Welcome to SSA Libraries!

Elementary School Student Reading in Library at Shady Side Academy in PittsburghThe mission of Shady Side's four school libraries reflects the philosophy of the Academy. Each school has a full-time librarian who promotes the enjoyment of literature, develops a collection of diverse information and ideas, provides instruction in the use, selection and retrieval of information and provides students with equal access to resources.

Learn more about each of our libraries below!