the restoration and preservation of antique items can quickly get confusing and overwhelming. If you’re looking to preserve family heirlooms or other types of antiques, here is some helpful information about the process, including a list of preservation resources in the area generously provided by the Conservation Technicians at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh!
As 2019 creeps closer and closer, the pressure to think of some good New Years resolutions grows. What goals would you like to accomplish? What challenges do you want to set for yourself? Do you want to make more than one resolution? While we don’t have all the answers, here’s some ideas for New Years resolutions that can be accomplished right here at the Sewickley Library.
Looking to research your family tree, but not sure where to start? Want to find out who owned your house in the 1800’s? Ancestry.com is an expansive resource for genealogy and historical information, with over 20 billion records in its database, and about 2 million added each day.
Ancestry.com offers a special edition for library users, which can be instrumental in your genealogical research. Here are some quick tricks and tips to help get you started!