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frequently asked questions

Signing up for a library card is simple! All you need is a photo ID and five minutes of your time. If you’re new to the area and don’t have a Pennsylvania ID with your current address, just bring something that can be used as proof of address, like a bill. We’ll enter your information into our system, and you’ll be all set! Library cards work right away, so you can start checking out books and using the computer without delay!

You can also sign up for a 30 day temporary card online by clicking here! With this option, you will be able to access eMaterials as well as reserve items, but you will need to complete your registration by visiting a library to receive a permanent, physical card.

how do i access library wifi?

Crafton Public Library provides free WiFi access to all library visitors. To access our WiFi, turn on your laptop, tablet, smart phone, or other device, and make sure your wireless internet is activated. When asked to choose a network, choose “Crafton Library." Your device should redirect you to a login screen, where all you'll need to do is tap the “log in” button. If your device does not automatically redirect you, open your browser and navigate to!

how do i log into my account?

Have your library card number and PIN handy. Click here! Enter your library card number and PIN. If you don't know your PIN, give us a call at 412-922-6877 (during business hours), and we can reset it for you!

where can i use my library card?

You can use your library card not only at Crafton Public Library but also at the 70+ other libraries in Allegheny County! You can also use your card for eMaterials online.

where can i return materials?

You can return materials at any library in Allegheny County! This means that you can return books from other area libraries at Crafton Public Library, and you can also return books from Crafton to other area libraries!

how do i get a library card?

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