Community Fridge – Penn Hills Library

Community Fridge

Say "Hello!" to the Penn Hills Library Community Fridge!

About the Community Fridge

The Penn Hills Library Community Fridge is an ongoing library resource available to our patrons. We keep our fridge and freezer stocked with fresh veggies, meal kits, milk and dairy products, juice, and so much more. On our pantry shelves you'll be able to find anything from canned goods, snacks, and breakfast items to pads, tampons, and diapers!

We are partnering with local organizations including the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Jamar Place of Peace and the Peanut Butter and Jelly Club, 412 Food Rescue, the Good Food Project (for the delicious and fresh meals in the freezer), Penn Hills Community Garden, Shiloh Farms of Point Breeze, and Trader Joe's in East Liberty!

Thanks to the help of our community partners, we are always adding new items to the shelves. Our main restock days are listed below.

In addition, we now have a Community Fridge book shelf with a variety of titles about mutual aid, radical organizing, food insecurity, and much more! Feel free to check out any of these books at any time!

Restock Schedule

Patrons are welcome to come and take food from the fridge and shelves any time during operating hours. However, we will have the most food available on our restock days, listed below.

Mondays & Thursdays

We receive small restocks from local businesses such as Aldi and Dollar General on Mondays and Thursdays.

Wednesdays & Fridays

We will have our large donations from the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank available at 10am on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Donations & Volunteering

We are always looking for ways to expand and improve, so if you are interested in donating to the program or volunteering with us, just call the library at 412-775-4700, or email us at