Beyond Books

Libraries are doing more than just housing books to circulate. Check out some of these unique items you can now get at the South Fayette Township Library.

Here is a list of items you can checkout from the library, that are not books!

Experience Kits

Be a tourist in your own city! Experience Kits provide library card holders with free admission to museums for two adults and six children (under 18), as well as virtual support materials and itinerary suggestions tailored to the site.

Kits can be checked out for one week and are available on a first come, first served basis. They must be returned to the South Fayette Township Library circulation desk.

2023 Sites

The Bradford Museum & Whiskey Rebellion Education Center

Fort Ligonier

Heinz History Center (includes Fort Pitt Museum and Meadowcroft Rock Shelter)

Historic Fort Steuben

Old Economy Village

Railroaders Museum & Horseshoe Curve

Storytime Bundles

Everything you need for Storytime at home!  Check out a Storytime Bundle, which contains 5 themed books, activity pages with rhymes, songs, early literacy tips and project ideas, and two shaker eggs.  Stop by or call the library to see which themes are available!

WiFi Hotspots

The South Fayette Township Library has several WiFi Hotspots patrons can borrow. You cannot order WiFi Hotspots through the catalog, you must either come into the library or call to put them on hold. Hotspots are checked out for a 3 week period, with no renewals, and must be returned inside the South Fayette Township Library. To checkout a hotspot you must be aged 18+ and your library card must be in good standing.

Nature Backpacks

Nature Backpacks are a great way to explore nature with your child! Each backpack contains information and tools to discover more about a certain theme such as water, plants, wildlife, land, or culture. They are available from libraries across Allegheny County and South Fayette Township Library offers the themes: Wildlife: Insects and Land: Geology.

Nature Backpacks check out for three weeks and are renewable. You can also request a Nature Backpack through the library catalog.

American Girl Dolls

American Girl Dolls

Each American Girl Doll comes in a case for easy transport. Accompanying the doll will be a hairbrush, some informational flyers, an American Girl Book, clothes, bedding, and a notebook for your child to write their fun adventures with the American Girl Doll down in.
Provided through the Allegheny County Library Association.

American Girl Dolls checkout for one week.

If you have any questions about library items please feel free to e-mail us or give us a call!