News & Announcements
September is Love Your Library Month!
This September, libraries across Allegheny County are inviting residents to participate in a special fundraising collaboration to show support for their local libraries. Love Your Library, a county-wide campaign developed by the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, encourages residents to show their library love by investing in them!
Tool Lending Library is now open!
The Maria Mongelluzzo Tool Lending Library is a new community resource provided by the Millvale Community Library. It is a collection of hand tools and power tools that can be checked out for one week at a time for free.
Current operating hours are Tuesdays, 6-8pm, Fridays, 10-12pm and Saturdays, 10-12pm. If you are interested in volunteering, donating funds or tools, or just have questions, call or visit the library today!
Honor and Memorial Gifts at Millvale Community Library
The Millvale Community Library accepts monetary donations to purchase books and materials as gifts, memorials or honorariums. Please make checks payable to Milvale Community Library. Donors are sent a note, an acknowledgement is sent to the family or the person you wish to honor and a bookplate featuring the name of the person being honored will be placed in a new book at
Make a contribution today in memory, honor or celebration of a loved one, or to commemorate a special occasion. You may download and mail a donation form to:
Millvale Community Library
213 Grant Avenue
Millvale, PA 15209
Donations forms are also available at the library.
Weekly Happenings at the Millvale Community Library
Just because the library is closed on Mondays, doesn’t necessarily mean there isn’t something happening!
Girls Write Pittsburgh | 6pm – 7pm
Girls Write Pittsburgh is the city’s only program designed to empower girl-identifying teens through the creative expression of writing, exposing them to a world of opportunity, through the craft. Our weekly creative writing workshops are free and accessible!
2nd Monday: Millvale MASH @ Grist House | 7:30pm – 10pm
No matter what your medium, come put your talents on display at our Millvale MASH Open Mic Night at Grist House Brewing! Every month we have a featured artist to open the show, followed by open mic fun! Sign-up to perform at the door by 9:00 p.m. to be on the performance list for that evening’s event. No cover charge, and the event is “over 21.”
See you at the microphone!
1st & 3rd Tuesdays: Artable | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Join resident artist Abby and a variety of guest artists as we make crafts out of everyday objects and “junk.”
2nd & 4th Tuesdays: Comic Book Club | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
The fall kicks off a new season of Comic Book Club! Our first book will be Watchmen by Allen Moore & Dave Gibbons. Copies of the book are available for free to borrow. Call us for more info.
Homework Help | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Every Tuesday we offer free assistance with homework! Please call the library for more information.
Stitch & #*itch! (Adults) | 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Do you like to knit or crochet? Or, maybe you prefer embroidery or cross-stitch! Whatever your needlework hobby might be, join us every Tuesday at Tupelo Honey Teas for our weekly Stitch & #*itch! Bring your project or start a new one, sip some of Danielle’s wonderful tea, and enjoy an evening of chatting and fiber arts with friends!
Maker Wednesdays with Roman | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Kids of all ages can join in the “making” fun at the Millvale Community Library! Come explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) concepts and projects with a fun twist! Maker Wednesdays are completely FREE and open to kids under 18. No registration is necessary, and participants are encouraged to just drop-in anytime during the 2-hour time frame.
Teen Scene | 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Join your friends as they explore all that the MCL Clubhouse has to offer! For more info, contact Roman Benty at email@example.com.
Music Makers | 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Do you want to be a rock star? Whether you’re a total beginner or already know a few things, you’re welcome to join us for free group music lessons every Thursday in the MCL Clubhouse! We have multiple guitars and a bass guitar – you don’t need to bring anything but an open mind!
2nd & 4th Thursdays: Adult Writers Group | 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Whether you are interested in writing for publication or for personal pleasure, you are welcome at the Millvale Library’s Adult Writers Group. Share your work and learn in a judgement-free, peer environment. Participants at all writing levels are welcome, the program is FREE, and no pre-registration is required…just drop in!
1st Thursday of Month: MCL Board Meeting | 6:00pm
The first part of every monthly Board meeting is open to the public. If you would like to address the Board of Directors, please ask to be placed on the agenda by sending your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than one week prior to the meeting date.
2nd Thursday of Month: Book Club for Adults | 6:30pm @ Tupelo Honey Teas
Do you like a good “whodunnit,” or are you a true crime aficionado? Or maybe you are a more of a romance or drama lover! Join us every month as we read, and discuss books from a variety of genres. Books for the fall will be selected at the September 14 meeting. No registration is required, and all are welcome. Book club participation is FREE. Refreshments are available for a nominal cost.
Small-Fry Fridays | 10:30am – 2:00pm
Join us for a whole day devoted to our wee friends, ages birth to pre-school.
10:30am – 11:00am: Our friends from Shaler North Hills Library join us for our Family, Infant, and Toddler Story Time! Singing, fingerplays, stories, and of course, bubbles!
11:00am – 12:00pm: Roman is on-hand for fun-filled Mini-Makers. Infants and Toddlers begin to discover their creative side with hands-on learning and exploration!
12:00pm – 2:00pm: Toddler-friendly snacks and open play time! Have a play date at the library and enjoy our wide selection of picture books, trains, building blocks, and socialization!
Morning Yoga with Vivian Croft | 10:00am – 11:00am
Saturday morning yoga at the Library is back! All ages and experience levels are welcome!
Join our instructor, Vivian, for weekly Community Classes from 10-11 am. Each class is donation-based, allowing participants to pay what they wish.
Classes are designed for all levels and will focus on slowing the pace and energizing the breath through classical postures, breath work, and mindful movements.
MCL Gaming Group | 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Gamers of all ages and experience levels are invited to attend our weekly gaming sessions! Starting June 9th, on every Saturday the library will host games of all kinds, including board games, card games, and tabletop RPGs.
This is a free weekly program and no registration is required! You can BYOG (Bring Your Own Games) or utilize the library’s large board game collection! We welcome both new and experienced gamers. This is a no-pressure space where anyone can come and play.