Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main (Oakland) will close at 3 pm on Friday, May 2. Customers may pick up holds or return items at the main entrance until 5 pm or visit other CLP locations.
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Karen Morrow, Project Manager, PA Digital Newspapers & Sue Kellerman, Head of Digitization & Preservation Dept, Penn State, will discuss & demonstrate how & where to find, browse & search digitized historic PA newspapers.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Allegheny

Summary: Curious about the Allegheny Commons? Take a walk in the park with Allegheny Commons Initiative. Discover the hidden treasures of the local parks.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh resident Jacob Bacharach discusses his debut novel, The Bend of the World, a coming-of-age story reminiscent of Michael Chabon's Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Johnstown native Kathleen George comes to Writers LIVE with The Johnstown Girls, a hybrid novel combining historical themes with whodunit mystery, set in her hometown in 1989, 100 years after the great Johnstown flood.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Barbara Johnstone, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss her new book Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect. Book signing to follow.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Award-winning Pittsburgh writer Abby Mendelson will tell the story of his new book Pittsburgh Prays: Thirty-Six House of Worship, celebrating the art, architecture, and history of this area's most renowned sacred places.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Join the artist for a “conversation” with Andy Warhol at his grave at the St. Byzantine Cemetery in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Learn about the many visitors who have written notes or talked with Andy on video.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh writer Thomas Sweterlitsch visits Writers LIVE with his gritty debut novel Tomorrow and Tomorrow, a Blade Runner-meets-Google Glass dystopian mystery.
 
 

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