Beyond Books

Did you know you can borrow more than just books at your library? Check out some of these unique items you can now get at South Fayette Township Library.

RAD Pass

RAD Pass brings cultural literacy and learning to life by connecting library cardholders to the region’s vast array of cultural assets. Beginning May 1, 2024, look for admission ticket offers to local attractions.
Learn more about how to take advantage of the RAD Summer Staycation! (May 15-August 31)

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.

Beginning June 1, 2024, 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.

2024 Sites

More information about Experience Kits, including location details, can be found on the ACLA website.

Chromebook + WiFi Hotspot Bundle

Check out a Chromebook Hotspot bundle! Bundles check out for 3 weeks, with no renewals, and must be returned inside the South Fayette Township Library. To checkout a Chromebook Bundle, you must be age 18+ and have a library card in good standing. Chromebooks are available on a first come, first served basis. Check current availability.

WiFi Hotspots

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. Check current availability.

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. The notebook allows your child to share their American Girl adventures with others who borrow the kits. A variety of dolls are available across Allegheny County libraries. Some dolls and accessories may require pickup at the owning library. American Girl Dolls checkout for one week. Check current availability.

Provided through the Allegheny County Library Association, the Friends of the South Fayette Township Library, and individual donors.

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. South Fayette Township Library offers the themes: Wildlife: Insects and Land: Geology. Nature Backpacks are available across Allegheny County libraries, each with a unique theme and activities.

Nature Backpacks check out for three weeks and are renewable. Use the library catalog to request a Nature Backpack and start exploring!

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!

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