The Library

Famous authors and notable book references lend their name for all of our delectable dishes and distinctive entrees. Enjoy our reinvented American cuisine with selections like the Gunslinger, the Animal Farm and the Mighty Casey. The Library’s full-service bar, extensive menu, and indoor and outdoor seating will make your visit to this Pittsburgh restaurant delightful and unique.

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4PM – 2AM, Every Day

Happy Hours:
5PM – 7PM &
10PM – Midnight

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Must purchase a beverage. All specials are dine-in only, ends at 12PM.

Drafts are $4 all day, everyday | Wings are all you can eat everyday – $14.95


$5.99 Cheeseburger and fries

with 1/2 bottles of wine


$5.99 1/2 pound of ribs and fries

with 1/2 bottles of wine


1/2 off pizzas


$6.99 Cheese Steak and fries

*All specials are dine-in only. Not available to-go or for take-out.

*Parties of 7 or more will have 20% gratuity added. No separate checks for parties of 6 or more.

Don Quixote


Our homemade tortilla chips with a side of guacamole or beer cheese.

Where the Wild Things Are


Hand-breaded chicken tenders accompanied by any of our wing sauces.

Billy Goat's Gruff


Pablano peppers stuffed with goat cheese topped with chipotle cream sauce. Add chicken, sausage, or beef for $2

Memphis Belle


A pound of ribs prepared with our special rub, slow-cooked and covered in BBQ sauce. Served with a side of fries.

The Book of Mussels


A pound of mussels steamed in our white wine garlic sauce.

Peter Pan


Fried cheese...a Pittsburgh staple.

Frida Kahlo


Nacho chips smothered in our homemade beer cheese and topped with black olives, jalapeños, black beans, Pico de Gallo, and your choice of chicken, or beef. Serves 2.

The Pickle King


The Pickle King- Hand-breaded pickles, deep fried, and served with ranch dressing.

Arabian Nights


Cajun black bean and roasted red pepper hummus served with veggies and grilled, garlic-herb flatbread.

Napoleon Dynamite


A crispy Quesadilla, drizzled with spicy sour cream and stuffed full of mozzarella, cheddar and your choice of chicken, veggies, or beef.

Paul Bunyan


Beer cheese and bacon fries.

The Magic Pretzel


One gigantic homemade soft, golden brown pretzel, with a side of our homemade beer cheese.

Los Pollos Hermanos


A chopped salad with tomato, red onion, cucumber, egg and cheddar cheese. Covered in fries and your choice of chicken tenders or Philly steak.

Julius Caesar


Crisp romaine topped with parmesan cheese and croutons. Add chicken $5 or shrimp $8

Helen of Troy


A chopped salad with romaine, red onion, olives, red pepper, tomato, cucumber and feta cheese topped with our homemade Greek dressing. Add chicken $5 or shrimp $8

The Mighty Casey


Crisp romaine topped with crumbly bleu cheese, shredded cheddar, diced chicken, tomatoes, red onions, bacon bits and a hard boiled egg. Add chicken $5 or shrimp $8

All sandwiches and wraps come with a side.

French Fries, Sweet Fries, Veggies, Fried Pickles-$2, or Side Caesar Salad-$2

Rocky Balboa


Philly Steak smothered in beer cheese, onions and peppers served on a hoagie roll.

California Dreaming


Chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion and guacamole served on a wrap.



Our homemade pizza dough stuffed with mozzarella and your choice of: Buffalo Chicken, Chicken-Bacon-Ranch, Sausage, Steak or Veggie.

Moby Dick


Fresh blue cod, beer battered and deep fried. Covered in American cheese and served with a side of tartar sauce.

Blackened Canteen


Blackened chicken, pepper jack cheese, romaine, diced tomatoes, and Caesar dressing served as a wrap in a grilled, flour tortilla.

The Last Queen of Hawaii


Grilled chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, grilled pineapple, and BBQ sauce served as a wrap in a grilled, flour tortilla.

Song of the Buffalo Boy


Grilled or fried chicken, baby greens, diced tomatoes, provolone cheese and buffalo sauce served as a wrap in a grilled, flour tortilla.

The Last Olympian


Romaine, red onion, olives, red pepper, tomato, cucumber, feta cheese and Greek dressing served as a wrap. Add chicken $2, add shrimp $3

An Idiot's Guide to Burgers


Lettuce, tomato, onion and your choice of cheese and any of our $1 or $2 toppings

Fahrenheit 451


Jalapeños, pepper jack cheese and a fried egg on a cajun dusted burger. Served on a sriracha covered bun.

No modifications or substitutions on specialty pizzas

An Idiot's Guide to Pizza


Plain cheese pizza served as is or with any of our fresh, $1 or $2 toppings.

Marco Polo


Fresh baked pepperoni roll served with our homemade pizza sauce.

Queen Margherita


Our homemade dough coated in olive oil and garlic. Topped with diced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil.

Oedipus Rex


Olive oil with fresh garlic smothered in mozzarella, diced tomatoes, red onions, mushrooms, sauteed spinach, feta cheese, red peppers, and a light dusting of parmesan on our homemade dough.

Buffalo Bill Cody


Buffalo ranch sauce, topped with chicken, mozzarella, provolone and cheddar. Drizzled with your choice of wing sauce immediately before serving.

Men Who Stare at Goats


Caramelized onions, bacon, goat cheese and mozzarella.



Ranch topped with chicken or steak, french fries, pizza cheese and cheddar.

No modifications or substitutions on specialty calzones

Idiot's Guide to Calzone


Idiot's Guide to Calzone- Mozzarella, provolone, and ricotta served as is or with any of our $1 or $2 toppings.

Abe Foreman


Sausage, mozzarella, provolone and ricotta.

Funnel Cake Fries




Three little donuts stuffed with dark chocolate, white chocolate and hazelnut


Extra Cheese, Pepperoni, Sausage, Bacon, Ground Beef*, Chicken, Egg*, Mushroom, Black Olives, Jalepenos, Pepper Rings, Red Peppers, Pineapple, Carmelized Onion, Red Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Basil, Pablano Pepper, Goat Cheese, Ricotta, Feta Cheese, Fresh Mozzarella and Crumbled Bleu Cheese


Bacon or Steak*

* Burgers and Eggs may be cooked to order
* Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish & eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness

Parties of 7 or more will have an 20% gratuity added. No separate checks for parties.


French Fries


Sweet Fries


Veggie of the Day


Side Caesar Salad



Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Pink Lemonade, Dr. Pepper, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Cranberry Juice, Redbull, Root Beer, Sweet Tea, Lemon Tea, Mt. Dew, and Bottled Water