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RAD Pass

RAD Pass will bring cultural literacy and learning to life by connecting community members to Pittsburgh's cultural resources through their local library.


Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh


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With partners at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, New Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Opera, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh offering RAD Pass, a service that offers Allegheny County residents access to free or discounted passes to area cultural attractions with a library card from any Allegheny County library.



The Carnegie Libraries have launched the RAD Pass ( and begun to heavily market the program. As of 2024, there were 17 participating organizations and more are expected to join throughout the year. RAD staff will continue to monitor the progress of the RAD Pass and expect the program expand over time! 

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Parade - May 6, 2022

WESA - Feb. 3, 2022

Colorful artistic graphic of people exploring cultural assets with black text: RAD Pass, exploring culture in our region. RAD works here and CLP logos top right.