Saturday Soirées

Join us for our new Saturday Soirées! These quarterly performances transform our Studio space into an intimate jazz club. Your ticket includes food, drink, and memorable music while benefitting the ACFL&MH. Select your table in the studio for you and a group of friends, a date, or treat yourself to a great evening out! Tickets Read More

Meet New Executive Director, Marlee Gallagher

Hello! I’m thrilled to start this new year in my new role as Executive Director of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall. Since moving to Carnegie in 2020, the Library & Music Hall has been an important place to my family and me – a cozy place to read and play on a Read More

New Executive Director takes the Helm at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

The Board of Directors at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (ACFL&MH) is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Executive Director, Marlee Gallagher.  Ms. Gallagher’s predecessor, Maggie Forbes, is retiring after 20 years in the position. Joan Massella, President of the Board, said, “Maggie’s are the proverbial ‘big shoes to fill.’  Read More

Small packages, great things: Mezzanine opens at Carnegie library

Written by Maggie Forbes 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 Read More

Thank You & Farewell to Miss JoLynne

Written by Maggie Forbes 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 Read More

Library Park Opening

Written by Maggie Forbes 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 Read More

Marie Benedict

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

Written by Maggie Forbes 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 Read More