Friends of the Music Library

Supporting the Music Department at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for over 75 years 

Learn About Our Fellowships

We have fellowships available to support research with the music collection. Applications may be submitted at any time.  

Visit the FML Fellowship page for details!

About Us

The Friends of the Music Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to providing additional funding to support the Music Collection (Music, Film & Audio Department) at The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Main Branch in Oakland. It was originally formed in 1949 as a merging of two informal philanthropic organizations that focused on organizing and developing the music collection. The original purpose of the Friends was to support the continuing development of the resources and to encourage increased use of the library's collection by the public.

You can read more about the history of the Friends hereSince that time the Friends have helped to make the collection internationally known for the quality and quantity of its materials. ​

Give Today to Support the Friends of the Music Library

The official registration and financial information of Friends of the Music Library (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh) may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Mailing address: Friends of the Music Library, P. O. Box 81090, Pittsburgh  PA  15217-0590

© 2020 by Friends of the Music Library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Mailing address: Friends of the Music Library, P. O. Box 81090, Pittsburgh  PA  15217-0590

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