Author George Kruth discusses the history of Shalercrest

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 4:26 PM

Congratulations to Shaler resident George Kruth on the publication of his book, Shalercrest: A Defense Housing Project. This 349-page book is a history of how the  federal government provided housing to World War II defense workers in a specific housing development in the Shaler Township suburban community.

Come hear George discuss local history, his research on this topic, and how he put the book together for publication through the library’s Meet the Author program at 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Books will be available for signing and purchase.

Please register for this program at 412-486-0211 or online at