Small packages, great things: Mezzanine opens at Carnegie library

What and where is the Mezzanine? I’ve been hearing that a lot lately. The term “mezzanine” is most commonly used in theaters (the level between orchestra and balcony seating). However, I think the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall has a spot-on name for the newest upgrade to its historic landmark facility. According to … Read more

Thank You & Farewell to Miss JoLynne

The Library’s beloved “Miss JoLynne” is leaving the Carnegie Carnegie for a new position. JoLynne Dougherty’s departure may be the epitome of “bittersweet. We are happy that a wonderful opportunity with Carlynton School District has opened up for her. But all of us who have “Shaken our Sillies Out” with Miss JoLynne are a little … Read more

Library Park Opening

The grand opening of Library Park on April 23, 2022 began with highland piper Evan Burlew processing up the walkway and ended with the BGV’s concert on the piazza in front of the Music Hall steps.  In between hundreds of visitors young and old from near and far streamed up and down to enjoy crafts, … Read more

Marie Benedict

An Evening with Marie Benedict, Author of Carnegie’s Maid

Thank you to all who attended our talk by bestselling author of Carnegie’s Maid, Marie Benedict! It was a lovely evening celebrating Andrew Carnegie’s 134th birthday in Carnegie Hall of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall. Benedict shared interesting stories and tidbits from the life of Andrew Carnegie, but ultimately focused her talk … Read more