Judy Fingeret Krug, Founder of Banned Books Week

Born and raised in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, Judith “Judy” Fingeret Krug devoted her career as a librarian and advocate to the defense of intellectual freedom and the freedom to read without censorship. Judy graduated from the … Continued

Seneta Family Library Legacy

If you’ve visited the historic Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main branch in Oakland recently, you may have wondered about the two plaques in the lobby honoring Orest and Orysia … Continued

Offroute Art

Artist Statement: Supporting the next generation of artists. Offroute Art works with artists ages 16 – 24 years old to help display their artwork in local businesses and organizations. We … Continued

Gay Raccoon Art

Artist statement: Using donated materials from friends, fans, and second-hand stores, I give new value to the broken and discarded. By not choosing my own materials my work is community … Continued